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Texas v Notre Dame, 1970 Cotton Bowl

After besting Arkansas in “The Game of the Century,” No. 1 Texas hosted No. 9 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl, New Year’s Day, 1970. The Fighting Irish were making their first bowl appearance since the 1925 Rose Bowl.

Texas-Notre-Dame-1970

Notre Dame led 17-14 midway through the final period until QB James Street directed the Longhorns 76 yards for the winning score. Billy Dale’s 1-yard touchdown run gave UT a 21-17 lead and its 500th win in school history. In a private collection.

Conte crayon on poster board. 28″ X 22″

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