Washington State had a 4th and 1 from the California 46-line and decided to run the famous "tush push."
Unfortunately for Washington State, quarterback Cameron Ward was on top of the pile and forward momentum hadn't been stopped. California defender Cade Uluave forced the fumble and recovered it at midfield. The ball fell from the behind the pile and Uluave had the awareness to pick up the ball. The rest of the Washington State team assumed the play was dead, but Uluave proceeded to run the ball back for a touchdown.
The officials never blew the play dead and as a result, California got six points. It was one of the most unique scoop and scores you'll ever see.
It's a scoop n' score for Cade Uluave pic.twitter.com/3CQcq4xqnm
— Pac-12 Conference (@pac12) November 11, 2023
Cade Uluave is a true freshman inside linebacker for California who was a three-star prospect from Herriman, Utah and was a part of the 2023 recruiting class. This is the fifth consecutive game that Uluave is playing in, and made his first career start two weeks ago against USC. He now has two forced fumbles on the season , and had a sack against USC, as well. He is currently leading the team in tackles in the game with three, and has a tackle for loss.
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