There's Luck And Then There's This

Ben Kiely
By Ben Kiely
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This is one of the strangest extra points that has been scored in American football.


A young the kicker from South Dakota mishit his field goal attempt and drilled it low towards the bank of players in front of him. The pigskin hadn't a hope of making its way over the crossbar if it had continued on that trajectory. However, the offensive team had a stroke of luck as the ball smashed off an opposing player's facemask and just about crawled over for an extra point.

The officials behind the goal took their time acknowledging that the ridiculous play they had witnessed actually happened and it was not some sort of trippy hallucination as a result of someone spiking the Gatorade.

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