Thursday, January 3, 2013

Throwback Thursday:Vince Young 2006 (Rose Bowl)

The National Championship between Alabama and Notre Dame is coming up on the 7th. If any moment is as good as what we saw from Texas Longhorn QB Vince young then we are in for a treat.

Heisman Trophy winning running back  Reggie Bush

The USC Trojans had a 34 game winning streak coming into the game. They were compared to some of the greatest College football teams of all time so beating Texas for a National Championship was supposed to be easy.….Well it wasn't,Vince young was a one man show on offense for the Texas Longhorns passing and rushing for over 200 yards and three rushing Touchdown's.

The 3rd rushing Touchdown for VY was one of the greatest moments in the history of College football. Fourth down and five,The scoreboard at the Rose bowl read USC:38 Texas:34. The season was on the line for the Longhorns, An upset and National Championship were just 12 yards away. All 93,986 people at the Rose Bowl anxiously awaited the snap that would ultimately decide The season. Vince Young lined up in shot gun formation the Trojans were chomping at the bit to hit this guy. The ball was snapped,The field was surveyed, nobody was open and Vince had a race to the pylon with the Trojan defense. He won that foot race and the Rose Bowl went crazy,Vince young had just beaten Matt Leinart,Reggie Bush and the USC Trojans for the national championship. It wasn't supposed to happen,But it did and it went down as arguably the Greatest game ever played. Enjoy the highlights of the finish below


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