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Indiana St DB Carlos Aviles was ejected in the second half of Thursday night's college football season opener against intra-state rival Indiana for delivering an illegal helmet-to-helmet hit on defenseless punt returner Shane Wynn.
There was no debating the call as Wynn positioning himself to catch a punt when Aviles delivered the illegal hit while running at full speed, knocking Wynn to the ground. Fortunately, Wynn was able to walk to the sideline under his own power.
Indiana State was assessed a 15-yard flagrant foul penalty and Aviles was thrown out. In addition, Aviles will also miss first half of Indiana State's next game.
Indiana routed Indiana State 73-35.
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Indiana State’s Carlos Aviles was ejected from Thursday’s season-opening game against Indiana for violating college football’s new targeting rule. Aviles was attempting to cover a punt in the third quarter during the Sycamores’ game against Indiana, but he leveled Shane Wynn before the returner received the punt. The freshman defensive back was called for a […]
Indiana State Sycamores special teamer Carlos Aviles was ejected for targeting after crushing Indiana's Shane Wynn on a punt return.
Indiana State defensive back Carlos Aviles was ejected for ''targeting'' during the third quarter of Thursday night's season opener at Indiana.
Aviles was penalized when he raced down to cover a punt and slammed full speed, helmet-to-helmet into Hoosiers returner Shane Wynn. The junior receiver stayed down on the ground briefly, before walking to the bench. Fans...
That’s Indiana State freshman Carlos Aviles barreling into the return man well before receiving the ball. Aviles was ejected immediately after the hit in what was an exciting first day of college football.
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The new targeting rule where players can be ejected from the game for hits to their opponents head has been the subject of much controversy this summer. But, there are some instances, such as this hit by Indiana State’s Carlos Aviles on Indiana’s Shane Wynn, where an ejection is much-deserved. A hit like this is completely unnecessary, and since IU was up 59-28 when this...