If “a day late and a dollar short” is a way of making peace, then Georgia’s defense has made peace with the NCAA’s revision to the targeting rule.
“When they made that correction, I was like this was a couple of months too late,” outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins said. “The fact they didn’t think of that when they first put the rule out, I feel like that’s their apology and that’s a weak apology to us with that rule.”
They did think of it, Jordan. They just thought the officials’ fee fees were more important than fair treatment on the field was. As far as a weak apology goes, better late than never.
My only caveat would be to wait and see how the officials react to the change. I suspect we’re about to see a lot more plays with multiple penalties called.