Michigan snuck by Virginia Tech Hookies in overtime of the Sugar Bowl, 23-20, thanks in part to an overturned TD call. Yes, kickers also played are part in it too.
Virginia Tech, who seemed to be in control mode all game, got the ball first in overtime. Danny Coale on third down caught an amazing 20 yard pass from Logan Thomas with one hand, but the play went to the booth.
Although it appeared that Coale was able to turn over his arm and get his elbow underneath the ball, the play catch was called incomplete and Virginia Tech was forced to kick a field goal. That’s where third string Tech kicker, Justin Meyer, missed a 37-yarder, his first miss out of four attempts on the night.
Michigan’s Brendan Gibbons went on to nail a 37-yard field goal to secure the win for the Wolverines.
There were many things that did not go Virginia Tech’s way. That included a crazy fake field by Michigan, that ended up with the snapper catching a pass after it hit one of the Tech defenders. A tough way ...