And the winner is . . . best play of 2006

Much to my surprise, "Got a Man . . . It's Caught!" wins the Best Plays of 2006 Tournament with 67% of the votes. Xavier Mitchell's game-saving tackle against Air Force is the runner-up with 33% of the votes.

Jonathan Crompton took over for an injured Erik Ainge after three possessions proved that Ainge's ankle wasn't ready for LSU. Crompton more than held his own against one of the nation's best defenses, going 11 of 24 with one interception and two touchdowns, the second of which y'all have voted as last season's best play.

With very little happening for the Vols offensively in the second half and Tennessee on the wrong side of a 21-17 score with only 7:29 left to play, Crompton found a double-covered Robert Meachem streaking down the middle of the field:

That and the extra point put the Vols up by a field goal and might have been enough to win the game but for the officials neglecting to acknowledge a fumble by JaMarcus Russell on LSU's next drive and the Tigers' subsequent touchdown with nine seconds remaining.

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