Unexpected DJI Mini Drone Halts UMass’ Game Triumph
In an unforeseen twist during last weekend’s college football season kickoff, a DJI Mini drone took center stage, temporarily suspending the face-off between UMass and New Mexico State.
Saturday night’s excitement at the UMass football stadium hit a sudden pause when a DJI Mini drone brazenly flew low across the field. This unexpected interruption came just before New Mexico State was gearing up for a second-quarter kickoff. Addressing both the spectators at the stadium and viewers tuning in from their screens, on-field officials emphasized, “the drone must leave the stadium enclosure for us to continue the game.”
With the scores tied at 7-7 during the drone’s brief cameo, the match later saw UMass claiming a victorious 41-30 win, marking their first season-opening triumph against an FBS contender since 1984. Rewinding to their previous season’s clash, New Mexico State had the upper hand with a 23-13 win.
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