Penn Wagers, the SEC official fans love to hate, is retiring

2:36 pm May. 21, 2015

You won’t have Penn Wagers to kick around any more.

One of the most hated men in the SEC has retired, Steve Shaw, the conference’s director of officiating told “The Roundtable” on WJOX 94.5 FM in Birmingham.

Here’s a small sample of what Twitter thinks about Wagers’ decision.

Only in the SEC would retiring referee invoke so much celebration.

Here are just a couple of fans’ issues with Wagers the past few years that

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Alvin Kamara hopes to provide boost, burst to Tennessee

9:07 am Apr. 21, 2015

Alvin Kamara and fellow Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd already have a nickname, even though Kamara hasn’t played in a game for the Volunteers.

Running backs coach Robert Gillespie¬†calls them CMG, as in the “Chain-Moving Gang.”

Hurd, who

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Nick Saban ‘not sorry’ for giving Jonathan Taylor a chance

7:37 pm Mar. 30, 2015

Nick Saban said Monday evening that he’s not sorry that he gave a chance to former UGA defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor.

He’s only sorry that it didn’t work out.

Taylor was arrested on charges of domestic violence third degree assault and domestic violence third degree criminal mischief by the Tuscaloosa Police Department on Saturday night.

The 6-foot-4, 340-pound defensive tackle was kicked off Alabama’s team on Sunday, when Saban issued a