Contact Us

One Point Safety Scored in Oregon – Kansas State Fiesta Bowl [VIDEO]

1 Point Safety
ESPN via Twitter

A safety in football is two points right?  Not in during the 2013 Fiesta Bowl when Oregon was awarded a 1-point safety in one of the most obsure football plays you’ll ever see.

What occurred during the game is known as a conversion safety. The ball was blocked into then end zone on an extra point try then covered for the single point.  Since the most points that could have been scored on the play was one, the referees awarded Oregon with the point for the safety after they tackled a K-State ball carrier.

Oregon went on to win the game 35-17.

Has this ever happened before? Yes! Texas/Texas A&M in 2004.  Incredibly, announcer Brad Nessler had the call of both games. (The video gets really good at about 2:00 when the referees make their ruling):

See ESPN Replay Video of the Fiesta Bowl 1 Point Safety

The football world took to Twitter to remark on the obscure play.  Some of our favorite One Point Tweets:

Best of WIBX 950

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wibx950.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for IBX INCENTIVE CLUB quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive IBX INCENTIVE CLUB contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.