Jeff Okudah makes diving catch to record first INT of NFL career
The first career NFL interception for former Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah came in impressive fashion on Sunday afternoon.
Detroit traveled to Arizona for a Week 3 matchup on Sunday and the Lions were able to get their first win of the season, a 26-23 victory over the Cardinals. Okudah was a big part of that victory, making a critical play in the middle of the third quarter.
Okudah made a diving play to intercept a pass off Kyler Murray, then returned it 36 yards. Detroit was then able to put three points on the board, increasing its lead to 20-16 in the second half.
Below is the play made by Okudah:
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Okudah finished the game with 6 tackles, two for loss and the interception. Detroit improved to 1-2 on the season with the road victory.
In his rookie season, Okudah has played in two games through three weeks, totaling 13 tackles. He was the No. 3 overall selection in the 2020 NFL Draft.