Johns Hopkins wins as time expires by returning its own blocked field goal for a TD

Will Leger ran into the end zone untouched after Muhlenberg blocked the kick

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 28: A general view of the game ball is seen during a regular season Big 10 Conference game between the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and the Michigan Wolverines on September 28, 2019 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
Johns Hopkins improbably beat Muhlenberg 34-28 on Saturday. (Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Tight end Will Leger’s awareness got Johns Hopkins a 34-28 win over Muhlenberg as time expired on Saturday in a wild finish to a Division III football game.

Johns Hopkins lined up for a game-winning 31-yard kick with seconds to go. The kick got blocked at the line of scrimmage and Leger had the wherewithal to pick the ball up and ran it into the end zone untouched for the game-winning TD.

Take a look at how it happened.

Leger’s play also kept Johns Hopkins' undefeated Division III season alive. The victory moves the Blue Jays to 8-0 overall and 4-0 in the Centennial Conference. It’s the first loss of the season for Muhlenberg (7-1, 4-1).

The score was Leger’s third TD of the game. He gave JHU a 7-0 lead in the first quarter with a 7-yard catch and caught a 27-yard TD pass with a minute to go in the third quarter that gave the Blue Jays a 28-14 lead.

However, Muhlenberg scored twice within a four-minute span in the last half of the fourth quarter to tie the game.