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Officials should not have ejected Penn State?linebacker Brandon Smith for targeting in the second quarter of Saturdays game against Michigan, the Big Ten acknowledged in a statement Wednesday afternoon. Anthony Tolliver Jersey .Smith, attempting to break up a pass near the goal line, hit the helmet of a diving Grant Perry. Officials threw a flag -- which the Big Ten said was the right move -- but the conference said the referees should have then reversed the call upon further review.In this particular play, the defense was making a legitimate attempt to get the ball and, upon full review, the call of targeting should have been reversed by the replay official, the Big Ten wrote.The Nittany Lions had already lost all their starting linebackers to injury when Smith, a backup and a walk-on, was ejected. Penn State was essentially forced to plug in fourth-stringer?Jan Johnson, a former wrestler, who then suffered a season-ending injury.Immediately following the game, Penn State coach James Franklin said the officials technically made the right decision because the rule doesnt factor in intent.Its the right call, Franklin said Saturday. If you have helmet-to-helmet contact with a defenseless player, theres no gray area.Asked again about the call on Wednesday following the Big Tens statement, Franklin said,?To be honest with you, I cant say a whole lot about any of these types of things. I was told one thing during the game, so I reinforced that in the press conference -- what I was told. And, obviously, were been in conversations since then with the Big Ten, and they came out with a statement today.I think weve done a pretty good job with targeting, in general. That was kind of a unique situation, so thats one of the reasons the Big Ten came out with a statement to make sure everybodys clear. Because its a little bit of a gray area. Langston Galloway Jersey . Brad Jacobs and his Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., team took control of the game early. Ben McLemore Jersey .J. -- Josh Cribbs was in the Pro Bowl in February and out of a job six months later. http://www.kingsbasketballpro.com/Tyreke-Evans-Kings-Jersey/ . -- Jaye Marie Green shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday to increase her lead to five strokes after the second round of the LPGA Tours qualifying tournament. North Melbournes best form had better be in front of them, because their AFL season of great expectations has ground to a halt.Kangaroos coach Brad Scott remained upbeat about their prospects after Sundays 32-point loss to West Coast at Subiaco.It meant they have lost five of their last six games and plummeted from top spot on the AFL ladder to eighth.Scott said they had to rediscover their best form and regain players from injury.Our best footy is in front of us, he said.We have played some really good football this year and we have had some challenges put in front of us. Some challenges we havent been able to overcome.We have played four pretty good teams in the past month (Geelong, Hawthorn, Adelaide, Eagles) and really I didnt walk away discouraged that our best wasnt good enough to win those games.Indeed, their situation is not catastrophic - yet.Norths nine-game winning streak at the start of the season means they are only one game plus percentage outside the top four.And the Kangaroos have a three-game buffer over Port Adelaide, Collingwood Melbourne and St Kilda, who will need a lot to go right if any of them are to push for the finals.But of Norths 10 wins this season, only two have been against other teams currently in the top eight.Their form slump makes next Saturdays home game against the resurgent Power a big clash.The Eagles 16.8 (104) to 11.6 (72) win was their first thiis year against another top eight team. Peja Stojakovic Jersey. West Coast improved from eighth to fifth, leaving them just one win adrift of second.Also on Sunday, Adelaide extended their winning streak to seven with a regulation 10-goal win over Carlton at the MCG.The 16.11 (107) to 7.5 (47) win sent the Crows rocketing from fifth to third.Across town, St Kildas four-goal run in the last quarter meant they survived a scare against lowly Essendon and won by 11 points.Jack Steven was supreme for the Saints in the 17.7 (109) to 14.14 (98) win.Geelong and GWS were the big losers in round 16, with the Cats falling at home to Sydney on Friday night by 38 points.As Geelong dropped out of the top four, Sydney replaced them in second spot and set up a ripping clash next Thursday night against top side Hawthorn at the SCG.The Giants were also ordinary at home, falling to the Magpies by 32 points to drop from third to seventh.Richmond gave the Western Bulldogs an almighty scare on Saturday night, but the Dogs won ugly by 10 points to improve from sixth to fourth.Only two games separate top side Hawthorn from North in eighth.The Hawks beat Port Adelaide on Thursday night by 22 points in a rugged clash.Melbourne beat Fremantle in Darwin and Gold Coast won the Q Clash over Brisbane. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '