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TheACC has suspended a judge for a crucial offsides call in last week’s Notre Dame-Cal game

The ACC will reportedly suspend a side judge for a critical blown offsides call in Notre Dame’s win over the Cal-Berkeley Golden Bears last week.
Roxy Bernstein, ESPN play-by-play announcer:

According to sources, the ACC has suspended the side judge who called Cal offside on this play last Saturday at Notre Dame. ACC apologized to Cal for the mistake and admitted it was a bad call. They do not intend to make public acknowledgement of error and punishment at this time. pic.twitter.com/DYd8C0AFCD
September 24, 2022 — Roxy Bernstein (@roxybernstein)

“According to sources, the ACC has suspended the side judge who called Cal offside on this play last Saturday at Notre Dame,” Bernstein wrote. “ACC apologized to Cal for the mistake and admitted it was a bad call.” They do not intend to make public acknowledgement of error and punishment at this time.”

The call came early in the second quarter, with Notre Dame facing a fourth-and-five situation on the Cal 30-yard line, trailing 7-0. The Irish were saved by a phantom offsides call against Cal linebacker Kyle Smith after Irish kicker Blake Grupe missed the 45-yard field goal.
Two plays later, Irish quarterback Drew Pyne tied the game with a 21-yard touchdown pass.
The college football world reacted quickly to the bad news for the Golden Bears:

Can we take those seven points and go to overtime? I didn’t believe so. However, I appreciate your apologies. That means a great deal. https://t.co/y2YUTYMGYc
September 24, 2022 — Michael Silver (@MikeSilver)

“Can we take those seven points off the board and go to overtime?” Michael Silver inquired. “I didn’t believe so. However, I appreciate your apologies. That means a great deal.”

Oh no. Was it a bad call that cost Cal football? That’s awful. #whatgoesaroundcomesaround COFIELD (@stevecofield) September 24, 2022 https://t.co/CZXFjLGc1y

“Oh no. Was it a bad call that cost Cal football? “That’s terrible,” Steve Cofield said.

Cal did, in fact, defeat Notre Dame. https://t.co/U2NdeN1v11
September 24, 2022 — Eric Spillman (@ericspillman)

“Translation: Cal actually beat Notre Dame,” tweeted Eric Spillman.

The ACC is terrified of the Pac-12, as confirmed by https://t.co/NN7TpzNeBU.
September 24, 2022 — Kevin Wade (@KwadeSays)

“The ACC is terrified of the Pac-12,” Kevin Wade said.

@mcclureWX, your ACC refs https://t.co/rqGywPkmAt
September 24, 2022 — Mike Clay (@Mike Clay)

“Your ACC refs,” Mike Clay said.

Oh yeah, https://t.co/vxiLpv9LXX
September 24, 2022 — Evan A. (@TwoSeamGripe)

“Ah,” another user commented.
Cal will play host to the University of Arizona Wildcats on Saturday. Notre Dame is also in action on Saturday, when it travels to Raleigh to face the North Carolina Tarheels.
[Roxy Bernstein] Formalized paraphrase
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