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.
(SAY HELLO TO ONE OF THE MOST WTF JUST HAPPENED PLAYS OF THE YEAR) https://t.co/TIbzEQGTcW pic.twitter.com/1Veip1hEC4— Brenna Greene (@BrennaGreene_) October 2, 2021
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.
Last Saturday was a movie... ️#GoCougs | #BackHome pic.twitter.com/7t0bufYzJD— Washington State Football (@WSUCougarFB) October 5, 2021
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.
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