Welp, Illinois attempted a 52-yard FG while down 18 to Penn State

It may not have mattered in the end, but it was certainly interesting.

Uh, this was an interesting decision from Illinois head coach Lovie Smith. In the fourth quarter at home against No. 10 Penn State, the Fighting Illini was down 42-24 to the Nittany Lions with 10:34.

On 4th and 10, Smith had to make a decision — go for it to get the 1st down, or try for a 52-yard field goal that would make it two-possession game. He opted to try for the field goal and it went...

...wide left. Coming...


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