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Watch Colts' Vick Ballard score winning TD with an amazing dive

October 28, 2012|By Dan Loumena

Vick Ballard scored the winning touchdown in overtime for the Indianapolis Colts with an amazing dive toward the goal line, during which he turned upside down and twisted through the air before landing on the pylon.

The play (as shown above) came on a 16-yard screen pass from Andrew Luck and gave the Colts a 19-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans.

Ballard, who finished the game with 55 yards rushing in 12 carries, made a similar play in college when he took a pitch on an option play (below) for Mississippi State and headed to the corner of the end zone.

The Colts, who went 80 yards in nine plays on the winning drive, improved to 4-3 with the victory. They drove 80 yards in 14 plays late in the fourth quarter to tie the score, 13-13, on Delonte Carter's one-yard run.

Indianapolis rookie quarterback Luck completed 26 of 38 passes for 297 yards and had one pass intercepted. His scoring strike to Ballard was his only touchdown pass. The Colts rushed for 171 yards, with Donald Brown gaining 80 yards in 14 carries.

Tennessee, which did not trail in the game until losing on the screen pass, falls to 3-5. Matt Hasselbeck completed 22 of 29 passes for 236 yards and one touchdown with no passes intercepted. Chris Johnson gained 99 yards in 21 carries.


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