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Samson Nacua Gets Utah Back In Game With Spectacular Over-The-Shoulder TD

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 06: Quarterback Tyler Huntley #1 of the Utah Utes looks to pass against the Oregon Ducks during the first half of the Pac-12 Championship Game at Levi's Stadium on December 06, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Utah wide receiver Samson Nacua had an impressive over-the-shoulder catch to get the Utes back in the game against the Oregon Ducks.

Nacua added a two-point conversion reception to cut Utah’s deficit against the Ducks to 23-15.

The Utah WR caught a 25-yard reception over his shoulder on a pass from Tyler Huntley before posting the tw0-point conversion for the Utes.

Nacua’s score gave the Utes their second touchdown of the third quarter to cut into the Ducks’ lead.

The receiver’s catch was his second of the game. He accounted for 39 yards on the receptions.

Nacua entered the Pac-12 title game with 14 receptions for 275 yards and 3 touchdowns this season.

Oregon had a 20-0 advantage at halftime before Utah added 15 points in the third quarter. The two teams went to the final 15 minutes of play with the Ducks holding a one-score led 23-15.

The Ducks vs. Utes game is broadcast on ABC.