Desmond Howard caught the ball at Michigan’s seven-yard line and immediately made his move.
Only one man was near him at that time, and ABC announcer Keith Jackson noticed, too.
“One man,” Jackson said. “Goodbye! Hello, Heisman!”
Jackson helped popularize the moment with one of the most iconic calls in sports history. But Howard memorialized the 93-yard punt return touchdown when he struck the Heisman Trophy pose as he reached the end zone.
If you don’t want to be stereotyped, don’t tell people you’re from the South.
People will usually be hesitant to make judgements on background information they receive, but letting people know you grew up in the Bible Belt is a surefire way to get pegged as a country-music loving, farm-raised, bull-riding redneck or hillbilly.
I mean, they’re not entirely wrong, though. Have you been to Missouri?
Its season may not start until January, but the Michigan women’s water polo team looked to make a preseason splash this weekend as it got back in the water for a five-game exhibition series at the 2018 Collegiate Cup in Irvine, Calif. The Wolverines were victorious against the University of Hawaii and Pacific Unversity but fell to the New York Athletic Club, Southern California and California, taking seventh in the tournament.