Syracuse beat Toledo 33-30 in overtime Saturday after getting some help from the officials on an extra point. Syracuse had scored a touchdown with 2:07 left in the game to make it 29-27. Their extra point attempt, pictured in the image above, and featured in videos below, went wide left. The officials didn’t realize that it missed and gave Syracuse the point to make it 30-27.
Toledo kicked a field goal at the end of regulation to tie the game and send it to overtime. They ended up losing 33-30. Had the correct call been made on the extra point, the Rockets’ field goal at the end of regulation would have made it 30-29.
Here is an animated look at the extra point with stills from Sports Grid:
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Below is another look at the extra point:
Hard to dispute the evidence after watch the replay, right? Sadly, it’s not the first mistake we’ve seen by refs in a college football game, and it won’t be the last.Google+