Amazing video of thrilling winning TD

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Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for Originally from Orlando, Fla., he previously covered the Orlando Magic for FOX Sports Florida and has also covered the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and MLB playoffs. Follow him on Twitter.


Copperas Cove (Texas) head coach Jack Welch thought he was making the safe play when he called for a squib kick in a game against A&M Consolidated on Friday. His team was leading 41-38 with one second left in the high school football matchup.

Unfortunately, Welch’s call backfired as the College Station-based A&M Consolidated squad channeled Cal-Stanford on the game’s final play to escape with a 44-41 win.

The excitement started with 3:39 left in the game, when Copperas Cove — the alma mater of one Robert Griffin III — tied the game 24-24 on a 5-yard touchdown pass.

Over the final few minutes, the teams combined for 37 more points, with A&M Consolidated shocking the crowd on this final play of the game:

On second thought, maybe he should have just kicked it deep.

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