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CycloneRulzzz

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I was at the game as well. If I recall correctly, Troy had somewhere around 38 carries, averaging just under 10 yards a carry. Plus, I don’t think he broke any extremely long runs on that game, making his total yardage even more impressive.

Not sure what you consider a long run but in the videos I had in my op he had at least half a dozen that went for 20 yards or more.
 

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Not sure what you consider a long run but in the videos I had in my op he had at least half a dozen that went for 20 yards or more.
I know he had several 20-40 yards runs, but don’t recall any runs over 60 yards. However, I could be wrong as I am going off memory. If you have a couple of 60 plus yard runs, it can really boost your totals.
 

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I know he had several 20-40 yards runs, but don’t recall any runs over 60 yards. However, I could be wrong as I am going off memory. If you have a couple of 60 plus yard runs, it can really boost your totals.

I see where your coming from. I guess we vary on what we both consider big runs. Anything 20 or more is a big run to me. ;)
 

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Didn't even win the Doak Walker award.

Lost to the Tech RB who (I didn't know this until just now) had a 0.00 GPA???
Byron Hanspard. Absolute joke he didn't win the heisman, and an extra slap in the face he didn't even win the doak. Unfortunately the heisman rarely goes the the best player, it goes to the best QB/RB on a top 10 team.
 

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Hahahaha, a 10 man front and he goes for 30. All I remember hearing, why he didn’t win the Heisman was because no one tried to stop him we were so bad. That dude knew how to carry the rock.
 

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There was a nice crowd there that day. Announced attendance was 43,000.
That's actually huge for that era. I remember thinking 45k was a lot of people during the Seneca years.

I went to a lot of games back then, but I don't think I made it to that one. Read about it in The Big Peach the next day.

The outcome of the game was almost secondary in those years. It really was about the TD yard o meter.

 

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That's actually huge for that era. I remember thinking 45k was a lot of people during the Seneca years.

I went to a lot of games back then, but I don't think I made it to that one. Read about it in The Big Peach the next day.

The outcome of the game was almost secondary in those years. It really was about the TD yard o meter.

I don’t know who this fella is off to the side, but I feel like with that look I need to respect the hell out of him.

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The defense that year was really really bad. Had a good offensive line and obviously Davis so the offense was pretty good. Defense was the killer.
Lost 4 games by less than 3 points.(infamous Wyoming OT game) Lost to Colorado by a touchdown.
If a LOT of bounces go the right way, that team could have been at 6 wins.
 
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