November 26 1994 - John Tyler vs. Plano East High School Football Game
On November 26, 1994, in a high school football playoff game in Texas, the Lions of John Tyler High School defeated the Panthers of Plano East Senior High School by the score of 48--44. The game drew national attention in the United States due to its wildly improbable and tumultuous finish, with five touchdowns scored in the last two and a half minutes (and seven in the last four and a half minutes), and it won the 1995 Showstopper of the Year ESPY Award.
The game was a Region II semifinal in class 5A Division II of Texas high school football and was played in Texas Stadium, with an attendance of more than 30,000. Both teams had a 12--0 record up to that point in the season, and they were known for defense: John Tyler was giving up only 14 points per game on average, while Plano East was giving up less than nine. Plano was ranked #2 in the state, and Tyler was ranked #3.
The first quarter ended in a 7--7 draw, but at halftime, the Lions had a 21--14 lead. In the third quarter
Some of the nicest punt returns in all of College Football. This is part 1 of a 3 part trilogy. Stay tuned for parts 2 and 3 as this year of College Football nears its end! Music is as you probably know, the Drake - Forever Instrumental.