Greatest CFB Plays: Harvard beats Yale defeats Wrong Way Roy

Voting for Round 1 of the Greatest CFB Plays tournament has concluded. Harvard beats Yale advanced to Round 2 to take on Johnny Rodgers' punt return.

Round 1 poll results:
Harvard beats Yale: 60 percent
Wrong Way Roy: 40 percent

Wrong Way Roy (4)

Date: Jan. 1, 1929
Summary: 35 years before Jim Marshall's famous wrong way run, there was Roy "Wrong Way" Riegels. Riegels' 75-yard sprint toward his own goal line helped Georgia Tech defeat Cal, 8-7, in the Rose Bowl.

Harvard Beats Yale (5)

Date: Nov. 23, 1968
Summary: Trailing 22-0, Harvard scored 16 points in the game's final 42 seconds to force a 29-29 tie against Yale. The Harvard Crimson student newspaper printed the famous headline, "Harvard Beats Yale, 29-29".

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