Moses Webb went from embarrassment to ecstasy in a matter of seconds.
The Sacred Heart receiver caught a pass over the middle and was headed for a big gain in the FCS matchup of northeastern schools in Connecticut when he was tackled over the middle. And fumbled.
Monmouth's Ify Asoluka recovered the fumble and started heading the other way. But Webb got up and not only had the awareness to get up and chase Asoluka, but he stripped him of the football. And after he forced the fumble, Webb picked it up and ran untouched for a touchdown.
It was incredible hustle and resiliency by Webb, as he immediately reacted after losing the football for the very rare redemption. He could have easily laid on the turf and moped, hoping that his teammates would make the tackle. But he didn't. That touchdown proved to be the difference as Sacred Heart beat Monmouth 24-21.
And it's one of the plays of the season.
- - - - - - -