/awards/playoftheweek/2013/week8-muskingum-punt-return

Officially, 74 yards, but really much longer

All sorts of Heidelberg players got their hands on Muskingum's Dominick Williams but none of them quite stopped him as he took this punt back 74 yards for a touchdown in a 49-21 loss. 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 8 Play of the Week finalists

  • Western Connecticut running back Octavias McKoy had several long runs en route to his NCAA record 455-yard rushing day. His 71-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter at Worcester State made him the record-holder. Watch
  • A blocked punt and a recovery in the end zone from Titan senior Dylan Heitmeier with 44 seconds left in the game, proved to be the game-winning touchdown as Westminster (Pa.) defeated Bethany 7-6. Watch
  • Trevor Wyman somehow picked up Tyre Alexander's jump pass for a touchdown for Olivet in a 21-17 win vs. Adrian. Watch

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

Week 8 Play of the Week nominees

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

Sep. 23: All times Eastern
3rd - 00:51
7 Massachusetts Maritime
43 Framingham State
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Start of 4th
35 Muhlenberg
20 Juniata
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4th - 04:38
3 Becker
25 Dean
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Final
Salisbury 27, at TCNJ 7
4th - 04:27
31 MIT
21 Catholic
Live stats Video
9:57 4th Quarter
56 Merchant Marine
24 Maine Maritime
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8:27 4th
3 Endicott
27 Hobart
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4th - 03:56
22 Nichols
44 Morrisville State
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6:54 4th
7 Stevenson
27 Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Widener at Albright
Video Live stats Audio
1:00 PM
Christopher Newport at Montclair State
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1:00 PM
Bethany at Westminster (Pa.)
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End of 2nd
27 Middlebury
0 Bowdoin
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3rd - 12:23
10 Williams
7 Colby
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End of 2nd
22 Amherst
0 Hamilton
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3rd - 14:50
14 Ursinus
10 Moravian
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Halftime
45 Trinity (Conn.)
0 Bates
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End of 2nd
21 Brevard
24 LaGrange
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1:00 PM
Geneva at Thiel
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End of 2nd
0 Mass-Dartmouth
30 Plymouth State
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3rd - 11:41
21 Kean
0 Southern Virginia
Live stats Video
1:00 PM
Frostburg State at Rowan
Video Live stats Audio
3rd - 14:54
3 Union
0 Curry
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End of 2nd
3 Thomas More
21 Carnegie Mellon
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11.4 2nd
24 Lycoming
27 King's
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3rd - 13:02
14 Husson
0 Western New England
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Halftime
28 Johns Hopkins
3 Dickinson
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End of 2nd
17 Wooster
31 DePauw
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1:00 PM
Allegheny at Ohio Wesleyan
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1:00 PM
Wilkes at Misericordia
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1:00 PM
Rochester at Alfred
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1:00 PM
Wesley at William Paterson
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Start of 3rd
17 Maryville (Tenn.)
21 N.C. Wesleyan
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00:25, 2nd
24 Huntingdon
14 Ferrum
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End of 2nd
6 Gettysburg
6 McDaniel
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HALF
21 RPI
9 Buffalo State
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3rd - 14:09
17 Franklin and Marshall
10 Susquehanna
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00:42 2nd
7 Oberlin
24 Denison
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1:00 PM
Westminster (Mo.) at Northwestern (Minn.)
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Start of 3rd
7 Crown
21 Eureka
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HALF
6 FDU-Florham
7 Lebanon Valley
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2nd - 04:44
7 John Carroll
21 Heidelberg
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2nd Quarter - 7:04
7 Otterbein
7 Ohio Northern
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2nd - 04:38
0 Baldwin Wallace
20 Mount Union
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2nd - 05:55
7 Defiance
17 Rose-Hulman
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5:45, 2nd quarter
19 Muskingum
28 Marietta
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1:30 PM
Franklin at Bluffton
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1:30 PM
Anderson at Hanover
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2nd - 05:36
14 Mount St. Joseph
14 Manchester
Live stats Video
2:00 PM
Worcester State at Westfield State
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1st - 04:05
0 Coast Guard
3 Norwich
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1st - 02:00
0 Bridgewater State
3 Fitchburg State
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2:00 PM
