Oklahoma fell to Kansas State on Saturday afternoon in one of the most shocking upsets of the 2019 college football season. Of course, the end of the game featured some controversy.
Trailing 48-41, Oklahoma tried an onside kick in an attempt to get the ball back and stage one last drive. The Sooners recovered the ball, but the referees reviewed the call.
The referees determined that Oklahoma's Trejan Bridges touched the ball before 10 yards, negating the recovery.
Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley argued that Bridges was pushed into the ball by a Kansas State player. In that case, Bridges would have been eligible to recover the ball.
Riley argued to no avail. The referees determined that Bridges touched the ball early and that he was not pushed into it.
Video replay doesn't exactly suggest that Bridges wasn't blocked:
Regardless, Oklahoma is now 7-1 on the season and will have a much harder time claiming a College Football Playoff slot. The Sooners will have to run the table the rest of the way and hope that they have one of the four best resumes at the end of the season.