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    Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Forgive me if this was discussed elsewhere, I searched and found nothing.

    Watch the televised (ESPN) clip of the final play against OSU. After the score, as Rhoads is crossing the field and they're showing the score it clearly shows the yellow "flag" marker on the screen on ESPN's score bar across the bottom of the screen.

    I saw no flags on the field and the officials exited immediately. Was this a mistake by ESPN? Was this ever explained?



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Just a tech glitch by ESPN.


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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Someone in the production truck must have done what I did atleast 5 times that night and thought one of the crowd's yellow flags was an officials.



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    We were flagged for awesomeness.



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    That was the conference throwing the flag on us for destroying its chances at making an appearance in the National Championship game.



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    We were flagged for awesomeness.
    This is the correct answer.


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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    We were flagged for awesomeness.
    I'll take that penalty every time.



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    This is the correct answer.

    there is no charge for awesomeness or attractiveness.



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    I see this a lot at the end of games. Maybe the button for the flag icon is right by somewhere that someone would put their hands while standing up? Who knows. I saw it twice on Saturday as well, though, with no actual flags thrown.

    And out of curiosity, what's the yardage penalty for awesomess? Is that actually what LJ has been getting flagged for all year?



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    We don't always get flagged but when we do, it's because of awesomeness.



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    I see this a lot at the end of games. Maybe the button for the flag icon is right by somewhere that someone would put their hands while standing up? Who knows. I saw it twice on Saturday as well, though, with no actual flags thrown.

    And out of curiosity, what's the yardage penalty for awesomess? Is that actually what LJ has been getting flagged for all year?
    It's actually the only flag that will get you positive yardage.


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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    That was the conference throwing the flag on us for destroying its chances at making an appearance in the National Championship game.
    Actually it was weird - while the reviews didn't go our way there were a number of calls that did. That never happens to us. I was confused.



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Quote Originally Posted by Trice View Post
    Forgive me if this was discussed elsewhere, I searched and found nothing.

    Watch the televised (ESPN) clip of the final play against OSU. After the score, as Rhoads is crossing the field and they're showing the score it clearly shows the yellow "flag" marker on the screen on ESPN's score bar across the bottom of the screen.

    I saw no flags on the field and the officials exited immediately. Was this a mistake by ESPN? Was this ever explained?
    I hadn't noticed the Flag marker until I watched the ESPN3 replay last night (something I couldn't resist doing ... from third quarter onward).

    It's funny how, given the other-shoe-dropping mentality I've developed as an ISU fan, I had a microsecond burst of anxiety when I saw the Flag marker, a day after I had seen the game live



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    Re: Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    We were flagged for awesomeness.
    The only line I like better is the line from the movie the Break-up 'Arrested for what being awesome?'



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    Re:Flag on game winning TD vs. OSU

    I thought maybe we got flagged for a celebration penalty. I think we deserved it!!!



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