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Hoozup

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I was there, fully grown


And I remember the woman seated in the row behind me laughing when I turned my back on the field as FSU lined up for that last goal-line play. I kept turning though, eyes open, to watch it unfold, and later in the evening was privileged to witness the Rugby Road procession with the purloined goal post as it approached Beta Bridge. Man, it was a great night. But I still believe that the most sustained electricity I've ever experienced in Scott Stadium, and a friend who was with me agrees, was on the night of our first-ever Clemson win. Maybe it's because it was the first time I had ever experienced it at that level in Scott, but it was in the air all week. There was hardly a soul in this town that didn't believe we would get that win, and all wanted it desperately. The student section was packed and in full throat well before kickoff. The captains were raucously cheered when they walked out for the coin toss, and it just kept on from there. It was a beautiful thing .... Had we lost, we might have had mass suicide on the field. Unfortunately, or maybe not, I missed the Georgia Tech tragedy, when we were again victimized by Clint Sisson's toe. I still blame the loss, however, on Bruce McGonnigle's girlfriend's cat.

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Posted: 09/12/2019 at 08:14AM



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1995 FSU Game on ESPNU to start your morning -- WahooGhad 09/12/2019 07:09AM
  I was there, fully grown -- Hoozup 09/12/2019 08:14AM
  Scott Sisson. How could you forget that name! ** -- hooyorkcity 09/12/2019 08:31AM
  I work with an engineer that played on that GT team. -- Narrows Hoo 09/12/2019 10:13AM
  Now wash your mouth out! ** -- hoomonger 09/12/2019 10:12AM
  I haven't! ** -- Capt. Kangahoo 09/12/2019 10:01AM
  Ah, yeah -- Hoozup 09/12/2019 08:42AM
  By far the best ever. -- HoozOnTop 09/12/2019 09:55AM
  But I AM saying there's a chance . . . -- jdubforwahoowa 09/12/2019 09:55AM
  There is indeed ** -- HoozOnTop 09/12/2019 09:57AM
  Not a cat, it was a dog ** -- hoomonger 09/12/2019 08:24AM
  You sure? -- Hoozup 09/12/2019 08:29AM

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