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There’s also interest in a modified touchback procedure, hinging on the ability of the returner to signal the play dead, much like a fair catch on a punt return.
The new college rule which states any player can signal for a fair catch inside the 25-yard line and ball will be brought out to the 25 was also discussed.
In 2018, receiving teams on kickoffs will be allowed to fair catch kicks inside the 25-yard line for touchbacks, after the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved the change two weeks ago.
Named the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year, Dickson forced fair catches 33 out of 84 punts.
Danny Amendola's fair catch of Brad Nortman's punt at his 14 came with 2:02 remaining, which essentially gave Brady and Belichick an extra timeout with which to work.
Even with no time remaining, the return team is allowed to call fair catch and attempt a field goal from that spot.
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