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Rebel Yell

Updated: January 6, 2004, 4:48 PM ET
By Bob Carter | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game Dec. 19, 1980 --Running backs Craig James and Eric Dickerson helped Southern Methodist build a 45-25 lead over BYU with 4:07 left in the Holiday Bowl at San Diego. Jim McMahon, though, had a finishing kick left.

First, the junior quarterback threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Matt Braga with 2 minutes to go. Then after the Cougars recovered an onside kick at midfield, a 40-yard McMahon pass to Bill Davis set up BYU at the one, from where tailback Scott Phillips ran for a ...

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