College football are making strides to make the game safer and faster to watch, and the changes towards the future of college football in the upcoming season starts off with the new kickoff rule.

Under the new kick off rule, when a player fair catches the ball on the receiving team's 25-yard line, the play will result in a touchback and the ball will be played at the 25.

According to the NCAA.com, "the proposal is the latest in a series of changes the committee has made in recent years in hopes of making the play safer."

Steve Shaw, director of officiating in the SEC, joined The Game with Ryan Fowler live from SEC Spring Meetings in Destin, FL to discuss the new rules being implicated in college football this season including a breakdown of the new kickoff rule and how they are working on moving the game faster for the fans.

For Shaw's full conversation with Ryan Fowler, make sure you watch the video above the article. For the latest breakdown on Alabama and college football, tune into The Game with Ryan Fowler weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m.