Wittenberg at Kenyon
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3:25 1st
14 Hiram
0 Wabash
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2:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at Millikin
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2:00 PM
Sewanee at Millsaps
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1st - 03:53
0 Birmingham-Southern
0 Rhodes
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2:00 PM
Austin at Hendrix
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2:00 PM
Greenville at Martin Luther
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7:57 1st Q
14 Chapman
7 Trinity (Texas)
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2:00 PM
Buena Vista at Loras
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5:00 1st
0 Washington U.
7 Wartburg
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2:00 PM
Hamline at Gustavus Adolphus
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1st - 03:24
14 Augsburg
7 Carleton
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3:29 1ST
0 St. Olaf
13 Bethel
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2:00 PM
Dubuque at Luther
Video Live stats
3:30 1st Q
7 Nebraska Wesleyan
0 Central
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Simpson at Coe
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Elmhurst
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2:00 PM
North Park at Illinois Wesleyan
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2:00 PM
St. Norbert at Grinnell
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2:00 PM
Ripon at Knox
Video Live stats
2:00 PM
Iowa Wesleyan at MacMurray
Video
2:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Howard Payne
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2:00 PM
Southwestern at Louisiana College
Video
2:00 PM
Monmouth at Macalester
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1st - 10:00
3 St. John's
0 St. Thomas
@ Target Field, Minneapolis
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2:30 PM
WPI at Springfield
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3:00 PM
Beloit at Cornell
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4:00 PM
Utica at Brockport
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4:00 PM
St. John Fisher at Hartwick
Audio
4:00 PM
Carroll at UW-La Crosse
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4:00 PM
Minnesota-Morris at St. Scholastica
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4:30 PM
UW-Eau Claire at George Fox
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5:00 PM
Salve Regina at Western Connecticut
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5:00 PM
Adrian at UW-Stevens Point
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6:00 PM
Tufts at Wesleyan
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6:00 PM
Methodist at Averett
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6:00 PM
Centre at Berry
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6:00 PM
Lake Forest at Lawrence
Video Video
7:00 PM
Waynesburg at Case Western Reserve
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7:00 PM
St. Vincent at Grove City
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7:00 PM
Texas Lutheran at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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7:00 PM
Lakeland at UW-Platteville
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7:00 PM
Carthage at Augustana
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7:00 PM
Chicago at Illinois College
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7:00 PM
McMurry at Sul Ross State
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7:30 PM
Capital at Wilmington
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8:00 PM
Belhaven at East Texas Baptist
8:00 PM
Arizona Christian at Whittier
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Sep. 23: All times Eastern
6:54 4th
7 Stevenson
27 Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Wesley at William Paterson
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1:00 PM
Rochester at Alfred
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Halftime
28 Johns Hopkins
3 Dickinson
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1:00 PM
Frostburg State at Rowan
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2nd - 03:58
13 John Carroll
21 Heidelberg
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2nd - 04:38
0 Baldwin Wallace
20 Mount Union
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2:00 PM
Wittenberg at Kenyon
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3:25 1st
14 Hiram
0 Wabash
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2:00 PM
Hardin-Simmons at Howard Payne
Video Live stats Audio
2:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at Millikin
Video Live stats Audio Audio
2:00 PM
Wheaton (Ill.) at Elmhurst
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2:00 PM
North Park at Illinois Wesleyan
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1st - 10:00
3 St. John's
0 St. Thomas
@ Target Field, Minneapolis
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4:00 PM
Utica at Brockport
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7:00 PM
Waynesburg at Case Western Reserve
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7:00 PM
Lakeland at UW-Platteville
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7:00 PM
Texas Lutheran at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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