VIDEO: Tennessee Robbed Of Touchdown Video Goes Viral On Social Media: During the overtime of Thursday’s Music City Bowl versus Purdue, the Tennessee Volunteers were the recipients of a highly controversial call. In the first overtime period, the game has been tied at 45 and Tennessee has decided to go for the 4th and the goal was a 1-yard line from Purdue. Going backward, Jaylen Wright was standing up for the goal line but reached out to see if he could help get the ball in the end zone. He has almost done it but the Purdue defender did not go for it and they lose. But, The line judge determined that Wright’s forward progress had been stopped short of the goal line, and the play was declared dead on the field. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Tennessee Robbed Of Touchdown Video
There was a video that CFB kings put on Twitter and the video shows the sideline how questionable the decision was. The call was affirmed via replay after the play was reviewed. Forward advancement is a judgment call, and once that decision has been made on the field, nothing can be changed. Tennessee would argue that when the line judge ruled Wright down, he was still moving forward. Wright’s knee was not down at any moment before he crossed the goal line, therefore it was simply a matter of making an arbitrary decision. Tennessee supporters will be disappointed since they were already upset by another strange ending earlier in the season.
Late in the third quarter, Tennessee reclaimed control. When Chase McGrath kicked a 30-yard field goal at 3:44 of the third quarter, UT retook the lead 31-30. Trevon Flowers intercepted O’Connell on Purdue’s next possession, the Vol defense’s third interception of the game.
The Volunteers appeared to be in good shape to expand their lead, but a 15-play, 61-yard drive ended at the Purdue 24 when Hooker was sacked on fourth-and-1, handing the ball back to the Boilermakers. Purdue led 38-31 with 4:58 remaining in the fourth quarter. Payne Durham, a tight end, caught a 62-yard throw from O’Connell as Durham spun out of the Tennessee defense in a weird play near the sideline. For the 2-point conversion, O’Connell went to Durham once more. Small scored a 69-yard touchdown run to put Tennessee in a goal-to-go position.
Tillman caught his third touchdown of the day on fourth-and-goal. The extra point was successful, tying the game at 38 points apiece. With 2:57 left in the game, O’Connell connected Thompson for a 70-yard touchdown on third-and-5, putting Purdue in front 45-38. The Vols answered with a game-tying touchdown run of 72 yards in 82 seconds. Jaylin Hyatt was hit 2 yards away by the hooker. Tennessee had the chance to win the game in regulation but chase McGrath tries to attempt a 56-yard field goal with only 2 seconds left and Purdue won the toss and elected to go for defense.