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We are in the season-opening game at the University of Georgia. It's third down and one with about 10 seconds left in the first half. Georgia is playing Georgia Southern. We're trying to score right before halftime. We hand the ball off to our tailback and their middle linebacker shoots the gap and strikes the ball carrier right on the ball with the top of his helmet. He forces a fumble. The defense recovers the ball and time expires. The defender doesn't get up because he has a broken neck....