Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Legacy Department


Committee Chair/Advisor

Tollison, Robert

Committee Member

Sauer , Raymond

Committee Member

Simon , Curtis


Rules can be seen everywhere in our lives. Rules also govern the sports we play. This paper will examine the effects of recent clock rule changes in college football, specifically 2005-2008. These rules seem to have served their purpose, but in doing so, they have created an unfortunate by-product that acts as a negative externality on the competitiveness of the game.

Included in

Economics Commons



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