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Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (left) scores a touchdown as he stiff arms Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back Jah'Shawn Johnson in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual

My first college football game of the year would be an intriguing matchup between new Arizona State quarterback Manny Wilkins and the pass heavy offense of Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Continue on to see how the unknown Kalen Ballage put his name into the Heisman conversation with a historic game. Continue on to see all my favorite shots.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1600iso, f3.5, 1/800th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) hypes up teammates in the huddle prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 1600iso, f3.5, 1/800th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) hypes up teammates in the huddle prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Smoke from pregame pyrotechnics lingers over the field as Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II warms up prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Smoke from pregame pyrotechnics lingers over the field as Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II warms up prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders running back Justin Stockton (4) is tackled by Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Armand Perry (13) in the first quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders running back Justin Stockton (4) is tackled by Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Armand Perry (13) in the first quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) is tackled by Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive lineman Gary Moore (5) and defensive back Justis Nelson (31) in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) is tackled by Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive lineman Gary Moore (5) and defensive back Justis Nelson (31) in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (left) scores a touchdown as he stiff arms Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back Jah'Shawn Johnson in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (left) scores a touchdown as he stiff arms Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back Jah’Shawn Johnson in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) throws a pass on the run against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 5000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) throws a pass on the run against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) celebrates a touchdown after a referee review in the first half against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) celebrates a touchdown after a referee review in the first half against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins (5) throws a pass under pressure from Texas Tech Red Raiders linebacker Jordyn Brooks (20) in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins (5) throws a pass under pressure from Texas Tech Red Raiders linebacker Jordyn Brooks (20) in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders linebacker Jordyn Brooks (20) reacts after a touchdown by the Arizona State Sun Devils in the second quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders linebacker Jordyn Brooks (20) reacts after a touchdown by the Arizona State Sun Devils in the second quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) crosses the goal line to score a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) crosses the goal line to score a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) crosses the goal line to score a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) crosses the goal line to score a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) crosses the goal line and lands on the end zone pylon against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) crosses the goal line and lands on the end zone pylon against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the first half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders wide receiver Devin Lauderdale (6) is tackled by the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders wide receiver Devin Lauderdale (6) is tackled by the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins (5) leaps over Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back D.J. Polite-Bray (3) in the third quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins (5) leaps over Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back D.J. Polite-Bray (3) in the third quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins (5) leaps over Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back D.J. Polite-Bray (3) in the third quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils quarterback Manny Wilkins (5) leaps over Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back D.J. Polite-Bray (3) in the third quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Cheerleaders celebrate as Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) crosses the goal line to score a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the second half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Cheerleaders celebrate as Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) crosses the goal line to score a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the second half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Photographers and videographers shoot footage as Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) celebrates a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the second half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Photographers and videographers shoot footage as Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) celebrates a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the second half at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) throws a pass against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) throws a pass against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) is sacked by Arizona State Sun Devils defensive lineman Koron Crump (4) at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) is sacked by Arizona State Sun Devils defensive lineman Koron Crump (4) at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) throws a pass against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback Patrick Mahomes II (5) throws a pass against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Maurice Chandler (8) is tackled by Texas Tech Red Raiders wide receiver Reginald Davis III (2) after intercepting a pass in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Maurice Chandler (8) is tackled by Texas Tech Red Raiders wide receiver Reginald Davis III (2) after intercepting a pass in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) avoids the tackle attempt by Texas Tech Red Raiders linebacker Malik Jenkins (41) on his way to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) avoids the tackle attempt by Texas Tech Red Raiders linebacker Malik Jenkins (41) on his way to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) scores a fourth quarter touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) scores a fourth quarter touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) runs into the end zone to score his eighth touchdown of the game to tie an all time NCAA Football record against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Kalen Ballage (7) runs into the end zone to score his eighth touchdown of the game to tie an all time NCAA Football record against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils running back Demario Richard (4) avoids the tackle attempt by diving Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back Jah'Shawn Johnson (7) in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx mkII, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils running back Demario Richard (4) avoids the tackle attempt by diving Texas Tech Red Raiders defensive back Jah’Shawn Johnson (7) in the fourth quarter at Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual Arizona State Sun Devils fans in the student section cheer for running back Kalen Ballage (7) as he leaves the field following the game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Sun Devil Stadium. Ballage scored eight touchdowns to tie an NCAA record. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/800th, Manual
Arizona State Sun Devils fans in the student section cheer for running back Kalen Ballage (7) as he leaves the field following the game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Sun Devil Stadium. Ballage scored eight touchdowns to tie an NCAA record. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Next post will be my top shots from the Arizona Cardinals opener against the New England Patriots.


 
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