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Dublin: 4°C Wednesday 14 April 2021

Some quarterback trickery the highlight of week three of college football

Dan Prescott and Jameon Lewis, take a bow.

5. Ducks can fly

Marcus Mariota is one of the more athletic quarterbacks in college football and he proved it with this dive into the endzone against Wyoming yesterday.

4. Crossing paths

Unless you’ve ever thrown an American football, you probably can’t appreciate how difficult it is to throw the perfect pass into triple coverage with your right hand while rolling to your left.

3. The right option

We went into some detail earlier in the week about just how effective the option can be. Iowa State executed it perfectly on this fourth and goal; drawing the defence with the quarterback run before EJ Bibbs makes the brilliant one-handed catch.

2. He took a Yancey

Despite pretty blatant pass interference from the Notre Dame corner, Purdue’s DeAngelo Yancey made this sweet diving catch at the back of the endzone for the go-ahead score.

1. Dakota fanning those NFL rumours

Mississippi State wide receiver Jameon Lewis threw the fourth touchdown pass of his collegiate career yesterday when found Dakota Prescott on this nice play before the quarterback took it to the house.

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