Nebraska 50-Yard TD Run Becomes Touchback After Ball Comes Loose (Video)
There’s no better way to start a game than to punch the football into the end zone for a touchdown within the first few seconds, killing the hopes of your opponent and their fans in the process.
Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Terrell Newby had that opportunity on Saturday when they faced off against the Northwestern Wildcats, as he took off for a sure fire 50-yard TD.
One problem. He forgot to bring himself into the end zone along with the ball, as it came loose at the 2-yard line and ended up being a 50-yard touchback instead.
— Josh Planos (@JPlanos) September 24, 2016
Terrell Newby soars for a TD, but instead fumbles through the back of the EZ. Touchback and a first down for Northwestern. pic.twitter.com/mDKJnNI924
— Stephen Nelson (@Stephen__Nelson) September 24, 2016