Trick Play

Georgia’s “The Flea Flicker” Broke Alabama’s Spirit in 1965 Georgia Georgia’s “The Flea Flicker” Broke Alabama’s Spirit in 1965 , Staff Writer 1:55pm, December 3

There comes a point when beating traffic sounds more enjoyable than watching your team play. It's been a long day,…

The Cowboys’ “Fake Hamstring Injury” Trick Play Return Was Pure Genius NFL The Cowboys’ “Fake Hamstring Injury” Trick Play Return Was Pure Genius , Staff Writer 3:04pm, December 1

The Dallas Cowboys broke out all the trick plays in the book last season. Without quarterback Dak Prescott and having already…

Offensive Lineman’s “No-Look Backwards Pass” Trick Play Somehow Works High School Offensive Lineman’s “No-Look Backwards Pass” Trick Play Somehow Works , Staff Writer 12:16pm, November 13

High school coaches must be some of the most creative people in the football world, because they come up with…

The “Invisible Player” Onside Kick Trick Play Made for Easy Recovery High School The “Invisible Player” Onside Kick Trick Play Made for Easy Recovery , 11:53am, November 10

We've seen quite a few different formations as teams line up for onside kicks in recent years, but nothing quite…

Auburn’s “Hidden Human” Trick Play Caught Everyone Off Guard Auburn Auburn’s “Hidden Human” Trick Play Caught Everyone Off Guard , Staff Writer 12:39pm, November 4

Trick plays are never easy to pull off. Opposing coaches of stout defenses in college football and the Southeastern Conference…

HS Punter Catches His Own Punt for Accidental Trick Play High School HS Punter Catches His Own Punt for Accidental Trick Play , Staff Writer 4:13pm, November 3

There's a reason the special teams unit is called special. At any given moment during a punt, kickoff or field…

The Disappearing Ball Trick Play Deserves an Academy Award for Acting High School The Disappearing Ball Trick Play Deserves an Academy Award for Acting , 12:39pm, October 27

The Mineola Yellowjackets were rolling. Up big in their Class 3A Division I playoff opener against the Sabine Cardinals, it…

This Bizarre HS Trick Play Formation Even Shocked Referees High School This Bizarre HS Trick Play Formation Even Shocked Referees , Staff Writer 5:22pm, October 20

High school trick plays are wackier than grass-covered flip flops, and that's pretty darn wacky. There's no telling what a…

The “Bounce Pass” Trick Play Looked Illegal, But It Wasn’t College Football The “Bounce Pass” Trick Play Looked Illegal, But It Wasn’t , Original Author 12:56pm, October 13

When major college football teams schedule FCS opponents early in the season, it's usually meant to be a glorified practice…

The “Camouflage” Trick Play Return No One Saw Coming College Football The “Camouflage” Trick Play Return No One Saw Coming , Staff Writer 1:31pm, October 2

If there were a Trick Play Hall of Fame, Boise State's Statue of Liberty play to beat Oklahoma in the…

The “Belly Flop” Trick Play Created a Convoy of Linemen ACC The “Belly Flop” Trick Play Created a Convoy of Linemen , Staff Writer 2:03pm, September 29

The list of ridiculous, insane and bizarre trick plays that exist in college football are endless. The "Little Giants" fake…

Dan Marino’s Fake Spike Still Rocks 27 Years Later NFL Dan Marino’s Fake Spike Still Rocks 27 Years Later , 11:43am, September 28

Throughout football's history, there were countless times a quarterback has spiked the ball to stop the clock. But the most…

Marshall’s “Fake Reverse” Kick Return Fooled Everyone, Even the Cameraman College Football Marshall’s “Fake Reverse” Kick Return Fooled Everyone, Even the Cameraman , Staff Writer 2:47pm, September 27

It's easy to forget that four weeks into the college football season is still the preseason. Refs make mistakes, teams…

Matthew Stafford’s “Fake Spike” Became a Cowboy Killer NFL Matthew Stafford’s “Fake Spike” Became a Cowboy Killer , Original Author 4:00pm, September 26

Former Detroit Lions quarterback and current Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford is one of the most under-appreciated players in…

NFL’s Biggest Trick Play Fail Should Have Never Been Snapped NFL NFL’s Biggest Trick Play Fail Should Have Never Been Snapped , Original Author 3:08pm, September 19

Trick plays are designed to catch an opposing team off guard. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure that…

Lineman’s Sneaky Handoff Trick Play Was So Quick No One Even Saw It High School Lineman’s Sneaky Handoff Trick Play Was So Quick No One Even Saw It , 1:54pm, September 15

There's nothing we love more than when the big fellas get their time to shine. Crescenta Valley (CA) pulled off…

High Schooler’s “Walk to the Sideline” Trick Play Hilariously Fools Everyone High School High Schooler’s “Walk to the Sideline” Trick Play Hilariously Fools Everyone , The League 10:53am, September 11

High school football games can be excellent sources of entertainment. Students can cheer on their friends, and football fans can…

This Bizarre Trick Play Formation is Why College Football Remains Awesome Big Ten This Bizarre Trick Play Formation is Why College Football Remains Awesome , Staff Writer 2:03pm, September 7

The Purdue Boilermakers are making a strong case to become "Trick Play U." Back in 2008, they took down Michigan…

The “Invisible Player” Onside Kick Trick Play Made for Easy Recovery High School The “Invisible Player” Onside Kick Trick Play Made for Easy Recovery , 11:53am, November 10

We've seen quite a few different formations as teams line up for onside kicks in recent years, but nothing quite…

The “Bounce Pass” Trick Play Looked Illegal, But It Wasn’t College Football The “Bounce Pass” Trick Play Looked Illegal, But It Wasn’t , Original Author 12:56pm, October 13

When major college football teams schedule FCS opponents early in the season, it's usually meant to be a glorified practice…