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Samuels' big plays: Watch them live



For those of you who weren't able to watch Saturday's USF-Syracuse game, USF's official site,, has free video highlights from the game. The best is a 30-second clip showing Aston Samuels' two long end-arounds, one for 75 yards, the other for 26.

You can see the great downfield blocking that set up both runs -- the first has a nice pop from Mike Ford, and the second has superb blocks from Jamar Taylor and Carlton Mitchell, who is pushing a Syracuse corner straight backwards 20 yards downfield. (All four names dropped there? Freshmen.) On that first run, receiver Marcus Edwards, maybe the smallest player on the field, has a big hit to give Samuels more of a corner to turn.

[Last modified: Thursday, May 27, 2010 11:49am]


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