With Northwestern trailing by four points deep in their own end of the field on the final play, a series of laterals ended with Ohio State recovering a fumble in the endzone.
While the six points may have seemed meaningless in the final score, it meant a lot to gamblers. Brent Musburger, well aware of the circumstances, immediately made reference to the importance of the touchdown. With Ohio State favoured by 5-6.5 points in most places, the random touchdown meant they covered the spread and impacted thousands of bets.
While this happens all the time, it is not often that a bet-savvy announcer such as Musburger is calling the play on national television. Here is the play (via ABC)..
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