JEROME SIMPSON

High School RB Goes Full Jerome Simpson

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This clip, courtesy of Cameron Smith over at <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highschool-prep-rally/complete-front-flip-middle-scrimmage-td-run-play-151944069.html;_ylt=AsnCXrZrkLHwURbQeWSqHXDYupV4;_ylu=X3oDMTFkcjhsYWZxBG1pdANTdXBlciBCbG9nIEluZGV4BHBvcwMxBHNlYwNNZWRpYUJsb2dJbmRleA--;_ylg=X3oDMTFlamZvM2ZlBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdAMEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnM-;_ylv=3" target="_blank">Prep Rally</a>, features a high school running back getting flipped, landing on his feet and running it on for a touchdown.

#FLORIDA

And Now, A High School Football Bounce Pass

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<a href="http://www.maxpreps.com/video/watch.aspx" title="Go to MaxPreps Video to see more high school sports video." > There are a lot of factors at play when I'm deciding what to write about -- whether or not the story will bring in traffic, whether or not I can approach the story with a unique perspective -- but no modifier gives a story a bigger push onto With Leather than "Brandon couldn't do this if you gave him 10,000 tries". Enter: the bounce pass to hail mary. The football bounce pass is among the rarest of the trick plays, and it was pulled off with peak accuracy by Fort Lauderdale Westminster Academy on the first play from scrimmage in their victory over Coral Springs Charter. It was a special play designed for Senior Night, and the only way it would've been better is if they'd brought brooms on to the field and curled that shit into the end zone. Here's a rundown of the play, courtesy of <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highschool-prep-rally/wild-trick-play-td-accounts-first-bounce-pass-102112797.html" target="_blank">Prep Rally</a>: Traditional Westminster running back Spencer Saliba lined up as the team's quarterback, taking a snap in the shotgun.

KICKERS

Here’s A High Schooler Kicking A 67 Yard Field Goal

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Step aside, <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/good-morning-heres-an-8th-grader-kicking-a-63-yard-field-goal" target="_blank">63-yard field goal kicking 8th-grader</a>, there's a new sheriff in town.

VITORIA

New Anti-Diving Strategy: If They Dive, Kick The Crap Out Of Them

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To the untrained eye, soccer is a sport where people with no fight training or impulse control hang out and kick a ball around until one of them overreact and everybody starts brawling.

TEXAS

Good Morning, Here’s An 8th-Grader Kicking A 63-Yard Field Goal

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That's 14-year-old Blake Carter kicking a 63-yard field goal in practice.

#BEYONCE

Sports On TV: Glee’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments

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I've prepared separate intro blurbs, depending on who you are.

WORLD RECORDS

You’ll FLIP Over This Texas Cheerleader’s Consecutive Handsprings World Record

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Last year, 16-year-old Texas cheerleader Miranda Ferguson did 20 back-handsprings.

WASHINGTON

The Worst Part About Cross-Country Meets: Being Murdered By Bears

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There are a lot of great reasons to run; it improves your cardiovascular health, prevents muscle and bone loss, improves coordination and can help you both lose weight and gain confidence.

#Facebook

Inspirational Soccer Story Slash Facebook Advertisement Of The Day: Daniel Cui

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Sandwiched between Gangnam Style parodies on <a href="http://cheezburger.com/42674177" target="_blank">The Daily What</a> is the inspirational story of high school goalkeeper Daniel Cui, a kid who turned soccer futility into 10th grade popularity, and eventually into an advertisement about how Facebook changes peoples' lives.

tim tebow

Meet Jacob Rainey, High School Football’s Amputee Quarterback

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Last December, Woodberry Forest School quarterback and college prospect Jacob Rainey made the news when his career was (we assumed) <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2078263/The-high-school-quarterback-amputee-inspiring-NFL-greats.html" target="_blank">tragically cut short by a mishap on the playing field</a>.

wrestling

Sports On TV: Saved By The Bell’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments

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Welcome to the first edition of With Leather's newest, least cool weekly feature ever: SPORTS ON TV, where we countdown the greatest sports-related moments from your favorite, mostly not sports-related television shows.

TRACK AND FIELD

As Snarky As We Get, Don't Forget That Sportsmanship Is Awesome

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After years of the <a href="http://warmingglow.uproxx.com/tag/florida-or-ohio" target="_blank">'Florida Or Ohio?'</a> game making criminals and ridiculous people easy to geographically identify, it looks like the people of Ohio are getting it together -- on the heels of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/tearjerking-story-of-the-day-matt-finishes-his-run-at-field-day" target="_blank">the most inspiring Ohio elementary school field day of all time</a> comes the story of West Liberty-Salem High junior Meghan Vogel, a state champion in the 1,600 meters who turned her burned-out 3,200 meters performance into the best acts of sportsmanship you're likely to see.

#Viral Videos

Dear Sports Teams, Enough With The 'Call Me Maybe' Covers Already

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I try very, very hard to keep my ears away from today’s pop music, because autotuning is like Fran Drescher scraping her teeth across a chalkboard to me.

whoops

Caw Caw Bang F**k I'm … Totally Fine?

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By way of <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highschool-prep-rally/illinois-pitcher-drills-bird-randy-johnson-bird-somehow-165717961.html;_ylt=AryFbFS0wBg7nOOIG1UUUC32Qe1_;_ylu=X3oDMTVkcTdibDV1BGNjb2RlA3ZzaGFyZWFnMnVwcmVzdARtaXQDTWl4ZWQgTGlzdCBOZXdzIEZvciBZb3UEc" target="_blank">Prep Rally</a> comes the least consequential moment of fastball-on-bird violence in baseball history.

oklahoma

Full Court Alley-Oop Buzzer Beater: Suddenly Every Play In The Clippers Playbook

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Full court alleys-oop <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQiZqdbuvJY" target="_blank">happen from time to time</a>, but as a buzzer beater.

SPOILED BRATS

Shocking: High School Athletes Are Brats

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As the fan of a perennially underachieving middle tier college football team, I’ve long since accepted the pains of the reality that my school will never be at the top of any 5-star high school recruits’ lists.

VEHICULAR ASSAULT

Stephen King’s ‘Cowboys Stadium Golf Cart’

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What you need to know: Golf cart mows down everyone in sight after a high school football game in Cowboys Stadium on December 17, 2011 What to look out for: - A golf cart coming to life and trying to murder you a la Maximum Overdrive.


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