Found October 14, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Manti Te'o
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In what will likely be one of the most talked about and/or debated endings to a game this year, Notre Dame football upends the Stanford Cardinal 20-13 with an overtime goal line stand.On 4th and goal from the 1 foot line, Stanford running back Stepfan Taylor met a wall of Notre Dame defenders, was pushed backwards and looked stuffed. Then Taylor twisted his body, moved forward, and stretched out the ball to attempt the touchdown. He was called down before the ball crossed the plane. Arguments can be made that forward progress was stopped before he twisted around; that his elbow touched the ground before crossing the plane; that he didn’t have possession of the ball; or that he actually did score.But the bottom line is that the play was reviewed by the officials and the call stood as originally made. That is the right call as far as the review is concerned, because after watching the re-play myself over and over again, there is no compelling evidence to overturn it. Was the original ...
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