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The Big Ten Has Admitted It Missed 2 Calls In Ohio State vs. Michigan

The Big Ten's coordinator of football officials has weighed in on the controversial Ohio State vs. Michigan game this past November.

Ohio State survived Michigan back in late November, and after the contest, Jim Harbaugh made it very clear that he was upset with the officials. Earlier this week, Big Ten coordinator of officials Bill Carollo sat down with the Chicago Tribune for a three-hour interview to discuss a number of calls in the game.

In short, Carollo admitted the Big Ten blew two calls - but neither are the plays everyone has been talking about. Here's a synopsis, via FOX Sports:

The first of them was a third-down play in the first half where Amara Darboh was held from the start. Wilton Speight tried hitting him a slant route, but Darboh was wrapped up and eventually put on the ground. There was no defensive holding or defensive pass interference called, and according to Carollo, there should have been.

The second call came in the second half when Jabrill Peppers intercepted J.T. Barrett. Ohio State running back Mike Weber delivered a cheap shot to Michigan’s Brandon Watson.

Carollo did not think "the spot" play was a bad call. He said it was "close enough" that it wasn't going to be overturned.

No, this won't change the outcome. But perhaps Michigan fans can feel a bit better about the loss.