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Not another word about SEC referees

Posted on: October 31, 2009 6:01 pm
You hear me, Big Ten people? Not a damn word about any SEC conspiracies.

That Iowa-Indiana game was the ugliest thing I've ever seen. Questionable calls went to Iowa. A touchdown for Indiana was reversed on replays that never came close to showing enough proof to reverse the call on the field.

I'm saying it: I firmly believe those Big Ten referees, whether on their own or at the behest of the league, did what they had to do to keep the Big Ten's only BCS title candidate undefeated. And given how bad Iowa was for 3 1/2 quarters, they had to do a lot.

If you're a Top 25 voter and you don't vote Iowa down -- as in, worse than last week -- after this game, then you didn't watch the game. Or you didn't know what you were watching.

Category: NCAAF

Since: Mar 10, 2010
Posted on: March 10, 2010 8:08 am

Why Not T.O.

So we want to let T.O. do to us what he did to every other team he went to play with as a free agent! Blow them up. Why is it we think that we can help broken people. I know everyone we are talking about bringing in has some baggage but for real T.O.? He is known for breaking up a good thing. I feel we are heading... in the right direction with out T.O. We do need help at the reciever positon, a deep threat but do we need another headache? Let me KNow what you think.

Since: Nov 7, 2009
Posted on: November 7, 2009 10:10 pm

Not another word about SEC referees

...Yeah not another word about SEC referees, oh except that they keep ruining games. LSU got screwed by refs against Alabama.  Saban makes comments about how SEC refs do a marvelous job, and, go figure, a home cookin' takes place in Tuscaloosa.  Arkansas gets hosed by referees against Florida earlier in the season and now this...  Makes you wonder, hey maybe SEC refs are trying to protect the undefeated SEC teams.  I just want to see a good, hard fought SEC battle not ruined by referees.  I'm sure when Patrick Peterson sees the replay of his fourth quarter interception that somehow was called incomplete he will feel very cheated out of that game.

Injurys and bad coaching also hurt the Tigers.  Tide didn't look so impressive though, hope Florida smokes them.

Since: Nov 17, 2006
Posted on: November 6, 2009 10:07 am

Not another word about SEC referees

Wow...Doyel can make an intellegent post....i dont know what to say...

Since: Nov 25, 2006
Posted on: November 2, 2009 1:31 am

Not another word about SEC referees

ohio states D from that year was dominant, iowas is clearly not on that level at all. indianas offense is not good and was able to put up points, but you guys will figure that out when the time is right. if you really want to be embarrassed on a national stage be my guest, but be prepared for all the i told you so's when florida, alabama or texas is walking out after another non contested national title

Since: Nov 2, 2009
Posted on: November 2, 2009 1:08 am

Not another word about SEC referees

All you Iowa homers, your team may have still won in the end regardless but how on earth are you acting as if you're team is as good as the other undefeateds this year?! You barely, and I mean just barely, squeaked by an FCS team AND Arkansas State team at home. If Ohio State has a competent defense in two weeks then we'll really get to see if you're as good as you claim you are.

Also that touchdown that was overruled, you guys are bitching that Doyel didn't watch the game himself and you must have not either. Let's quickly go over how official replay works in college football, okay? The evidence from the video must be very clear for a call to be overturned; it cannot have hardly any ambiguity. If there is ambiguity then the call on the field must stand. The announcers looked at several angles on the field and did not feel that the call should be overturned because it was ambiguous. Regardless of what would have happened, I'm inclined to believe Iowa would have still won, you Iowa fans look like complete hard-headed homers arguing about how the decision to overturn the TD was correct.

Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: November 1, 2009 8:11 pm

Not another word about SEC referees

"Alabama needed 2 blocked FG's to win it's game.
Tennessee is stomping people now."

You mean Tennessee is stomping an anemic South Carolina?  I need not remind you what Iowa did to South Carolina in January.

Since: Mar 22, 2008
Posted on: November 1, 2009 8:07 pm

Not another word about SEC referees

sorry but evidently you didnt watch the 4th quarter like most of the haters. 28 points by iowa and the score is 35-28 THEN (by your account because you cant take away those 24 they earned with great play and iowa STILL WINS!  the crap of florida grads calling his friends to change votes because of hate.

doyel...ap dont mean crap. like you. crap. hope you had a crappy day with your crap vote not meaning crap!  

I think these polls now need to be open to the media after outting your hate votes instead of performances. win by 18, first team to 9-0 playing in a major conference and the hardest strength of schedule of the top ten. hell iowa should be NO.1. whose the cheaters?????? YOU ARE DOYEL

Since: Dec 4, 2008
Posted on: November 1, 2009 8:00 pm

Not another word about SEC referees

The touchdown that got reversed resulted in the game being 21-14 because of the turnover following the play, instead of 28-7.  It would have been a MUCH different game at that point, and the momentum needed to mount that comeback wouldn't have been there.  It was a terrible call.  I won't go as far as calling it a conspiracy.

Since: May 29, 2008
Posted on: November 1, 2009 4:31 pm

Not another word about SEC referees

Well Iowa actually moved up two spots in the coaches poll to number six and one spot in the harris poll to number seven. I guess nobody watched the game.

Since: Nov 1, 2009
Posted on: November 1, 2009 4:00 pm

Not another word about SEC referees

You hit the nail on the head.  The SEC even suspended those refs because of 2 strait weeks of questionable officiati
ng.  Arkansas won the Florida game.  They were the better team.  It sickens me that the refs ruined it.  With that said there is no comparison to the big 10 officiating.  Quit hating on the Big 10.  Football is a 4 quarter game.  Indiana played good for 3 quarters and collapsed in the 4th quarter.  When writing columns Doyle you should focus on the big picture and not so much your hatred for the Big 10. 

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