“I took it seriously, I worked extremely hard, but I also realized it was still a football game.”
“One person asked me, ‘Were you nervous?’” Wilmoth says. “I would’ve been nervous and sick to my stomach if I was doing brain surgery. But I mean, heck, it was a football game. No one died. The poor kids in Afghanistan and places like that, they’ve got serious jobs.
There’s a fantastic article on ESPN.com about the replacement refs from their perspective. You can find it here.
That is all.