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The Joe Burrow Touchdown Bracket Round of 32: Day Two

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

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl - LSU v Oklahoma Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Yesterday we kicked off the second round of the Joe Burrow Touchdown Bracket. The No. 1 overall seed, Burrow’s epic 3rd and 17 touchdown pass to Justin Jefferson, unsurprisingly cruised to victory. Today’s matchup features two first-half touchdown passes that greatly vary in both length and magnitude.

No. 2: Thaddeus Moss’ 62 yard catch-and-run vs Oklahoma

Why it should advance:

This touchdown is pure comedy. LSU is already off to a white-hot start against the Sooners, with Justin Jefferson catching four TDs in just a quarter in a half. Down 35-7, Oklahoma puts together a solid drive to get back into the end zone. How will the Tigers respond?

By having the slowest receiver sprint through the wide open defense into the end zone.

If you listen closely just as the ball is landing in Moss’ mits, you can hear color commentator Todd Blackledge let out an exasperated “come on...” Poor Todd just wants to call an excited semifinal game and the Sooners defense responds with THIS?? After week 1 I made this meme.

Well, I was half right!

No. 10: Ja’Marr Chase’s 9-yard slant vs Florida

Why it should advance:

Because this was the first strike in an absolutely epic back and forth battle between the Tigers and Gators. Any score from this Florida game has a spot in my heart because they were all so critical and important. After hearing all week about how the Gator defense would be the first true test for our shiny new offense, we begin our second drive with Clyde Edwards-Helaire running through the secondary like he ran over one of the rainbow-colored speed boosts in Mario Kart.

On the very next play we answer with this, a piercing strike through the defense that puts LSU on the board first. Tiger Stadium explodes as if this was a fourth quarter score because we were that amped up to win this game. This touchdown signifies LSU saying “We’re here, and you’re in trouble now.”

Poll

What was the better Joe Burrow touchdown?

This poll is closed

  • 50%
    The 62 yard streak to Thad Moss
    (94 votes)
  • 49%
    The 9 yard bullet to Ja’Marr Chase
    (92 votes)
186 votes total Vote Now