Update: The Mid-American Conference released a statement regarding the Central Michigan vs. Oklahoma State game’s ending.
“The Mid-American Conference officiating crew from Saturday afternoon’s Central Michigan at Oklahoma State contest made an error on the final play of regulation. The crew made a misapplication of the rule and should not have extended the contest with one final play. Despite the error, this will not change the outcome of the contest,” said Bill Carollo, the Coordinator of Football Officials, Collegiate Officiating Consortium.
The Central Michigan football team upset No. 22 Oklahoma State on a Hail Mary touchdown from Cooper Rush to Corey Willis. The Chippewas won, 30-27.
Oklahoma State got called for intentional grounding with 0:00 on the clock, giving Central Michigan one play on its own 49-yard-line.
Rush completed a Hail Mary pass to Jesse Kroll, who then lateralled the ball to Willis for the 51-yard touchdown.
Rush finished the game with 361 passing yards and four touchdowns.
Central Michigan improves to 2-0 on the season with the victory and will face UNLV on Sept. 17 at home.