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Watch UCF use a Hail Mary pass to beat East Carolina
Watch UCF use a Hail Mary pass to beat East Carolina

UCF used a Hail Mary pass from Justin Holman to Breshad Perriman to cover 51 yards on the final play of the game for a 32-30 victory over East Carolina on Thursday night, once again proving that college football teams have a problem defending last-gasp chances. The pass from Holman cleared three East Carolina defenders, none of whom were in the end zone and one of whom came running across the goal line and misjudged the flight of the ball. Perriman simply ran behind the defense and caught the ball as it arrived in the end zone. Most defenses feature two safeties in normal formations and sometimes three in nickel or dime schemes. Yet, for some reason, the Pirates didn't have anyone...

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