So kicking off this list, we go back to November of 2017. The seventh-ranked Hurricanes were hosting the third-ranked Fighting Irish of Notre Dame under the lights at Hard Rock Stadium in one of the biggest games in recent memory for UM.
On Miami’s second offensive drive of the game, the Canes were marching into Irish territory. Two plays previous, quarterback Malik Rosier set up Miami on a nice run up the middle. On a second-and-goal from the Notre Dame seven yard-line, Rosier found receiver Braxton Berrios in the corner for the games first touchdown, which set off an eruption from the Miami faithful.
Berrios had several unforgettable moments as a Hurricane and was a standout player throughout his career, but this catch might be his most famous.
What makes this play even more memorable and lands it a spot on this list, is Berrios’ celebration after the touchdown. Reminiscing on the old “Catholics vs Convicts” title from the 1980’s, Berrios did his best impression.
Braxton Berrios with the "convicts" TD celebration pic.twitter.com/R0Cjk66PQ7— gifdsports (@gifdsports) November 12, 2017
The touchdown gave Miami an early 7-0 lead, a lead that they wouldn’t relinquish all night, on their way to an incredible 41-8 victory over the Irish.
What’ll number 99 be?