October 11, 2011

Quick change, then quicker change

Late in the game, driving for a clinching score, Maryville throws to the end zone. Methodist's Roy Mewborn intercepts Tim Conner's pass and decided to run it out. Maryville's Brad Eich dislodged the ball and the Scots' Zane Winders goes in for the score. And they needed the touchdown, too, because Maryville had to hold on to win 26-24.

The Play of the Week is sponsored by the City of Salem, hosts of Stagg Bowl XXXIX.

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

Week 6 Play of the Week finalists

  • Hobart sophomore Steven Webb somehow escapes three tackles in the backfield to score on an incredible 70-yard touchdown run. The score helped tie the game at 7-7 in the first quarter, and Hobart would go on to win 41-24. Watch
  • Central quarterback Nate Snead takes a low shotgun snap and breaks tackles on the way to a 73-yard touchdown run. The touchdown cut the Buena Vista lead to 30-20 and Central went on to rally to a 33-30 win. Watch
  • Wesley quarterback Shane McSweeny turns into a one-man show on third-and-goal at the Frostburg 25 yard line. Watch
  • Brendan Chambers runs 21 yards the long way for a touchdown in the Panthers' 62-7 win against MacMurray. Watch

You can see all of the nominated plays on our Week 6 highlights playlist below, and even more top plays on the D3sports.com YouTube channel.

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