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1972: Nebraska’s Johnny Rodgers wins Heisman Trophy
1972 — Johnny Rodgers of Nebraska wins the Heisman Trophy beating out Oklahoma’s Gregg Pruitt and teammate Rich Glover. The all-purpose back gains 5,586 yards and scored 45 touchdowns in his collegiate career.
University of Nebraska wide receiver Johnny Rodgers is pictured with his bronze Heisman Trophy as he says a few words of thanks during the ceremony in New York, Dec. 14, 1972. (AP Photo/John Lent)
1981: USC’s Marcus Allen wins Heisman Trophy
1981 — Southern California’s Marcus Allen, who set an NCAA record for yards rushing in a season with 2,342, wins the Heisman Trophy.
Marcus Allen of the USC Trojans, poses with the coveted Heisman Trophy awarded to him at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York, Dec. 6, 1981. Allen, 21, who traversed more football turf than any other player in college football history, was the 47th winner of the Heisman Memorial Trophy. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)
1987: Notre Dame’s Tim Brown awarded Heisman Trophy
1987 — Tim Brown, wide receiver and kick returner from Notre Dame, is awarded the Heisman Trophy.
In this Dec. 5, 1987 file photo, Notre Dame’s wide receiver and kick return specialist Tim Brown poses with the Heisman Trophy at New York’s Downtown Athletic Club. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)
1992: Alabama beats Florida to win the first SEC championship game
1992 — Second-ranked Alabama beats No. 15 Florida 28-21 in the first SEC championship game. Alabama’s Antonio Langham intercepts a Shane Matthews pass, returning it 27 yards for a touchdown with 3:16 left in the game.
Antonio Langham (43), of Alabama, intercepts a pass from Shane Matthews, of the Florida Gators, and outdistances Jason Odom (74) for a 27-yard touchdown return in the fourth quarter in Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 5, 1992. (AP Photo/Curtis Compton)
2004: Peyton Manning notches his record 13th straight multi-TD game
2004 — Peyton Manning of Indianapolis is 25-of-33 for 425 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions in a 51-24 win over Tennessee. Manning notches his 13th straight multi-TD game, breaking the NFL record held by Dan Marino, Johnny Unitas, Don Meredith and Brett Favre.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Tennessee Titans in Indianapolis., Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004. Manning was selected as The Associated Press Offensive Player of the Year Wednesday Jan. 5, 2005. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
2012: Kobe Bryant joins elite company in 30,000-point club
2012 — Kobe Bryant scores 29 points, making him the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000, and the Los Angeles Lakers snap a two-game skid with a 103-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets. The other players to score more than 30,000 are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain.
Fans greet Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) as he walks off the court after an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Hornets in New Orleans, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Bryant became the youngest player in NBA history to surpass 30,000 points. The Lakers won 103-87. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
2016: Klay Thompson scores 60 points in just three quarters
2016 — Klay Thompson has 60 points, an NBA season high and the most by a Golden State player in more than 42 years, as the Warriors whip the Indiana Pacers 142-106. Thompson scores 40 by halftime in just 18-plus minutes. He had a career-best 60 points through three quarters and called it a night, sitting down with 1:22 left in the period.
Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson follows through on a shot during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)