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This was a two-halfback thing, last seen in the days of Amos Alonzo Stagg.
After an Akers’ 47-yard halfback pass to Murray to put FSU in the red zone before its fumble, the Seminoles got back in the red zone only once more in the contest to no avail.
Just down the hallway, in the rotunda of the Ratner Athletic Center, the first-ever Heisman Trophy, awarded to University of Chicago halfback Jay Berwanger in 1935, sits in a glass case.
Running backs coach Dan Pohlman was the starting halfback on the 1998 squad that finished second in Class 6A. Current head coach Joe Sanchez was in his first season as defensive coordinator that year.
His chop on the arm of Todd Gurley as the halfback reached the ball for the pylon caused a touchback and was critical in Seattle's six-point victory.
Junior halfback Jaden Payne, who had eight carries on the drive, capped the nearly 6-minute possession with a 6-yard touchdown run.
Another, unrelated Murray from Mother of Sorrows, Franny, was a star halfback and punter at Penn and played two seasons (1939-40) with the Eagles.
Clairemont’s one touchdown came on a 66-yard halfback pass from Dylan Suitts to Donovan Fitzgerald.
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