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Move over NFL, this 15-year old just produced our new favourite catch

That’s good hustle.

Source: Knox College Athletics/YouTube

THERE’S NOT A HUGE amount to know about Knox College, Lawrence University or 15-year old wide receiver Ilir Emini.

We do understand that Knox play in the NCAA’s Division III Midwest Conference — think junior hurling/football — and that their rivalry with Monmouth College is the sixth-longest running college football rivalry in the sport.

However, all you really need to know is that Emini made a catch for the ages this weekend.

Running down the field with a Lawrence defender in close proximity, the receiver seemed to lose sight of the throw from his quarterback.

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Undeterred, Emini evaded his defender by tipping the ball, kicking it to himself, falling backward onto the field and making the catch.

Source: hypermom50/YouTube

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