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Video: MaxPreps Top 15 football plays of the year, 2012

Dec 31, 2012
Photo by David Hood

Adoree' Jackson of Serra (Gardena, Calif.) pulled off an acrobatic touchdown twist/roll in a state title game. See if it ranks among the Top 15 plays of the year.

MaxPreps and high school football fans across the nation witnessed some amazing high school football plays this season.

We've seen everything from a 67-yard field goal that sent a game to overtime, to a game winning Hail Mary, to a flip into the end zone. With so many great plays it's hard to narrow it down to just 15.

We are listing our Top 15 (in no particular order), and we want you to send in ones we may have missed. Leave us a comment and link below if we missed out on a top play or plays you may have witnessed this season!

Bergen Catholic's wild handoff

Jonathan Germano threw to J.J. Kulcsar, and then James Dawson finished off one of the wackiest plays of the year, helping Bergen Catholic (Oradell, N.J.) beat Friendship Collegiate Academy.

Peter Cimino to the rescue

Boylan (Rockford, Ill.) was down by seven points with no time left on the clock and about to receive a punt. The rest was up to Peter Cimino and his Boylan teammates - and they delivered a most improbable victory.

On a High note

Christopher High from Douglass (Oklahoma City) used every part of the field before finding the end zone.

Helmet assist

Zach Elkinson used one hand and his helmet for this touchdown grab for Holliston (Mass.).

Big man gets 6

Katy (Texas) gets a touchdown from an unlikely source: defensive lineman Matt Dimon.

Mann down? Nope

 Jake Mann of La Costa Canyon (Carlsbad, Calif.) doesn't stop after he appears to be down.

13-second scramble

Michael Carter scrambled around for 13 seconds before finally hooking up with his receiver for a Bloomfield (N.J.) touchdown.

They did what?

It's hard to describe this one, but we'll try. Connor Haney laterals back to Dan Verzuh for the Lakeside (Seattle) score.

Hail Mary miracle

Pompton Lakes (N.J.) was down to its last play when Robbie Meyers went deep to Daniel Foote.

The catch, New York style

Quarterback Danny Wolff hit Ryan Dippel for the game-winning touchdown for Sachem East (Farmingville, N.Y.).

You can't stop Q

There's no stopping Quentin Adams from Southern Choctaw (Gilbertown, Ala.) as he runs over and through defenders.

A bouquet of points

Jayden Croft passed to Jaime Bryant for the Tumwater (Wash.) score. But it was done in an unconventional way: The bouquet pass. It was a popular choice this season, though.

The big boot

Austin Rehkow of Central Valley (Veradale, Wash.) nailed a 67-yard field goal to send the game into overtime.

Pick (and lateral) 6

Nehemiah Brown of Valhalla (El Cajon, Calif.) hauls in an interception and laterals to a teamate for the score.

A flip for six

Adoree' Jackson scores in style for Serra (Gardena, Calif.) in a California State Championship Bowl Game.

Videos edited by Chris Spoerl