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A roundup of highlights from Week 4 of the college football season.

By SI Wire
September 20, 2014

This week's collection of highlights features several one-handed plays, a fake field goal pass and a touchdown that never should have happened. Let's get right to them...

Maryland receiver Marcus Leak somehow managed to come down with this deep pass, and Syracuse cornerback Brandon Reddish wishes he would have defended the play better.

Bowling Green receiver Ryan Burbrink was tightly covered, but that didn’t stop him from snatching this pass one-handed near the sideline.

Another impressive one-handed catch, from Iowa’s Damon Powell.

Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer made the most of a wild play that should have resulted in a Hokies turnover. 

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims hit running back Kenyan Drake for an 87-yard touchdown on the Crimson Tide’s first offensive play of the game.

Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter and beat Cal on a 47-yard Hail Mary pass as time expired.

Former Michigan Star Desmond Howard famously struck the Heisman pose in a 1991 game against Ohio State at Michigan Stadium. On Saturday, Utah receiver Kaelin Clay used Howard’s celebration after a 66-yard punt return for a touchdown in the second quarter.

North Carolina caught East Carolina off guard with this fake field goal pass for a touchdown.

You’ve already seen two one-handed catches. Here is Alabama safety Landon Collins making a one-handed interception.

These Bowling Green defenders tried, and badly failed, to tackle Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, who finished the game with 253 yards and five touchdowns.


Reverse passes, when properly executed, deserve to be replayed over and over again.


Amari Cooper was unstoppable on Saturday, catching 10 passes for 201 yards and three touchdowns. Maybe Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III should have rethought his approach to covering Alabama’s top wideout on Saturday.

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- Chris Johnson

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