NCAA Drops Proposed Saban Rule to Slow Down Offenses
The NCAA Rules Committee has come to their senses for now.
According to USA Today, they have dropped the proposal that would have required a 10-second delay before offenses could snap the football, allowing defenses time to substitute:
In a teleconference Wednesday afternoon, the 12-member committee chose not to send the proposal forward to the Playing Rules Oversight Panel, according to a person with knowledge of the meeting. The person spoke on the condition of the anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.
An informal poll put the percentage of coaches opposed to the rule at 73.5%. The moment this proposed rule was leaked though, there was a huge outrage about it.
The chances were very slim of this getting passed so it’s for the best to move on to things that deserve more time spent on them.