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What Transpires After Ole Miss' High Snap and Desperation Pass Leaves Rabid Alabama Home Crowd Stunned


... by that point Alabama defenders converged upon him for a sack.

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The University of Mississippi was leading the Alabama Crimson Tide — #2-ranked in the nation among college football squads — 17-10 in the third quarter Saturday night in Tuscaloosa.

But it didn't seem to matter.

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The 15th-ranked visitors faced a 3rd and 1 just shy of their own 35 yard line, AC/DC's "Hell's Bells" started playing through the considerable speaker system — and with the sea of red-adorned Tide fans going crazy in the stands, it didn't look good for Ole Miss.

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And that seemed to play out when the Rebels' snap from center sailed high.

While Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly was able to snatch the errant pigskin, Alabama defenders had already converged upon him for a sack.

So Kelly heaved it in the general direction of his left-side wide receivers as he began to fall to earth:

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Then things got interesting.

The ball ricocheted off Ole Miss' receiver Laquon Treadwell:

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Then it bounced off one of the two Alabama defensive backs covering him:

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And finally descended into the waiting hands of another Ole Miss receiver, Quincy Adeboyejo —

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— who took it 66 yards to the house:

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The Alabama faithful couldn't believe it:

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The Crimson Tide lost the game 43-37; it was the first victory for Ole Miss visiting Alabama in nearly 30 years.

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