Originally written on Double Coverage Football  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Evanston, Illinois. Five seconds left. Northwestern down by 4 but covering the 6.5-point spread and holding the ball. Degenerate gambler and Wildcat alum Brent Musburger in the booth giddily shaking and dreaming about what to do with all the money he's about to win on his alma mater plus the points. No way this is getting screwed up. Right? Oof.  We've seen bad beats before. We've seen Musburger decompose in the booth after clearly losing a bet before. We've seen wild finishes before. But the trifecta we saw Saturday night in Evanston was stupefying. Just look at Brent's call: "So here they come with the hook and ladder...scramble for the ball...touchdown Ohio State. And you know what? There are some folks who are celebrating and others who are saying "You've GOT to be kidding me." There are some numbers crunchers...oooh ho ho. Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness. (ESPN cuts off mic) I just lost my house. K...
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