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The Joe Burrow Touchdown Bracket Round of 32: Day Eight

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What was the best Joe Burrow touchdown of 2019? We’re asking you, the reader, to decide

College Football Playoff National Championship - Clemson v LSU Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images

Today’s matchup will wrap up the second round of the Cigar Region. Yesterday Joe Burrow’s 7 yard run cruised into the Sweet Sixteen about as easy as the QB did against Auburn. Today looks to be a much tighter 4-5 showdown.

No. 4: Justin Jefferson’s 30-yard deep ball vs Oklahoma

Why it should advance:

Because this is the fourth of Justin Jefferson’s four (4)* touchdown catches in the first half of a playoff game. In 2015 LSU as an entire team had four receptions in a 60-minute game against a 1-11 Eastern Michigan team. And now Justin Jefferson is out here catching four touchdowns in the first 18 minutes in a Playoff game. Shit’s crazy yo!

Also this is yet another goddamn dime from Joe Burrow.

*Editor’s note: F O U R

No. 5: Thaddeus Moss’ 6-yard catch vs Clemson

Remember a few days ago when I said I looooved touchdowns right before halftime? Buddy, this whole drive was a Prince album in football form. When faced with a 3rd and 19 on their own side of the field, Terrace Marshall draws a PI flag, which he did by getting wide ass open. A few plays later, LSU is in field goal range, but is out of timeouts with a 3rd and 10 with only 21 seconds remaining. Conventional wisdom says the play needs to be either a first down or quick incomplete pass to get the field goal unit out in time, a predicament LSU fans are all too familiar with.

What do the 2019 LSU Tigers do? Roll the dice and call a QB draw that works to perfection. Normally when my team has a 1st and Goal with 15 or fewer seconds left, I’m PRAYING they don’t squander the opportunity. But for the first time ever, I had no doubt we were scoring here.

Poll

What was the better Joe Burrow touchdown?

This poll is closed

  • 40%
    Justin Jefferson’s FOURTH touchdown against Oklahoma
    (63 votes)
  • 59%
    Thaddeus Moss’ back-breaker against Clemson
    (93 votes)
156 votes total Vote Now