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This day in college football history: Arkansas outlasts Kentucky in seven overtime game, 71-63
- Updated: November 1, 2012
On this day in 2003, Kentucky and Arkansas could not have a game decided in four quarters. Heck, they could not decide a game in four overtimes! That’s right, Arkansas and Kentucky played a seven-overtime game, with the Razorbacks coming out on top by a final score of 71-63.
The game tied an NCAA record for the most overtimes in a game, which was also played by Arkansas (2001 vs. Ole Miss). In 2002 Arkansas also played a six-overtime game against Tennessee. When this game went to overtime there must have been some Arkansas fans thinking “Not again!”
Arkansas took a 21-7 lead in to halftime but Kentucky battled back to tie the game at 24-24 when Jared Lorenzen connected with Chris Bernard with 1:38 to play in regulation. Arkansas running back DeCori Birmingham scored on a 25-yard touchdown run to open the seventh overtime, and capped it with a two-point conversion against what must have been a tired Kentucky defense. Kentucky fumbled on fourth down from the five-yard line to bring an end of the marathon game.
Ahh, the game went on so long the play-by-play announcer totally botched the final, game-deciding call. Such a shame.
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