News and notes from around the world of college football NEW RULES: UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCt

By Rogers Redding (Periodically in Chalktalk, Rogers Redding, the national coordinator of College Football Officiating, will provide insights about rules changes and the mindset of college football referees. The CFO is the national professional organization for all football officials who work games at the collegiate level.)
The 2011 season introduces a new rule for sportsmanship. Coaches on the NCAA football rules committee remain concerned about sportsmanship, particularly behavior that shows disrespect for the opponent and demeans the game. In 2010 the committee adopted a change to take effect…

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