Saturday, August 30, 2008

This Date in College Football History

Aug. 30, 1997: In Morgantown, West Virginia defeats Marshall 42-31 in the first meeting between the intrastate rivals since 1923. The Thundering Herd, led by future Heisman trophy finalists Randy Moss and Chad Pennington (1999 NFF Draddy Trophy winner) are turned away in the team's return to Division I-A.

Credit: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame