Watch Alabama's Najee Harris hurdle Notre Dame and Twitter go wild

Alabama's Harris hurdles defender for 53-yard gain (0:40)

Najee Harris takes the handoff and hurdles a defender along the sideline to pick up 53 yards and an Alabama first down. (0:40)

Alabama's Najee Harris made his presence felt immediately in the College Football Playoff, hurdling a Notre Dame defender and never breaking stride en route to a 53-yard run that set up another Tide touchdown.

Maybe Harris just wanted to impress USWNT star Megan Rapinoe after she specifically requested a hurdle.

Whatever the motivation, it's truly a thing of beauty, and here's what else social media had to say: