Originally posted on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 1/7/13
Early in the first quarter of the Discover BCS National Championship Game the referees could have possibly screwed over Notre Dame on two separate calls.  And believe me, they don't need the refs against them.  Alabama is looking like an NFL team right now.  Check out the muffed punt above that Notre Dame got a penalty called on.  The refs decided he was to close to the receiver when catching the punt and rewarded Alabama the ball back after Notre Dame recovered the ****.  Personally I didn't see any reason for a penalty Even earlier than that, tight end Tyler Eifert grabbed a pass for a first down and the play was called back for bobbling the ball.  Most people, such as myself would have called it a reception.  I didn't see any reason to call it back.  The ball never left his hands and I never saw any fumbling around.  So you tell me, is the fix in or are these legit calls??? P.S. This is coming from a neutral watcher. Check out our Home Page for more stories and follow us on Twitter and Facebook
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