Rookie Corey Clement Plays Major Role In Super Bowl LII

Ruben Hill
February 5, 2018

The former Big Ten running back out of Wisconsin from Glassboro, New Jersey might have gone undrafted, but the rookie free agent proved to be a key cog for the Eagles' offense in the Super Bowl against New England.

Nick Foles and Corey Clement completed one of the most attractive plays in a Super Bowl LII filled with sensational plays.

Clement managed to haul in the throw despite three Patriots defenders surrounding him, before tumbling out of the back of the end zone. Regardless of who the call is going for or against, mistakes like this can't happen.

Replay showed that Clement had two steps in bounds, but appeared to be bobbling the ball on the first step, meaning he would need two more to make it an official catch. "If that ball's not loose in his arms when his last foot came down, I give up".

Clement did get both feet inbounds before he went out, however if he did indeed bobble the ball he would need to regather and get both feet down again, which he didn't appear to do.

As big as the Jesse James catch reversal was, this is happening on the biggest stage of the National Football League season.

The play, at the time, helped give the Eagles an even bigger lead over the Patriots at a critical point in the game. He's also caught two passes for 21 yards.

Take a look through the gallery to reveal the best snaps of Corey Clement's controversial touchdown - was it a catch?

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