Coming in to the Arizona State Sun Devils' Oct. 10 matchup against the Colorado Buffaloes, there was much question whether ASU could score and blow out an inferior team in Colorado, or even score on the first drive in that matter.
The Sun Devils were going through a pretty typical first drive. What was designed to be a normal running resulted some chaos, but ultimately a score to start a relatively easy win for Arizona State.
Our No. 7 play of ASU's 2015 season looks at a lucky play that actually goes the Sun Devils' way:
Play No. 8: Kody Kody scoop and score off Demario Richard's fumble vs. Colorado:
On 2nd-and-9 on Colorado's 32-yard line, Arizona State originally called a draw play for running back Demario Richard. The play didn't go well at first, as Colorado sent in a strong side blitz that helped the Buffaloes' defensive line get to Richard before the line of scrimmage.
The play seemed to be headed for disaster as a Colorado defender popped the ball out of Richard. ASU tight end Kody Kohl was conveniently at the right place at the right time, as the ball rolled up the field directly to Kohl.
With no Colorado defenders ahead, Kohl ran in for a touchdown that was credited as a 28-yard fumble return.
The Sun Devils ended up beating Colorado 48-21, their largest margin of victory of the season.
Here's the full play, courtesy of Pac-12 Networks:
#KohlBlooded!! @FootballASU is on the board first in Tempe! http://t.co/ab4SyS0Y0v Watch live: http://t.co/YfMNDWLu5w— Pac-12 Networks (@Pac12Networks) October 11, 2015