Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, October 31, 2015

Saquon Barkley is as exciting as any college football player with the ball in his hands.

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The Penn State true freshman running back drops Big Ten fans' jaws on a weekly basis. In Saturday afternoon's 39-0 win vs. Illinois, Barkley ripped off a 7-yard scoring run, highlighted by a ground-covering hurdle, that will put him on all of the national highlight shows.

Barkley took the direct snap inside Illinois' 10-yard line, ran to his right, bounced it further outside, and left his feet from the 4-yard line before landing in the end zone.

Making the play even better: Barkley lost his left shoe on his way to his feet, as Illinois defensive back Taylor Barton ripped it off.

Watch the highlight in the video above and see pictures of it below:


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