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Nick Foles’ TD catch was just like one made by OU’s Baker Mayfield in Rose Bowl

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles caught a touchdown pass during the first half of Super Bowl LII.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles caught a touchdown pass during the first half of Super Bowl LII. The Associated Press

How about that call?

The Eagles led 15-12 with under a minute to play in the first half of Super Bowl LII, but they faced a fourth-and-goal situation from the Patriots’ 1-yard line.

Rather than kick the field goal, the Eagles went for it and that gamble paid off as quarterback Nick Foles hauled in a pass from tight end Trey Burton on a trick play.

That helped Philadelphia take a 22-12 lead into the half.

Here is the touchdown:

If that looked familiar, it should. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield caught a touchdown pass on a very similar play during the Rose Bowl last month.

Take a look:

Eagles quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles talks about playing against Tom Brady and the Patriots in the biggest game of them all. The Eagles upset the Patriots, 41-33.

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff

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