A quick-six strip-sack

Nobody wants to be the first team that a new program defeats, we're sure of it. And King's, which peaked in a multi-week playoff stay in 2002, has fallen on hard times recently and been in danger of being that team. Nick Kaijala and Ron Garrett teamed up to help make sure that didn't happen against Misericordia on Saturday. 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 5 Play of the Week finalists

  • Kevin Herman returns a punt 84 yards for a TD for Ohio Wesleyan, putting the Battling Bishops up 44-0 on Allegheny in the second quarter. Watch
  • A play with some historical significance, as an interception in the end zone in the waning seconds of the game by Aaron Frye sealed Bethany's win against Washington and Jefferson, snapping a 30-game losing streak to the Presidents. Watch
  • Methodist quarterback Max Reber finds Anthony Radke on a fourth-down pass for 69 yards to set up the game-winning touchdown in an upset of Christopher Newport. Watch

You can see all of the nominated plays on our Week 5 highlights playlist below, and even more top plays on the D3sports.com YouTube channel.

Week 5 Play of the Week nominees

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

Dec. 14: All times Eastern
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Mount Union 16
@ Woodforest Bank Stadium; Shenandoah, Texas
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Dec. 8: All times Eastern
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 31, UW-Whitewater 14
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at Mount Union 28, Johns Hopkins 20
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