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    Big 12 bans noise makers

    One of Oklahoma State's biggest home-field advantages has taken a hit. OSU’s Paddle People no longer can bang their boards against the padded side walls of Boone Pickens Stadium, at least while the opposing offense is trying to function.

    Big 12 athletic directors passed a rule Wednesday that, effective immediately, prohibits artificial noise-makers at football games while the ball is in play or the offense is at the line of scrimmage.


    The rule bans all artificial noise-makers in conference sponsored sports in which NCAA rules are silent. Existing in-stadium traditions – like the Paddle People or Texas Tech’s bell-ringing – falls under the “Band/Audio Play” provisions of the Big 12. Bands and in-house music are not allowed during game action or after the offense has reached the line of scrimmage.
    Oklahoma State football: Paddle people told to quiet down before ball is snapped | NewsOK.com





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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    So.....UT's cow bells?



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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    guess the champions bowl won't be held in South Africa




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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    Does this affect the horn guy?




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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    guess the champions bowl won't be held in South Africa
    Let me play you the song of my people.




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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Does this affect the horn guy?
    It shouldn't but the horn was taken many times when it lived in the student section. All he does with it now is the first down cheer, so technically he is blowing it when our offense is at the LOS, but it would be laughable if a ref threw a flag on the home crowd when the home team is on offense



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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    So when a stadium full of people "MAKES NOISE" ...........are they considered noise makers?




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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    Time to go to the opposing team's stadium. Bring airhorns and set them off when ISU is at the line. It's a brilliant idea and we get 15 yards every time.



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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    Time to go to the opposing team's stadium. Bring airhorns and set them off when ISU is at the line. It's a brilliant idea and we get 15 yards every time.
    I would bet this penalty never gets called.


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    Re: Big 12 bans noise makers

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigman38 View Post
    I would bet this penalty never gets called.
    I bet, if OSU fans test it against Texas, it will be called right away.





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