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Australian Jarryd Hayne is a rugby player by trade, but he’s now a running back for the San Francisco 49ers.
After surviving final cuts and making the 53-man roster, Hayne is making his debut Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings.
Things didn’t start so hot for the Aussie, as he muffed his first career touch — a punt.
He looked a bit better on his next opportunity, a catch out of the flat in which he duped a defender and gained about seven yards.
But the best part of Hayne’s debut? An Australian newspaper is live-blogging it, and it might be the best thing you read all day. The blog’s author, Matt Cleary (who describes himself as a “Journo, man of golf, gibberer, malarkist” on his Twitter page), doesn’t seem to fully understand the rules of football, but he’s having a blast anyway.
Cleary also has referred to the punter as a “punt man, ” said Adrian Peterson has a “nice shiny head on him, ” and described 49ers coach Jim Tomsula as having looked like he ate an onion sandwich.