The 2018 11W Top Play Poll: Week 1 - Oregon State

By Kyle Jones on September 4, 2018 at 5:30 pm
This year's Top Play poll takes a slightly different format

BREAKING: Football has finally returned.

After eight long months of monotony and one of unnecessary excitement, the offseason finally concluded last week with the long-awaited kickoff of the 2018 season. Despite the recent drama off-the-field, Ohio State opened their campaign with a statement win over off-brand OSU, dominating the Beavers by putting 77 points on the board.

While Dwayne Haskins sparkled in his debut as a starter and Nick Bosa and Dre'Mont Jones produced like the potential first-round draft picks they are, the Buckeyes received huge performances from Mike Weber and Terry McLaurin as well. Additionally, a number of young players got their first playing time in Ohio Stadium as a pair of true freshman running backs found the end zone.

To choose just one play to be the sole highlight is tough among such a deep pool of qualified candidates, which is why we're here for you.

Similar to last year when Sam Hubbard was crowned the inaugural winner for slamming the entire Penn State backfield into the turf, readers like you have the chance to choose which play stands about above all others this fall. However, instead of crowning one champion to retain the title from week-to-week, this year the winner of each week's individual poll will face off in a bracket-style tournament at season's end.

To view this week's nominees, hover over the GIFs on desktop or touch on your mobile device, then scroll to the bottom of the page to vote.

Nominee #1: Mike Weber races 48 yards for his second of four scores on the afternoon:

GIF: Mike Weber rips off a long touchdown run against Oregon State

Nominee #2: Pete Werner's strip-sack allows Nick Bosa to recover a fumble in the end zone to make it 42-7.

GIF: Nick Bosa scoops up a fumble recovery in the end zone

Nominee #3: Dwayne Haskins finds Touchdown Terry McLaurin for a nifty 75-yard catch and run off a Snag route to make it 49-14.

GIF: Terry McLaurin takes a snag to the house

Nominee #4: Master Teague III bounces a 4th-and-1 outside and races 33 yards to complete the scoring.

GIF: Freshman Master Teague scores his first of many career touchdowns
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