BYU DB Troy Warner Makes SportsCenter Top 10 Plays

Oct 3, 2020, 2:22 AM | Updated: 2:22 am
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BYU defensive back Troy Warner comes up with his first career interception against LA Tech on October 2nd, 2020. (BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)
(BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

PROVO, Utah – BYU senior Troy Warner pulled in his first career interception during the Cougars 45-14 victory over Louisiana Tech. The interception was a special moment for Warner, who’s waited since 2016 to pull down a pick.

His first career INT was a big one for BYU’s defense, and with BYU-LA Tech being the only FBS vs. FBS game on a Friday night college football slate, Warner’s big play was recognized on ESPN’s SportsCenter.

Warner’s first interception of his BYU career checked in at No. 8 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays for Friday’s busy day on the sporting calendar. What’s impressive about Warner’s INT is the intended LA Tech receiver is pulling down Warner by the arm, and the Cougars senior captain still comes up with the INT.

Coming into the game against LA Tech, BYU had yet to pick off an opponent’s pass this season. After Warner’s interception, Max Tooley got in on the action late in the fourth quarter to rest a potential late touchdown for the Bulldogs, giving BYU two INTs on the night.

The 45-14 win puts BYU at 3-0 heading into the weekend and one of the hottest teams in college football this season.

SportsCenter Top 10 plays

On Friday, October 2nd, 2020

10. Miami’s Kendrick Nunn blocks LA’s Anthony Davis in Game 2 of the NBA Finals

9. Miami Marlins pitcher Richard Bleier gets the out first after baseball hits him during NL Wild Card against Chicago Cubs.

8. BYU’s Troy Warner picks off LA Tech’s Luke Anthony in 1st quarter

7. San Diego Padres web gem against St. Louis Cardinals

6. Swedish hockey goal on a backhander

5. English Championship League goal

4. French Open between the leg hit that remains inbounds

3. France soccer goal

2. Campbell trick play featuring a double-pass against Wake Forest

1. Portugal soccer goal

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m., KSL Newsradio). Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.

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