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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December Delirium anyone? What if FBS had March Madness?

1:51 pm Mar. 16, 2015

Imagine a Sweet 16 game between Alabama and Georgia.

Or a first-round matchup between Clemson and Arkansas.

Would Auburn be able to upset Florida State in the second round?

If you always wondered if the FBS had a 68-team tournament like the NCAA does in basketball, The Sporting News put together a field with this year’s top football teams. It’s a slideshow, but only has five pages.

Ohio State (Midwest), Alabama (South),