Wednesday, November 12, 2008

This Date in College Football History

Nov. 12, 1966: Playing in sub-freezing weather in Minneapolis, Purdue shuts out Minnesota 16-0, securing its first-ever bid to the Rose Bowl. Boilermaker quarterback Bob Griese (1984 College Football Hall of Fame inductee) opens the second half by completing five consecutive passes, including a touchdown pass to Jim Bierne.

Credit: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame