For the first time in program history, and the second time in Coach Gus Duggerton’s career, Duggs leads his team to a national title.
#1 Toledo beat #2 Texas in the Sugar Bowl 28-25.
With the clock running and the game in hand, Duggs decided to throw the ball at the goal line with 20 seconds left and this happened:
This play represented the winning score:
As a thank you for bringing a championship to Toledo, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, promised to give the key to the city to Coach Duggs.