College football fans are sending in their reactions to the horrendous officiating mistake during Saturday’s Kentucky-Auburn game.
The Wildcats are giving the Tigers a major challenge on Saturday. Kentucky got on the board early thanks to a 35-yard touchdown run from running back Kavosiey Smoke in the first quarter. Auburn responded in the second, thanks to a nice looking drive by quarterback Bo Nix, capped off by a one-yard touchdown run from D.J. Williams.
The Tigers took an 8-7 lead late in the second thanks to a two-point conversion. But it didn’t take long for Kentucky to respond. Quarterback Terry Wilson delivered a few key conversions to get the Wildcats near the goal-line with the first half clock running down.
At the goal-line, the Wildcats ran a wildcat run play. The runner clearly crossed the goal-line for a touchdown. But for whatever reason, the officials didn’t see it. Even after a review, the play stood as called. A few plays later, Wilson threw a disastrous interception. Take a look below.
This was ruled as not a touchdown for Kentucky. pic.twitter.com/Pjx5QPaMjS
— Cats Coverage 😼 (@CatsCoverage_) September 26, 2020
The college football world is in disbelief after the refs’ disastrous officiating call. Even Auburn fans can’t believe the horrendous first half officiating. Take a look at a few of the reactions below.
Kentucky got screwed. SEC refs going to SEC ref.
— Dr. SEC (@thedrsec) September 26, 2020
SEC refs back at it again
— The Kentucky Logo (@TheKentuckyLogo) September 26, 2020
The refs just changed this whole game. That’s a horrible break for Kentucky.
— Derek Terry (@DerekSTerry) September 26, 2020
This is one of the worst calls so far this season. Luckily, the Tigers’ pick-six off of Wilson was called back due to a targeting call on Auburn.
But the Tigers still have the 8-7 lead. In reality, Kentucky should be leading 14-8.
Check out the second half of Kentucky-Auburn on SEC Network.