The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Pistol's Firing OSU News
Last week, the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a rule change regarding kickoffs. Starting this season, fair catches inside the 25-yard line will result in a touchback and the ball being placed at the 25-yard line. This is a drastic change, where touchbacks were previously granted only when the ball was caught in the end zone.
Although the change has received heavy criticism, if it’s going to help anybody it’s