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Cliff Shaw

Age: 91

college football and basketball official whose call in the 1954 Cotton Bowl set a precedent still observed in the NCAA; when Alabama's Tommy Lewis came off the bench to tackle Rice halfback Dickie Moegle, Shaw awarded Rice a touchdown, causing the sport's rules committee to make the procedure a standard at their next meeting; once rated the top referee in the Southwest Conference, Shaw also co-hosted a weekly football highlight show for KARK-TV in Arkansas; of natural causes

Died: Little Rock, Ark., Jan 22, 198

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