Baylor and Iowa State are playing today in Ames, and with #22 Iowa State is dominating the game on the field, frustrations boiled over a bit on this play.
Stick with it to the end, too:
That’s a rare “punch thrown around an official” from Baylor’s Greg Roberts towards Iowa State’s David Montgomery, which earned Roberts the hook:
Baylor’s Greg Roberts reaching over a ref to throw a punch at Iowa State’s David Montgomery. Wow. Ejected, obviously. pic.twitter.com/Excycl0PgX
— Max Olson (@max_olson) November 10, 2018
Montgomery was also tossed for his role in the fracas. As for what started the whole thing, there were a few factors, including this sequence at the end of a previous play:
And then the immediate cause:
Yeah, that’ll do it. As always, throwing punches when your opponent is wearing a helmet remains perhaps the dumbest possible thing to do, with the possible exception of throwing a haymaker right around an official’s head.