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Notes What you said “Everyone in our office is asking ... what the umpire thinks he saw when he is looking to his left at an Oregon player and then signals that Oregon recovered the kick. At the same time ... Allen Patrick has already stood up holding the ball and hands it to another official. Couldn’t the officials talk to each other about what transpired?” Randy Knight, city “I think I am successfully making my way through the seven stages of grief, although I am struggling through the anger stage. Hopefully by the next game, I will have hit the final stage of acceptance. Man, I hate football sometimes.” Jeff Rosson, city “As a football coach and a football fan, I was utterly dismayed at the outcome of Saturday’s game. I was very disgusted that replay was not used correctly. ... I firmly believe that any official involved in this debacle ought to be fired, effective immediately.” Chris Koehn, Wichita, Kan. “Being a Sooner fan in Texas ... I don’t normally get much sympathy from Longhorn fans when the Sooners lose, but in this case, everybody agrees OU got (robbed). It’s hard to find a football fan outside of Oregon - and even some there - that does not agree the officials blew it.” Scott Ishmael, Edgewood, Texas “I am one of about four OU fans in New Jersey. My brother and I eat, sleep and breathe Sooner football. You have no idea how lonely this is. At least in Oklahoma, you have a zillion people to commiserate with.” Jim Williams, Elizabeth, N.J. “Most of the time when Oklahoma loses, the Hog fans out here give me a hard time. ... However, this week it has been nothing but ‘I can’t believe they took that game away from you guys,” or, “What in the world was the review official looking at?’ Even my father-in-law gave me a hug and said, ‘Y’all were robbed.’” Bryan Broderick, Little Rock, Ark. “The worst part of the outcome is that the team and fans have to suffer (losing a game with a questionable fourth-quarter instant replay call) twice in six games. Something of this magnitude should not happen to a program twice in a lifetime. ... The only true remedy would be a victory over Texas.” Mike Feuerborn, Tulsa “I work with all OSU fans, and they said that we were even (robbed).” Jon Kennedy, Blanchard “The NCAA is producing a product. The product has proven defects. It should be recalled. ... At a minimum, a criminal investigation into tampering with the game outcome should be started since this was an all Pac-10 team doing the booth reviews, and since the errors were so obvious, the appearance of conflict of interest or collusion exists.” Joel Martin, Norman “Whoever was viewing the tapes must be blind. Even the sports analysts on TV and other venues stated the same thing. I am currently on a business trip in Atlanta, and they are also talking about the same thing. If you are going to use tape as a review possibility, do it right.” James D. Manuel, Northlake, Texas “To say the very least, we were robbed. The problem is, there is not a thing they can do about it now. Why have access to instant replay if they are not going to use it in the proper manner?” Kevin Wilmeth, city