College football games are lasting longer, which is not affecting about long games that he's advocating the NCAA adopt the NFL policy of a running clock after first downs. the NCAA football rules committee meets this week in Indianapolis. . The Sun Belt is trying to keep some limits on halftime lengths. () · Panthers. FINAL. BIG PLAYS Steelers vs. Panthers highlights | Preseason Week 4 · FULL GAME. Thu, Aug 31 TOTAL OT. Halftime is 12 minutes, unless otherwise specified. In this case the length of the time out is reduced to 40 seconds. With the exception of the last two minutes of the first half and the last five minutes of the second half, the game clock will be.