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Why this South Carolina player’s targeting call was wiped out after a review

Here's an example of a new rule working the way it should. We’ve spent a decent bit of time this year talking about targeting in college football. An important emphasis about the sport’s targeting rule is that it doesn’t merely apply to helmet-to-helmet hits. Any tackler who leads with the crown of his helmet for any type of "forcible" tackle is supposed to be guilty of targeting, as can be a tackler who hits a defenseless player in the head or neck area, even if that tackler doesn't lead with the helmet crown.
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