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Animated: Official Is on the Wrong End of Accidental Helmet Butt

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 02: Coach Mark Richt of the Georgia Bulldogs  watches play against the Michigan State Spartans in the Outback Bowl January 2, 2012 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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Adam KramerNational College Football Lead WriterSeptember 1, 2012

You know what can’t feel good? Having your skull come into contact with a helmet unexpectedly. I mean, that can’t be all that pleasant.

Luckily, all college football players wear helmets, and the new helmet rules have been put into place to hopefully eliminate this potential run-in altogether.

What about the refs, though?

Here’s a Georgia player accidentally helmet-butting a referee during the Dawgs' tussle against Buffalo. As expected, the ref crumbles to the ground. Not the best way to start a season, and we hope he’s OK.

No word on whether he had to sit out the next play.

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