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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883


Trufant’s great play and an injury

Trufant makes the defensive play of game dominated by the Spokane defense. With a little over 6 minutes left in Arkansas’ season, Church sends his No. 1 receiver, Williams, deep down the middle. Williams turns Trufant around and gets separation – what looks to be plenty of separation.

But it was not enough. Trufant explodes as the ball is in the air, closes with incredible speed and knocks the ball away with his left hand.

Then he slaps five with some lucky fans.

Just a minute later, however, Trufant goes down in the left corner of the end zone after knocking away another long pass headed toward Williams and crashing into the boards. Trufant is down for a few minutes before finally getting up and leaving under his own power.

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