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Unbelievable lateral play helps Arkansas beat Mississippi 53-52

This lateral actually ended up being a good thing for Arkansas on Saturday night.
This lateral actually ended up being a good thing for Arkansas on Saturday night.

If you tried to tell someone about this play, they’d think you were making it up or at the very least embellishing.

Nope.

Arkansas won 53-52 in overtime at Mississippi thanks to a play that never, ever should have worked.

The Razorbacks faced a 4th and 25 and converted on an unbelievable lateral:

Naturally, Arkansas scored a touchdown after that. Instead of kicking an extra point that would have prolonged the game, the Razorbacks went for the two-point conversion and was stopped. However, there was a facemask penalty.

Given a second chance, this is how the Razorbacks won:

Before all that went down, here was the craziest tweet from Saturday:

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