Originally Posted by silvrhand
Seriously everyone needs to wake up on this.
- Cushing was not engaged by anyone else.
- Jamal didn't hit him from behind.
- Jamal was in clear sight of Cushing.
- Cushing decided to ignore Jamal Charles.
- Jamal Charles blew up Cushing cause of the above.
- The hit was not illegal.
Even in high school clipping is illegal. Deliberately striking the side of the knee falls under that rule.