Referees aren’t perfect, and they aren’t supposed to be. But at the same time, they’re not allowed to make up penalties on the fly, and that’s exactly what happened in today’s Iowa vs. Maryland game.
In the second quarter, Maryland’s Anthony Nixon was flagged for “removing his helmet in disgust,” which means…uhhh….we don’t know.
Next time Nixon takes off his...
The battle between the Maryland Terrapins and Iowa Hawkeyes on Oct. 18 was heated and heavily scrutinized. So much so that when Maryland defensive back Anthony Nixon took off his lid to lament the problems that his teammates were having, he was flagged. One of the Grand Poobahs over at Reddit has clearly been paying attention [&hellip
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We’ve all seen college football refs call silly penalties in the past, like a personal foul for “giving him the business” or a false start on “everyone but the center.” Today during Maryland’s game against Iowa, we saw a ref call one of the silliest penalties that we’ve ever seen. Terrapins DB Anthony Nixon took his helmet off while he was still on the field, and he...
Maryland's Anthony Nixon is a junior defensive back. On Saturday against Iowa, Nixon was called for a penalty that isn't heard too often.
How many players can say they were called for "removing their helmet in disgust?"
That should provide an interesting moment in the film room this week.