12-26-07 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 26, 2007

TWENTY YEARS AGO — UCLA reserve running back Danny Thompson catches a 5-yard touchdown pass from Troy Aikman in the third quarter as the 10th-ranked Bruins defeat the Florida Gators 20-16 at the Aloha Bowl.

TEN YEARS AGO — After missing the last three games with a knee injury, Rashaan Shehee makes his return as he runs for an Aloha Bowl-record 193 yards to lead No. 21 Washington past Michigan State 51-23.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Southern Miss’s Derrick Nix, who rushed for 1,194 yards and 11 TDs this season after missing much of the previous two years with a kidney ailment, will not be able to play in the Houston Bowl.

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