Face it: Officials will make mistakes

Updated: October 28, 2002, 3:12 PM ET
By Trev Alberts | Special to ESPN.com

Before we talk about any specific games, let's talk about officiating.

This has been a hot topic nearly all season and last weekend did nothing to douse the flames. Things continued to be bad for the Big Ten, which has already dismissed incompetent officials this year and had a crew in Tallahassee for the Notre Dame-Florida State game. That group promptly blew an early call by ruling a first-quarter Florida State fumble an incomplete pass.

But it doesn't stop there. Ohio State's Chris ...

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