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Oklahoma HS Wants Final Minute of Playoff Game Replayed

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Morris816, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. Morris816

    Morris816 Member


    Long story short: A dead-ball penalty after a go-ahead touchdown in the final minutes was incorrectly assessed as a penalty from the original line of scrimmage.

    Should the final minute be replayed? Or do you just chalk it up to an official's mistake and move forward?
  2. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member


    They may have gotten colossally screwed, but you can't set this precedent.
  3. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Seem to be all kinds of subtexts to this, if you read some of the local coverage -- very thinly veiled accusations of racism, primarily. That being said, no, you can't possibly replay the game, even if it is a situation where there's a misinterpretation of the rules.

    Slightly odd rule, too -- the penalty was for a sideline violation, during the play, by my reading, albeit probably behind it. Not sure if a different foul would be called if the violation were to have interfered with the play, but it does seem somewhat counterintuitive that what's been described at least as a live-ball foul would be penalized after the play.
  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Lee McPhail nods his head.
  5. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Holy Moly.

    No way you can go back and replay the final minute.

    The white hat on that crew should come forward, admit the mistake, hand-write a letter of apology to the losing school, everyone on the crew signs it, everyone on the crew puts their game checks in the letter to the losing school as well.
  6. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member


    The SEC goes through this usually once a year on a call against Vanderbilt or Kentucky.
  7. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    And what if they make another mistake in the final minute? Do you keep replaying until it's a perfect game?
  8. RubberSoul1979

    RubberSoul1979 Active Member


    Oklahoman columnist says the winning team should agree to a replay.

    "Locust Grove ought to take the lead and agree to replay those 60 seconds. Ought to stand up and demand that it be given the chance to win the game unblemished."
  9. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Talk about dumbfuck trolling.
  10. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    That's embarrassing.
  11. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Orange slices for everyone!
  12. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    The first thing that needs to be done is to have the "Get-back coach" fired. He failed not once, but twice.

    STAY OFF THE FUCKING FIELD. thus.....no penalty.
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