Trick Play

The Disappearing Ball Trick Play Deserves an Academy Award for Acting High School The Disappearing Ball Trick Play Deserves an Academy Award for Acting , 11:33am, November 21

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

Bizarre HS Trick Play Formation Even Shocked Referees High School Bizarre HS Trick Play Formation Even Shocked Referees , Staff Writer 4:25pm, November 18

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

HS Punter Catches His Own Punt for Accidental Trick Play High School HS Punter Catches His Own Punt for Accidental Trick Play , Staff Writer 11:56am, November 17

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

Cowboys Pull Off “Fake Injury” Trick Play to Perfection NFL Cowboys Pull Off “Fake Injury” Trick Play to Perfection , Staff Writer 2:19pm, November 9

The Dallas Cowboys are breaking out all the trick plays in the book. Without quarterback Dak Prescott and having already…

NFL’s Biggest Trick Play Fail Should Have Never Been Snapped NFL NFL’s Biggest Trick Play Fail Should Have Never Been Snapped , Editor 12:54pm, October 22

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

The Fake FG, Fake Punt, Touchdown Pass No One Could Stop NFL The Fake FG, Fake Punt, Touchdown Pass No One Could Stop , 2:37pm, October 16

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and that was especially true for a Washington Redskins team boasting a 2-6 record…

High School’s “Wrong Ball” Trick Play Ended in an Easy TD High School High School’s “Wrong Ball” Trick Play Ended in an Easy TD , Editor 1:30pm, October 8

Nothing beats a good high school football trick play. They seem to just come out of nowhere and catch us…

Jarvis Landry’s Trick Play TD to OBJ Gave the Cowboys Fits NFL Jarvis Landry’s Trick Play TD to OBJ Gave the Cowboys Fits , Editor 3:32pm, October 5

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry is one of the most reliable players in the National Football League. He’s never…

The “Belly Flop” Trick Play Caught the Defense Sleeping ACC The “Belly Flop” Trick Play Caught the Defense Sleeping , Staff Writer 2:45pm, October 5

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

Softball Team Uses Hidden Ball Play To Miraculously Win Playoff Game College Softball Softball Team Uses Hidden Ball Play To Miraculously Win Playoff Game , 10:58am, October 3

Few moments in sports are as well-known as the walk-off home run to win either a baseball or softball game.…

Warrick Dunn’s Trick Play Pass Produced 73 Yards Of Greatness Florida State Warrick Dunn’s Trick Play Pass Produced 73 Yards Of Greatness , Staff Writer 3:19pm, September 30

The Florida State Seminoles' glory years have nothing to do with anyone named Willie Taggart or Mike Norvell (at least…

High School’s “No-Look Backwards Pass” Trick Play Somehow Works High School High School’s “No-Look Backwards Pass” Trick Play Somehow Works , Staff Writer 12:48pm, September 29

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

“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 9:57am, September 24

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

Dan Marino’s Fake Spike Still Rocks More Than 25 Years Later NFL Dan Marino’s Fake Spike Still Rocks More Than 25 Years Later , The League 12:47pm, September 20

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

High School Pulls Off “Walk the Line” Trick Play for 2-Point Conversion High School High School Pulls Off “Walk the Line” Trick Play for 2-Point Conversion , 11:08am, September 19

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

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…

The Fake FG, Fake Punt, Touchdown Pass No One Could Stop NFL The Fake FG, Fake Punt, Touchdown Pass No One Could Stop , 2:37pm, October 16

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and that was especially true for a Washington Redskins team boasting a 2-6 record…

NFL’s Biggest Trick Play Fail Should Have Never Been Snapped NFL NFL’s Biggest Trick Play Fail Should Have Never Been Snapped , Editor 12:54pm, October 22

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

Softball Team Uses Hidden Ball Play To Miraculously Win Playoff Game College Softball Softball Team Uses Hidden Ball Play To Miraculously Win Playoff Game , 10:58am, October 3

Few moments in sports are as well-known as the walk-off home run to win either a baseball or softball game.…