Former Ute Barton Dives For Recovery After Saints Fumble Punt Return
SEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks linebacker and former Utah Ute, Cody Barton dove on top of a fumble to recover a muffed punt by the New Orleans Saints.
Barton ran down the field after a Seahawks punt and dove to recover the football after Saints returner Deonte Harris muffed the catch.
The fumble recovery was the first of Barton’s career.
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) September 22, 2019
The linebacker from recovered the fumble at the Saints 33. C.Barton to NO 33-yard line. Seattle was flagged for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on the play for a Seahawks’ bench player running onto the field to celebrate the play.
The Saints were up 27-7 at the time of the play which occurred with 5:51 left in the 3rd quarter.
— Jeremiah Jensen (@JJSportsBeat) September 22, 2019
Barton is a rookie for the Seahawks. He was selected by Seattle in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
The Seahawks have a record of 2-0 on the season.
The Saints vs. Seahawks game is available on CBS.
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