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Bret Bielema backtracks on comments over Alabama-Arkansas controversy Wesley Hitt/Getty Images
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - SEPTEMBER 5: Head Coach Bret Bielema of the Arkansas Razorbacks talks with a official during a game against the UTEP Miners at Razorback Stadium on September 5, 2015 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Razorbacks defeated the Miners 48-13. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

It appears that Arkansas coach Bret Bielema may have spoken out of turn.

On Monday, Bielema spoke at his weekly presser about official Sam Weihe, who threw an extremely controversial holding flag against the Razorbacks that brought back a touchdown. Bielema seemed to indicate that Weihe wouldn’t be on any Arkansas games for the remainder of the season.

“For a lot of reasons we’re probably just better off moving forward,” Bielema said when asked about the holding penalty on Monday. “I can be rest assured, and all Hog fans can, that we’ll never see that official again. That’s been guaranteed to me. That makes my heart and my wife’s heart probably feel a little bit better.”

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On Wednesday, Bielema backtracked on that comments, apparently indicating that his comments on the matter were “premature”.

At the very least, Bielema brought some attention to the call. Good luck seeing that happen to Arkansas again this year.

Of course, that’s not going to change the score of Arkansas’s 49-30 loss to Alabama.

[H/T Saturday Down South]

Bo was born in Atlanta, GA, and has always been a savvy sports follower. He attended Georgia Tech and has previously worked with ESPN TrueHoop, HawksHoop, and the Georgia Tech Newsroom. He covers national college football for FanBuzz.
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