Cal’s Fake Punt Was Way More Hilarious Than It Was Successful
Already down 28-2 to USC, Cal had nothing but its dignity to lose by calling a fake punt deep in their territory. And guess what? They lost that as well.
Punter Cole Leininger’s fake high-stepping fooled no one and his shot put pass fell far shy of the line to gain. The whole thing looked like a novice improv actor pantomiming a fake punt in a community college course.
I don’t know if this attempt is funnier than the Arkansas State fake heart attack play, but it’s definitely sadder.
[H/T: Barrett Sallee]