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Former Utah Kicker Matt Gay Sends L.A. Rams To Super Bowl LVI With Field Goal

Jan 30, 2022, 7:42 PM | Updated: 7:46 pm
Matt Gay - Los Angeles Rams - San Francisco 49ers - NFC Championship...
Matt Gay #8 of the Los Angeles Rams reacts after making a 30 yard field goal to take the lead in the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game at SoFi Stadium on January 30, 2022 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah Utes and current Los Angeles Rams kicker Matt Gay connected on a game-winning field goal in the final minutes of the NFC Championship game.

Gay and the Rams hosted the San Francisco 49ers for a Super Bowl bid on Sunday, January 30.

With 1:46 left in the fourth quarter, Gay drilled a 30-yard go-ahead field goal.

Gay’s kick gave Los Angeles a 20-17 advantage and the lead for good.

Gay finished the game 2/3 on field goals and 2/2 on PATs.

With the win, the Rams won the NFC title and earned a spot in Super Bowl LVI.

Los Angeles will play the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI on Sunday, February 13 at 4:30 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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