Thursday, December 4, 2008

This Date in College Football History

Dec. 4, 1988: Oklahoma State's Barry Sanders (2003 College Football Hall of Fame inductee) receives the news that he has won the 1988 Heisman Trophy prior to a stellar rushing performance in a 45-42 defeat of Texas Tech in Tokyo, Japan. Sanders rushes 44 times for 332 yards and four touchdowns, setting the NCAA single-season rushing record with 2,628 yards in 11 games.

Credit: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame