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NCAA Bans Wedge Blocks & Eye Black Messages Starting in 2010

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Armchair_QB, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

  2. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    The Tebow Rule?
  3. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  4. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    Yeah, let's see that no-TD rule enforced in the last minute of a big game.
  5. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Yeah, that's a rule that has a very broad interpretation. But teams have a year to get ready for it.
  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Unfortunate typo there. But probably accurate considering it may be 2024 before UGA wins the SEC again.
  7. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    The ESPN story cites "examples including" (although they don't specify whose examples) "high-stepping into the end zone."

    Which fat old white man gets to decide how high you can lift your feet off the ground before it constitutes "high-stepping into the end zone?"
  8. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    the new penalty should be a rant from Head Coach Mark Mangino
  9. Pilot

    Pilot Active Member

    High stepping doesn't refer just to the act of lifting your legs high when you are running. There's a pretty distinct difference between running into the end zone and taunting version of "high stepping" into it.
  10. mb

    mb Active Member

    Glad to see the NCAA has all its other problems under control.
  11. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    The racial and social undertones of this rule are pretty obvious. Act really white, but don't put any religious messages on your eye black. That's TOO white.
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I at first read the first part of the thread title as "NCAA Blocks Wedgies."

    I was gonna say, about time they blocked a 30-year-old hazing activity.
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