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The SEC has suspended Mississippi freshman defensive back Trae Elston for the Rebels' upcoming home game against No. 14 Texas because of a hit in last weekend's win over UTEP. According to a statement from the SEC, Elston's hit was in violation of Rule 9-1-4 of the NCAA rulebook.

"No player shall target and initiate contact to the head or neck area of a defenseless opponent with the helmet, forearm, elbow or shoulder," the rule reads. Also, Rule 9-1-3 states, "No player shall target and initiate contact against an opponent with the crown (top) of his helmet."
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stho381 - 41 months ago
Perfect hit from a safety trying to prevent a TD. SEC botched this one. Led with his shoulder to the guys chest. I would coach him to do it the same way next time as well.
ClydeFrog - 41 months ago
Here's the hit: LINK
INFIDEL - 41 months ago
Clean hit. Bull shite move by the SEC.
Witecoco - 41 months ago
He lowered the boom, but didn't lead with his head. Lead with is shoulder and lowered his head, the receiver short armed the ball expecting the hit and lowered his head as well. Helmets hit, but it was not intentional.
brass2mouth - 41 months ago
How is he suspended for a hit that didnt even draw a flag?
LSU82BILL - 41 months ago
I saw it when it happened. My first thought was that it would have cost him $25K if it was an NFL game
HeadBusta4LSU - 41 months ago
no video of the hit?
stonedbegonias - 41 months ago
Can't use your hat, kids are gonna have to learn it one way or the other.
Clyde Tipton - 41 months ago
Looked clean to me...
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