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Oklahoma State Makes Field Goal During Earthquake at Boone Pickens Stadium

Dec 7, 2013; Stillwater, OK, USA;  Oklahoma State Cowboys team run out before the game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Boone Pickens Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Rowe-USA TODAY Sports
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Tim DanielsFeatured ColumnistDecember 7, 2013

The Bedlam Series rivalry between Oklahoma State and Oklahoma features plenty of memorable moments. A unique one took place during Saturday's game as Cowboys kicker Ben Grogan was forced to make a field goal amid an earthquake.

Jake Trotter of ESPN noted the crazy accomplishment, which took place around the midway point of the second quarter to give Oklahoma State a 10-7 lead:

Trotter made sure to note it was an actual earthquake and not just a comparison to the fans:

Here's the kick, which Grogan made from 41 yards out:

Courtesy: Bleacher Report

An earthquake was noted at the time, measuring a magnitude 4.5 in Jones, Oklahoma, according to an Earthquakes and Tsunamis account on Twitter:

Oklahoma State and Oklahoma are both ranked inside the Top 25, and the rivalry always adds a little extra intrigue. Kicking a field goal during an earthquake is certainly something different, and it will be a lasting memory for Grogan and those in attendance.

Thankfully, there are no initial reports of injuries or damage due to the tremor.

 

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