SEC referee Matt Austin leaves the field for the TV studio

According to a news release, long-time Southeastern Conference referee Matt Austin has retired from active officiating and will join ESPN and the SEC Network as an officiating expert. This is a newly created role by ESPN and the SEC. Austin will contribute to weekly games and studio shows from the SEC

Pac-12 audit concludes no big changes are needed in officiating department

Nine months after a report that a Pac-12 senior vice president (who had no officiating experience) countermanded an instant replay decision, and four months after three retired Pac-12 officials sent an open letter barbecuing Pac-12 leadership, the conference released the results of its officiating audit. According to the Pac-12, the independent

More Pac-12 officiating controversy: 3 retired officials blast officiating leadership

Three recently retired Pac-12 Conference officials, who have on field and instant replay experience, made public a letter excoriating the Pac-12 overall and their officiating leadership. Officials Fred Gallagher, Mack Gilchrist, and Chuck Czubin wrote the letter to commissioner Larry Scott, and director of officiating David Coleman. The three officials retired

2018 Army-Navy Game liveblog

Football Zebras is covering America's Game: the 119th matchup between the Army Black Knights and the Navy Midshipmen. We will be reporting on the rules and the interpretations through the game here and on Twitter. Leave a comment below Send us a tweet @footballzebras Connect with us through Facebook Reply on Instagram https://twitter.com/CBSSports/status/1071437873772150784

Pass interference no-call mars end of Pac-12 championship game

On a day the Pac-12 conference needed a clean football championship game, they got to within 27 seconds of achieving that goal. But, Washington's 10 - 3 victory over Utah Friday night was partly upstaged by a pass interference non call as Utah was driving for the game-tying touchdown. Utah turned