DOTD: Check Out The Nittany Lion’s Backflip Catch

Backflip catches are the newest craze in the football world. So far, we’ve seen backflip catches by NFL players, we’ve seen two catches in one backflip, and we’ve seen backflip catches on live television. The Nittany Lion set a new standard, however, becoming the first mascot to get in on the fad. Check it out:

He makes it look too easy. It’s a good thing that none of the team’s wide receivers have decided to show off their backflipping skills just yet. Can you imagine what Penn State’s Twitter-happy coaching staff would have to say? Seriously though, we’d like to see Brutus Buckeye or Sparty try to match the Symbol of our Best on this one.

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Doug Leeson

Doug is a sophomore and Onward State's Assistant Managing Editor. Dislikes: popcorn, Rutgers, and a low #TimberCount. Likes: "Frozen," Rec Hall, and you. Contact him via email at [email protected] or on Twitter @DougLeeson.


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