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Oregon State K Everett Hayes nails 60-yard field goal to force overtime vs. Colorado

There’s a positive side to college kickers too.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OCT 23 Utah at Oregon State
Oregon State Beavers K Everett Hayes attempts a kick during a PAC-12 conference football game between the Utah Utes and Oregon State Beavers on October 23, 2021 at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon.
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The phrase “college kickers” has become synonymous with bad misses, but occasionally the kickers flip the script and something crazy.

Oregon State Beavers kicker Everett Hayes not only drilled a 60-yard field goal but did so in a pressure situation to force overtime against the Colorado Buffaloes. Hayes went 2-3 on field goals and 3-3 on extra points in the contest. He’s 85.7 percent on field goals and 100 percent on extra points during the season, showing this 60-yard boot was not a fluke.

Oregon State was down 19-10 in this game but eventually took a 24-20 lead in the contest. Colorado scored a touchdown to take a 27-24 lead late but Hayes’ boot wiped out that advantage for the Buffaloes.