Riders On The Storm: 11 of College Football’s Worst Weather Games

Posted by BabyTate on August-7-2009 Add Comments

The unparalleled writing brilliance of a former Vanderbilt student was never more on display than in the October 18, 1924 issue of the New York Herald Tribune newspaper.

Describing Notre Dame's 13-7 victory at the Polo Grounds over the powerful Army eleven, 43 year-old Grantland Rice penned the most legendary phrase in college football history.

The native Tennessean began his narrative as follows:

Outlined against a blue-gray October sky the Four Horsemen rode again. In dramatic lore they are known as famine, pestilence, destruction and death. These are only aliases.

Their real names are Stuhldreher, Miller, Crowley, and Layden. They formed the crest of the South Bend cycl...

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