Bob Newhart acknowledges College Football Playoff referee lookalike

Veteran comic Bob Newhart knew it was better to join the joke than deny it.

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Congratulations to the Ohio State Buckeyes, winners of the inaugural football College Football Playoff national championship who also had the pleasure of meeting legendary actor-comedian Bob Newhart during their 42-20 victory over Oregon Monday night.

And here’s what the 85-year-old Newhart had to say:

[H/T Sporting News]

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