There is no better time for a college football player to have fun than during spring practice. The season is still months away, so spring practices can be a little loose.
New Penn State coach James Franklin mixed things up a bit this spring. In what turned out to be a fantastic idea, Franklin had linemen and members of the staff show what they can do in a punt-receiving competition.
Some of the participants looked fairly natural catching the ball, but there were those who proved that they don't have a future in returning punts. Offensive lineman Derek Dowrey provided the highlight of the competition: