Monday, November 21, 2005

Death to Horse Pigs: West Texas High Plains Robbery

In what could be the worse case of officiating since the Colorado/Missouri 5th down game, 1984 OU/Texas game or the 1972 Olympic Basketball final... the Oklahoma Sooners were robbed of an apparent victory.

As one could see in this video, the ball carrier, Taurean Henderson, butt hits the turf before he reaches out and crosses the goal line. Therefore the game should have expired with score OU 21, Texas Tech 17.

And this happened after the officials gave a Texas Tech almost a yard on a fourth down spot that also gave the Red Raiders a first down.. when it should have given the Sooners the ball with less than a minute left in the game.

This Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer, summed it up well when he said "I have just watched the ending of the worst-officiated game in college football history".

I didn't hear this but I saw this quote referenced on the internet:

"If you stand on a tuna can in Lubbock, Texas, you can see for 250 miles. If you stand on the goal line, apparently you can't see anything!" - SportsCenter 11/19/05

Perhaps the officials were blinded by that dude in that hideous horse pig costume.

That had to be it...

Coming up next: The fraud known as Pistol Pete.

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