Did refs miss a clear helmet-to-helmet that gave Ole Miss a score? Screenshot

Jalen Hurts has been absolutely flattened for most of the afternoon, but Ole Miss appeared to get away with one late in the first half.

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Hurts got crushed by a blindside hit, as Marquis Haynes lowered his helmet and popped the quarterback, who then fumbled. The Rebels picked the ball up and officials called a clear block in the back incorrectly, saying the ballcarrier had crossed the plane, giving the score to Ole Miss though it should have been called back.

After the play, according to the broadcast, the commentators noted there wasn’t indisputable evidence (according to officials) to eject Haynes for what looked like a clear shot.

Alabama turned around and scored on back-to-back possessions to draw the game back into striking distance, 24-17.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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