Just about once a week, we hear that Patriots receiver Julian Edelman played QB in college for Kent State. But the Patriots drafted him as a wide receiver, and he's been a wide receiver his whole NFL career, never attemptiong a pass. Until Saturday:
The play worked to perfection, as Danny Amendola was wiiiiiiiiiiiiide open, and Edelman hit him for a 51-yard TD to tie the score at 28.
You wonder how long the Pats were keeping this one under wraps before busting out the trick play at a crucial moment in a playoff game.
FWIW, here are Edelman's college passing stats -- he was more of a runner, but completed 54.5 percent of his passes for 4,997 yards in three years at KSU.