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:

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.

Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.

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