The first full week of college football is in its last stages, but Duke’s Riley Leonard may have saved the best play of the week for last.
The Blue Devils trailed Clemson 13-7 at halftime, despite outplaying the nation’s ninth-ranked team. But, Duke star quarterback Riley Leonard took over on the first drive of the third quarter, highlighted by this sensational run. Take a look.
RILEY LEONARD 44 YARD TD RUN pic.twitter.com/wRQwqvGN28
— Sickos Committee (@SickosCommittee) September 5, 2023
That’s a sensational run for Mel Kiper Jr.’s third-ranked quarterback prospect. Twitter was going nuts.
Riley Leonard in open space
— Pardon My Take (@PardonMyTake) September 5, 2023
RILEY LEONARD! What a run!
— Nicole Auerbach (@NicoleAuerbach) September 5, 2023
Riley Leonard puts the Mobile in Alabama
— Stuart Feiner (@StuartFeiner) September 5, 2023
Riley Leonard ROLLLIN for that Tud
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) September 5, 2023
Riley Leonard draft stock after that ridiculous run 🚀🚀
That balance and quickness >>
— Bradley Locker (@Bradley_Locker) September 5, 2023
Welcome to the Riley Leonard show
— Kegan Reneau (@KeganReneau) September 5, 2023
College football is the best.