https://www.ruletool.info/ncaa-rule-6-kicks/

A ball from a free kick formation must be kicked legally and from some point on Team A's restraining line (Exception: Rule 6-1-2-c-4) and on or between the hash  ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onside_kick

In gridiron football, an onside kick is a kickoff deliberately kicked short. On most kickoffs, the ... This is still popular in high school football; however, the NCAA ( and later the NFL) now require that at least four players line up on each side of the kicker. .... The idea of the early 20th century, XFL, and Arena rules allowing kicking ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kickoff_(gridiron_football)

A kickoff is a method of starting a drive in American football and Canadian football. Typically, a kickoff consists of one team – the "kicking team" – kicking the ball ... Common variants on the typical kickoff format include the onside kick, ... football (but not Canadian) touchback and fair catch rules apply to the kicked ball.

https://www.ncaa.com/news/football/article/2018-04-13/alteration-football-kickoff-rule-approved

Apr 13, 2018 ... The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved altering football's kickoff rules to allow the receiving team to fair catch the kick inside the ...

https://www.sdcfoa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018-NCAA-Rules.pdf

For a complete and current listing of the NCAA Football Rules Committee, ...... Eligibility to touch a kick is governed by kick rules (Rule 6). d. ...... onside kick.

https://www.si.com/college-football/2018/03/05/ncaa-kickoff-touchback-rule-change-nfl-combine

Mar 5, 2018 ... To Change the Kickoff Rule for the Better, the NCAA Needs a More Extreme .... Instead of the onside kick—probably the most dangerous play in ...

https://www.si.com/college-football/2018/04/13/ncaa-rule-changes-kickoff-returns-touchback

Apr 13, 2018 ... The NCAA announced the adoption of several rule changes, including ... kickoffs, which both college and professional football rule-makers ...

http://www.footballzebras.com/2018/03/ncaa-kickoff-rule-proposal-may-drive-one-more-nail-in-the-coffin-corner/

Mar 6, 2018 ... A proposed NCAA rule change could radically change special teams. ... This proposal would not end squib kicks or onside kicks. Squib kicks ...

https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/news/with-kickoffs-on-their-way-out-in-college-football-heres-how-we-should-replace-them/

Apr 16, 2018 ... Last week, the NCAA's Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a new rule ... a score or attempt a fourth-and-15 play in lieu of an onside kick.

https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/news/the-beginning-of-the-end-kickoffs-are-on-their-way-out-of-college-football/

Apr 14, 2018 ... "The data is convincing," said Bob Bowlsby, NCAA Football Oversight ... The rule change doesn't eliminate the onside kick but does impact the ...