Trick Play

High School Player “Faints” to Distract Defense for Perfect Trick Play High School High School Player “Faints” to Distract Defense for Perfect Trick Play , 5:00pm, September 16

High school football often produces hilarious and entertaining plays and this is no exception. In fact, it might be the…

LSU’s Fake Punt Brought the House Down, And a Dumb Penalty Spoiled It LSU LSU’s Fake Punt Brought the House Down, And a Dumb Penalty Spoiled It , Editor 3:38pm, August 31

Former LSU Tigers head coach Les Miles loves a good trick play, especially on special teams. He partly earned “The…

The “Behind-The-Back” Fake Punt Completely Fools Everyone NFL The “Behind-The-Back” Fake Punt Completely Fools Everyone , Editor 3:33pm, August 26

Many people don’t remember former NFL punter A.J. Trapasso. That’s totally understandable. He bounced around the league and never played…

Sneaky QB Walks Right Past Everyone for Easy Touchdown College Football Sneaky QB Walks Right Past Everyone for Easy Touchdown , Staff Writer 4:25pm, August 21

Nothing gets the blood pumping like a well-designed trick play. The jump pass (of the Tim Tebow-Florida Gators or Cincinnati…

The “Fake Statue of Liberty” Worked Like a Charm College Football The “Fake Statue of Liberty” Worked Like a Charm , Editor 5:16pm, August 14

No matter what year it is, or how good or bad the Michigan Wolverines are, playing in Michigan Stadium is…

Auburn’s “Hidden Human” Trick Play Caught Texas A&M Completely Off Guard Auburn Auburn’s “Hidden Human” Trick Play Caught Texas A&M Completely Off Guard , Staff Writer 3:54pm, August 10

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

“Super I” Formation Confuses Everyone for a Walk-In Touchdown High School “Super I” Formation Confuses Everyone for a Walk-In Touchdown , 4:40pm, August 3

I don't know what's floating in the water in Chandler, Arizona, but fill up a canteen and ship it to my…

“Hidden Ball” Trick Play Turns Into 95-Yard Kick Return Touchdown High School “Hidden Ball” Trick Play Turns Into 95-Yard Kick Return Touchdown , Editor 11:57am, August 2

The hidden ball trick play is one of the best around. It has been used for decades and can be…

Matthew Stafford’s “Fake Spike” Became a Cowboy Killer NFL Matthew Stafford’s “Fake Spike” Became a Cowboy Killer , Editor 12:49pm, July 27

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is one of the most under-appreciated players in the entire league. He’s done nothing but…

The “Bounce Pass” Trick Play That Worked to Perfection College Football The “Bounce Pass” Trick Play That Worked to Perfection , Editor 11:42am, July 25

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

Dolphins Pull Off Incredible Punter-Kicker Trick Play TD NFL Dolphins Pull Off Incredible Punter-Kicker Trick Play TD , Editor 1:54pm, July 23

The Miami Dolphins football team played with absolutely nothing to lose in 2019. The struggling franchise didn't make the playoffs…

The Disappearing Ball Trick Play Deserves an Academy Award for Acting High School The Disappearing Ball Trick Play Deserves an Academy Award for Acting , 1:33pm, July 15

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

This Double Pass TD Gave the Defense No Chance to Stop College Football This Double Pass TD Gave the Defense No Chance to Stop , Editor 5:14pm, July 9

Everyone loves a good college football trick play. There’s just something about them that always seems to make fans smile.…

The Trick Play Kick Return That Fooled Everyone High School The Trick Play Kick Return That Fooled Everyone , Editor 9:21am, July 3

Anytime a Texas high school football state championship is on the line, there is no reason to hold anything back.…

High School Pulls Off “Walk the Line” Trick Play for 2-Point Conversion National High School Pulls Off “Walk the Line” Trick Play for 2-Point Conversion , 5:01pm, June 22

Chandler High School in Arizona broke out the "Walk the Line" trick play for a two-point conversion and ran it…

Chiefs Run 1940s-Inspired Trick Play to Perfection in Super Bowl NFL Chiefs Run 1940s-Inspired Trick Play to Perfection in Super Bowl , Editor 2:49pm, June 19

When a Super Bowl championship is at stake, anything goes. That means all trick plays are on the table, but…

Fake Field Goal Touchdown Catches Clemson Napping College Football Fake Field Goal Touchdown Catches Clemson Napping , Editor 12:44pm, May 21

When former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets head coach Paul Johnson roamed the sidelines, anything was possible. The man was a…

“Little Giants” Fake Field Goal Brought Our Childhood Dreams to Life College Football “Little Giants” Fake Field Goal Brought Our Childhood Dreams to Life , Editor 4:46pm, May 19

When an important college football game is on the line, anything is possible. Some coaches play conservatively. Others put the…

The “Fake Statue of Liberty” Worked Like a Charm College Football The “Fake Statue of Liberty” Worked Like a Charm , Editor 5:16pm, August 14

No matter what year it is, or how good or bad the Michigan Wolverines are, playing in Michigan Stadium is…

The “Bounce Pass” Trick Play That Worked to Perfection College Football The “Bounce Pass” Trick Play That Worked to Perfection , Editor 11:42am, July 25

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

Matthew Stafford’s “Fake Spike” Became a Cowboy Killer NFL Matthew Stafford’s “Fake Spike” Became a Cowboy Killer , Editor 12:49pm, July 27

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is one of the most under-appreciated players in the entire league. He’s done nothing but…

Sneaky QB Walks Right Past Everyone for Easy Touchdown College Football Sneaky QB Walks Right Past Everyone for Easy Touchdown , Staff Writer 4:25pm, August 21

Nothing gets the blood pumping like a well-designed trick play. The jump pass (of the Tim Tebow-Florida Gators or Cincinnati…

Dolphins Pull Off Incredible Punter-Kicker Trick Play TD NFL Dolphins Pull Off Incredible Punter-Kicker Trick Play TD , Editor 1:54pm, July 23

The Miami Dolphins football team played with absolutely nothing to lose in 2019. The struggling franchise didn't make the playoffs…

High School Player “Faints” to Distract Defense for Perfect Trick Play High School High School Player “Faints” to Distract Defense for Perfect Trick Play , 5:00pm, September 16

High school football often produces hilarious and entertaining plays and this is no exception. In fact, it might be the…