Spot of ball mysteriously moved on Tennessee’s second FG attempt at end of game
After a miraculous touchdown on fourth-and-14, Florida held a 28-27 lead with a little over one minute remaining on the clock.
That was plenty of time for Tennessee to drive down the field to have a shot at kicking a long field goal. And they did that. Tennessee had a chance to win with a 55-yard field goal.
Before the kick, Florida almost gifted Tennessee a free five yards because it had 12 men on the field, which would have been a penalty. To avoid the penalty, Gators coach Jim McElwain smartly called a timeout at the last second, but not before Vols kicker Aaron Medley had a chance to get off essentially a “free” kick.
This is where things look a little strange.
Before Florida’s timeout, Tennessee was kicking from the right hash mark, which can be seen in the picture on the left in the tweet below. After the timeout was called, the ball mysteriously is placed in the middle of the field, as you can see in the picture on the right.
There’s no reason why the ball should have moved after the timeout.
Tennessee was inches away from nailing the kick and if it would have made the field goal, you better believe that Gators everywhere would have wanted to know the answer to why the spot of the ball mysteriously moved.
Where the ball was placed before the TO and then after…. pic.twitter.com/WTwLHSo2qV
— Nick de la Torre (@NickdelaTorreGC) September 27, 2015
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