By Jerry Price
Retired Pastor, Spring Hill
The Jan. 3, 1955 issue of Sports Illustrated contains the story of one of the most unusual plays in football history. It occurred in the 1929 Rose Bowl between Georgia Tech and the California Golden Bears.
During the second quarter, with the game tied at 0 to 0, Roy Riegles picked up a Georgia Tech fumble and headed toward the Tech goal. But he got turned around and headed toward the Cal goal. His teammate, Benny Lom, finally caught him and tried to tackle him at the ten-yard line and finally brought him down at the three-yard line. [Read more…]