McCaffrey Rumbles for an Awesome 96 Yards That Won't Count
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Judgment calls are the bane of sporting events everywhere.
Whatever happened to no harm, no foul?
Rhetorical question. But that's probably why erudite student athletes -- like Christian McCaffrey and other Stanford jocks -- take a few courses in existentialism to cushion the blow that inconsistent decisions have on their perfomances.
Like, was the flag that negated McCaffrey's impressive trans-field gallop really a block in the back?
It looks even more telling at game speed, but did this Kansas State dude even have a shot at laying hands on McCaffrey?
There were already two teammates buffering the space between him and Stanford's latest hoss:
And there's the fact of human nature that everyone who cares can't erase this feat from their memories any more than a jury can do what a judge says and disregard a compelling bit of testimony.
Hopefully, the day will soon come when conference overseers demand that -- in times when judgment is a possibility --their officials default one logical snippet of advice:
Err on the side of action, dudes!