Virginia 9/5/87 Senior Lars Tate: 28 carries, 218 yards. Freshman Rodney Hampton: 6 carries, 70 yards. DAWGS come from behind in the opener at Sanford.

Oregon State 9/12/87 DAWGS have scored 145 points in 3 games against Oregon State–can we please get them back on the schedule?

Clemson 9/19/87 Munson does his best Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz on a Hampton run; DAWGS misplay a couple of Clemson punts, and David Treadwell kicks a GW FG with :02 remaining in a heartwrenching classic at Auburn-by-the-lake.

South Carolina 9/26/87 Gamecock QB Todd Ellis throws for over 300 yards but no TD’s; defensive linemen Richard Tardits and Bill Goldberg (yes, THAT Goldberg) come through with sacks and a big INT.

Ole Miss 10/3/87 Rodney Hampton: 34 carries, 227 yards. James Jackson: 2TD’s throwing, 1 rushing as Dogs cruise in Oxford

LSU 10/10/87 Mistakes–including a wide-open TD-pass drop on a flea-flicker and a last-minute interception–doom the DAWGS against the undefeated Tigers in Athens.

Vandy 10/17/87 Wayne Johnson subs for the injured James Jackson at halftime and leads the DAWGS to 33 second-half points

Kentucky 10/24/87 DAWG defense holds the ‘Cats to 1 first down, 33 yards in 2nd half in a tough comeback win at Sanford.

Florida 11/7/87 In Jax, DAWGS defense holds Emmitt Smith to 46 yards rushing as DAWGS build a 20-point lead in a dominant win. Hampton: 103 yards rushing; Tate 86, Jackson 70 in a balanced attack.

Auburn 11/14/87 At Sanford, SEC champ Auburn stifles DAWG offense

Tech 11/28/87 Lars Tate, Troy Sadowski, and James Jackson lead DAWG offense on a cold, misty night at Grant Field.

Arkansas 12/29/87 Rusty Beasley, James Jackson, John Kasay combine for 4th-quarter heroics on a cold night in Memphis
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