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'Can You Believe What You Just Saw?': Unreal Final Play — an 8-Lateral Kickoff Return — Steals Win for Miami Over Duke (UPDATED)

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But in a final sequence reminiscent of California's unforgettable run through the Stanford band ...

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DURHAM, N.C. (TheBlaze/AP) � Corn Elder took Miami's eighth lateral of a wild final kickoff return and brought it back 75 yards for a touchdown that gave Miami a 30-27 victory over No. 22 Duke on Saturday night.

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Thomas Sirk seemingly had given the Blue Devils the win by scoring on a sneak with 6 seconds left.

But in a final sequence reminiscent of California's unforgettable run through the Stanford band, Elder caught the last of eight laterals, and zigged and zagged through the Duke coverage team for the score.

The announcer on the TV broadcast remarked, "Can you believe what you just saw?"

One problem: A penalty flag thrown on teammate Mark Walton for an illegal block in the back on Breon Borders at the Duke 25.

But after a lengthy review, the officials determined the block was to Borders' side � not his back � and the touchdown stood.

Speaking of the end of that other collegiate contest way back when (well, 1982) between Stanford and Cal � known simply as "The Play" � remember this?

Does Miami's return rival Cal's "most amazing, sensational, dramatic, heartrending, exciting, thrilling finish in the history of college football," complete with the marching band?

Your call.

UPDATE 8:32 p.m. ET Sunday: The ACC on Sunday suspended the Miami-Duke officiating crew for two games for missing calls on the game's final play.

Also on Sunday, a telling reaction to all the excitement was posted to the Miami Hurricane's Twitter account:

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