West Virginia kicker makes field goal moments after getting hit in the groin
Oww oww oww oww oww.
As a nation, we stand as one in appreciation of West Virginia kicker Josh Lambert. The Mountaineers are chasing Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl, and lined up for a field goal that would have made it a one score game. As Lambert followed through, well, take a look for yourself:
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Yes, that’s defensive back De’Vante Harris trying to block the field goal and coming up with an open hand slap to Lambert’s groin. The play resulted in a roughing the kicker penalty (obviously), and Lambert looked like he was in considerable pain afterwards. A few plays later, Lambert drove home another field goal to make it 38-30 Aggies.
Fighting through adversity is important.