Thursday, May 21, 2015

In honor of the NFL's new extra point rules...

Now that the defense can score on extra points in the NFL, here's a video of what could be an unintended consequence, courtesy of Oregon, Kansas State, the Fiesta Bowl, and Ron Cherry.

To recap, the scoring team (in this clip, Oregon) lined up for an extra point attempt.  The kick was blocked and recovered by the defense (K-State), who then ran backwards into their own endzone, and then got tackled by the kicking team.  Therefore, the kicking team got 1 point.

Friday, May 1, 2015

College Football Hypotheticals

May 9 marks the midpoint between the 2014 season’s Championship Game and the 2015 season’s kickoff.  And with the offseason in full swing, I thought I’d take a look at some hypotheticals that have been discussed throughout the college football community.