Originally posted on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 10/4/13
Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads was absolutely livid following his team's narrow 31-30 home loss to Texas on Thursday night. In the post-game press conference, the 46-year-old ripped into the Big 12 officials, and accused them of robbing his players of a much-deserved victory. For those who may not know the situation, the Cyclones led 30-24 with under a minute to go in the game, but the Longhorns were threatening to take the lead after driving the ball down to the one-yard line. However, this is when Texas running back Jonathan Gray fumbled the football, and Iowa State recovered, seemingly securing the first conference win of the season for the Cyclones. But in a cruel twist of fate, Gray was ruled down by contact, and the call stood after video review. Naturally, the Longhorns would eventually punch the ball into the endzone, and win 31-30. Rhoads was adamant that Gray fumbled the football. "I've got pretty good eye sight," he said. "The view I had of that gigantic screen in the north end zone showed a player that was not down and our guy with the football." You can check out the play in question by clicking here. Via Bleacher Report
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