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Weekend Rewind: "Fumble" sparks Evangel Christian

9:06 AM, Dec. 03, 2012 EST

This week's reminder that you should always play to the whistle comes from University Lab (Baton Rouge, La.), which watched Evangel Christian Academy (Shreveport) score a wild touchdown on an apparent incomplete pass in a state quarterfinal game on Friday. Evangel Christian Academy would go on to win, 52-45.

In the video above, Evangel quarterback Dakota Duron throws a pass to Trent Taylor, who appears to lose control of the ball as soon as he's hit. After what he figures is a harmless incompletion, University Lab defensive back Jarrod Franklin picks up the loose ball and prepares to toss it to the referee.

Before Franklin realizes that the whistle never blew and that the referee ruled the play a catch and fumble, Taylor snatches the ball out of his hands and races 70 yards for a touchdown.

Thanks to Prep Rally for the heads up.

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