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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.

Dec. 3: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 70, at Alfred 45
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Final
UW-Oshkosh 34, at St. Thomas 31
Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 38, Wheaton (Ill.) 16
Box Score Recap Photos
Final
John Carroll 31, at UW-Whitewater 14
Box Score Recap Photos
Dec. 3: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 70, at Alfred 45
Box Score Recap Photos
Final
UW-Oshkosh 34, at St. Thomas 31
Box Score Recap Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 38, Wheaton (Ill.) 16
Box Score Recap Photos
Final
John Carroll 31, at UW-Whitewater 14
Box Score Recap Photos

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