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Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Clemson Tigers quarterback DeShaun Watson (4) dives for the end zone against Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Ronnie Harrison (15) during the fourth quarter in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium.

After a brief hiatus due to NFL playoffs and a million other shoots, I am back to post my final couple Best of 2017 photo galleries.  Continue on to see my best football images from 2017!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Clemson Tigers defensive end Clelin Ferrell (99) reacts after a play during the first quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Clemson Tigers running back Wayne Gallman (9) runs the ball as Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Rashaan Evans (32) dives to tackle him during the second quarter in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Ronnie Harrison (15) is upended by Clemson Tigers wide receiver Deon Cain (8) during the third quarter in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Clemson Tigers wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) catches the game winning touchdown against Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Tony Brown (2) during the fourth quarter in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
The Clemson Tigers celebrate with wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) after scoring the game winning touchdown against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) leads his team to the field against the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 4000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelmann is tackled by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins (32) in the first quarter during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 5000iso, f4, 1/1600th, Manual
Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Vic Beasley (44) knocks the ball loose from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) on the field after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates a two-point conversion against the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth quarter during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
San Diego State Aztecs cornerback Kameron Kelly (7) breaks up a pass intended for Arizona State Sun Devils wide receiver John Humphrey (12) in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Manual
San Diego State Aztecs running back Rashaad Penny (20) celebrates with teammates after returning a kickoff for a touchdown against the Arizona State Sun Devils in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins (5) leaps over San Diego State Aztecs linebacker Ronley Lakalaka (39) in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Denver Broncos wide receiver Bennie Fowler III (16) catches a first quarter touchdown pass against the Los Angeles Chargers at Sports Authority Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (31) leaps over Denver Broncos safety Justin Simmons (31) to score a touchdown in the second quarter at Sports Authority Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) leaps over Arizona Cardinals defenders to score a touchdown in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) catches a touchdown pass under pressure from Dallas Cowboys cornerback Anthony Brown (30) in the third quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Southern California Trojans wide receiver Tyler Vaughns (top) leaps into the end zone to score a touchdown against Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Chad Adams in the first quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1250th, Manual
Southern California Trojans running back Ronald Jones II (25) runs for a touchdown against the Arizona State Sun Devils in the second quarter at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
Southern California Trojans defensive tackle Rasheem Green (94) celebrates a sack of Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins (5) in the second half at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) loses his helmet as he tackles Seattle Seahawks running back J.D. McKissic (21) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm with 1.4 converter (560mm), 400iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual
Arizona Wildcats tight end Jamie Nunley (85) is upended as he is tackled by Arizona State Sun Devils linebacker Christian Sam (2) during the second quarter of the Territorial Cup at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins leaps and hurdles over Arizona Wildcats defensive end DeAndre’ Miller in the third quarter during the Territorial Cup at Sun Devil Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones celebrates after catching a pass for a second quarter touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) breaks up a pass intended for Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Keelan Cole in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Chandler Jones (55) celebrates after sacking Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp (18) is pursued by Arizona Cardinals cornerback Tramon Williams (25) in the fourth quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1600iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown against Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) in the second quarter at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 2000iso, f3.2, 1/2000th, Manual
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) attempts to make a diving catch under pressure from Tennessee Titans cornerback Logan Ryan (26) in the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
UCLA Bruins offensive lineman Kolton Miller (77) fumbles the ball in the first quarter against the Kansas State Wildcats in the 2017 Cactus Bowl at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 600mm, 8000iso, f4, 1/1000th, Manual
Kansas State Wildcats players celebrate on the sideline in the fourth quarter against the UCLA Bruins in the 2017 Cactus Bowl at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
New Mexico State Aggies wide receiver Johnathan Boone (13) loses his helmet as he is tackled by Utah State Aggies safety Gaje Ferguson (23) in the first quarter of the 2017 Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Washington Huskies wide receiver Aaron Fuller (12) catches a touchdown pass against Penn State Nittany Lions linebacker Jason Cabinda (40) in the third quarter of the 2017 Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Only two more Best of 2017 galleries to go. Up next are my Best Scenery/Nature shots of the year and then we will close things out with my Best Crash and Burn shots of the year!


 
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