Hail Mary Finishes

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Michigan State's Kirk Cousins to Keith Nichol
Oct. 22, 2011

With the game tied at 31, Michigan State had one last chance for victory over Wisconsin. Spartans quarterback Kirk Cousins lofted the ball toward the endzone, where it caromed off Michigan State receiver B.J. Cunningham's facemask back to Keith Nichol on the one-yard line. Nichol fought two Wisconsin defenders but was ruled just short of the endzone. The play was reviewed upstairs and overturned, giving the Spartans an unlikely victory.

This was just one of several amazing Hail Mary finishes in football history. Here are some more.

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