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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | October 1, 2015

Miami's Jaquan Johnson refuses to give up

Never give up.

It's the oldest cliche in the book. But let's be honest -- sometimes, it makes sense to give up. How many times have we seen quarterbacks hurt themselves trying to make a tackle or throw a block?

Usually, however, everyone should give maximum effort out on the football field. In the Miami vs. Cincinnati game on Thursday night, Hurricanes special teamer Jaquan Johnson refused to give up on this long Bearcat punt return. And it paid off. Take a look:

Oct 1, 2015 at 5:39pm PDT

Johnson deserves major kudos for that tackle in the film room next week. His hustle should certainly inspire all of his teammates who witnessed such effort and perseverance.

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