CHICAGO – Maurice Harris’ one-handed touchdown catch against Portland State dubbed ‘The Grab’ has been nominated for GEICO Play of the Year, Intersport announced today. To watch and vote for Harris, visit facebook.com/BestofCollegeFootball. Fans can vote once a day. Week two voting opened today and ends Monday, Sept. 23, at 11:59 a.m. CT.
Harris made ‘The Grab’ on a pass by Jared Goff in the second quarter of Cal’s 37-30 victory over the Vikings on Sept. 7. Harris’ play is competing against three others layers from week two of the college football season, including a 41-yard leaping catch by Delaware Valley’s Rasheed Bailey, a 61-yard touchdown by Michigan’s Jeremy Gallonand a “hook & ladder” touchdown by Fresno State’s Austin Wentworth.
Each week, fans vote for the GEICO Play of the Year and the winner will be announced on GEICO Best of College Football 2013 on CBS Nov. 29 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 “Best of 2013” Football Tour, an interactive fan experience that visits 30 marquee games throughout the football season.
Each week for eight 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). The eight weekly winners will then faceoff in a week of finals voting from November 4-11 to determine the 2013 GEICO Play of the Year.
*Cal is currently in its bye week and will next play in its Pac-12 opener at Oregon on Saturday, Sept. 28 (7:30 p.m. PT). The Cal-Oregon game will be televised live by the Pac-12 Networks and can also be heard on KGO 810 AM and the Cal IMG Sports Network.
*Cal’s next home game at Memorial Stadium will be its conference home opener against Washington State on Alumni & Family Weekend (Oct. 5). The Golden Bears also have Pac-12 home games against Oregon State (Oct. 19), Arizona (Nov. 2) and USC (Nov. 9). In addition to the Oregon contest, Cal will play conference games on the road at UCLA (Oct. 12), Washington (Oct. 26), Colorado (Nov. 16) and Stanford (Nov. 23). All 2013 Cal football games will be televised with currently unannounced telecast information and kickoff times to be announced either 12 days or six days in advance of each game.
*Cal football tickets are available online at CalBears.com or (800) GO-BEARS.
*Pac-12 Networks’ docu-series The Driveis offering an exclusive season-long look inside the 2013 campaigns of the Arizona State and Cal football programs. New episodes of The Drive debut each Wednesday at 7 p.m. PT across all seven networks all season long.