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Andy Wittry | | September 17, 2017

WATCH: Stephen F. Austin defeats Incarnate Word on pick-six as time expires

  Stephen F. Austin defeated Incarnate Word on a pick-six as time expired.

With 16 seconds remaining in a tie game against Stephen F. Austin, Incarnate Word ran a flea flicker in an effort to catch the Lumberjacks' defense off-guard. It resulted in a game-winning touchdown as time expired, but not for Incarnate Word.

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Safety Alize Ward was one of three Stephen F. Austin defenders that sniffed out the trick play and dropped into coverage. Ward intercepted Incarnate Word quarterback Sean Brophy's pass, then cut to the right sideline, where he ran to the end zone after picking up several crucial blocks from his teammates. Time expired as he was about to cross the 10-yard line and he dove across the goal line for the game-winning score, ending the game in a 37-31 victory for Stephen F. Austin.

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