|Maybe defenses do need a break from fast-paced O|
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Maybe the most refreshing take about a proposed rule change that would tap the brakes on college football’s pedal-to-the-metal offenses came from Temple coach Matt Rhule.
“I’m selfishly for it,” Rhule said.
Rhule shares some of the safety concerns held by Arkansas’ Bret Bielema and Alabama’s Nick Saban about how hurry-up offenses increase the number of plays per game and don’t allow defenses to substitute for fatigued players. Rhule said it’s better to be out in front of a potentially dangerous situation than too late.
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