A photographer covering the College Football National Championship game got a little too close to the action on Monday night.
Footage from the game shows the as-yet-unnamed photographer stepping into the end zone moments after Alabama’s DeVonta Smith caught the game-winning touchdown. As the Crimson Tide players rushed in to celebrate the 26-23 overtime victory over the Georgia Bulldogs, the photographer found himself right in the path of 6′4″ 246-pound sophomore tight end Irv Smith Jr.
It’s not clear if the photographer was injured, but viewers certainly noticed the hit:
Earlier in the game, a pair of photographers in a similar spot just barely escaped a collision: