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flagTUESDAY,  OCTOBER 21,  2014"I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability."  Oscar Wilde

*********** Army keeps finding ways to beat itself.  Saturday it lost to previously winless Kent State, and one factor was something I hadn't seen before.  Army uses the so-called shield punt, in which three protectors line up shoulder-to-shoulder, about 6-7 yards deep.

In order to provide a gap for the snap to get back to the punter, one of the three protectors must stand aside until the ball passes, then close the door.

Alas, on Saturday, Army's man closed the door too soon.

And as he was taking his place in the shield, the snap hit him…


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