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UCF skydiver delivering game ball misses stadium entirely (Video)

Sam Cooper
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The first Saturday of the 2014 college football season had an early start as Penn State and Central Florida kicked off at 8:30 a.m. ET at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, but before the game got underway, there was a fancy pregame ceremony.

Part of that ceremony included a delivery of two game balls – one from Penn State and another from UCF – by two skydivers. Things did not go exactly as planned.

Penn State’s skydiver had great execution and landed softly at the 45-yard line.

The skydiver representing UCF had a different approach – missing Croke Park completely.

Oops!

In case you were wondering, the poor guy ended up landing safely on a local railroad.

The game started as planned, so we can assume that another game ball was located despite the minor mishap. 

Maybe the struggle of the UCF skydiver was a bad omen for the Knights, as Penn State went on to win 26-24.

For more UCF news, visit UCFSports.com.

For more Penn State news, visit BlueWhiteIllustrated.com.

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(H/T SB Nation)

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