Houston vs. Baylor, 1977

It may have been a brass whoopin’ on Band Night. But none of the other kind of cans were opened in the Southwest Conference nail-biter.

“It’s a shame when both teams show so much intestinal fortitude that someone has to lose,” Cougars coach Bill Yeoman, whose name I so hope inspired a million Yeoman’s Work headlines across Texas, after the game. That’s the kind of thing you say when your scores the game-winning touchdown with 39 seconds left.