Kirby Smart on report he complained to SEC about officiating in first Auburn game

ATHENS — Did Kirby Smart complain to the SEC about non-calls during the previous Georgia-Auburn game? Smart won’t say.

CBS analyst Gary Danielson said on the broadcast of this past Saturday’s Iron Bowl that Smart told them he had sent in six plays from the Auburn game to the SEC, centering on what Smart thought were holds by Auburn’s defense on pass plays. The comments came during a standard Friday meeting before the Kentucky game.

Smart was asked Monday whether he did that and why, and was very concise in his response.

“Yeah, no comment,” Smart said, leaving it at that.

Auburn beat Georgia, 40-17. The Bulldogs were penalized seven times for 75 yards, including four 15-yard penalties. Auburn was called for five penalties that totaled 29 yards.

Georgia freshman quarterback Jake Fromm was 13-for-28 for 184 yards at Auburn, with one touchdown pass.

The game was officiated by the crew led by referee Matt Austin, which also called Georgia’s 20-19 win at Notre Dame. The crew for the SEC championship will be revealed 90 minutes before kickoff, a conference spokesman said.

The post Kirby Smart on report he complained to SEC about officiating in first Auburn game appeared first on DawgNation.

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