You know you are taking a pounding as a running back if you get hit so hard that the decal sticker on your helmet flies off. Such was the case for Minnesota tailback Donnell Kirkwood on Saturday after he received a punishing blow from a Northwestern Wildcats defender.
The play occurred during the second quarter on a second-and-five play from the Gophers' own 46-yard line.
The announcers confessed that they had never seen anything like it before. Yeah, neither have I. But there's a first for everything! Minnesota lost the game 21-13.
Those of you watching Big 10 football early Saturday afternoon might have noticed something odd during the Minnesota/Northwestern game.
Take a CLOSE look at this video. In it, Minnesota RB Donnell Kirkwood breaks clear...briefly during a draw play. Kirkwood gets hit.
Gets hit hard.
In fact...he gets hit so hard that something flies off his helmet...
Minnesota running back Donnell Kirkwood lost a decal on his helmet after a big hit from Northwestern defensive back Ibraheim Campbell during a Big Ten college football matchup Saturday.
It happened in the second quarter on a tough 8-yard run up the middle by Kirkwood. Campbell took down Kirkwood with a big hit, and upon impact, the "M" decal on the right side of...
Minnesota running back Donnell Kirkwood ran directly over Northwestern defensive back Ibraheim Campbell and the collision was as big as it gets. In fact, the hit was so huge that his logo decided it had enough and jumped directly off of Donnell’s helmet. No one was injured on the play.
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