(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
CHICAGO – BYU sophomore receiver Cody Hoffman advanced to the finals of the 2011 GEICO Play of the Year. Each week, fans vote for the GEICO Play of the Year (facebook.com/BestofCollegeFootball) and the winner will be announced on GEICO presents Best of College Football 2011 on CBS Nov. 25 at 1:30 p.m. ET.
In addition to recognizing the season’s top plays, the one-hour CBS special relives the season’s greatest moments, players and traditions. The show also marks the culmination of the GEICO Mobile Marketing Tour, an interactive fan experience that visits 30 marquee games throughout the football season.
Each week for nine weeks, four incredible college football plays will be nominated as the Play of the Year on the GEICO Best of College Football Facebook page (facebook.com/BestofCollegeFootball). A panel of college football experts will evaluate the nine fan favorites and name the 2011 GEICO Play of the Year.
In the third quarter, BYU quarterback Riley Nelson rolled to his left and stepped-up to launch a deep ball down the left sideline for Hoffman. Hoffman was covered by two defenders and the ball was slightly under thrown so he had to adjust and come back to make the catch. He leaped up and tipped the ball past Oregon State defenders multiple times before coming down with the catch while on his back. To view the play, CLICK HERE.
Visit www.facebook.com/BestofCollegeFootball for current highlight plays and more information about the GEICO Play of the Year. Fans can vote as often as they would like and share their vote with their Facebook friends. Week nine voting opened yesterday and ends Sunday, Nov. 13, at 9:59 a.m. ET.