Skip to main content

North Texas Football: NCAA Considering Rule Change After Viral Fake Fair Catch

Keegan Brewer_0.jpg

The fake fair catch seen around the college football world may never been seen again.

On Saturday, North Texas' Keegan Brewer faked out the entire Arkansas squad by giving off the vibe that he was going to fair catch a punt, but he never actually signaled. When Brewer caught the ball he just stood there as if the play was dead. 

ESPN's Tommy Craft reports the league is trying to prohibit this type of play, most likely for safety reasons.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Though no one was hurt on this particular play, it does raise concerns for the receiver if he's trying to go for the fake and is not prepared to brace himself to be tackled.