Tuesday January 13th, 2015

As many people noted on Twitter last night, Greg Burks, the head referee for the Big 12 crew officiating the College Football Playoff championship game, looks a lot like comedy legend Bob Newhart.

The always sharp Newhart decided to use the chatter in his favor, and tweeted out that he was in fact pursuing a new career as a college football ref.

Robert Griffin III auctioning off his team signed cast for charity

If the 85-year-old Newhart is going to take credit for Burks' officiating, then it is only fair that Burks take over a few of Newhart's stand-up dates.

[Dr. Saturday]

Brendan Maloy

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