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December 4th, 2019 | by CollegeAD
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Expect exploitation of college football’s redshirt rule to be a topic of conversation the next time college football’s rules committee gets together. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons is the current chair of the NCAA Division I Football oversight committee, and a recent rule change meant to benefit athletes will be getting additional scrutiny when the committee meets in January. Starting in 2018, players were allowed to play in up to four games while still keeping a redshirt for that season. The idea was to get younger players game experience without it costing one of the four years they have available to play. But now that some veteran players are using the rule as a loophole — playing four games before sitting the remainder of the year so they can transfer — Lyons said the oversight committee with revisit the topic. -Alex Hickey, wvmetronews. Read More.

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