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So what did we do on this day in College Football America Yearbook history?
2014: Faulkner (NAIA) at Bethel (TN) (NAIA)
Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb made the trip from Nashville to McKenzie, Tennessee, for a Mid-South Conference West Division tilt between the Eagles and the host Wildcats. Faulkner, which was ranked No 5 in NAIA at the time, woke up from a lethargic start to cruise to a 27-7 win on the strength of three scoring possessions in the third quarter.
2014: Texas Tech (FBS) at TCU (FBS)
Our College Football America Yearbook editor Matthew Postins was back at his home away from home, Amon Carter Stadium, to catch a Big 12 battle between the Red Raiders and host Horned Frogs. TCU was not playing around on this warm Saturday afternoon, rolling to an 82-27 whipping of Tech. The Horned Frogs scored 24 points in the first quarter and 31 more points in the third quarter. Wow. TCU finished the season with a 12-1 record and a bowl win over Ole Miss.
2014: Southeastern Louisiana (FCS) at Stephen F. Austin (FCS)
Our College Football America Yearbook director of editorial content Chuck Cox was at Home Bryce Stadium in Nacogdoches to see a Southland Conference showdown between the Lions and Lumberjacks. SFA running back Gus Johnson rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Jacks to a 27-17 upset win over Southeastern Louisiana, which was ranked No. 8 in FCS at the time.
2018: Baylor (FBS) at West Virginia (FBS)
Our College Football America Yearbook editor Matthew Postins made his first trip to Milan Puskar Stadium to see the Bears take on the Mountaineers on a Thursday night Big 12 Conference game. The Baylor offense apparently did not leave Waco. WVU cruised to a 58-14 win after racing to a whopping 41-0 halftime lead. Quarterback Will Grier threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns for the Mountaineers, who managed just 14 points against Iowa State in their previous outing.
2019: Gettysburg (D3) at Johns Hopkins (D3)
Our College Football America Yearbook publisher Kendall Webb was in Charm City to see the Blue Jays host the Bullets in Centennial Conference action at Homewood Field. Johns Hopkins held Gettysburg scoreless through three quarters on its way to a dominant 63-7 win. The Blue Jays finished the season 8-3 but failed to win or share the conference title for the first time in 11 seasons.