Would this be a penalty if it happened now?

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      • #130825

        Larry B
        Ute Fan

      • #130827

        Ute Fan

        Yes.  It is a blindside block and the Pac 12 calls that type of hit very close to the letter of the law.  SEC?  Probably not.

      • #130828

        Ute Fan

        They’d probably eject Wilson for targeting! 

        But seriously, I think it would be a penalty. Isn’t the rule that if a player’s back is facing their own endzone you can’t blindside them like that?

        • #130833

          Ute Fan

          I thought that block was against UCLA. That explains why I could never find it. With all the replays on the pac12 network I was hoping to catch this game.
          I just remembered it was my intro to Travis Wilson and despite all the frustrations it kept a soft spot in my heart. Think that was his first game action was it not?

      • #130844

        Ute Fan

        Yes, it’s an illegal block to the back. It was discussed during the game and after. WTF? Are you a Call fan?

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