The first time an SEC school’s fan base violates the [don’t-rush-the-field] rule, the institution will now face a $50,000 fine, which is 10 times more than the previous penalty. The second offense carries a $100,000 fine, and any subsequent offense will result in a $250,000 fine.

[The University of South Carolina] already has two offenses …

“So if it happens again, we would be subject to that third offense which is $250,000,” Jeff Davis, Associate Athletics Director for Operations and Facilities… “So that would come out of operating funds, and would be a huge blow.”

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  1. JND Says:

    I was at a football game at Texas Tech when fans rushed the field and tore down the goalposts after a victory over Texas A&M. I don’t know if any fines were imposed. I admit to finding the impotence of the police pretty funny. On the other hand, they responded by bringing way more firepower to future games.

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