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Duckie
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Per Bill Martin . . . Beckham's FG return has created a new category

The missed FG return by Beckham has created a new NCAA stat category on all-purpose yds in stats - Miscellaneous Yards.




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re: Per Bill Martin . . . Beckham's FG return has created a new category
So is this the first time this has ever happened in college football? I've seen in a time or 2 in the pros, but never college.


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OBJ for HEISMAN.....


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He's not your buddy, guy.


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re: Per Bill Martin . . . Beckham's FG return has created a new category
Last time it happened was like 1966


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lol

I had turned the game off right before his return to go out with some friends and I looked at the box score on my phone. For the longest time it said he had a 100 yard kick off return and I was going crazy trying to figure out how he returned a kickoff when UAB had not scored.


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clamdip
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re: Per Bill Martin . . . Beckham's FG return has created a new category
Devon Hester did it for the Bears a few years ago, but that was the first time I ever remember seeing it or hearing of it.

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mindbreaker
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Chris Mcallister did it once too (thought it was Ed Reed but when I googled it I found I was mistaken) this was the first i remember

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Edit to include Antonio Cromartie who holds record for longest in NFL

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thought it was Ed Reed


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LSU1SLU
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It's not a new category. He's just only one in it right now so it's new so far this season


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TheDoc
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It's not a new category.

God dammit, it's in the fricking rules!


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It sucks they don't record it like the NFL does, because OBJ was literally toeing the back line when he caught it and it was a legit 109 yard return. I remember when Nathan Vasher returned a field goal 108 yards for the Bears at Soldier Field which was the longest NFL play at the time. It was broken a few years later by Cromartie as someone already stated, but awesome stuff from OBJ. That will long be remembered by Tigah fans!
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"SECTION 5—TOTAL OFFENSE AND ALL-PURPOSE RUNNING

Article 3. All-purpose running is the combined net yards gained by rushing, receiving, interception returns, punt returns, kickoff re- turns and runbacks of field goal attempts. All-purpose running does not include forward passing yardage."


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Whoa Bama player in 2nd......DECLINE!


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NCAA loves LSU


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quote: "SECTION 5—TOTAL OFFENSE AND ALL-PURPOSE RUNNING Article 3. All-purpose running is the combined net yards gained by rushing, receiving, interception returns, punt returns, kickoff re- turns and runbacks of field goal attempts. All-purpose running does not include forward passing yardage."


This. A field goal attempt is the same thing as a punt. A scrimmage kick.


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