In celebration of 73 years at McAndrew Stadium, we invite
our fans to remember and celebrate the greatest moments
in Saluki football history in McAndrew Stadium. Though the memories are
countless, 25 rise up to be an essential part of what it
means to be a Dawg. Use the navigation on the right to relive Saluki
history and help us know which is your favorite by voting using the button below.
This game remains the second-most points SIU has ever scored in a game versus a Division I opponent. The Salukis set records for total yards in one game, 754, and total plays in one game, 112. The Salukis overpowered the Braves rushing for 466 yards on 75 carries. No Saluki rushed for more than 76 yards. Eleven different Salukis rushed the ball in this game. The Braves, who dropped their program following the season, managed just 38 yards total offense and only five first downs. The Homecoming game attracted an estimated crowd of 14,000.
SIU Coach Dick Towers and QB Brad Pancoast recalled the game in a July 2009 interview.