Official Collapses On Field During Tennessee vs. Kentucky Game

first_imgTerry Wilson is tackled by a Tennessee player.KNOXVILLE, TN – NOVEMBER 10: Terry Wilson #3 of the Kentucky Wildcats is tackled by Darrell Taylor #19 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the first half of the game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by Donald Page/Getty Images)We’ve got a scary situation in the third quarter of Saturday’s contest between Tennessee and Kentucky. An official appears to have collapsed on the field.According to reporters who witnessed the fall, the official collapsed seemingly on his own after standing still. After being tended to by trainers from both staffs, he was helped off the field.There’s no official word on exactly what happened, but hopefully he’s alright.The game was temporarily halted early in the third quarter. Play has since resumed.Official just collapsed on the field. Medical staff is out with him now.— Jonathan Dunn (@jdunnlex18) November 10, 2018Game official has collapsed on the field both teams medical staff is tending to him at this time.— Chuck Williams (@WJBESports) November 10, 2018The game is being halted because an official collapsed out on the field with 12:03 on the clock in the 3rd qt. He is now being helped off the field.— WJHL Sports (@WJHL_Kenny) November 10, 2018Tennessee is in the midst of a huge upset win over Kentucky. The Vols lead the contest 17-0 midway through the third quarter.Kentucky, with a 7-2 record, is the No. 11 ranked team in the country. The Wildcats lost a big game to Georgia last Saturday. Tennessee, at 4-5, is fighting for bowl eligibility.We’ll keep you updated on the referee’s condition.last_img

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