April 15, 2006

Inside Slant: Spring football notebook

There were several plays and players that caught our eyes. There were some nice plays on the receiving end, and both may have been turned in by tight end Derek Fine.

The best catch:

-Derek Fine made a catch for a touchdown by his finger-tips. When he landed the ball came loose but the referee said he had possession for a touchdown.

-Marcus Herford took a Kerry Meier pass over the middle and ran over three defenders at the one-yard line for a touchdown.

-Fine again made an outstanding effort on what might have been the best catch of the night. He took a high pass from Meier, got hit, tipped the ball, got hit again, got possession, and took another hit on the way down. But he managed to hang on.

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