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Old Thu Aug 03, 2006, 07:35am
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NCAA timing rule changes ??

I see where they are starting the clock on a kick
when the foot hits the ball and going to starting the clock on the
ready for play after a change of possession.
Can the NFHS be far behind ??
I always thought it was a mistake when the Federation
went to clock starting on the snap after a change of
possession.
reaction ??
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Old Thu Aug 03, 2006, 08:16am
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This change was put in due to the amount of time being taken to play games that are being televised. I don't see any problem at the high school level where games are already shorter in time due to the 12 min qtr. I may be wrong but I suspect that the NCAA will scrap this rule next year. There are already coaches who don't like this change so it's possible they can push to get rid of it.
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