Utah's Mike Honeycutt pulls football right out of Weber State's hands
Utah routed in-state foe Weber State 70-7 Saturday afternoon, proverbially taking the game out of the their hands quickly by lighting up the scoreboard with 49 points in just the first two quarters of play.
In the second quarter, Utes senior defensive back Mike Honeycutt literally took the ball out of a Wildcats kick-off return man.
Much like a basketball player will occasionally have the fortune of grabbing a player's shot out right of the air rather than swatting it for a block, Honeycutt's forced turnover did not require breaking the football loose to incite a scrum. He simply took what he believed to be his, turned around and ran it into the end zone for an easy six.
The play was offically scored as a forced fumble and fumble recovery by Honeycutt, but that description of the takeaway certainly doesn't do it justice.