Already up 5-0 on Penn State because of a field goal and a safety, the Iowa Hawkeyes clearly wanted to add a new level of weirdness to this game. Coach Kirk Ferentz brought the latest trick play out of the back of his playbook for the crowd at Happy Valley. On a fourth-and-goal at the 10-yard line, Iowa punter Colton Rastetter took the snap in a shotgun-like formation and threw what can only be described as an attempted fade route by walk-on defensive end Sam Brincks.
At this rate, the next notable fat man touchdown in college football is going to involve a backup defensive tackle throwing an 80-yard pass off of a double-reverse—which I’ll be blogging with the largest grin on my face.
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