Gamecocks QB, Army LB Crush Umps - Lost Lettermen

Gamecocks QB, Army LB Crush Umps


Saturday was a rough day for two football umpires separated by several time zones.

First there was Jim Eckl, who got run over by South Carolina QB Connor Shaw during the Gamecocks’ 31-17 win over Clemson.

Then there was Matt Salas, who was sideswiped by Army LB Geoffery Bacon before ending up on the bottom of a pile of Army and Hawaii players.

Further proof that officials are both arbiters and participants in a dangerous contact sport.

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