Baylor touchdown stands after reversal of targeting penalty

Saturday October 18th, 2014

Baylor's Corey Coleman was ejected for targeting in Saturday's game at West Virginia for a block he laid on a Mountaineers defender to spring receiver Antwan Goodley for a 63-yard touchdown. The Bears were also hit with a 15-yard penalty.

Upon video review, the block was deemed legal. Under a rule approved this summer, both conditions of the targeting penalty -- a 15-yard penalty and an ejection of the offending player -- can be revoked. Previous guidelines stipulated only the ejection could be nullified after a review.

Coleman was allowed to remain in the game and the touchdown counted.

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The Bears are 6-0 (3-0 Big 12) this season and ranked 4th in the latest AP Poll, while the Mountaineers are 4-2  (2-1 Big 12) and unranked. 

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