Incompetent Pac-12 Officials: How Do You Miss ALL of THIS?

Charles Fischer FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 9 Comments

“Did his head just bob? Was that a face-mask tug on Vernon Adams?” Steve Richardson, a long-time astute Oregon observer and fellow football analyst, stated aloud what I was thinking. We played the run back and yes, it appears that the defender reached up and grabbed the face-mask of Oregon’s new starting quarterback. A minute later we saw the replay up close …

How to Properly Complain About and Fix an Officiating Problem

Nathan Roholt FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

There are a few rules to complaining about officiating: Do So Sparingly. There are varying timelines regarding how long people want to discuss a game’s officiating and its effect on the outcome, from those with zero tolerance on its discussion to those who will talk until they’re hoarse, but the one constant is that some point everyone will fatigue on …