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Refs Pick Up The Flag After The Review Shows That The Dog Buckling A Child Over A Ditch Was A Clean, Legal Hit

That's an oof. Watching that at the moment as a parent has gotta be tough. I've been there. You see your kid doing something awesome, something that reminds you of yourself and you're just taken aback. Hell, I remember the first time my oldest kid tapped someone out in jujitsu class. It was incredible. Kelsie grabbed the top of the gi, push her hips out, and leaned back with his arm against her leg. Tap. Tap. Tap. I was pumped. The same day, she got hip tossed, landed on her side, and lost her breath. As a parent, I felt bad but as a person on the internet, I laugh when I hear the grape noise. 

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The same rule applies. Your kid is laying at the bottom of the ditch and will probably lead Sportscenter's jacked-up segment. Rightfully so. Your dog basically went goalline defense as the mike linebacker. Timed the snap count, elevated over the nose tackle, flew by the center, and met the fullback -your son- at the inflection point and stood his ground. Perfect form. Clean hit. No flag. Just some good old-fashioned ditch pigskin. 

Dust yourself off and get back in the huddle, kiddo.