Northwestern’s Venric Mark punt return TD (video)


When Venric Mark of Northwestern returned this punt 75 yards for a TD, the Wildcats took an 11 point lead at Penn State. It looked like NU might get their first 6-0 start since 1962 and Pat Fitzgerald would get his first win over PSU.

But the NU defense collapsed in the second half, tired from being on the field most of the day, as Penn St. dominated time of possession, and PSU went on to win 39-28.

But here is Mark going almost untouched on a special return. Watch below.

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  1. […] That’s three losses in a row for 4-3 NU, which still must play Michigan State, Michigan, Iowa and Nebraska. They’ll likely beat the one-dimensional Illini on November 30th (anybody in college football can score at will on the hapless Illinois defense). However, bowl eligibility requires a sixth win, and although I do believe that’s going to happen, I can’t say for certain where that’s going to come from. It’s tough to pick Northwestern to win any game in which they’re without Kain Colter and Venric Mark. […]

  2. […] night. And he remained objective, non-biased by…..doing his appearance wearing a Northwestern, Venric Mark jersey. No, this was not intended to be ironic; to my […]

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