Originally written on Double Coverage Football  |  Last updated 11/6/14
If you missed last night's Ohio-Buffalo game (of course you did) you also missed one of the most epic screw jobs in the history of officiating. Early in the second half Ohio faced a third down on their own 27 yard line. QB Tyler Tettleton was forced out of the pocket and scrambled all the way back to his own 4-yard line before throwing the ball away. Tettleton's pass didn't reach the line of scrimmage (which, in his defense, was 23 yards away), so the ref's called intentional grounding. (True.) In the end zone. (Huh?) For a SAFETY. (WHAAAATTTT?) WHAT THE HELL is that ref looking at? He's literally standing right on top of Tettleton on the GREEN turf when the ball is released, then backs up into the end zone, then watches Tettleton get popped, run three steps, and finally fall into the end zone. Ohio's Frank Solich challenged the play, but the call was upheld since the NCAA replay rules prevent officials from reviewing the spot of a fo...
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