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Scott from Pennsylvania is still bitter about this one: Kansas State 40, Nebraska 30. Nov. 14,...

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Scott from Pennsylvania is still bitter about this one: Kansas State 40, Nebraska 30. Nov. 14, 1998. It had been 29 years since the Cats beat the Huskers. But Kansas State, behind QB Michael Bishop, was loaded and hovered around the top five all season. The Cornhuskers? Not so much. With the Wildcats favored by 10.5 and holding a serious grudge, Scott loads up on the favorites. Look at the stats from that game and you'd think Scott didn't even break a sweat watching his bet. But the numbers lie. With less than a minute to go, the Huskers have the ball, down 34-30. Scott needs some divine intervention, and he gets it. K-State defensive end Joe Bob Clements forces an Eric Crouch fumble with 15 seconds left. At the Huskers 23, a Wildcat linebacker picks up the ball. Sound familiar? "I get only slightly excited," writes Scott. "Because any football fan knows that taking a knee will end my chances. Apparently this guy wasn't any football fan because the dude was trying to score! I mean he was really trying to score!! Back and forth, pointing out blocks, breaking tackles. I'm going bananas. "Finally he dives towards the pylon and TOUCHDOWN! TOUCHDOWN! HE DID IT! 40-30 and the PAT to come. But wait. The fans are pouring on to the field. The security guards are no match for the thousands of Wildcat maniacs ripping down both goal posts. The officials confer. They decide, no goal posts, no PAT. The game is called with a few seconds left. Final score 40-30 I lose by half a point. Whenever I finish that story people always say 'Well, that can never happen again!' My response is always the same: 'Wanna bet?'"

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