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Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
11/22/2015

Should the final touchdown against Mich. St have been allowed?

80%
Yes WINNER

34

20%
No

3

80%
Yes

34 Comments
Peter Rygol
5
Peter Rygol

Coaches coach, players play, officials officiate. Nuff said.

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John Cornett
4
John Cornett

The ref made a judgement call on whether he was forced out by contact and ruled that he was. Replay confirmed he was touched. Whether or not we feel like he was forced out has no bearing, it's up to the official. The ruling stands.

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Michael McKain
4
Michael McKain

The ref called it as he saw it within the rules. This is a judgement call made in a split second.

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David LaFever
4
David LaFever

It followed the rules....those that don't like it just want to find a reason for MSU to win

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Bob McEniry
4
Bob McEniry

There was contact.. Until they come up with a better review on these controversial plays, the call stands!

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Paul F Edwards
4
Paul F Edwards

if he was just touched, he had every right to go out and come back in. besides, check out 3:46 left to play, Moore gets his arm held right in front of the ref and there is no call. Would have been a touchdown for sure.

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Chad Baney
3
Chad Baney

Officials called it by the rules.

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Brian Wallace
2
Brian Wallace

Weather intended or not he was forced out of bounds.

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Arlie Rauch
2
Arlie Rauch

The cornerback did what he was taught to do which squeezed the receiver out. Reilly made a great effort by reestablishing himself inbounds and caught the winning touchdown.

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Valerie Gilmore
2
Valerie Gilmore

let the refs ref, the process played out as per rules set,

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Wade Majors
2
Wade Majors

Ask 1982 Penn State's Mike McCloskey if it was a legal catch.

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Jim Stiver
2
Jim Stiver

To me it clearly shows the defender making contact with the receiver and in my opinion the defender was running along side of the Rielly at an angle that was forcing him out of bounds. Like everyone is saying Nebraska has had it fair share of shady calls. Good call, live with it MSU.

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Linda Jo Law
1
Linda Jo Law

If you look at the replay from a different angle, which was never shown by ESPN because they didn't have it, I am guessing....It is clear he was forced out by the MSU player...it wasn't incidental contact at all and he even fell into Reilly . The Ref made the right call

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Brett Blanchfield
Brett Blanchfield

I will totally believe you!

bjb1959
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bjb1959

it is a judgement call. when a defensive player squeezes the sideline "urging" the offensive player out of bounds. if it is ruled forced out of bounds and their was contact it is the correct call. Mich St fans won't like it but they got away with calls we didn't like too so yes, I feel it was right.

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Jim Calder
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Jim Calder

The trajectory of the MSU player at the beginning of the play appears to be angling the NU player out of bonds by slight contact.

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Brian W. Moudry
1
Brian W. Moudry

by the letter of the rule, it was the correct call. iintent or degree is not relevant. reilly went out due to contact, end of story. touchdown huskers

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Randy Fraser
1
Randy Fraser

Any contact is contact. The rule doesn't say it has to be a hard push.

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Robert Dodd
0
Robert Dodd

yes it should have. I watched the replay over and over again and the michigan st. player DID nudge him OUT OF BOUNDS. we dont make the rules we abide by them!

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Marc Bookmeyer
0
Marc Bookmeyer

Rules clearly state any physical contact. Forced contact was never required, therefor it was obviously good,

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Mitch Humphrey
0
Mitch Humphrey

It was obvious. TD!!!!!

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 Jim Jones
0
Jim Jones

He was clearly forced out

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Visitor
0
Visitor

Yes defender angled receiver out of bounds and impeded the receivers ability to come back inbounds

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Joe Bomberger
0
Joe Bomberger

The ref was right there, looking in real time.

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llusk
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llusk

It was a fair call. Every team has been screwed by a refs call at some point. (Anyone remember the last second added on for the Texas game a few years ago?) We've had our share of shady calls. Deal with it.

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Thomas Green
0
Thomas Green

Beautifully correct call.

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Peter Campbell
0
Peter Campbell

While it was harder to see from the tv angles, there were fans who had their camera phones shooting from the north end zone. The MSU guy clearly bumps Reilly off his route and o.o.b. Intended or not, contact is contact.

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Robert Hutsell
0
Robert Hutsell

The defensive players contact changed the receiver's direction of running toward and into the out of bounds territory.

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James Hoy
0
James Hoy

Who was in a better position to see the play (a judgement call), the referee watching from 10 yards away, or the television commentator relying on three angles that proved nothing definitive? And remember, there were still 17 seconds left in the game and the Spartans were reeling.

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20%
No

3 Comments
Kent A. Lang
5
Kent A. Lang

No. The review of the call was correct. Not reviewable but the call was incorrect. Glad we won!

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brown oyster
5
brown oyster

He was guided, not forced out of bounds.

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John Templeton
John Templeton

the rule doesn't say he has to be forced out. It says he went out of bounds, and there was "contact". it was the correct call. No where does the rule say "forced"

Scott James
5
Scott James

I'll take the win, but didn't look to me like he was forced out. The referee has to make a split second call, so either way. If he calls it the other way is there enough to overturn it and call it a touchdown?

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Brett Blanchfield
Brett Blanchfield

His call wasn't reviewable once they established that there was some contact. If he'd gone the other way, there also would have been no review.

Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?
Husker Max Asked by Husker Max
8 months left

Which is a more likely win for the Huskers in 2023?

Minnesota on the road

1

Purdue at home

5

Minnesota on the road

1 Comment
jerry reinhardt
0
jerry reinhardt

The way I see it, the little weasel will be running scared, not knowing what him!

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Purdue at home

5 Comments
Mark Brigham
0
Mark Brigham

It's at home and I think we will be understanding our new system and coaches by then.

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Walt Hansmann (CPTD, DTM)
0
Walt Hansmann (CPTD, DTM)

Purdue is deeper into the first season of a new staff. And it is at home where the crowd is more of a factor.

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Ron Joseph
0
Ron Joseph

Later in the season. The mini game is #1 and we'll have some kinks to work out. BUT I think we win both. With good coaching we'll finally put Mini in our rear view mirror.

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Kevin Bolin
Kevin Bolin

not likely

Yes

8 Comments
Ken E
0
Ken E

speed speed speed

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Bruce Neel
0
Bruce Neel

Good job. A lot of good players and a lot from Nebraska

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Dick Plock
0
Dick Plock

We are moving the roster and trying to get better! Thanks for hiring Coach Rhule, Trev!!!

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Chuck Bolder
0
Chuck Bolder

Think they did very well considering the time they had to get er done!

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Kevin Hilyard
0
Kevin Hilyard

I thought we did really well with the defensive and offensive line, plus the most in-state recruits since 98!

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Scott Thomsen
0
Scott Thomsen

In short order, Coach Rhule and staff put together a top 30 class. That's a great result for the short time they had to work with. My only pain point was losing Earnest Hausman to Michigan through the transfer portal.

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Thomas Wright
Thomas Wright

Ernnie's lose ! Besides, Rhule is replacing him with some 4 & even 5 star recruits out of Florida. Ernest WHO ? GBR !!!

No

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