|The Game-1968: The Final Minutes|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 15 November 2007 14:34|
The last time both Harvard and Yale went into The Game undefeated was 1968 when Harvard ``beat'' Yale 29-29. Here's how Harvard came back from 16 points down in the final minute:|
Y2-10, H32: Brian Dowling right screen pass to Bob Levin to the Harvard 14. Levin fumble, recovered by Harvard's Steve Ranere at the 14. 3:34 left. This was Yale's fifth lost fumble.
H1-10, H14: John Ballantyne run off right tackle, tackled by Andy Coe for 2-yard loss.
H2-12, H12: Ballantyne double reverse over right tackle for 17, forced out by Coe.
H1-10, H29: Frank Champi left side pass for Ballantyne at Yale 32, incomplete.
H2-10, H29: Champi sacked by Jim Gallagher at the 17. Yale defensive holding penalty moves the ball to the Yale 47.
H1-10, Y47: Champi pass to Bruce Freeman broken up by Ed Franklin at the 25.
H2-10, Y47: Champi pass to Freeman at the 36, tackled at the 30 by Ron Kell.
H1-10, Y30: Champi right flat pass to Gus Crim, incomplete.
H2-10, Y30: Champi sacked by Tom Neville for 8-yard loss.
H3-18, Y38: Champi fumble, recovered by Harvard tackle Fritz Reed, returned to the 13.
H1-10, Y13: Champi pass to Freeman at Yale 3, run in for touchdown with 42 seconds remaining.
DRIVE: 86 yards, 9 plays, 2:52.
PAT, Y3: Champi pass over middle to Pete Varney, incomplete. Yale penalized half the distance for interference by John Waldman.
PAT, Y1: Crim run off left guard, conversion good. Yale 29, Harvard 21.
KO, H40: Ken Thomas onside kick fumbled by Yale's Brad Lee, recovered by Harvard's Bill Kelly at Yale 49.
H1-10, Y49: Champi run around left end to Yale 35, tackled by Mike Bouscaren. 15-yard face mask penalty on Bouscaren to the 20. 32 seconds remaining.
H1-10, Y20: Champi right pass to Freeman at Yale 1, incomplete.
H2-10, Y20: Champi pass to Jim Reynolds at Yale 3, incomplete.
H3-10, Y20: Crim run through right guard for 14, stopped by J.P. Goldsmith and Kell at the Yale 6. :14 left.
H1-G, Y6: Champi sacked by Jim Gallagher at the 8. Timeout, :03 left.
H2-G, Y8: Champi left pass to Vic Gatto in end zone for touchdown. Time left :00.
DRIVE: 49 yards, 6 plays, :42.
PAT, Y3: Champi pass over middle to Varney, caught in front of Franklin, conversion good. Harvard 29, Yale 29.
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