Mo Alie-Cox Shows Basketball Roots On Highlight-Reel Touchdown

Indianapolis Colts first-year tight end Mo Alie-Cox made a highlight-reel snag for his first career touchdown on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders on Indy's opening drive of the game.


OAKLAND, Calif. — That wasn't a bad way for Indianapolis Colts tight end Mo Alie-Cox to score his first career touchdown.

On the Colts' opening drive Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, quarterback Andrew Luck lobbed a pass 26 yards downfield to Alie-Cox, who leapt high in the air and snagged the ball with one hand, making it 7-0, Colts.

The play was reminiscent of the 6-foot-5, first-year tight end's basketball days back in college at VCU:

Alie-Cox — seeing an increased role Sunday in Erik Swoope's absence — had three receptions for 58 yards (19.3 avg) coming into Sunday's matchup in Oakland. He now has four receptions in the last five games.

The touchdown brought Alie-Cox's season totals to four catches for 84 yards (21.0 avg.) and a touchdown.

Related Content

Single Game Tickets On Sale Now!

Single Game Tickets On Sale Now!

Our full 2021 Schedule is here! Single game tickets for every home matchup are on sale now!