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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: Dec 25, 2006
Posted on: October 31, 2009 6:44 pm

Not another word about SEC referees

Worst complaint I've ever seen. And maybe you're right. But three, 3 1/2, who cares? Iowa sucked, and you know it. And the refs knew it, which is why they gave the game to Iowa.

And I watched. Had no choice in my hotel in NJ. Only choices were the two Big Ten games on ESPN. Ugh.

Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: October 31, 2009 6:34 pm

Not another word about SEC referees

Obviously you didn't watch the game either, Mr. Doyel.  Iowa only played bad for 3 quarters.

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