2012 Top 10 Plays: (5) Robert Godhigh's 33-Yard TD Catch Over Two UNC Defenders

Danny Karnik/Georgia Tech Athletics

The fifth play in our countdown might be the play of the year on offense.

Countdown to Kickoff: 42 Days...

The Situation: With 3:15 left in the third quarter, Georgia Tech has the ball on a 3rd and 14 from the UNC 33. Tech leads 51-36 and Robert Godhigh has already scored two third-quarter touchdowns.

The Play: Vad Lee drops back to pass and is under some pressure when he sees Godhigh streaking down the field in a pocket of space. Lee throws off his back foot, and consequently the ball ends up underthrown. Godhigh reacts to that and comes back to the ball, leaping over a defender to make a catch and concentrating enough to not be distracted by another defender attempting to swat the pass down. Based on the athletic feat alone, this was the play of the year on offense. There's one offensive play that ranks higher in this countdown, but it's more based on the situation in which it was accomplished than the manner in which it was accomplished. This play was truly an astounding feat of athleticism.

The Aftermath: This play gave Tech a 58-36 lead, and Tech ended up winning by a final score of 68-50...and yes, you did read that score right.

Where does this play rank on your radar for the season?

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