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Posts Tagged ‘National Football Foundation’

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 19

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 19 – Dec. 25

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 19 - Dec. 25   As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 143 years FEATURED MOMENT: December 19, 2001 - No. 25 Marshall and East Carolina staged perhaps the wildest bowl game in college football history in the GMAC Bowl in Mobile, ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 12

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 12 – Dec. 18

    This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 12 - Dec. 18 As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 143 years.
  FEATURED MOMENT: 
December 15, 1962 - In the second and final Gotham Bowl at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, N.Y., College Football Hall of Fame coach Bob ... Full Story

This Week In College Football History

This Week In College Football History

Jan. 3 - Jan. 9 As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: January 4, 2000- College Football Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden led Florida State to its second national title in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans as the No. 1 Seminoles topped No. 2 ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History

This Week in College Football History

  Dec. 20 - Dec. 26 December 22, 1979- College Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno and Penn State upset No. 15 Tulane at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, 9-6. Despite out-rushing Tulane by 250 yards and posting 27 first downs, the Nittany Lions managed just three Herb Menhardt field goals to provide the winning margin. The victory was Paterno's seventh bowl win. He will look for his 25th bowl win versus Florida in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa. OTHER NOTABLE ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 –

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 – Dec. 19

FEATURED MOMENT: December 19, 1980- No. 14 BYU mounted an enormous comeback to stun No. 19 SMU, 46-45, in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. Prolific tailbacks Craig James and Eric Dickerson combined to rush for 335 yards and four touchdowns to build a 45-25 Mustangs lead with 4:07 to play. College Football Hall of Fame coach LaVell Edwards’ Cougars then sprung to life, with the help of an onside-kick recovery and a blocked punt, to put BYU within six ... Full Story

Bowl Championship Series: Week 7

Three undefeated teams top the rankings. Auburn and Oregon switched places in the top two positions. TCU remained at #3 while Stanford replaced Boise State at the #4 slot. West Virginia and Northern Illinois made their way into the top 25.

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 29 –

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 29 – Dec. 5

As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: December 5, 1992- In the first-ever SEC Championship Game, 2010 College Football Hall of Fame inductee coach Gene Stallings led second-ranked Alabama past College Football Hall of Famer Steve Spurrier and ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History

This Week in College Football History

  This Week in College Football History: Nov. 15 - Nov. 21 As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: November 19, 1983- Historic rivals Harvard and Yale met for the 100th time in New Haven, Conn. Harvard topped the Elis, 16-7, to ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 8 –

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 8 – Nov. 14

As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: November 14, 1959- In Athens, No. 12 Georgia came from behind to upset No. 8 Auburn and clinch their first SEC title in a decade. College Football Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton found ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History

This Week in College Football History

  Nov. 1 - Nov. 7 FEATURED MOMENT: 1, 1880- National Football Foundation tri-founder Grantland Rice was born in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Considered one of the greatest American writers and poets of the first half of the 20th century, Rice penned arguably the most famous line in college football history when he wrote, "Outlined against a blue, gray October sky the Four Horsemen rode again," dubbing the famed Four Horsemen of Notre Dame in 1924. Rice combined with ... Full Story

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