As we await the start of bowl season, it’s a good time to look back at the Big Ten’s best plays of the 2012 season. From Devin Smith’s one-handed TD grab in Week 1 to Montee Ball’s highlight-reel touchdown run in the Big Ten title game, here are my top 10 plays of the 2012 season.
There were a ton of worthy plays, so remember this is just one man’s opinion. Feel like I missed one? Write it in the comment section at the bottom of the post.
10. Denard Robinson breaks tackles on 67-yard TD run at Ohio State
9. Chris Borland diving tackle of Rex Burkhead
8. Braxton Miller 1-yard TD run at Penn State
7. Montee Ball 57-yard TD run in Big Ten title game
6. Roy Roundtree tip catch vs. Northwestern
5. Akeem Shavers takes screen pass, stiff arms way to end zone vs. Indiana
4. Le’Veon Bell hurdling run vs. Notre Dame
3. Devin Gardner scrambles, hits Drew Dileo for 45-yard TD at Minnesota
2. Taylor Martinez 75-yard TD run in Big Ten title game
1. Devin Smith one-handed TD grab vs. Miami (Ohio)