Twitter jokes as national championship ref gives Ed Hochuli a run for his money
It was a gun show at the College Football Playoff -- starting with the coin toss
Most referees are not household names, but Mike Defee may soon be just that, and not just because he's leading the officiating crew at the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship between No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson.
No, it's not Defee's officiating but rather his arms that were the talk of social media on Monday night with fans immediately drawing comparisons between Defee and famous NFL referee Ed Hochuli.
Yo Ed Hochuli, do you even lift bro? pic.twitter.com/MAAKCyrAjf— SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) January 10, 2017
Ed Hochuli is watching this referee and shaking his head and saying "hell naw." And doing 100 push-ups.— Gregg Doyel (@GreggDoyelStar) January 10, 2017
I want this referee in the national championship game to fight Ed Hochuli at Wrestlemania.— Sean Pendergast (@SeanTPendergast) January 10, 2017
When you hit triceps earlier today and you want America to be aware. pic.twitter.com/AwWDyFaVpa— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) January 10, 2017
And now for a look at the man himself.
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