City High Winning Kick

With 5 seconds left in the game against Cedar Rapids Prairie, Shane Morelock takes advantage of the free kick rule, splitting the uprights on a 53-yard field to win the game.

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t from ic says ... on Saturday, Jun 20 at 2:04 AM

actually, this rule is valid in college as well. just rarely used.

bc says ... on Sunday, Nov 23 at 5:56 PM

this is not allowed in college for some reason!

WOW says ... on Monday, Sep 22 at 9:02 AM

dude i cant believe this i could have the power to do that but not the accuracy to....holy god man this is amazing...

Mean Gene says ... on Monday, Aug 18 at 12:19 AM

I actually attempted one of these kicks in a semipro game back in 1997. It was maybe a 37-38 yard attempt (hard to tell because the field didn't have every yard marked, just every five yards) and unfortuantely I pushed it wide right.

brent says ... on Saturday, Apr 12 at 10:26 PM

yea it was a fair catch and it was tied up and he kicked it and made it and we won and went to the playoffs

Crazy Energy says ... on Monday, Jan 21 at 9:54 AM

I've seen this happen in the NFL twice in my whole entire life. This comes after a fair catch usually at the end of a half or a game. It's only happened 23 times in the NFL SINCE 1933. The last successful fair catch kick was in 1968 by Mac Percival.

Hey says ... on Wednesday, Oct 24 at 8:36 PM

Free Kicks can be kicked after safties and after any fair catch... This free kick was taken after a fair catch

Mike says ... on Wednesday, Oct 17 at 6:33 PM

What was the game situation leading up to this? Aren't free kicks only after safeties? Why would a team intentionally give up 2 points to try to kick a game-winning field goal, or is there a rule I don't know?

LittleHawk says ... on Tuesday, Oct 9 at 12:32 PM


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