Somedays, it really doesn’t pay to get out of bed.

You’ve got a seven point lead with fifteen seconds left in the game. On fourth down, you elect to play it safe and take a safety instead of risking a punt block.

And this is your reward for all that careful strategery:

You’ve got to love the way the Akron announcers lose it on the call, although the camera work blows.

But this is my favorite part of the story:

… Even the band seemed to recognize the moment, playing a rendition of “Amazing Grace” at a tempo appropriate for a funeral.


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  1. Ally

    My God, I didn’t think there was another team out there that tackles as horribly as we do. How the hell did that kid escape those piles?
    Western Michigan, I feel your pain.