Nebraska QB Luke McCaffrey switches hands, completes pass for first down

Nebraska Cornhuskers freshman quarterback Luke McCaffrey pulled off an impressive play by switching hands to throw a completion for a first down during Saturday's Big Ten football game against Penn State.

It happened in the final minute of the second quarter with Nebraska holding a 24-6 lead. On 3rd and 9 from teh Penn State 27-yard line, McCaffrey, a right-handed QB took the shotgun snap. As Penn State rushers closed in on him, McCaffrey took a few steps to his left, switched the ball to his left hand and tossed it to running back Marvin Scott in the flat. Scott caught the ball and ran along the sideline for a first down. You don't see that every day. Consider us impressed. 

McCaffrey led the Cornhuskers to a field goal on that drive to give Nebraska a 27-6 lead at halftime. They would hold on to beat Penn State for a 30-23 victory, McCaffrey's first as a starting quarterback. McCaffrey finished 13-for-21 for 152 yards and one passing touchdown while also leading the team in rushing with 67 yards and scoring a rushing touchdown. Not bad for a day's work. 

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