Because the leaders of the NCAA decided that no game would end in a tie. If the game is still tied after one overtime, the teams will play as many overtimes as it takes to break the tie and declare a winner.
2003 Arkansas vs Kentucky. This game went into 7 overtimes which ended with Arkansas winning 71 to 63.
Yes and there can be multiple overtimes.
The record for the most overtimes goes to Cincinnati beating Bradley in 7 OT's in 1981.
Michigan State and Florida
The Ole Miss and Arkansas 2001 game went into 7 overtimes, an NCAA D-1A record. Arkansas won 58-56. Also on November 1, 2003, the Arkansas and Kentucky game tied the record with another 7 overtimes. Arkansas won 71 - 68.
7. -- Cincinnati and Bradley in 1981. The Bearcats won 75-73. (On March 12, 2009 Syracuse beat Connecticut 127-117 after 6 overtimes)
Nick Saban at LSU and Alabama is one
Yes. The NFL is professional football and the NCAA is college football.
Then they play a sixth overtime.
Well, first of all, and NCAA football has stripes on it. Second of all, an NFL football is bigger than an NCAA one.