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Justin Jefferson & 'The Griddy' Voted The Checkdown's 'Signature Celly' by Fans


Vikings fans aren't the only ones who love "The Griddy," an on-field celebration that took the NFL by storm last year thanks to Justin Jefferson.

Jefferson first made the dance popular at LSU, and his breakout rookie season only fueled the celebration's fire.

Recently, The Checkdown assembled a bracket, pitting top celebrations by the league's star players against each other. Fans were able to vote all last week via The Checkdown's Instagram Stories.

Jefferson and "The Griddy," which is even featured in Fortnite, ultimately defeated quarterback Cam Newton's familiar "Superman" to be crowned the Signature Celly Showdown winner.

En route to the championship, Jefferson – who competed in the "East" category – got an early win over the Packers. He defeated Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith and his "Kick in the Door" in Round 1, then beat out Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, who has become known for his "Feed Me" celebration. Finally, "The Griddy" edged out Bucs tight end Rob Gronkowski and his signature "Gronk Spike" to face Newton.

Newton defeated Patrick Mahomes' Flex in the semifinal round. Click here to see the full bracket.

"The Griddy" has caught on with fans of all ages, as well as players – and Legends – across the NFL and even beyond.

In January, Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant pulled out “The Griddy," and none other than Hall of Famer Randy Moss gave his vote of confidence for Jefferson's moves last season: