Thought this was hilarious.
YouTube - Driscoll Middle School Trick Play
They had briefed the refs before the game that this would be coming. Otherwise I'm sure the refs would have blown a whistle.
That's cheap. You run that play in a middle school game? Nice way to teach the kids the fundamentals.
Heck, I call it out-of-the-box thinking.
Gadget plays like that make it fun for the kids. That QB was a great actor.
Nice way to teach the other team that they have a lack of fundamentals. :-)
I think it's a cheap play, the coach is the one who designed it, he's outsmarting a bunch of 8th graders... GENIUS!!!
Hmmmmm... not so sure I'm keen on the coach being part of the ruse..
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Just a variation of the "hey, this is the wrong ball" play from a year or two ago.
I suppose it's not that big a deal in the big picture, but it does smack of Watch Me Coach.
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If you want to do this play at the varsity level where you have smarter and better athletes on the field, be my guest. But a play like this is liken to playing stall ball, in basketball, at the middle school level.
But then again, there are a lot of overzealous, idiot football coaches the grade school and middle school levels.
Last edited by Todd Gack; 11-10-2010 at 02:58 PM.
I don't think that play would be legal in high school or above due to how the snap is.