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Coastal Carolina does the wrong thing and there’s a miracle cover

Coastal Carolina chased points and it almost cost them. But a pick-six set up the miracle cover for Chanticleers backers.

The #15 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers were up 27-23 on the Appalachian State Mountaineers, and were five-point favorites in Myrtle Beach with just 1:25 remaining.

App State had 4th and 20 from the shadow of their own goal post, and just one timeout remaining. So all CC needs to do is tackle the guy with the ball or knock down a pass, and they go home winners. They don’t cover, but they keep the inside track for the Sun Belt Championship and with an outside shot at a New Year’s Six bowl.

As as App State quarterback Zac Thomas drops back to throw needing a score of yards, it’s basically all over for both bettors and and the teams on the field.

But why play it safe WHEN YOU CAN BE A LEGEND AND GET THE COVER!!?? Coastal Carolina Chanticleer D’Jordan Strong, bettors across America thank you (and some also hate you).

Your coach might not appreciate you risking victory by not going down once the ball is intercepted here, but everyone that bet on the Chants laying the points now owes you whatever the NCAA legally allows if they see you in a restaurant.

That is dangerous, irresponsible football... and absolutely glorious if you had the Chants -5. One of the wagering miracles of the year in the default #FunBelt regular season title game.

This is why college football is The Best Sport. Forever.