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Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Central Florida Knights wide receiver Breshad Perriman (11) attempts to make a diving catch under pressure from Baylor Bears cornerback Demetri Goodson. Sadly he was unable to catch the ball.

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Central Florida Knights wide receiver Breshad Perriman (11) dives for the ball under pressure from Baylor Bears cornerback Demetri Goodson. 

Getting closer to the end of my Best of 2014 photo blogs so that means we’re getting to the good ones. Here are my best Football photos of 2014!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) dives across the plane into the end zone for a touchdown against the Denver Broncos.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) dives across the plane into the end zone for a touchdown against the Denver Broncos.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady waits in the tunnel prior to taking the field for the game against the Denver Broncos.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady waits in the tunnel prior to taking the field for the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman leaps over Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan in the first half of the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman leaps over Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan in the first half of the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f4, 1/8000th, Manual Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and head coach John Fox talk during a time out in the second half against the New England Patriots.

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and head coach John Fox talk during a time out in the second half against the New England Patriots.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f4, 1/5000th, Manual Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws a pass during the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots.

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws a pass during the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 800iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws the ball as he is brought down by Denver Broncos defensive end Jeremy Mincey  in the fourth quarter of the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throws the ball as he is brought down by Denver Broncos defensive end Jeremy Mincey in the fourth quarter of the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 1000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual Late in the fourth quarter New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts upon realization that the Denver Broncos are going to the Super Bowl.

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Late in the fourth quarter New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts upon realization that the Denver Broncos are going to the Super Bowl.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual Denver Broncos head coach John Fox is showered with Gatorade following the 26-16 victory against the New England Patriots following the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox is showered with Gatorade following the 26-16 victory against the New England Patriots following the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual A huge scrum of photographers and videographers surround New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as he greets Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning following the 2013 AFC Championship game in Denver.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 2500iso, f5, 1/1000th, Manual
A huge scrum of photographers and videographers surround New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as he greets Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning following the 2013 AFC Championship game in Denver.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Denver Broncos outside linebacker Nate Irving (56) breaks up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) in the end zone in the first quarter in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.

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Denver Broncos outside linebacker Nate Irving (56) breaks up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) in the end zone in the first quarter in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) reacts after breaking up a pass during the third quarter against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.

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Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) reacts after breaking up a pass during the third quarter against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 4000iso, f5, 1/1250th, Manual Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) shakes hands with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) after Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 4000iso, f5, 1/1250th, Manual
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) shakes hands with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) after Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hoists the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hoists the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f4, 1/4000th, Manual Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch looks at the field from the players tunnel as he looks for his mother in the grandstands.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f4, 1/4000th, Manual
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch looks at the field from the players tunnel as he looks for his mother in the grandstands.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f2.8 1/800th, Manual Following an awesome speech by coach Pete Carroll, the Seahawks celebrate together with the shiny trophy!

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 8000iso, f2.8 1/800th, Manual
Following an awesome speech by coach Pete Carroll, the Seahawks celebrate together with the shiny trophy!

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals during a preseason game at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals during a preseason game at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 100iso, f11, 15 seconds, Manual Lightning flashes above University of Phoenix Stadium during a summer time monsoon thunderstorm.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 100iso, f11, 15 seconds, Manual
Lightning flashes above University of Phoenix Stadium during a summer time monsoon thunderstorm.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) is tackled by Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual UCLA Bruins defensive back Anthony Jefferson (right) is upended after making an interception in the second quarter against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
UCLA Bruins defensive back Anthony Jefferson (right) is upended after making an interception in the second quarter against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual UCLA Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley (17) leaps over Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Jordan Simone (38) as he runs for a first down in the second quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
UCLA Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley (17) leaps over Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Jordan Simone (38) as he runs for a first down in the second quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual UCLA Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley (17) sits on the bench as water fans spray on him against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. UCLA defeated Arizona State 62-27.

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UCLA Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley (17) sits on the bench as water fans spray on him against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. UCLA defeated Arizona State 62-27.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Southern California Trojans running back Javorius Allen (37) scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Southern California Trojans running back Javorius Allen (37) scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Southern California Trojans cornerback Adoree' Jackson (2) loses his shoe as he breaks up a pass intended for Arizona Wildcats wide receiver Cayleb Jones (1) at Arizona Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Southern California Trojans cornerback Adoree’ Jackson (2) loses his shoe as he breaks up a pass intended for Arizona Wildcats wide receiver Cayleb Jones (1) at Arizona Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Southern California Trojans defensive end Leonard Williams sits on the bench as the offensive is on the field against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual
Southern California Trojans defensive end Leonard Williams sits on the bench as the offensive is on the field against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) scores a touchdown against Washington Redskins cornerback E.J. Biggers (30) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) scores a touchdown against Washington Redskins cornerback E.J. Biggers (30) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) leaps over a Washington Redskins defender in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) leaps over a Washington Redskins defender in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (38) is tackled by Washington Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson (52) in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

