Texas DT Chris Whaley Returns Interception 31 Yards for TD Against Oklahoma

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistOctober 12, 2013


Shortly after the Longhorns coughed up the football, Texas defensive tackle Chris Whaley picked off Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell and returned it 31 yards for the touchdown.

The 295-pound lineman managed to get to the outside before he carried Bell for the last six yards into the end zone.

Here's a closer look at the play:

Thanks to ESPN for providing the video:

The interception gave Texas a 10-3 lead for its first lead over Oklahoma since 2009, according to Mike Finger of the Houston Chronicle.

Whaley's incredible effort changed the momentum in this game as the Longhorns look to upset the Sooners.