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Football flashback: When Bobby Bowden called the ‘puntrooskie’

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Looking back, it might have been the biggest gamble in the history of college football. Think about it. FSU and Clemson are tied, 21-21. Fourth down. Ball at their own 21. Ninety seconds to play. And Bobby Bowden calls a legendary fake. The puntrooskie. Can you imagine the daring? Can you imagine the moxie? The amazing play started when the center snapped the ball to up-back Dayne Williams. Williams then put the ball between the legs of Leroy Butler, who went around…

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