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Video: North Dakota State receiver steals back the football

R.J. Urzendowski refused to allow an opponent's interception Saturday

North Dakota State's R.J. Urzendowski (left) not only denied Eastern Washington's D'londo Tucker from making an interception, but wrestled the ball away for a 43-yard reception. (From <a href=@NDSUfootball on Twitter)" border="0" src="http://www.thegazette.com/storyimage/GA/20160912/ARTICLE/160919909/AR/0/AR-160919909.jpg&MaxH=500&MaxW=900" />
North Dakota State's R.J. Urzendowski (left) not only denied Eastern Washington's D'londo Tucker from making an interception, but wrestled the ball away for a 43-yard reception. (From @NDSUfootball on Twitter)

You know Iowa’s Matt VandeBerg had a sensational touchdown catch for Iowa Saturday night against Iowa State.

North Dakota State, Iowa’s opponent Saturday, has a player who can make eye-popping receptions, too. Junior Bison wide receiver R.J. Urzendowski makes a 43-yard reception in his team’s 50-44 overtime win over Eastern Washington last Saturday in the Fargodome. The video is linked above the text here.

It looked for a while like an interception of Easton Stick’s long pass by EWU’s D’londo Tucker. Urzendowski had other ideas.

Urzendowski has four catches in two games, not a lot. But he’s averaging 30.3 yards per reception. That’s a lot.

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