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OT - College Football Bowl Spectacular (December 2016 - January 2017)

December 30   8:00 PM  Orange Bowl            Michigan v. Florida State

December 31   3:00 PM  Peach Bowl             Washington v. Alabama
              7:00 PM  Fiesta Bowl            Ohio State v. Clemson

January 2     1:00 PM  Cotton Bowl            Wisconsin v. Western Michigan
              5:00 PM  Rose Bowl              Penn State v. USC
              8:30 PM  Sugar Bowl             Oklahoma v. Auburn

January 9     8:30 PM  Championship Game      Peach winner v. Fiesta winner
Lance Reddick! Lance him! Posted: December 04, 2016 at 03:30 PM | 412 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   401. Meatwad Posted: January 10, 2017 at 12:30 AM (#5380844)
One hell of a 4th quarter
   402. zenbitz Posted: January 10, 2017 at 02:15 AM (#5380850)
I think with 3-4+ seconds you can't onside there, but with 2 it's clever. There are a lot of times Alabama recovers with 0:00 on the clock.

I also am not sure about that pick play for the TD. But maybe college rules let you block for a pass before it's thrown?
   403. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: January 10, 2017 at 05:08 AM (#5380853)
As bb-ref's Sean Forman noted, the proper defense for Alabama on that last play would have been to mug every receiver. Half the distance to the goal would have been a nearly meaningless penalty and the time would have run off the clock. That would have left Clemson the choice of kicking a field goal and going to overtime or having one play to win or lose the game. (Kind of reminds me of when the NYG played extra guys on defense in the Super Bowl a few years back because a 5 yard penalty was far less meaningful than the time off the clock the play took)
   404. nick swisher hygiene Posted: January 10, 2017 at 10:27 AM (#5380908)
Is there some obvious reason why football stilll lacks a straightforward "on defensive penalities inside X minutes, no time shall come off the clock" rule?
   405. stanmvp48 Posted: January 10, 2017 at 11:19 AM (#5380943)
On the defensive PI call on the next to last play; it was ruled to have occurred in the end zone which put the ball on the 2. If it had been ruled to have occurred in the field of play, the penalty would have been half the distance and the ball would have been placed on the 4 and a half, possibly changing everything. I did not think it occurred in the end zone.

All in all a poorly officiated game both ways with way too many reviews of obvious plays especially the onside kick which seemed to take much longer than necessary.
   406. Lance Reddick! Lance him! Posted: January 10, 2017 at 12:08 PM (#5380991)
On the defensive PI call on the next to last play; it was ruled to have occurred in the end zone which put the ball on the 2. If it had been ruled to have occurred in the field of play, the penalty would have been half the distance and the ball would have been placed on the 4 and a half, possibly changing everything. I did not think it occurred in the end zone.

It would've been a spot foul, and the grab happened around the two.
   407. stanmvp48 Posted: January 10, 2017 at 12:55 PM (#5381015)
Not a spot foul in college I don't believe. 15 yards from the line of scrimmage and in this case, since the line of scrimmage was the 9, half the distance. I am fairly sure about that.
   408. Lance Reddick! Lance him! Posted: January 10, 2017 at 01:39 PM (#5381041)
It's a spot foul with a 15-yard max, not 15 yards in all situations.
   409. Lance Reddick! Lance him! Posted: January 10, 2017 at 04:28 PM (#5381176)
The Film Room feed with the panel of coaches is archived on ESPN3. Really good.
   410. it's hittin' 53450n. Posted: February 03, 2017 at 01:42 AM (#5395183)
   411. . . . . . . Posted: February 03, 2017 at 08:48 AM (#5395201)
That Baylor stuff is awful, and just highlights how horrific PSU's situation was, since none of this even comes close to systematic coverup and facilitation of child rape.
   412. it's hittin' 53450n. Posted: July 19, 2019 at 07:24 PM (#5863328)
Jim Delany: "I still don't know how Ohio State was ranked sixth last year, by the way. They were ranked sixth behind a divisional runner-up."
— Yahoo Sports College Football (@YahooSportsCFB) July 18, 2019


####### worthless shitbag.
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