The Seattle Seahawks decided to take a play from college playbooks during the NFL season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
Russell Wilson ran a fake read-option in the second quarter, finding a wide-open Ricardo Lockette for the 33-yard touchdown.
Update: Sept. 5 at 1:20 p.m. ET
The Auburn Tigers noticed that the play looked very familiar.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll admitted that he got the play from Auburn, per The Monday Morning Quarterback's Peter King: "We’ll go anywhere to find a play. And that one—uh, Muschamp at Florida, no … Auburn. They ran it. Give Gus Malzahn credit. That’s a great play. I kept telling them [the offensive staff and players] this summer, ‘It’ll work, it’ll work.’ But it didn’t work all summer."
If a play works, use it.
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The play gave the Seahawks a 10-7 lead.
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