I asked and you guys absolutely did not disappoint:
Want the opinion of Gamecock Twitter: what can the SEC/USC do that would satisfy you to rectify the actions of the refs on Saturday?— Chris Phillips (@CPhilly19) October 21, 2019
We all know what happened. The referees in Saturday’s game made an absolute mockery of the game of football and shafted USC on more than one occasion.
Here are some of the best, worst and funniest responses to what the SEC/USC should do in response to the refs:
I want officials answering questions post game from the media. I think fans deserve to hear explanations on calls from the officials on the field, not a press release 2 days later. There is 0 we can do about it now.— Donnie Lucas (@DonnieLucas18) October 21, 2019
I can see it now: refs sitting in the media room postgame, getting absolutely DRILLED by beat writers and sports reporters.
Places like Clemson where the media is insanely biased would also be a hoot.
Send Mama K @Kesandidge to confront those unethical refs….that woman is awesome‼️‼️ 😳😁🥰🐔🏈❤️👊🤙💯🔥— Marcel Tracy (@marcel_tracy) October 21, 2019
On a serious note, Rick Sandidge’s mom would straight up body a ref. And his dad? Murder. Legitimate murder.
A fbi investigation into the SEC for rigging and racketeering— Rebel Lyon (@RebelLyon1) October 21, 2019
Yeah, I’m going to put SEC football as probably the 53546465th most important thing the FBI is concerned with.
Pay and train good refs. We got tons of money the refs should be trained and damn good refs. Not part time guys who don’t know shit and could have alt agendas.— Firstclass Gamecocks (@CocksFirstclass) October 21, 2019
Probably the best (and most reasonable) answer here. How can you claim to be the BEST conference in the country and NOT have full time, paid officials?
Literally nothing. Time to move on, we are adults. The outcome won’t change. So what now what— Tyler Lucas (@tylerblucas) October 21, 2019
THERE’S NO ROOM FOR THIS TYPE OF REASONABLE LOGIC HERE TYLER!
1)Suspend the refs 2)@Sec @Secofficiating PUBLICLY admit the mistakes affected the outcome 3) Remove game from records 4)@NCAA take a look at creating a separate central entity of officials, funded by conferences BUT COMPLETED SEPARATED. No hope any will happen 🙄 #seccheating— Beth Tankersley (@bethtank) October 21, 2019
A couple of people have said “strike the game from the records” or “take the win away from Florida and give it to USC”.
Y’all..that ain’t happening.
Make a change at the OC position for someone that will actually make adjustments and use the talent on the offensive side of ball more effectively. Then we don’t have to make excuses and rely on the refs to get everything right… just a thought— dboy373737 (@dboy373737) October 21, 2019
Replay the 4th quarter with a different officiating crew, preferably one without bias— Brett Toler (@toler_brett) October 21, 2019
I’m down to head back to Williams-Brice this week to replay the 4th quarter. MIDWEEK SEC FOOTBALL LET’S GO.
1. Fire the refs from that game and never allow them back— Andrew Nichols (@anick1124) October 21, 2019
2. Full disclosure on ref grades during training as well as ref grades on postgame results. If refs are weak in aspects, coaches at least need to know and prepare accordingly
I need accessible ref grades going into games more than I need air to breathe.
“Oh HE’S on our game this weekend? Welp, we’re f***ed.”
Appreciate the ideas and keep ’em coming. Hopefully the SEC steps up and if nothing else gives us a statement on what happened over the weekend.
Do better, SEC. Flat out embarassing.