“We all heard the whistle. I was surprised the play wasn’t stopped. “Everybody heard the whistle. If I had known it wasn’t the right whistle, I would have kept going. It was an offsides type of deal when it blew. It was like the ball was snapped and the whistle blew. As soon as the ball was snapped I assumed it was an offsides call. I heard a whistle. I didn’t know what it was, but I heard a whistle.” Shaw closed out his postgame press conference with a statement about the whistle. “I’ll just make one comment,” Shaw said. “In case you’re wondering, just before our last field goal down there, we had a third and 2 and there was a whistle that came from the crowd. That’s why our guys stopped playing. It was verified. It was heard. The play did not stop.
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