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Auburn defensive back Jonathon Mincy managed to get himself thrown out of Auburn’s A-Day game for an illegal hit on a teammate. Mincy was officially ejected for ‘targeting.’ Targeting is a new NCAA enacted rule for 2013 which will eject any player who is flagged for a helmet-to-helmet hit.

Filed Under: SEC Sports
Originally published on SECRant.com

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24 Comments
Pretty soon they will be playing flag football.
Reply50 months
Can't wait until an LSU DB is ejected in the first quarter in Tuscaloosa. Can't frickING wait.
Reply50 months
I agree with others. If that is the standard for targeting, it is going to be a crappy year of fouls and ejections. I saw nothing wrong in that hit. In fact I was fricking shocked when I saw it live that we could hit like that at all.
Reply50 months
Good clean hit, love the intensity. Youre supposed to go hard against your own teammates. If you dont practice hard, you wont play hard.
Reply50 months
Good, clean hit. I can understand Auburn fans being upset with hitting that hard on a teammate in a spring game, but it is what it is. The only reason the WR was hurt was because of the way he landed. The DB should not have been penalized, and especially not ejected.
Reply50 months
If that's the common standard for "targeting" that results in ejections, we're in for a long fricking season of bull shite.
Reply50 months
Typical Auburn trash
Reply50 months
The only trouble with this play is that he went hard on a teammate. The hit itself was fine. Hockey gets more and more attractive as more of this gets called.
Reply50 months
Looks like a good hit to me? Am I missing something???
Reply50 months
I'm confused. Targeting = hard hit?
Reply50 months
What a fricking idiot
Reply50 months
Agreed the pussification of football is upon us. Clean hard hit.
Reply50 months
Just wait until a big time player does this and gets ejected causing his team to lose a close game. Fans will be screaming for a rule change.
Reply50 months
legit tackle. Hit him in the chest. No head involvement. Its football. vagina's need not apply. These rules are ruining the game Oh, and I hate Auburn.
Reply50 months
Loston took out his own cousin..it's football
Reply50 months
looked like a clean hard hit to me. personally i'm liking the intensity there.
Reply50 months
Auburn-you are doing it wrong.
Reply50 months
"yea thats why he laid out ...hit the armpit???" So you watched the video, I take it?
Reply50 months
yea thats why he laid out ...hit the armpit???
Reply50 months
football is becoming a pussy sport
Reply50 months
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