College Quarterback Throws 47-Yard Touchdown Pass To Himself (Video)

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Normally, the box score of a Division II college football game between the North Greenville Crusaders and the Mars Hill Lions wouldn’t garner much national attention. But take a look at the scoring play on the bottom.

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No, quarterback Nelson Hughes doesn’t have a twin brother Nick. He really did pull a Brett Favre and catch his own pass after a deflection, although he one-upped the ol’ gunslinger by amazingly taking it 47 yards to the house.

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One angle of this incredible play isn’t enough, but thankfully Hughes himself came to the rescue by posting a coaches-film view of the play on his Instagram account.

Craziest play I've ever been a part of. We will be ready next week

A video posted by Nelson Hughes (@nelsonhughes14) on

Hughes’ team would go on to lose 30-27, but the quarterback finished second on his team in receiving yards. That’s pretty darn cool.

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