Now That Was a Ball Game

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007, 1:52 am

I’m trying to think if I’ve seen a more exciting football game than the Boise State-Oklahoma game I just watched. I’m trying to think if I’ve seen three greater playcalls than Boise State made to tie, tie, and win the game. The 2-point conversion play was sheer genius.

To win after blowing an 18-point lead and throwing a Roethlisberger-caliber season-killing pick…and facing 4th and 18…and coming up with a perfect hook-and-lateral…wow. Whatta game.

And then Ian Johnson, who ran for over 100 yards and scored the winning 2-point conversion, proposes to his cheerleader girlfriend while being interviewed by Chris Myers. Who kinda spoiled things by saying, “So now you want to propose to your girlfriend…” Unless Ian asked Myers to set it up like that. And he goes down on one knee and proposes. And she says yes. It was very sweet, and quite spontaneous.

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One Response to “Now That Was a Ball Game”

  1. Daddy Says:

    That game was insane. I’ll always have a place in my heart for Boise, Idaho because of it.

    In fact, I just dyed my front lawn blue in homage.

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