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Pooch punt goes awry

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Eric Allen took a Redlands pooch punt at the UMHB 10 and raced 90 yards for the longest punt return in Cru football history. Mary Hardin-Baylor went on to defeat Redlands 35-7 in the first round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs. It's the D3football.com Play of the Week.

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

Week 12 Play of the Week finalists

  • Ithaca scored the game-winning touchdown on a 10-yard touchdown pass from Tom Dempsey to Vito Boffoli with 3:32 remaining in the fourth quarter. Watch
  • Linfield receiver Charlie Poppen makes a great one-handed TD reception from quarterback Josh Yoder from 12 yards out. Watch
  • Jonny West found Kendal Butler for a 35-yard touchdown pass to give Franklin a 17-10 win over Washington U. in a first-round playoff game Nov. 23. Watch
  • Two highlights for Hobart, one on offense with Steven Webb's long TD run and one on defense where Hobart's two biggest names teamed up for a defensive TD.

You can see all of the nominated plays on our Week 12 highlights playlist below, and even more top plays on the D3sports.com YouTube channel.

Week 12 Play of the Week nominees

Use the forward and back buttons to scroll through the full list below.

Aug. 30: All times Eastern
TBA
University of New England at Coast Guard
Live stats
TBA
Frostburg State at Stevenson
6:00 PM
Alma at Baldwin Wallace
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
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
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
Box Score Recap Photos
Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
Video Box Score Recap Photos

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