Watch Mississippi State quarterback go airborne into 360 degree helicopter spin

Mississippi State quarterback Garrett Shrader was just hoping to pick up a first down against Kansas State.

What he ended up with was one of the highlights of the day in college football.

Shrader was running on 4th and 15 with his team down a touchdown, according to Shrader tried to leap over Kansas State defensive back A.J. Parker. On the way up, the freshman clipped Parker and linebacker Elijah Sullivan, which launched him higher and flipped him toward a first down, reports. Shrader was spun around 360 degrees before hitting the ground.

But after the heart-stopping attempt, Shrader was still a yard short and KSU held on for the 31-24 win.

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Stefan Stevenson has been covering sports for the Star-Telegram since 1997. He spent five years covering TCU athletics, which included two BCS bowls, two trips to the college World Series and the move to the Big 12. He has covered the Texas Rangers since 2014 and started reporting on the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.