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The Trust Fall of college football: Columbia specialists pull off nerve-racking "Banana Split Kick"

Coaches spend a lot of time during an off season trying to brainstorm ways to develop trust among teammates. Oftentimes that includes events like a team retreat, or team building activities, or bringing in experts to talk to and inspire the team.

Well whatever Columbia did this off season to develop trust among each other seem to have worked, because that's the only way I can see someone voluntarily offering themself up for "The Banana Split Kick".

Specialists sure are an entertaining breed. By the way, the Columbia specialists also have their very own dedicated Twitter account (

Banana split #🍌

— Columbia Specialists (@CU_Specialists) August 29, 2016

" target="_blank">@CU_Specialists) with plenty of interesting stuff, including mind-boggling magic tricks like this one from long snapper Partick Eby.

Don't try this at home (or do, and send video to Since tweeting out a link to the story, a number of guys have responded with great GIFs worth sharing: