This was insane.
All night, the telecast used a weird, flat angle that made it hard to follow the action on the field. That angle contributed to the confusion here; some guy’s head is in the way when Clay drops the ball, so neither the TV audiences nor (apparently) the announcers could understand the problem. I don’t know if this was an editorial decision, if there was a technical problem, or if it’s a feature of Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Kudos to the Ducks D for paying attention, though.
… Clay displays a lot of class, as do Utah fans. Thank goodness he doesn’t play for Alabama.