Boise State vs Fresno State Video: Watch Broncos Convert Fake Punt Inside Own 20
From Bleacher Report - Front Page
September 21, 2013 - 12:06am
Chip Kelly may have revolutionized the up-tempo offense at the University of Oregon, but Boise State head coach Chris Petersen has mastered the art of the trick play. From the Statue of Liberty play to the countless other unpredictable formations that Petersen has up his sleeve, there's always something new.
Against the Fresno State Bulldogs, Petersen took it to another level by converting a fake punt attempt from his own 19-yard line.
Take a look at the madness below.
Is there anything Petersen is afraid of attempting on the football field?
Senior punter Trevor Harman took the snap and launched a gorgeous pass to sophomore safety Dillon Lukehart. Lukehart proceeded to take it past the first-down marker and work it all the way to the 49-yard line after a 30-yard gain.
As surprised as we may be, are we actually shocked to see Boise State pull another rabbit out of the hat?
Petersen is college football's resident mad scientist.
Boise State failed to cap the drive off with a score, but the trickery didn't end with the fake punt. In fact, the Broncos didn't just fake that punk, but they faked not punting the ball and ending up kicking it out of a normal formation.
Confused? Welcome to a Boise State football game.
This has become a tradition at Boise State, where the confusing play has become the norm. While it may be a high-risk type of system, the Broncos have managed to be one of the most consistent teams in the nation.
The fact that Petersen has the guts to attempt plays like this is a major reason why.Continue reading this article »