Did you see the ending of the Cal-Ole Miss game? What a bizarre ending to an entertaining matchup.
The Bears took a 28-13 lead into the fourth quarter. It was looking like that lead would hold. But Rebels running back Jerrion Ealy scored on a 15-yard run to make it a 28-20 game with less than five minutes to play.
Cal attempted to run out the clock on its following offensive possession, but the Ole Miss defense forced a three-and-out. Ole Miss got the ball at its own 10-yard line and promptly marched down the field.
With a first-and-goal at the Cal 10-yard line, it looked like the Rebels were going to have a good chance to score. But two very questionable play calls — two straight runs — milked most of the remaining game clock.
With 17 seconds to play, Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral proceeded to fire a bullet to the left side of the end zone. The pass was caught by Elijah Moore in what appeared to be a touchdown. But the refs ruled the receiver down at the 1-yard line.
With a fourth-and-short and just seconds to play, Corral attempted a quarterback sneak. But the run was stopped a hair short of the end zone by star Cal linebacker Evan Weaver. The Bears held on to win 28-20.
The game's final play can be seen below.
One of the more bizarre endings you'll see this season. A big win for the Cal Bears nonetheless.