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Blackmon Jumps In Front Of Receiver For Utah Interception

Utah Utes defensive back Julian Blackmon (23) makes an interception in front of UCLA Bruins tight end Devin Asiasi (86) in the end zone as Utah and UCLA play a college football game in Salt Lake City at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah defensive back Julian Blackmon read the eyes of UCLA’s quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson and jumped in front his intended receiver for an interception in the end zone.

Blackmon’s INT came in the second quarter of the Bruins vs. Utes game on Saturday, November 16.

The Utah DB picked of DTR after he scrambled around in the backfield before throwing the ball up for grabs in the end zone.

Blackmon’s pick came in the opening minute of the second quarter.

The Utes got the ball back at the 20-yard line with a 7-3 lead over the Bruins.

The senior DB’s interception was his fourth of the 2019 season.

Blackmon entered the game with 37 total tackles, 4 pass breakups, and a forced fumble.

The Bruins vs. Utes game is broadcast on FOX and 700 AM.