The 7-on-7 football season could hardly be considered in “full flow”, but we’ve already been gifted the first truly remarkable play of the season. Even better: It comes from the wonderful BOOM Football League, which is nearly a perfect case of nominative determinism.
We have no idea who the player in the video above actually is. We don’t even know which team he’s competing on. What we do know, thanks to an eagle-eyed editor or producer at STACK, is that it comes from the wonderfully-named BOOM Football League, a Midwest-based group which puts together top, nationally-competitive 7-on-7 squads. It claims to have helped develop more than 200 Division I football players, and if this one-handed grab is any indication, it may have another to add to that list very soon.
Seriously, that is just about as impressive a one-handed grab as you’ll ever see. Odell Beckham Jr., eat your heart out. Whether or not this particular player has what it takes to string together multiple plays like that at a higher level remains to be seen, but at the very least he’s an athlete who deserves to be known.
So … anyone know who our mystery receiver is? We’d sure like to congratulate them on one heck of a catch!