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Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington (38) is tackled by Washington Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson (52) in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 12,800iso, f2.8, 1/200th, Aperture Priority Stanford Cardinal wide receiver Michael Rector (3) and Jordan Pratt (87) walk from the locker room as they head to the field with teammates prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 12,800iso, f2.8, 1/200th, Aperture Priority
Stanford Cardinal wide receiver Michael Rector (3) and Jordan Pratt (87) walk from the locker room as they head to the field with teammates prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver Jaelen Strong (21) walks on the sidelines prior to the game against the Stanford Cardinal at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver Jaelen Strong (21) walks on the sidelines prior to the game against the Stanford Cardinal at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1000th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Damarious Randall (right) celebrates with teammate Jordan Simone after recovering a muffed punt by the Stanford Cardinal in the second quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

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Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Damarious Randall (right) celebrates with teammate Jordan Simone after recovering a muffed punt by the Stanford Cardinal in the second quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) dives for yardage as he is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin (22) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) dives for yardage as he is tackled by Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin (22) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown (12) catches a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown (12) catches a touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown (right) is congratulated by teammate Larry Fitzgerald after catching a fourth quarter touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown (right) is congratulated by teammate Larry Fitzgerald after catching a fourth quarter touchdown pass against the Philadelphia Eagles at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 640iso, f5.6, 1/4000th, Aperture Priority Notre Dame Fighting Irish offensive lineman Matt Hegarty (77), guard Nick Martin (72) and offensive lineman Mark Harrell (75) walk from the locker room to the field prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish offensive lineman Matt Hegarty (77), guard Nick Martin (72) and offensive lineman Mark Harrell (75) walk from the locker room to the field prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 500iso, f6.3, 1/800th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils players run onto the field prior to the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 500iso, f6.3, 1/800th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils players run onto the field prior to the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 500iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual Notre Dame Fighting Irish players take the field as fans cheer and take photos prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 500iso, f6.3, 1/2500th, Manual
Notre Dame Fighting Irish players take the field as fans cheer and take photos prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver Corey Robinson (left) is unable to make a catch in the end zone under pressure from Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Lloyd Carrington in the first quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual
Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver Corey Robinson (left) is unable to make a catch in the end zone under pressure from Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Lloyd Carrington in the first quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver Jaelen Strong (21) catches a second quarter pass for a touchdown pass against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 500iso, f5.6, 1/2000th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver Jaelen Strong (21) catches a second quarter pass for a touchdown pass against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 640iso, f5, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils tight end Brendan Landman (right) has a touchdown catch broken up by Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Jaylon Smith.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 640iso, f5, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils tight end Brendan Landman (right) has a touchdown catch broken up by Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Jaylon Smith.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/800th, Manual Arizona Cardinals guard Ted Larsen (62) greets military members prior to the game against the St. Louis Rams at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 6400iso, f3.5, 1/800th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals guard Ted Larsen (62) greets military members prior to the game against the St. Louis Rams at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook (89) celebrates his touchdown catch with with wide receiver Kenny Britt as Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson (26) reacts in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2000iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual
St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook (89) celebrates his touchdown catch with with wide receiver Kenny Britt as Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson (26) reacts in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin (11) and teammates celebrate a second quarter touchdown by pretending to take a selfie photo against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin (11) and teammates celebrate a second quarter touchdown by pretending to take a selfie photo against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown (12) catches a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter against the St. Louis Rams at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown (12) catches a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter against the St. Louis Rams at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Damarious Randall (3) intercepts a pass intended for Washington State Cougars wide receiver Robert Lewis (15) in the first quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Damarious Randall (3) intercepts a pass intended for Washington State Cougars wide receiver Robert Lewis (15) in the first quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 250iso, f4, 1/8000th, Manual Washington State Cougars wide receiver Isiah Myers (88) catches a pass in the fourth quarter against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium.  The Sun Devils defeats the Cougars 52-31.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 250iso, f4, 1/8000th, Manual
Washington State Cougars wide receiver Isiah Myers (88) catches a pass in the fourth quarter against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. The Sun Devils defeats the Cougars 52-31.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority Arizona Wildcats quarterback Anu Solomon (12) walks through a water spraying fan prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f6.3, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
Arizona Wildcats quarterback Anu Solomon (12) walks through a water spraying fan prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f4, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority Arizona Wildcats running back Nick Wilson (28) runs into the goal post netting after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 800iso, f4, 1/2500th, Aperture Priority
Arizona Wildcats running back Nick Wilson (28) runs into the goal post netting after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 500iso, f4, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority Arizona State Sun Devils running back Demario Richard (top left) runs the ball in the fourth quarter against the Arizona Wildcats during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

