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I’ve only seen this happen once before in my life: a team gets their punt blocked, recovers the blocked punt, and gains a first down. This is incredibly bad luck for a TCU team that’s down big (and down their quarterback).
Michigan punter Blake O’Neill hails from Australia, and his rugby-style punt started from inside his own five yard line and finished just shy of Michigan State’s goal line. Consider this your punting highlight of the day; it’s the longest punt so far this season.
If Bernard Pierce played for the Buccaneers, he would have done a good job on this punt from Saturday’s game, because Bobby Rainey returned the ball for 58 yards. Alas, Pierce is still on the Jaguars, so his play makes no sense.
Kent State has somehow managed to stay close with Minnesota today, but if the Golden Flashes don’t improve their punt team, they’re in for a world of hurt; this punt was a disaster.
Tonight, college football gave us a horrendous punt and punch to the dick, all in one game. Thanks, college football.
Yeah, this is from Saturday, but if you think you can do a better job covering junior college bowl season, have at it, jerk.
How bad is USF? This punt went two yards.