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TURN BACK THE CLOCK - 1945

Friday, August 28, 2009

 


As part of the new look of www.AllstateSugarBowl.org, the website's history section has been greatly expanded. The history section includes many stories that highlight the rich tradition from the first 75 years of the Classic, including stories on No. 1 teams and Heisman Trophy winners, a ranking of the top Sugar Bowls of all-time, photo galleries of the game's Most Valuable Players and all of the game program covers, as well as recaps and statistics from each game. The site's history section will continue to expand and this week, the Allstate Sugar Bowl turns back the clock to 1945 as it upgrades the basic recap for that season to a full story on a thrilling game which featured a passing performance by a freshman quarterback described by legendary sports writer Grantland Rice as "the greatest college passer I ever saw."

Click here for the 1945 recap.

Click here for the full History section.