This Date in College Football Belt History – September 17

September 17, 1988 — The 3rd ranked, 2-0 Clemson Tigers with coach Danny Ford hosted the 10th ranked, 1-1 Florida State Seminoles of coach Bobby Bowden. The Seminoles who had been top-ranked in pre-season, were loaded with talent including All-American CB Deion Sanders as well as QB Chip Ferguson, WR Terry Anthony, & OT Pat Tomberlin. An opening loss to 8th ranked Miami stunned the Seminoles & they didn’t plan to fall to another ranked team. Sanders returned a punt for a touchdown & a trick-play that goes down in college football history helped the Seminoles claim The Belt for the first time with a 24-21 victory over the Tigers.

Gotta Come Clean

Thanks to the nephew I got a chance to see the first half of the ‘Pokes – Packers game (How can Time-Warner rationalize making the NFL Network a premium channel?). I’m lovin’ the Favre revival – he is still my favorite player in the league. Something strange happened along the way: I have started to […]