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WSU gives Ron Stone’s first down run after a blocked punt the movie trailer treatment

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Coming soon to a theater near you.

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On Saturday, Washington State put together their most complete game of the Nick Rolovich era so far. The Cougs topped Cal on the road 21-6 in a game that saw quarterback Jayden de Laura make his productive return from injury, and saw the WSU defense put up a dominant showing against the Golden Bears.

The win was great to watch... But it also featured two of the most unique plays you’ll ever want to see in a college football game. The catch from Calvin Jackson Jr. was the one that made all of the headlines and ended up at number one on the SportsCenter Top-10, but there was another play that left Coug fans awestruck.

It was a play that I don’t think I’ve ever seen and doubt I’ll see again any time soon. Cal took advantage of a rookie mistake by Nick Haberer, but Ron Stone Jr. wasn’t going to give up without a fight. It was one of the many impressive plays made by the redshirt junior on Saturday afternoon who also picked up two tackles and a sack.

His play of defense was great, but it’s those seven yards of offense that earned him the movie trailed treatment from the WSU social media team.

It was certainly a play to remember and (espcially if The Rock and Chris Hemsworth are involved) I’ll gladly throw down $15 for a ticket to see the motion picture adaptation on the big screen.

Stone and the Cougs will look to make a few more movie trailer quality plays this Saturday when WSU hosts Oregon State this Saturday at 1 p.m. in Pullman.

Links

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First look: Washington State returns home with momentum to face surging Oregon State team | The Spokesman-Review
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