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Holiday Bowl known for offense

There’s going to be a lot of offensive firepower on the field Saturday for the National University Holiday Bowl between the USC Trojans and Nebraska Cornhuskers (8 p.m. ET, ESPN), and it’s the type of collection of talent that should continue the bowl’s reputation for being a game that usually features a lot of excitement.

It didn’t take long for the Holiday Bowl to put up big numbers either, as the 1979 game (only the second in its existence) saw 874 yards of total offense between the two teams as Indiana — coached by Lee “Not So Fast, My Friend” Corso — defeated BYU by a score of 38-37.

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Garry Paskwietz
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Garry Paskwietz

A 1988 graduate of USC with a degree in Sports Information. Worked in sports marketing for LA Lakers and Miller Brewing Company. Began covering the Trojans in 1996 with the Trojan Football Fax. Founded WeAreSC in November 1998 with stints at Scout and ESPN. Emmy-winner while covering high school football at Fox Sports West.


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