Bowden proposes changes to XPs instead of hurry up offenses


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Former Clemson head coach Tommy BowdenTommy Bowden
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thinks that eliminating the extra point would be an exciting solution instead of trying to slow down the uptempo offenses across college football.

If we want to change a rule, change the extra point rule like the NFL is considering. This would even bring more thrill and suspense to a game that is gaining in popularity every year.

How would it work? There would be no more kicking on a extra point and the team would have an option to run a play for 1 point. A touchdown would now be worth 7 points. If you elect to go for an extra point and fail, then you lose 1 point and you now have 6 points. If you successfully make the extra point attempt, you get 1 point and now have 8 points. You can also chose not to attempt and extra point and your total would remain at 7.

Read his full blog entry here

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spacer FB Update: Bowden proposes changes to XPs instead of hurry up offenses
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74TIGER
spacer y'all better watch out, you'll upset the tommy boy lovers...***
ragtop
spacer If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Leave the foot in football***
CUTIGR69
spacer Who?***
DefensiveTackleU
spacer Re: Who?
74TIGER
spacer Indeed
jdtiger98
spacer If Clemson could choose
Tigerdug23®
spacer Thats the dumbest thing I ever heard.....fitting.***
PioneerG
spacer Not particularly dumb, just different and new
camcgee®
spacer For Bowden .......
FORESTTIGER
spacer How would it become more exciting?
Wosco
spacer Thank you!
cornstock
spacer If coaches think extra points are made too frequently
Classof09
spacer Or just create some silly rule that allows the defenders a
Shane_Morgan
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allorangeallthetime52®
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Mateopato®
spacer This removes the chance of not going for it and keeping 7***
CUgrad2011
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allorangeallthetime52®
spacer Pretty cool blog...
camcgee®
spacer Re: FB Update: Bowden proposes changes to XPs instead of hurry up offenses
SyscoTiger
spacer If the kick XP is no longer relevant, it is due to its
tigerpride98
spacer That actually seems more complicated***
camcgee®
spacer More complicated than changing the whole scoring system?
tigerpride98
spacer Absolutely... the rules change depending on your choice
camcgee®
spacer I don't think anyone would fake from the 25 instead of being
tigerpride98
spacer Re: If the kick XP is no longer relevant, it is due to its
chriswalk27
spacer Re: If the kick XP is no longer relevant, it is due to its
sadmba
spacer Agree, my preference is to do nothing. It is not broken.
tigerpride98
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big monk
spacer ^^^This.***
Judge Keller
spacer You said exactly what I was thinking***
TigerzzRoar®
spacer Why change at all?????
71PR
spacer Greater chance of injury during a 2 point conversion vs expt***
Memphis Tiger
spacer the math remains the same-- there would be no more 2 point
ctigers90
spacer *L* So what does defensive substitutions have to do w/ XP's?
WolfMan2
spacer STOP CHANGING STUFF!!!!
Completely Solid Orange®
spacer That's the dumbest thing ive seen in a while. Why do that
The hillbilly beater®
spacer Extra points are the dumbest part of the game!
RU4GOD2®
spacer The game = FOOTball
tiger_thom®
spacer No need to change the rule
tiger_thom®
spacer Complicated ... but interesting! Would certainly lessen the
apextiger®
spacer There are other changes to be seriously considered.
Francis Marion®
spacer "Theoretically" is right ... I actually think we score
apextiger®
spacer Re: "Theoretically" is right ... I actually think we score
Francis Marion®
spacer WT-F?
BentZero
spacer Better solution on XP
courtenayflash
spacer Re: Better solution on XP
courtenayflash
spacer cray craaaaaay!***
ATL PAW MAN®
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