Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise
Sports News Without Fear, Favor or Compromise

Julius Thomas Scores Touchdown, Fucks Football

Touchdown celebrations are cool. Touchdown celebrations that pantomime sex are even cooler.

To wit: Dolphins tight end Julius Thomas caught a touchdown pass in the second quarter of Sunday’s win over the Broncos. Thomas used to play for Denver, so his post-touchdown celebration was obvious: He hopped on a bucking bronco and rode it. But, it also looked like Julius Thomas was pretending to fuck the football.

Thomas gave some excellent quotes after the game:

“I just was thinking earlier this week, ‘Man, if I get an opportunity, you know you’ve gotta ride the bronco one time,’ so I had a little fun with it.” [...]

“I had some mixed reviews,” he said. “A lot of people thought it was creative. Some people, maybe it wasn’t their favorite one. But you don’t do a touchdown celebration to please anyone else but yourself, man. It’s your moment. You get like 20 seconds. It’s all yours.”

It would’ve helped if he had something more horse-shaped than a football, but that was the only thing available to him.

“If we had like a six-foot ball that I could’ve got some stirrups and got on, but I only had one prop,” Thomas said. “It was like high school drama class: just make the best of what we have. We didn’t have the Game of Thrones set professionals.”

Advertisement

Please get excited at the possibility of Julius Thomas riding a six-foot football at some point.

Another cool thing about Thomas’s bronco-or-sex celebration is how quickly Fox jumped away from it on replays. Check out these two:

Someone’s finger was a little slow on the button.

h/t Jason

Staff editor, Deadspin

Share This Story

Get our `newsletter`