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Tom Gugliotta Video: Watch NC State Legend Get Tossed from Crowd at FSU Clash

Michael DixonAnalyst IIIFebruary 18, 2012

If you're anything like me, you have been wondering just what Tom Gugliotta is doing in retirement. Thankfully, we have an answer to that question. He is going to see his alma mater play and getting kicked out of the crowd. 

OK, maybe that's not a permanent thing, but it happened in the Wolfpack's loss to Florida State. 

It takes a second to realize just how odd of an occurrence this is. Yes, referees eject people all the time, but they're usually players or coaches. We also see fans get ejected all the time, but that's usually by stadium security or police officers. 

You have to wonder exactly what was said. Well, Chris Corchani, another former NC State player who was ejected with Gugliotta, shed some light on the matter via Twitter: "Karl 'rabbit ears' Hess didn't like the fact Googs and I told him he was having a bad day, inconsistent, and telling the truth. #horribleness."

If that is true, then referee Karl Hess has to learn how to be a little less sensitive. I know that fans cross the line a lot of the time and yes, two former players should know better, but referees can't be sensitive to being heckled from the crowd. 

After all, it happens in every arena in every sport that involves live spectators. The fact that an ACC referee can't handle being criticized is a little ridiculous.

How does this guy react to the Cameron Crazies or folks at the Dean Dome? I guarantee they will be worse. 

 

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