The San Jose Spartans are not off to the greatest of starts in 2011, but they have started working their way back and now find themselves 3-4 after a comeback victory over the Hawaii Warriors. A late touchdown won the game 28-27, but an earlier play was the emotionally building block for the win.
With 11:46 left in the fourth quarter, hawaii took a a 27-20 lead on a Joey Iosefa 32 yard touchdown run. Hawaii had a chance to get the 28th point on the PAT, but the Spartans blocked the extra point and Duke Ihenacho returned it for two points. Sounds simply enough, right? Follow me after the jump for the full story, brought to use by @jose3030.
In case you missed it, at around the Spartans 40-yard line, Ihenacho feels his hamstring cramp up. He slows down to deal with the pain. After crossing mid-field, he realizes he has a chance to get his team right back into the game and proceeds to go into another gear. I can only imagine the amount of ice he needed after that play, but awesome return and way to man up for his team. No doubt he put his team on his back there!