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Here's a play that has it all

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We've been begging for a play with a decleater block. And we've gotten a couple in recent weeks, but this one tops the charts. 

In Pacific's first homecoming since 1991, quarterback Trevor Okamoto is flushed out of the pocket on a blitz on fourth-and-12 from the Whitworth 13 yard line. After a huge block by tight end Will Marchbanks, Okamoto throws under more pressure to wide receiver Jordan Fukumoto.

Matt Richert is on the play-by-play. Scott Hermo is the color analyst.

We solicit video of top plays from every Division III football programs and this was our top clip.

Week 8 Play of the Week finalists

  • Christopher Newport's Kentel Noel returns a punt for a touchdown. Let's just say that description doesn't do it justice. Watch
  • Ithaca receiver Matt Crandall gets clotheslined, loses his helmet, but hangs onto the football against Springfield. Watch
  • Lewis & Clark quarterback Keith Welch hits wide receiver Shawn Evans with 1.7 seconds left on the clock, capping a 68-64 shootout in the best way possible, leaving no time for Puget Sound to rally. Watch
  • Linfield's Simon Lamson broke a tackle in the air on his way to a 28-yard touchdown run to to ice the Wildcats' victory against PLU.  Watch

You can see all of the nominated plays on our Week 8 highlights playlist and even more top plays on the D3sports.com YouTube channel.

Aug. 30: All times Eastern
TBA
Frostburg State at Stevenson
6:00 PM
Alma at Baldwin Wallace
Live stats
7:00 PM
University of New England at Coast Guard
Live stats
7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Johns Hopkins
7:00 PM
Hamline at Buena Vista
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
LaGrange at Birmingham-Southern
7:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at McMurry
7:30 PM
Manchester at Trine
8:00 PM
St. Olaf at Crown
8:00 PM
Millsaps at Belhaven
8:00 PM
UW-Platteville at East Texas Baptist
Live stats
Aug. 31: All times Eastern
TBA
Utica at St. Lawrence
6:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Wesley
Live stats
7:00 PM
WPI at Anna Maria
Live stats
7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
Live stats
7:00 PM
Nichols at Westfield State
7:00 PM
Millikin at Hope
Preview Live stats
7:00 PM
TCNJ at FDU-Florham
7:00 PM
Becker at MIT
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
Albright at Salisbury
Live stats
Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
Box Score Recap Recap Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Brockport 0
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Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
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