10 great 'big guy' touchdowns

An offensive lineman not only scored a touchdown for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night against the Miami Dolphins, but decided to celebrate by lifting his frame up with enough hang time for a dunk of the football over the goalpost.

To mark the occasion, we've come up with 10 beautiful touchdowns by the guys often referred to as the "big uglies."

  • Dec. 9, 2012. Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Mike Daniels recovers a Detroit Lions fumble and runs it into the end zone for a touchdown. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • Oct 28, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) returns an interception for a touchdown in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

  • November 18, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (95) celebrates after recovering a fumble for a touchdown in the first half against the Arizona Cardinals at the Georgia Dome. Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec 13, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Wallace Gilberry (95) celebrates his 25-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Bengals defeated the Eagles 34-13. Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 15, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen (69) celebrates after forcing a fumble that is recovered for a touchdown by defensive end Brian Robison (96) against the Chicago Bears during the first half at Soldier Field. Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 29, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley (98) scores his first career touchdown during the third quarter against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field. Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 12, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns defensive tackle Chris Whaley (96) returns an interception for a touchdown in the fist quarter of the game against the Oklahoma Sooners during the Red River Rivalry at Cotton Bowl Stadium. Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 19, 2013; Eugene, OR, USA; Washington State Cougars defensive lineman Emmitt Su'a-Kalio picks up a fumble and runs the ball for a touchdown against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium. Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

  • Nov 11, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackle Donald Penn (70) celebrates and attempts a "dunk" after he caught the ball for a touchdown during the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Raymond James Stadium. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  • Jan. 23, 2011. Green Bay Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji scores (with apologies to William "The Refrigerator Perry) arguably the most important touchdown by a "big guy" in NFL history, one that put the Packers in control of the NFC Championship Game against the Chicago Bears. They went on to win Super Bowl XLV. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel