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Wildcats' Reilly, Bighill making it big in CFL

Beau Baldwin, who had seen some truly remarkable things on a football field, could hardly believe his eyes.

Heck, he had done some truly remarkable things on a football field, and still was aghast.

But on Sept. 11, 2010 at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field, Central Washington linebacker Adam Bighill, standing perhaps 10 feet from Eastern Washington quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell, leaped and intercepted Mitchell’s swing pass and returned it 66 yards for a touchdown.

Read Roger Underwood's full Yakima Herald-Republic column about former Wildcat football greats Mike Reilly and Adam Bighill, who are now distinguishing themselves in the Canadian Football League.