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Refs (terrible)

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by twodaparty, Oct 29, 2022.

  1. vaxcardinal

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    You are aware they’ve changed the rules on that right?
     
  2. vaxcardinal

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    Seems like people complain about refs in basketball too yet they have no tie in to conferences
     
  3. antny1

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    I have no doubt that conference interests are at least considered when calling or not calling certain penalties depending on what is at stake. The NBA has been exposed for calling fouls on star players differently for example. There is so much money at stake these days I think it's almost naive to think there isn't some external influence when possible. The swindle at the Swamp is probably the most egregious example.

    Sometimes refs just blow calls. The game is fast and no ref Is perfect but I could see directives on how to call certain games. I imagine it's not as overt and simple as giving orders to "make sure x team wins" but more subtle ways of calling game loose or tight based on the flow of the game and how that benefits respective teams.
     
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  4. antny1

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    Was not but when the rule existed it happened. Same as the auburn somersault. If it has changed since I'm unaware.
     
  5. vaxcardinal

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    My boss use to officiate college football and basketball but during Covid he dropped basketball and just does football
     
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  6. antny1

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    Then SEC commissioner Roy Kramer certainly didn't hide who he was rooting for in the inaugural SEC title game. From a financial and conference perspective its understandable but do people think the powers that be will always just let destiny play itself out with how much money is at stake given how much it has grown since then?
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    Still a step in the right direction.
     
  8. tommyvee

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    Follow the money
     
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  9. Ofg8r

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    Well, their DC was fired by UF. Maybe he just felt like it. I know. UF paid him a lot of money not to coach, but still being fired hurts.