Tonight 346-pound defensive tackle Dontari Poe threw a touchdown pass to Demetrius Harris to seal a big win for the Chiefs over the Broncos. All those who witnessed it were so shocked at having seen NFL history, Kansas City was unable to successfully convert the try.
With 40-odd bowl games to sit through, you have to appreciate Western Kentucky’s efforts to spice up a game between the AAC West’s fourth-best team and the Conference USA champions.
Pitt tied up Virginia Tech tonight with another touchdown by offensive tackle Brian O’Neill. The 300-pounder took a backward pass to the end zone earlier this year against Georgia Tech, and tonight took a forward handoff—we called this the Revolving Door Play back where I come from—for a five-yard touchdown. All hail…
Pitt’s Brian O’Neill runs 6'6", 300 lbs., and he also runs fast enough to score a touchdown that put the Panthers up 7-0 on Georgia Tech. All hail the fat guy touchdown!
Ole Miss star offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil started this season on the sidelines. He’ll end it having scored a touchdown in what’s yet another blowout major bowl game, as the Rebels took a 34-6 lead into the locker room. The trick play even got our Russian announcer friends excited:
Michigan State senior center Jack Allen lined up in the backfield today in the Spartans’ blowout over Penn State, and the 300-pounder made the most of his opportunity in finding the end zone while showing off some elite rushing skills. Happy Senior Day!
300 lb. Kentucky defensive lineman Cory Johnson opened the scoring of tonight’s Vols-Wildcats matchup in Lexington by scooping up a fumble and rumbling 77 yards. He was motorin’!
LaQuan McGowan is a 6’7”, 410 pound tight end for Baylor. That’s impressive enough, but consider the move he puts on a Kansas defender here to find the end zone and give the Bears a 38-7 second quarter lead.
It’s always big news in these parts when a Fat Guy scores a touchdown, and it happened tonight in the CFL as Ottawa defensive lineman Zack Evans came away with a ball out of Edmonton’s QB Matt Nichols’s hand and took it 65 yards to the maison. It’s not much consolation for the Redblacks, who are getting slaughtered.
This is a highlight reel for Elijah Grady, a 6-foot-5, 295 lbs. senior who plays nine-man football for New Town High in New Town, N.D. Grady is technically an offensive tackle, but as you can see in this reel from Hudl.com, he does pretty much everything. Which is to say, if you like fat guy touchdowns, this is the…
Seattle finally put a dent in Green Bay's 16-0 lead with a touchdown pass—but not from Russell Wilson, and not to a Seahawks wide receiver. No, it was punter Jon Ryan finding offensive tackle Garry Gilliam in the end zone on a fake field goal. That's what we all expected, right?
There are many great ways to score a fat guy touchdown, but Mike Douglas doing it to take the lead against your in-state rival with bowl eligibility on the line is a pretty damn good one.
There's a new SEC record for fattest player to throw a touchdown pass. Move over, Jared Lorenzen.
This here is Shane McNulty, a defensive lineman for the Dundalk Mavericks, running back an interception for a 93-yard touchdown.
What's better than a Fat Guy Touchdown? A Fat Guy Touchdown that is followed by an elaborate and hilarious touchdown celebration, of course.
Kent crushed Ohio 44-13 in Athens tonight, but the highlight for all who tuned in for #MACtion was this 61-yard fake punt by Nate Terhune, a 6'4" 265 lb. defensive lineman who played up-back on the punt team and made the most of his opportunity—hurdling a Bobcat return teamer en route to the end zone.
FAT GUY TOUCHDOWN
He didn't even have to run anywhere!
Texas DT Chris Whaley did indeed rumble into the endzone after picking off Sooner quarterback Blake Bell.