Jordan Westerkamp scoffs at your non-behind-the-back catches


Heck yeah, he caught that. (Nati Harnik/Associated Press)

Nebraska’s Jordan Westerkamp had himself a game today. He caught seven passes for 125 yards and a touchdown. Oh, and then there was this grab:

Well, you don’t see that every day. Pretty nifty eye-hand coordination displayed by Westerkamp to track the ball after it was tipped by the Florida Atlantic defender and corral it behind his back, all while making sure he got his feet down in front of the sideline.

Here is video of the play (after a commercial):

It would appear that Westerkamp has a flair for the dramatic. The second-year player’s only previous touchdown occurred against Northwestern during his freshman season, when he came down with a Hail Mary to steal the game for the Cornhuskers with no time left.


In this image from Nov. 2, 2013, a scrum of Nebraska and Northwestern players follow a tipped ball after Nebraska wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (18), Northwestern center back Dwight White (2), safety Traveon Henry (10), and safety Ibraheim Campbell (24), vied for a ball thrown by Nebraska quarterback Ron Kellogg III (12) with no time on the clock, in an NCAA college football game in Lincoln, Neb.The ball was subsequently caught by Nebraska wide receiver Jordan Westerkamp, right, for a touchdown, giving Nebraska a 27-24 win. (Nati Harnik/Associated Press)
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