With Michigan trailing Indiana 17-15 as the final seconds were ticking off the clock in the first half, the Wolverines rushed to try and run one final play from the two-yard line. Unfortunately, the official was not able to spot the ball on time for Wolverines quarterback Shea Patterson to take the snap and the time ran out.
But what most people missed is that an Indiana player purposely kicked the ball away from the official as he was trying to get it spotted quickly.
Check it out.
Kicks the ball right out of the refs hand. Absolutely ridiculous missed call. pic.twitter.com/IExzMEVkPB
— Patrick (@PankDankTank) November 17, 2018
There is no question about it that Michigan got screwed on the final play of the first half.
Detroit Lions’ Matt Patricia fires back at media for criticizing ‘snow practice’
On Thursday, many were surprised that Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia made the decision to have his team practice in the snow. Most of the criticism was based on the fact the Lions next three games will be played at Ford Field and their fourth will be played in Arizona.
Today, Patricia spoke to the media and be began with a prepared statement about his decision to practice in the snow. It was pretty clear he was not thrilled with the media for their criticisms.
Via the Detroit Free Press:
“In regards to practice, a couple comments I just want to make on this topic and provide some maybe insight and let’s call it closure to this continual conversation that we have here as far as our training. First, we’ll always practice and train in a manner that looks out for our players’ ability to prepare each week for our opponent, while also taking care of and including all the parameters to the overall health and safety of our team. Indoor walk-throughs, which we had this week, which we’ve also had in the past, are always beneficial to our team, it’s beneficial to our players. It’s a great teaching and learning environment. It’s an opportunity for us to pull off them physically, the demands of practice and the overall hustle and pursuit of what we have to do during the course of a practice and our movements.
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