With a 14-7 lead and facing third and goal from the two, Notre Dame looked likely to enter halftime beating Virginia Tech by at least ten points. The Irish kept it conservative, too, with a run up the middle, intent on preserving at least a field goal opportunity.

Except that’s not what happened! Instead, the Hokies’ Divine Deablo (what a perfect name!) scooped up a fumble and took it 98 yards to the house.

For extra Notre Dame schadenfreude, please also enjoy the Virginia Tech radio call:

More college football should involve amazingly named players totally demoralizing the Notre Dame crowd with impossibly unlikely plays.

About Jay Rigdon

Jay is a writer and editor for The Comeback, and a contributor at Awful Announcing. He is not a strong swimmer.