Justin and Painter recap a busy and successful Auburn weekend — football's 31-20 win over Ole Miss and basketball's Orange-Blue Scrimmage.
Justin, I think the faking injuries solution is stupid easy. First, we accept that fake/not fake can't be determined and a sitting out one play minimum is the best thing for player safety.
Second, if it's the defense with the injured player, they shouldn't effectively get a timeout from it. No meeting with the coaches (receiving water from support staff is fine). No substitutions beyond the one player, unless the offense makes a substitution.
There, a majority of the benefit of fake injuries is removed without harm to player safety. I hope you'll give me credit when the NCAA gives you a fancy award for drastically improving the quality of games.
We need that Dan Mullen segment that was teased! Great pod and analysis as always guys. Y'all made my red eye flight much more enjoyable this morning.