Following a second quarter targeting call, Vanderbilt trainer Derek Mason made certain to let Florida trainer Dan Mullen understand how he felt.

The 2 coaches had a heated alternate — with referees conserving them again — after Florida linebacker James Houston were given a focused on flag for hitting defensive lineman Dare Odeyingbo, who used to be thought to be a defenseless participant, on a punt go back. 

Mullen and defensive coordinator Todd Grantham have been observed yelling, and Mullen needed to be restrained by way of an reputable after he turned into irate. Mason in the end grew to become to stroll away and grabbed Dayo Odeyingbo, who used to be popping out to test on his older brother.

With Vanderbilt’s benches starting to transparent, Mason’s resolution to go back to his crew and restrain his avid gamers most likely averted a significant brawl. 

Officers introduced that replay upheld a focused on penalty on Houston, resulting in his ejection. Additionally they flagged each and every crew for unsportsmanlike behavior. That counted as a 2nd for linebacker Vosean Joseph, Florida’s main tackler, prompting his ejection. A couple of Florida staffers escorted an emotional Joseph to the locker room.

Dare Odeyingbo returned to the sport prior to the primary part ended.

Mullen informed a reporter going into the locker room that he used to be certain Southeastern Convention Commissioner Greg Sankey and Steve Shaw, the league’s head of officiating, would maintain the placement. Sankey used to be at Saturday’s sport.

Contributing: Related Press.


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