High School Football Onside Kick May Be the Most Creative of All-Time

By Jason McIntyre

In the annals of onside kicks in football, where does this one rank?

In terms of creativity, this effort from Hebron High School in Lewisville, Texas, has to be near the top.

You know it’s coming when the team huddles up near the kickoff tee. Surely the opponent was bracing for it when the kicker slowly approached the ball, but I don’t think anyone realized the 11th player was camouflaged next to the team’s bench.

The kick hits him in stride for an easy recovery. Here’s the question – did the kid who recovered the ball cross the 40 before the kickoff? It’s very close, but I think he pulled it off.

Pat McAfee of the Indianapolis Colts is impressed. [Video via Football Scoop]

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