NCAA tweaks college football OT format to shorten games

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    College football teams will have to go for 2 after touchdowns starting with the second overtime possession, and beginning in the third round each team will get one play to score from the 3-yard line. The NCAA playing rules oversight panel on Thursday approved a proposal made last month by the playing rules committee to tweak the overtime format. National coordinator of officials Steve Shaw said in March overtime games add an average of 16.4 plays to a contest.

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