We Remember: Boise State's 'Statue of Liberty' to Win the 2007 Fiesta Bowl

Tristan ThornburghSocial Media StaffAugust 14, 2013

On January 1, 2007, college football fans rang in the new year with one of the most exciting bowl games in college football history as Boise State pulled off a successful "Statue of Liberty" play for a 43-42 overtime win against the Oklahoma Sooners. 

During a riveting fourth quarter that featured the Sooners scoring 25 unanswered points to take their first lead with a minute remaining, Broncos WR Drisan James lateraled his pass to fellow receiver Jerard Rabb, who ran 35 yards for the score to tie the game with 0:07 remaining. The game would head to overtime.

After a touchdown and PAT by the Sooners and a score from the Broncos, this happened:

The Broncos finished the season a perfect 13-0 after the victory.