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The 'one point safety' adds spice to an otherwise dull Fiesta Bowl.
Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY
Sometimes, if you watch enough college football you see something you've never seen before. It's rare, but it happens.
For example, Thursday night's Fiesta Bowl featured a one-point safety, the Halley's Comet of NCAA football rulings.
First, what happened:
In the third quarter, after scoring yet another touchdown, Oregon lined up for an extra-point try looking to push its lead to 32-10. The kick by the Ducks' Alejandro Maldonado was blocked, however… so no points, right?
Wrong. The kick was blocked in the field of play (in front of the end zone) and recovered by a Kansas State player, who then ran the ball into the end zone under his own power and tossed the ball to a teammate, who was tackled in the end zone.
Sure happy this didn't affect the final outcome.
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