November 6, 2012

A Sunday sprint

More news about: Montclair State

In the second overtime of a rare Sunday game, Montclair State sophomore Billy Merz stepped in front of a pass from Brockport State's Joe Scibilia and took it 100 yards to the end zone, lifting the Red Hawks to the 55-49 win. It's the Play of the Week.

The Play of the Week is sponsored by the City of Salem, hosts of Stagg Bowl XL. Tickets on sale now.

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

Week 10 Play of the Week finalists

  • Oberlin's Robin Witjes takes a backwards pass and immediately flings it downfield for a 50-yard touchdown, helping the Yeomen defeat Wabash for the first time since 1945. Watch
  • Franklin wide receiver Kyle Linville makes a spectacular diving catch in the corner of the end zone for the first score of the game in a 23-9 win against Bluffton. Watch
  • Northwestern's Chris Simon-Wallace caught a short pass from quarterback Josh Balzer before hurdling a Greenville defender and hauling four Panthers into the end zone with him for a touchdown. Watch

You can see all of the nominated plays on our Week 10 highlights playlist below, and even more top plays on the D3sports.com YouTube channel.

Week 10 Play of the Week nominees

On the UW-Platteville highlight, you make the call. Is that a catch? Use the forward and back buttons to scroll through the full list below.

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