That statement is true. If the leadership stays on the current course, only God knows when it will happen again. I promise not to even mention the officiating and replay drama.
But it was unfathomably poor on one particular afternoon more than a decade ago …. Date: Sept. Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon started the drama with a touchdown run that pulled the Ducks within with 72 seconds remaining.
Arike Ogunbowale destroyed the competition in the second half with 26 points, including an impressive from the free throw line. On the flip side of things, Louisville only attempted 16 free throws for the entire game. Six Louisville players with three fouls.
Seemingly everywhere you look this college football season, high-profile officiating controversies continue to add up. The ACC and Pac have suspended crews in recent weeks. In reality, bad mistakes don't happen everywhere.
And sadly, in all three games, the officials decided the outcome of the games because in each case, the team in question would have tied the game or brought the score to one possession — AND would have had momentum which is a big deal in college basketball! Hey, Randy, you need a serious retest of your officiating status. That was my plan the whole time.
They were uttered by California coach Justin Wilcox after his team stumbled against Texas Christian in the Cheez-It Bowl, a overtime loss in which his quarterbacks had five passes intercepted. Fighting for redemption, the conference was favored in the majority of its seven bowl games over the past month. The final tally? At the football media day last summer, Pac Commissioner Larry Scott mused about the cyclical nature of winning.