Friday, September 26, 2008

This Date in College Football History

Sept. 26, 1981: The nation's top two active coaches in winning percentage, John Robinson (.850) and Barry Switzer (.894), match up in a battle between No. 1 Southern California vs. No. 2 Oklahoma in Los Angeles. Trojans tight end Fred Cornwell emerges as a hero catching a seven-yard touchdown pass with two seconds left in the game, sealing a 28-24 USC win. The reception is only Cornwell's second career catch.

Credit: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame