Sunday, December 21, 2008

This Date in College Football History

December 21, 1946: In the last game for famed coach and football innovator Amos Alonzo Stagg (1951 College Football Hall of Fame inductee), the University of the Pacific falls to North Texas at the first and only Optimist Bowl in Houston, Texas. The Eagles ruin Stagg's farewell, scoring with nine seconds left for the 14-13 win.

Credit: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame