Stanford's Francis Owusu Makes College Football's Catch Of The Year


The big story on Thursday night wasn't just Stanford's convincing 56-35 win over UCLA, but a single incredible catch. 

In what's already being called college football's "catch of the year" and one of the best of all time, Stanford's Francis Owusu pulled off a play that has to be seen to be believed. Even then, you might need to watch it a couple more times: 

 Here's Cardinal coach David Shaw's reaction:  

The play was reminiscent of Alabama wide receiver Tyrone Prothro's catch against Southern Mississippi almost a decade ago on Oct. 10, 2005. 

ESPN created a clip showing the two incredible catches side-by-side: 



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