David LeDuc put together this video footage of some Minneapolis Saturday pickup touch football action!
One of the things I love so much about sports is how they are so often the catalyst for societal change. I just watched Breaking The Huddle, HBO’s superb documentary about the integration of college football. Breaking The Huddle: The Integration of College Football chronicles the heyday of football programs at historically black colleges and universities, and explores the profound effect of the Civil Rights movement of the ’60s on the racial status quo of college athletics. Here are some interviews with two of the central participants in the documentary.
The Play of the Day last Saturday goes to Tez for positioning himself perfectly in front of the receiver and going up, up, up with one hand to snag a pick in the end zone and stop a scoring drive. The pick was one of several he had.
The Iron Man award goes to Dave From The Block (a.k.a. Wobbly) for mangling his finger, taping it up, and continuing to play through the injury.
Marshall’s (same school Randy Moss went to…just sayin’) Aaron Dobson makes a ridiculous one-handed catch for a touchdown. You have to see it to believe it: