MWC bans employees, alumni from replay position

Mountain West Conference athletic directors have decided to ban

employees or alumni of the host school from serving in the

communicator position in the instant replay booth at football


The change came six days after a botched review of an apparent

fumble by BYU running back JJ Di Luigi. San Diego State coach Brady

Hoke asked for a review, and officials ruled there was not enough

evidence to rule it a fumble. BYU scored five plays later en route

to a 24-21 win at home.

The three replay officials reportedly were suspended for one