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Horrible No-Good Refs, Quantified

So tonight I decided I would try to put the bad refereeing we saw Saturday night in a numerical context.

WARNING: There will be tables of numbers and stuff. I'll do my best to explain.

First step is to get a big picture idea of what refereeing Charlie Strong has been accustomed to dealing with since arriving at Texas.

Here's a table that shows how the penalties break down, game by game:

Let's take a second to understand what we're seeing here. Here's a key:

ref = The head referee for the game.