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Video: Ohio State Beats Michigan After Controversial 4th Down Measurement

J.T. Barrett gets a controversial first down against Michigan.


Ohio State just beat Michigan, 30-27 in double-overtime.

While Curtis Samuel's touchdown run was the game-winner, the play before will be most talked about. A controversial measurement on a fourth down run by J.T. Barrett gave the Buckeyes a first down and set up Samuel's scamper.

On 4th-and-1 from the Michigan 16, Barrett kept around the left side and was blasted by Michigan safety Delano Hill. Barrett bounced off his teammate A.J. Alexander and hit the ground.

Michigan players immediately signaled that he was short, but the referees gave him the first down. The play was reviewed, and it stood as called.

Here's the play and some replays from the broadcast. You be the judge.

That play and that measurement will be talked about by fans of both teams for decades. Ohio State ultimately got the win and waits on the result of Michigan State-Penn State to see if they are Big Ten East champs.