Sunday afternoon, the Kansas City Chiefs were trailing the Buffalo Bills, 14-0, in the second quarter when former Virginia Tech defensive back Chamarri Conner came up with a big play for the Chiefs.
Chamarri Conner picks off Buffalo’s Josh Allen
Conner, a rookie who was selected in the fourth round and 119th overall in the 2023 NFL Draft, picked off Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen on a third down play to set the Chiefs up at their 48-yard line late in the second quarter.
It was his first interception of his career. Conner had 15 tackles so far in 2023, 13 solo, through the first half of the game against the Bills. In his career at Virginia Tech, Conner had 314 career tackles, 207 solo, and four interceptions in Blacksburg.
Following the interception, Kansas City turned it into a touchdown when Jerick McKinnon scored on a 7-yard run and Harrison Butker’s extra point cut the Chiefs’ deficit to 14-7. Connor had one tackle in the first half.
Earlier this season, Kendall Fuller, another former Virginia Tech defensive back, of the Washington Commanders picked off Allen in a loss at home.