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Arizona State Sun Devils running back Demario Richard (top left) runs the ball in the fourth quarter against the Arizona Wildcats during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f4, 1/2500th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Mike Bercovici (2) is tackled by Arizona Wildcats linebacker Scooby Wright III (33) in the fourth quarter during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 3200iso, f4, 1/2500th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Mike Bercovici (2) is tackled by Arizona Wildcats linebacker Scooby Wright III (33) in the fourth quarter during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 2500iso, f4, 1/800th, Manual  Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver Jaelen Strong (21) reacts as he leaves the field following the game against the Arizona Wildcats during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

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Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver Jaelen Strong (21) reacts as he leaves the field following the game against the Arizona Wildcats during the 88th annual territorial cup at Arizona Stadium. The Wildcats defeated the Sun Devils 42-35 to win the Pac-12 south title.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has fun on the sidelines as he gestures a young fan prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has fun on the sidelines as he gestures a young fan prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) leaps over Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel (28) and safety Rashad Johnson (26) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) leaps over Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel (28) and safety Rashad Johnson (26) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Jaron Brown (13) catches a touchdown pass in the third quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Chiefs 17-14.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Jaron Brown (13) catches a touchdown pass in the third quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Chiefs 17-14.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 640iso, f4.5, 1/1600th, Manual Utah State Aggies quarterback Kent Myers (2) dives across the goal line for a touchdown in the first quarter under pressure from UTEP Miners defensive back Damian Payne during the 2014 New Mexico Bowl at University Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 640iso, f4.5, 1/1600th, Manual
Utah State Aggies quarterback Kent Myers (2) dives across the goal line for a touchdown in the first quarter under pressure from UTEP Miners defensive back Damian Payne during the 2014 New Mexico Bowl at University Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f4 1/1600th, Manual UTEP Miners running back Aaron Jones (right) stiff arms Utah State Aggies cornerback Rashard Stewart as he runs the ball in the fourth quarter during the 2014 New Mexico Bowl at University Stadium. Utah State defeated UTEP 21-6.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 400iso, f4 1/1600th, Manual
UTEP Miners running back Aaron Jones (right) stiff arms Utah State Aggies cornerback Rashard Stewart as he runs the ball in the fourth quarter during the 2014 New Mexico Bowl at University Stadium. Utah State defeated UTEP 21-6.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f4.5, 1/8000th, Aperture Priority Utah State Aggies wide receivers coach  Jovon Bouknight is doused with gatorade by players in the closing seconds of the game against the UTEP Miners during the 2014 New Mexico Bowl at University Stadium. Utah State defeated UTEP 21-6.

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Utah State Aggies wide receivers coach Jovon Bouknight is doused with gatorade by players in the closing seconds of the game against the UTEP Miners during the 2014 New Mexico Bowl at University Stadium. Utah State defeated UTEP 21-6.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1000iso, f3.2, 1/500th, Aperture Priority Overall view of University of Phoenix Stadium during the first quarter of the game between the Arizona Cardinals against the Seattle Seahawks.

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Overall view of University of Phoenix Stadium during the first quarter of the game between the Arizona Cardinals against the Seattle Seahawks.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Seahawks defeated the Cardinals 35-6.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Seahawks defeated the Cardinals 35-6.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch grabs his crotch as he leaps into the end zone for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch grabs his crotch as he leaps into the end zone for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual Boise State Broncos running back Jay Ajayi (27) runs the ball for a touchdown in the first quarter against the Arizona Wildcats in the 2014 Fiesta Bowl at Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f3.5, 1/1250th, Manual
Boise State Broncos running back Jay Ajayi (27) runs the ball for a touchdown in the first quarter against the Arizona Wildcats in the 2014 Fiesta Bowl at Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual Boise State Broncos defensive lineman Kamalei Correa (8) dives to tackle Arizona Wildcats running back Terris Jones-Grigsby (24) in the 2014 Fiesta Bowl at Phoenix Stadium. The Broncos defeated the Wildcats 38-30.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Boise State Broncos defensive lineman Kamalei Correa (8) dives to tackle Arizona Wildcats running back Terris Jones-Grigsby (24) in the 2014 Fiesta Bowl at Phoenix Stadium. The Broncos defeated the Wildcats 38-30.

That wraps up my Best Football images of 2014.  Up next are my Best Crash and Burn images of 2014!


 
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