I saw a story today discussing the best touchdowns in Ohio State history.
What would you consider to be the greatest touchdowns ever at Arkansas?
My thoughts are that any touchdown with a name have to be on the list: Powder River Play, the Miracles on Markham and the “immortal” Teddy Barnes score against Texas A&M.
Game winners by Robert Farrell at Texas A&M in 1977, J.J. Meadors at Alabama in 1995, Anthony Lucas against Tennessee in 1999 and Greg Childs at Georgia in 2010 come to mind.
Then there are the great individual efforts like several of the Darren McFadden runs, the Joe Adams punt return against Tennessee or the C.J. O’Grady play against Colorado State last year.
Here is another one that always stood out to me: Fred Talley’s 80-yarder at Auburn in 2002. He must have covered 110 yards on the play.
Cedric Cobbs straight up the middle against Texas in Austin in 2003.
I was sitting in the end zone and watched the hole open up. The blocking was a thing of beauty.
Here is the video evidence. Great end zone shot toward the end.
June 17, 2020, 12:42am
The Joe Adams punt return against TN is my favorite. I attended that game and since I’ve lived in TN for 22 years it makes it sweeter.
One of my all time favorites was the one against LSU, at the end of the first half when everyone (including me) expected us to take a knee, but went for 80 yards and a TD.
Great one. What a call by Petrino.
Ken Hatfield’s punt return against texas in 1964 has to be on the list.
David Barrett’s Pick 6 against Tennessee in the 1999 rematch game. I think it was about the 3rd play of the game.
June 17, 2020, 12:56am
Darren “ bringing the wood “ at LSU with down field blocking by Casey Dick
Joe Adams down the sideline against Auburn is pretty good. Barry Foster up the gut against The U at the Orange Bowl. Mallett to Hamilton at halftime.
And we can’t forget Broderick Green going for 99.
Defensive nominee: Rohan Gaines coast to coast against the Rebnecks in the rain.
My favorite DMac score is still the 80 yarder against the Chickens at RRS.
June 17, 2020, 1:31am
I loved Barry Foster’s burst up the middle for a long TD. Don’t recall the game,.but is was just…hike, then boom.
June 17, 2020, 1:31am
The Immortal Teddy Banes catch does it for me!
Freshman Matt Jones to Freshman Jason Peters in the 7 overtime win at Ole Miss.
The long touchdown from Brad Taylor to Derek Holloway in the 1981 Gator Bowl (aka the Fog Bowl). Still don’t know how Holloway could see that ball through the dense fog.
Even though we lost that game, that was one of my favorite Hog teams because we beat Texas 42-11 that season.
All that have been mentioned were special. I especially loved The Redemption against Tennessee and that time We Didn’t Come to Paint with the Sugar Bowl on the line.
Here is another one: Orlando Watters’ punt return at Tennessee in 1992. Arkansas probably doesn’t win this game without that play.
The one that always comes to mind first, is JJ Meadors td winning catch against Bama. One reason it comes to mind was where I saw the game.
It was the weekend of the Harley Poker Run to Key West. A couple who road down with my wife and I were sitting with us at a table at Rick’s. There was a table next to us with 4 Bama fans. They were, of course, obnoxious and couldn’t believe there could be a Hog fan in Key West. I had consumed enough beer to be a little obnoxious myself.
I was screaming TD, TD. They were screaming trap, no catch. The couple with us and my wife were trying to calm me down. My friend, afterward said he sure thought we were going to have to fight those 4 Bama guys.
Matt Jones long TD run against Ole Miss when he dunked the football over the goal post.