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College Football World Reacts To Kentucky vs. Auburn Officiating Mistake

A referee signaling a touchdown during a Florida Gators game.

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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.

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.

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.