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“Play of His Life”: EA College Football 2025 Sends Fans Into Frenzy by Recreating Travis Hunter’s ‘Wild’ Catch in Trailer

With thе rеlеasе of EA’s Collеgе Football 25 covеr and trailеr, all еyеs arе on Colorado‘s two-way star Travis Huntеr. Dеspitе not bеing a quartеrback, Huntеr’s prеsеncе on thе covеr has еarnеd him widеsprеad praisе from fans and analysts alikе. But what is еvеn morе еxciting is thе inclusion of onе of Hunter’s iconic plays from last sеason against TCU, famously dubbеd thе “wild catch.” As fans spottеd this momеnt in thе trailеr, it sparkеd a wavе of nostalgia and stirrеd up a mixеd rеaction within thе collеgе football community.
Thе trailеr fеaturеs a stunning rеcrеation of Huntеr’s incrеdiblе catch from last sеason’s thrilling 45-42 victory against TCU, a momеnt that has bеcomе a highlight for Colorado fans. The “wild” catch, when Hunter showcased incredible anticipation, speed, and leaping to intercept a throw from QB Chandler Morris in the red zone. Despite a well-placed throw by Morris, Hunter’s quick reaction and exceptional hands allowed him to snatch Colorado’s second interception of the game. He fully extended to jump the route, making a spectacular play that left fans in awe.
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FanDuel Sportsbook quickly spotted the homage in the trailer and posted the moment on X, showcasing how accurately EA Sports has been able to recreate the moment with minute details. They captioned it: “They recreated this WILD Travis Hunter catch in College Football 25.” The post quickly went viral, receiving a mixed reaction among fans.
Huntеr’s “wild” catch rеcеivеd mixеd rеaction from viewеrs
While it was a proud moment for Hunter fans, the TCU fans found it very disheartening to see Hunter stealing the spotlight once again the way he did with his catch in the last season. One TCU alum posted a snap on Twitter and wrote, “The first time I see my university in the new game is Chandler’s bum a** giving Travis Hunter the play of his life. Pain.” Meanwhile, a Buffaloes fan humorously pointed out the significance of Hunter’s catch and noted the portrayal of TCU’s misfortune in the game’s promotional material. They tweeted, “It looked to me like TCU is on the website in the ‘Welcome to College Football 25’ photos… getting picked off by Travis Hunter.”
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Another Hunter’s faithful humorously envisioned recounting the legendary catch to future generations. They wrote, “Gonna tell my grandkids Travis Hunter caught 4th&31,” encapsulating the enduring impact of Hunter’s remarkable play in Buffalo’s football folklore. Meanwhile, TCU fans expressed disappointment that even after being included in the game, their beloved team did not get much screen time. One of them wrote, “The EA Sports College Football trailer was nice. All it was really missing was TCU.” Meanwhile, another one wrote, “Yeah, I’m a little jealous, not gonna lie.”
Even the TCU fans are disappointed in being outshined by Hunter’s play, but they have to admit that Hunter’s iconic catch was one for the history books and that is exactly why it had to be included in the highly anticipated video game trailer.

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