Stanford's Francis Owusu makes unreal catch behind defender's back vs UCLA
Stanford's Francis Owusu made the best catch you'll see in 2015.
The Stanford Cardinal took it to the UCLA Bruins in the first half of their Pac-12 matchup on Thursday night and had hopes of continuing that trajectory in the second half. If Francis Owusu had anything to say about it, Stanford was going to do that and wow everyone watching while doing so.
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Midway through the third quarter, the Cardinal ran a double-reverse pass that got the ball back in the hands of quarterback Kevin Hogan before he unleashed a deep ball to Francis Owusu. However, it was the catch from Owusu that you have to see:
Stanford pulls off the play of the year: pic.twitter.com/Z4I5OvzViY
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) October 16, 2015
That is one of the best sports plays you are going to see all year, forget Catch of the Year or best football play. That's just unreal skill, strength, and of course concentration on the part of Owusu to get his hands on the ball behind the defender's back, but also to hang onto it as they both fell to the ground.
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That's seriously going to be one of the best plays we see in sports in 2015. That's more impressive than any one-handed catch or anything of that sort; this is just another level of incredible on the part of Owusu.
If you need anymore evidence, here's how Stanford coach David Shaw reacted:
— Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) October 16, 2015
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