The fabric that makes college football so wonderful includes legendary upsets. In Los Angeles, we almost had one today.
With three minutes remaining in the fourth quarter of the Rose Bowl, the South Alabama Jaguars were up 31-29 against Chip Kelly and the UCLA Bruins.
At that point, South Alabama coach Kane Wommack bizarrely elected to run a fake off of a field goal try from 40 yards out that would have tied the score at two possessions.
Naturally, the college football community responded in many ways to the stupid play
Kofie, a professional gamer, made light of the NCAA video game series' play-calling recommendations.
Add this to the list of offences against football that help an upset fail," Sports Illustrated reporter Pat Forde wrote on Twitter.