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  1. Michigan president urges 'thorough review' of in-game safety proc...

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan president Mark Schlissel has asked for a "thorough review" of the school's in-game player safety procedures following the controversy surrounding quarterback Shane Morris' head injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
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  3. Mailbag: Player safety, SEC scheduling

    Ted Miller

    Welcome to the mailbag. Hope you are having an auspicious Friday. Follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter. To the notes! Rob from Northern Oregon writes: Ted, the up-tempo offenses have been targeted by [Nick] Saban because he cannot beat them in ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  4. Nick Saban of Alabama Crimson Tide says pace of play bears closer...

    Chris Low

    Alabama coach Nick Saban and Arkansas coach Bret Bielema voiced their concerns about the effects of up-tempo, no-huddle offenses on player safety to the NCAA committee that passed a proposal to slow down those attacks.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  5. SEC's lunch links

    Sam Khan Jr.

    Some post-NFL combine takes, some more player safety talk, Florida-Florida State renewed and much more in today's lunch links: Grantland take a look at the winners and losers from the the NFL scouting Ccmbine, including mention of several SEC pla...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  6. Reasoning for college football slow-down proposal is between the ...

    Tim Keown

    Nick Saban and Bret Bielema support slowing down offenses in the name of player safety, but speeding up the game might be an even safer change.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  7. Nick Saban, Bret Bielema backed committee's proposal of slow-down...

    Alabama coach Nick Saban and Arkansas coach Bret Bielema voiced their concerns about the effects of up-tempo, no-huddle offenses on player safety to the NCAA committee that passed a proposal to slow down those attacks.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2014
  8. Auburn preps for 'normal American football'

    Greg Ostendorf

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Arkansas coach Bret Bielema isn't a fan of the hurry-up, no-huddle offense. He made that crystal clear at SEC media days this summer, citing player safety as his primary concern. "When I first heard that, to be honest with you, I t...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  9. Big Ten, USA Football start safety promotion

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten Conference and USA Football are joining forces to promote player safety through an educational program focused on limiting head injuries in the game.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013
  10. Video: Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez

    ESPN.com staff

    Rich Rodriguez discusses the controversy surrounding the up-tempo offense, concerns over player safety, expectations for the defense, and the playing status of RB Ka'Deem Carey, who has had troubles with the law....

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  11. Should Badgers worry about player safety?

    Adam Rittenberg

    For the second consecutive summer, a Wisconsin football player has been attacked in downtown Madison, Wis. Quarterback Tanner McEvoy, a junior college transfer from New Jersey, was mugged early Sunday morning, near the State Capitol. Thankfully, M...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  12. Targeting fouls could soon lead to ejection

    Adam Rittenberg

    Player safety and specifically helmet-to-helmet hits have been major points of emphasis for college football officials and coaches in recent years, especially as we learn more about the effects of concussions. The NCAA Football Rules Committee unders...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  13. Point of emphasis overlooked?

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg Player safety and sportsmanship were the two major "points of emphasis" that game officials planned to monitor during the 2008 season. A video shown to reporters before Big Ten football media day underscored the t...

    Blog | October 09, 2008
  14. Is there anything else that can be done?

    Wayne Drehs

    After a tragic death of Florida freshman Eraste Autin, many are wondering what -- if anything -- can be done to ensure player safety.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2001
  15. Poll: Big 12 DPOY biggest snub?

    Brandon Chatmon

    Earlier this week, we took a look at five candidates for Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. Kansas linebacker Ben Heeney, Kansas State safety Dante Barnett, Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown, Baylor defensive tackle Andrew Billings and TCU lin...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  16. Unlikely cast key to Tide's defensive success

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Before the season started, we knew Alabama's defense would be good. There was simply too much talent and a coaching staff too well credentialed for it not to be. Landon Collins would be an impact player at safety, Trey DePriest...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  17. Clemson Tigers coach Dabo Swinney defends Robert Smith's hit that...

    Matt Fortuna

    Clemson coach Dabo Swinney defended safety Robert Smith's hit that earned him a targeting ejection from Thursday's win at Wake Forest, saying that football players may as well trade in their pads for flags if plays like that are going to be eliminated.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2014