Should there be a running the clock in college football?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Run To State View Post
    No. Why? Are we worrying about the feelings of the losing team?
    HS has running clock and they also make money but nothing even remotely close to College. Once a game is well out of hand the bleachers are gonna start emptying so why not make some type of clock adjustment in these games?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ManOfTroy View Post
    Changing the clock rules in general would be a better fix for college football. Games should not take 4 hours.
    This. I like college football way more than the NFL, but I'd LOVE to see college adopt the timing rules used by the NFL.

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    I believe there should be a running clock anytime UK is ahead by more than 8 points in the 4th quarter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Run To State View Post
    No. Why? Are we worrying about the feelings of the losing team?
    Not Willie Taggart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swamprat View Post
    Not Willie Taggart.
    My kind of coach!

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    Quote Originally Posted by All State Baseball View Post
    HS has running clock and they also make money but nothing even remotely close to College. Once a game is well out of hand the bleachers are gonna start emptying so why not make some type of clock adjustment in these games?
    They just need to stop reviewing every other play to speed up play. I hate the idea of a running clock in college football. I don't care how much the stands empy out.

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    The rule that needs to go is stopping the clock to move the chains on first down. How much time would that save per game.

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    No!

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    Quote Originally Posted by I gotta go to work View Post
    The rule that needs to go is stopping the clock to move the chains on first down. How much time would that save per game.
    This!

    College football games are stupid long because of their clock rules. When teams can run 13 play drives and only burn 2 minutes off the clock, you got a problem. And it bothers me to no end that stats are skewed so much now with how the game is played.

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    No ....they're big boys now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper_Dad View Post
    Not as low as 35 points, too many crazy things happen in college football. I'd lean no, but if it were implemented it would need to be 45 to 50 points before it runs.
    I don't even believe it should be at 35 in high school.

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