Officials to wear wireless mikes
SEC officials will have a new look Thursday night when South Carolina plays Vanderbilt. Each on-field official will be wearing a wireless microphone system similar to those used in European soccer.
This system allows all officials, regardless of their position on the field, to talk to each other. By rule, only the referee had previously been allowed to wear a microphone. The SEC applied for and received an NCAA waiver to test the system in select conference only games this year.
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