The New “Danger Rule” in Wrestling and Why It Hurts Dean Heil

A number of people have commented on Twitter and on the blog asking about the new “Danger” rule with college wrestling. People want to know what it is, how it works, how it impacts OSU, etc.

First off, here is the textbook definition of the rule.

Neutral Danger Zone Takedown. When in the neutral position, the referee shall announce a neutral danger signal (NDS) anytime a wrestler exposes their