40th Anniversary of the Greatest Play in College Football.

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I transferred high schools at the end of my sophomore year. During my junior year at my new school, a kid named Kevin Moen started there as a 9th grader. One look at him and I transferred back my senior year. Kevin was an incredible athlete and later distinguished himself by scoring this touchdown. 40 years ago... holy cow. (the great Joe Starkey on the call)
 

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That was a great play.. but...My son and I are lifelong UGA Dawg fans.. Me over 50 and him over 20yrs . We got to see this together. It will forever be THE greatest play in college football history..Year old January 19,2023. Go Dawg!! Blessed.
 
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That was a great play.. but...My son and I are lifelong UGA Dawg fans.. Me over 50 and him over 20yrs . We got to see this together. It will forever be THE greatest play in college football history..Year old January 19,2023. Go Dawg!! Blessed.

that is a nice play and all... and 'important' but.... I dunno.

The 'Play' as it is known happened in John Elway's last game at stanford. It bugged Elway for years, but he got over it.
 

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I'm an Auburn fan, so of course biased, but I do consider the Kick 6 one of the best ever.

The Cal/Stanford play is certainly iconic, mostly due to how crazy it was!
 

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Speaking of the Iron Bowl, maybe none of you are familiar with "two plays" -- that were almost exactly the same -- that resulted in Auburn upsetting the undefeated #2 Crimson Tide in 1972.

"Punt Bama Punt!"

Alabama led 16–0 with ten minutes left in the game. With less than 10 minutes left, an Auburn drive stalled and managed only a field goal, which made it 16–3. Jordan later joked that his decision was derided by all the faithful in attendance: Auburn fans booed for the appearance of giving up, while Alabama fans joined in because the field goal ruined the point spread.[2] On the ensuing possession Alabama was forced to punt. Auburn's Bill Newton blocked Greg Gantt's punt and his teammate David Langner ran the ball back 25 yards for an Auburn touchdown, narrowing the score to 16–10. Several minutes later, Alabama was forced to punt again. Like last time, Newton blocked the punt and Langner returned it for a touchdown. Gardner Jett kicked the extra point to give Auburn a 17–16 lead.

With the clock winding down, Langner intercepted an Alabama pass to stop their attempted comeback. When Langner reached the sideline, he found Jordan upset. Langner reportedly said, "But coach, I intercepted the pass", to which Jordan said, "Yeah, but our plan was to make them punt."


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This was a great play I remember watching... Kordell Stewart had a cannon... one of the receivers on this play was Rae Carruth who later murdered his wife... great play though!

I think Kerry Collins was the Michigan QB that day... Michael Westbrook... man!


I watched that one live too--at a golf course clubhouse of all places (I don't golf much). This was in Colorado Springs, CO, and most of us were pulling for CU.

Man when Kordell launched that thing I really thought it had a chance, and Westbrook did not disappoint!
 




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