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Video: Here's Oregon's 1-Point Safety From The Fiesta Bowl - With An Explanation

The rarest play in college football.
Chip Kelly smiles on the field at Oregon.

The best thing about sports is that you never know what is going to happen next. In the Fiesta Bowl between Oregon and Kansas State, fans got a chance to see a rare treat -- no, a very rare treat -- a 1-point safety.

Never heard of a 1-point safety? You aren't alone, as it had only happened a few other times in college football history. It can only occur on an extra point or a two-point conversion. In this particular instance, Kansas State blocked an Oregon extra point, recovered the kick on the 1-yard line, and then ran back into the end zone where the player was tackled. So essentially it was like Oregon made the kick.

Here's the video of something you may never see again: