Francis Owusu catch: Stanford receiver with incredible grab around UCLA defender on trick play (VIDEO).

Stanford Receiver Makes Catch of the Year by Using Defender as a Tool

Stanford Receiver Makes Catch of the Year by Using Defender as a Tool

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Oct. 16 2015 9:02 AM

Stanford Receiver Makes Catch of the Year by Using Defender as a Tool

Francis Owusu catch
Francis Owusu catches a touchdown pass around the back of UCLA defender Jaleel Wadood during last night's game at Stanford Stadium.

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That is Stanford's Francis Owusu somehow making a touchdown catch on a trick play (in which quarterback Kevin Hogan had initially lined up as a wide receiver) by reaching completely around the body of UCLA defender Jaleel Wadood (who also committed a foul on the play by running into Owusu) to catch the ball against Wadood's back.

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Here's a close-up:

That was actually Owusu's first touchdown catch of the year, too—not a bad way to get on the board. Stanford went on to win the game 56–35.