ON THIS DATE
1904 — Fullback Sam McAllester is thrown for a touchdown to give Tennessee a 7- 0 victory over Alabama. McAllester, wearing a wide leather belt with handles sewn on the side, is repeatedly thrown by two teammates over the line of scrimmage, including the only touchdown of the game.
1927 — The “Golden Egg Trophy,” is presented for the first time at the Egg Bowl played on Thanksgiving Day. Mississippi beats Mississippi State ( then Mississippi A& M) 20- 12.
1957 — Cleveland Brown rookie
Jim Brown rushes for 232 yards and scores four touchdowns in a 45- 31 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.
1960 — Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors sets an NBA record with 55 rebounds in a 132- 129 loss to the Boston Celtics.