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Ayers Moving Past BSU Miscue

<b>Johnny Ayers'</b> first collegiate punt came from three yards deep in his own end zone. After the freshman bobbled the snap, an intentional grounding penalty resulted in a safety for the Ball State Cardinals. Ayers talked about his debut, his infamous first play, and what he hopes he can bring to the punter position.

Less than a minute into BC's first football game of the season, they were trailing by a score of 2-0. Freshman punter Johnny Ayers took Francois Brochu's snap from three-yards deep in his own end zone, and the ball glanced off his hands, hitting him directly in the chest and falling to the turf. The snap was on the money, for a change, so what happened? "There was an 11th guy running onto the...

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