How to Lose a 12-Point Football Lead in 5 Seconds

The Minnesota high school football season is headed toward the playoffs right now. And when you think of great states for high school football, you know, Minnesota’s where it’s at, right? For sure. Anyway,┬áSt. Paul Johnson led St. Paul Central 18-6 with five seconds to go Wednesday night. And as with all stories about large leads with small amounts of time to go, it all crashed down.

Terrible D

First, the Minutemen were on the Governors’ 36 with–wait, Minutemen? Governors? Is this Minnesota or Boston? Anyway, the (sigh) Minutemen scored on a bomb with five seconds to play, biffed the extra point, and you know what, let’s just go to the video after the break.

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