What did Shawn Oakman ever do to the NCAA?
The NCAA Football Rules Committee last week approved rules banning “crop tops” and “non-standard/overbuilt facemasks.” Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman in a few games last season had both.
A player wearing a crop top tucks the bottom of the jersey into his pads, exposing the stomach. The overbuilt facemasks refer to those with four or five bars across and/or several diagonal bars across the front of the facemask.
Players with a crop top will cost their teams a timeout when they leave the game to fix their jerseys.
The NFL banned the same facemasks last season.
In other words, say goodbye to Ezekiel Elliott’s belly button and DeForest Buckner’s Bane look.