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Video: Rare moment unfolded last night as field goes dark mid-play during AAC action

Last night, with Temple holding on to a 27-10 lead over host ECU with just over three minutes in the game, the entire stadium went dark.

Luckily it happened toward the end of a play as a Temple receiver tried to take a screen into the middle of the field and was tackled.

With just a few minutes of playing time left, the lights had to be turned back on and given time to warm back up before they eventually resumed play about a half hour later - which could have been really interesting had it been a one-possession game or if a team was driving for a go-ahead touchdown.

The only other time I can think of something even remotely close to this happening was back in Super Bowl XLVII between the Ravens and 49ers when a power outage caused the lights to go out in half of the stadium, causing a delay of 34 minutes.

I've seen a number of people talking about this from last night noting how cool it is that the field lines just disappear. They're absolutely right.

See the rare moment below.