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THIS WEEK IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL HISTORY
                                           October 31 – November 6
MORRISTOWN, NJ – October 30, 2004 - This Week In College Football History steps back in time to look at some of
football's greatest highlights, record-breaking performances, and interesting facts, which have shaped the game into what it is
today. Throughout the season, many of this column’s items are depicted in a changing exhibit at the College Football Hall of
Fame in South Bend, Indiana.

This Week In College Football is researched and compiled by Pat Harmon, National Football Foundation Historian. *If you choose to use
this content in whole or in part, as a courtesy, please credit The National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame.

    October 31, 1959:     In a match of the nation’s #1 and #2 teams, Louisiana State beat Mississippi, 7-3, on Billy Cannon’s
                          89-yard punt return.

    October 31, 1998:     Tee Martin Tennessee completed 23 of 24 passes against South Carolina. His percentage, .958, set a
                          record.

    November 1, 1913:     Notre Dame, featuring passes from Gus Dorais to Knute Rockne, upset favored Army, 35-13. Rockne
                          was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in its inaugural class of 1951.

    November 2, 1990:     Nevada, down 49-14 in the third quarter, beat Weber State, 55-49.

    November 2, 1996:     A.J Pittorin of Hartwick rushed for 436 yards against Waynesboro.

    November 3, 1990:     In the same game, Matt Voglef of Texas Christian passed for 690 yards, and David Klinger of Houston
                          for 563. Houston won, 56-35.

    November 3, 2001:     Arkansas beat Mississippi, 58-56, in seven overtimes.

    November 3, 2001:     Joey Harrington of Oregon threw six touchdowns passes against Arizona State.

    November 4, 1916:                                    -0,
                          Going in, Minnesota was 4 having won 41-7, 47-7, 81-0 and 69-0. Afterward, Minnesota would
                          play two more games, winning 54-0 and 49-0. Going in, Illinois was 2-2, averaging 13 points a game.
                          Afterward, Illinois would play two more games, losing one, tying one. The game was played on
                          Minnesota’s home field. The score was a shock: Illinois beat Minnesota, 14-9. The Chicago Herald
                          carried this headline on its game story: “HOLD ON TIGHT WHEN YOU READ THIS.”

    November 5, 1884:     Wyllys Terry of Yale had a record 115-yard run against Wesleyan.

    November 6, 1869:     Rutgers beat Princeton, 6-4, at Rutgers in college football’s first game.

    November 6, 1937:     Byron “Whizzer” White of Colorado scored all his team’s points in a 17-7 win over Utah. He had
                          touchdown runs of 95 and 51 yards. White was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in
                          1954.

    November 6, 2002:     Kliff Kingsbury of Texas Tech threw 6 touchdown passes against Texas.
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