Kentucky picked the right weekend to have a noon game because it has been a great day for college football, and we finally get to watch it.
So far in my first college football-watching Saturday, Clemson and Florida State came down to the wire; Oklahoma State upset TCU; and Arkansas just defeated Ole Miss in Oxford on the wildest finish I’ve seen since… well… Miami-Duke last weekend.
Down by a touchdown and facing a 4th-and-25 in overtime, Arkansas completed a pass about 10 yards short of the first down marker. Tight end Hunter Henry knew he was short of the sticks and blindly threw the ball over his head back toward the backfield, where running back Alex Collins picked it up and sprinted for a first down.
Arkansas would score a few plays later and complete the two-point conversion for the upset.
Here’s the wacky fourth-down play that set up the win: