The Purdue Boilermakers are hosting TCU Saturday night and the first possession of the game resulted in a Purdue punt.
TCU got the ball, and on third-and-four, tried a pass that ended up getting deflected into the air. What happened to the ball?
It landed in a Purdue defensive lineman’s hands:
— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) September 14, 2019
George Karlaftis is a freshman DL and was a four-star recruit according to 247Sports. On this play, he recorded his first interception.
Sure, some of it is being in the right place at the right time. But part of it is also being aware and making the play. That’s exactly what Karlaftis did.
Purdue-TCU can be seen on BTN.