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Referee Calls Penalty On “Everyone But The Center”; Announcers Amused

When TCU committed a false start in the first quarter of their matchup at Baylor Friday night, referee Randy Christal couldn’t pinpoint a single guilty player. So he charged all of them.

His announcement left ESPN announcers Joe Tessitore and Rod Gilmore in stitches, and led to a reference to this famous moment featuring ACC referee Ron Cherry (though Gilmore got the details a bit wrong):

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WDWBOM3U3CUS6IDBRCUB3ITGAI theone6643

    My favorite ref call that I haven’t been able to find online is the ref calls a punt dead and then he explains it by going there was a whistle over there and points in a general direction or something. I can’t find the damn thing

  • Sabretooth

    He didn’t get the details wrong.  You put up the wrong video.  The original giving him the business was in 1986, Bills vs Jets.

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  • Timothy Burke

    Wow! Thanks. I’ve never seen that before in my life. I thought Ron Cherry originated the phrase.

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