There already was plenty of hype going into Saturday night’s game between No. 5 Notre Dame and No. 2 Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla.
The outcome — and more specifically, a penalty on Notre Dame on a potential game-winning play — will add to it.
There was plenty of reaction on Twitter after the Seminoles escaped with a 31-27 victory over the Fighting Irish. And yes, some of the reaction — which includes an interesting Vine video of the play in question — is worth noting in this blog.
@thesportscrazed included a Vine video of the Notre Dame scoring play with less than a minute to play that was nullified by a pass interference penalty:
And what did Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly think of the call?
Naturally, FSU coach Jimbo Fisher was excited about the victory, which extends the Seminoles’ win streak to 23:
ESPN announcer Chris Fowler had an interesting take on the penalty play:
To show the widespread interest in the game, NBA star LeBron James even tweeted about it:
Me? I didn’t tweet about the game. But my two cents: I agree with Fowler’s tweet — the penalty call was correct.
And here’s a New York Times account of the game.
— What was your reaction to the penalty? The game? Leave a comment below.