Tennessee coach Derek Dooley is a fired man walking today and it's all thanks to Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham drawing up a game-tying play on his hand.
Yep, just like you used to do with the neighbor kids during two-hand touch in the street, Green-Beckham ran to the huddle and started diagramming what would ultimately be a 25-yard touchdown pass with 47 seconds remaining in regulation. Missouri would go on to win the game 51-48 in four overtimes.
"It was pretty funny because right before that, he told me — the defense probably could have seen what he was doing — he put his hand up and he was doing this, this and that," Missouri quarterback James Franklin said as he pretended to draw up the play on his hand. "It was funny because that's what he did, and it worked."
Green-Beckham beat the Tennessee defense and was alone on the left side of the end zone.
"Once we got out there and lined up, I saw how far the safety was playing up so I was [thinking] I can beat this guy and get behind him on a fade route," Green-Beckham said.
The win put Missouri one game from bowl eligibility with contests against Syracuse and Texas A&M remaining. Tennessee would have to beat Vanderbilt and Kentucky to reach six wins.
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Thanks to @AKMoussa for the heads up.
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