It’s on-brand for Eastern Michigan to find itself in a close game. Need proof? The Eagles have been a part of 27 games decided by one possession dating back to 2016, and a number of them have been decided by less than a field goal. So it makes sense, then, that Eastern Michigan found itself in a dogfight with Central Connecticut on Saturday. The Eagles trailed 29-28 with 18 seconds left and a win looked unlikely at that point.
But with Central Connecticut setting up to punt, Eastern Michigan’s Matthew Sexton broke through the line to block the punt and scoop it up for a thrilling go-ahead score in the final seconds of the game. You can see the full clip below:
Oh ya, not a bad way to end in a win ????? pic.twitter.com/a0lCHFXdNv
— Sports ON Tap (@SONTHighlights) September 22, 2019
This is one way to finish off a home game… I am sure he is going to have a fun night on campus, you can bet on that.