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Connecticut receiver pulls down remarkable one-handed TD catch

Cameron Smith
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We've seen great highlight-reel touchdown catches all season long from across the nation, and many of them have revolved around a star receiver finding a way to pull in a one-handed grab. Usually, those grabs force the receiver to lose his balance and topple over.

Not Wethersfield High (Wethersfield, Conn.) wideout Whit DeVaux, whose catch above got his team started toward a 16-14 victory. The game that featured this highlight was played a day before Thanksgiving, but video of the catch didn't surfaced until Friday evening.

Locked in a tight game against rival Newington, DeVaux was sent on a deep inside slant route. He blew by the Newington defensive back assigned to cover him, but Wethersfield quarterback Matthew Sanzaro overthrew DeVaux's route by just a touch.

Luckily, DeVaux has very long arms and he wasn't afraid to use every inch of his right arm, extending to pull in Sanzaro's pass in the second quarter. Sanzaro followed with a completion on the subsequent two-point conversion, and the Eagles were off and running.

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