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Video: Michigan Called For One Of The Worst Pass Interference Penalties You'll Ever See

Michigan's Khaleke Hudson lays a hit on Notre Dame RB/WR Jafar Armstrong.

SOUTH BEND, IN - SEPTEMBER 01: Khaleke Hudson #7 of the Michigan Wolverines tackles Jafar Armstrong #8 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the first quarter at Notre Dame Stadium on September 1, 2018 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Notre Dame has trimmed Michigan's lead to 17-7 late in the third quarter, and if not for a horrendous pass interference call, the Irish would not have scored.

Notre Dame's offense has floundered all night. On the drive that led to the touchdown, Irish quarterback Ian Book threw a third down pass up for grabs in the direction of tight end Cole Kmet.

The pass was intercepted by Michigan safety Brad Hawkins, but the referees whistled Wolverines linebacker Khaleke Hudson for defensive pass interference, negating the takeaway. It looked like a questionable call in live action.

On replay, it wasn't close. Hudson didn't do anything; in fact, Kmet may have pushed off.

This might be the worst defensive pass interference call we've seen all season.

Fans in one end zone expressed their displeasure with the call by throwing towels down onto the field. They shouldn't do that, but we can't blame them for being angry.

Michigan is still in control, and Notre Dame hasn't shown the ability to do much of anything on offense. But if things change, and the Irish rally, Maize and Blue fans will rightly blame the refs for having a role in the comeback.