CFB 2022 Week 4: Rock Chalk

luckiestman

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I think we are going to be ranked baby! 3 tough ones for the Noles coming up though
 

CFB_Rules

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Play starts with 9:07 left in second quarter
I actually think the color commentator did a really good job on this play walking through all of the elements of the rule and the considerations that replay was taking into account. I agree with his conclusion too; this is targeting with the crown of the helmet. It may have just been that replay didn't have that smoking gun shot of the crown of the helmet hitting the player (vs glancing off of him and being incidental contact). I looked through the angles and there is no 100% shot for me proving that the contact WASN'T glancing. But the player who got hit has his helmet come off, hard to explain that without direct contact.
 

luckiestman

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I actually think the color commentator did a really good job on this play walking through all of the elements of the rule and the considerations that replay was taking into account. I agree with his conclusion too; this is targeting with the crown of the helmet. It may have just been that replay didn't have that smoking gun shot of the crown of the helmet hitting the player (vs glancing off of him and being incidental contact). I looked through the angles and there is no 100% shot for me proving that the contact WASN'T glancing. But the player who got hit has his helmet come off, hard to explain that without direct contact.
Thanks for taking a look. I agree with what you said about color commentator and that it was targeting but officials on field said no targeting. Wonder what they would say.
 

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Thanks for taking a look. I agree with what you said about color commentator and that it was targeting but officials on field said no targeting. Wonder what they would say.
The onfield officials rules that it WAS targeting, and replay took it off. But targeting is unlike every other foul for NCAA. Any normal play the replay booth must have indisputable video evidence in order to overturn the ruling on the field. Targeting is different, the default is always no targeting (onfield ruling irrelevant) and replay must have IVE in order to keep targeting. For whatever reason replay felt like it wasn't indisputably crown.