Picture the beginning of the national championship. Every camera in the stadium is out, fans from both sides are cheering, and suspense builds before the biggest game of the season begins.

And then the opening snap happens.

Say goodbye to the opening kickoff. Say goodbye to all kickoffs. That’s the idea being discussed by the American Football Coaches Association’s board of trustees and the NCAA Division I Football Oversight Committee.

According to CBS Sports, preliminary talks to eliminate kickoffs in college football in the early workings

“I don’t think there is any doubt it is the most dangerous play in the game,” said Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, chairman of that oversight committee. “How much that’s the case and how we can fix it is unknown.”

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That idea has been discussed more seriously at the NFL level. Pop Warner already eliminated kickoffs in leagues of ages 10 and under. Research is still being done at the college level to see if injuries do increase on kickoffs. Preliminary research, according to CBS.com, shows that they do.

The NCAA rules committee hasn’t discussed the change yet. If a ruling was made, it likely wouldn’t come until after the 2017 season.

Former Rutgers coach and current Ohio State assistant Greg Schiano brought up the idea in 2012 after Eric LeGrand was paralyzed while covering a kickoff.

There will certainly be compelling arguments made on both sides. At the very least, it appears that this will be a topic of discussion over the next couple years.