Friday, October 31, 2008

This Date in College Football History

October 31, 1959: LSU halfback Billy Cannon (2008 College Football Hall of Fame inductee) returns a punt 89 yards for a fourth quarter touchdown, sealing the Tigers come-from-behind 7-3 triumph over Mississippi in Baton Rouge. The Famous Halloween- night run secures Cannon's eventual Heisman Trophy win.

Credit: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame