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Top Game in R-MC Football History, Quarterfinal #2 Voting

R-MC Football Top Game Bracket - Quarterfinal #2

What was the greatest football game in the history of Randolph-Macon College? The Yellow Jacket fans will decide this question. A committee has assembled what it believes to be the top 16 contests in program history, games with title implications, great comebacks, and thrilling finishes.

Our second quarterfinal matchup, sponsored by Sports Page Grille, features the 2018 NCAA Playoff win at No. 8 John Carroll (R-MC 23, JCU 20) and the 2008 victory over Hampden-Sydney (R-MC 31, H-SC 21).

In the first round, the John Carroll win defeated the 1985 win over Hampden-Sydney with 88% of the vote. The '08 H-SC victory beat the 1989 Hampden-Sydney win with 64%.

Voting will conclude on Monday, Oct. 19 and the winning game will be announced on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

Here is the link to your ballot:

You may only vote once.

Nov. 17, 2018, R-MC 23, John Carroll 20. The ODAC Champion Yellow Jackets travel to University Heights, Ohio to take on #8 ranked Blue Streaks of John Carroll University. The Yellow Jacket defense holds the Blue Streaks to 10 first downs and forces four turnovers. Matthew Vergara adds a defensive touchdown with a 14-yard interception return. The win was the first NCAA playoff victory in Yellow Jacket football history.

Nov. 15, 2008, R-MC 31, Hampden-Sydney 21. The Yellow Jackets overcome a 21-10 deficit to post a 31-21 road victory over the Tigers of Hampden-Sydney. Linebacker Tristan Carr's 65-yard fumble return for a touchdown secured the victory for the Yellow Jackets. Carr led the Jacket defense with 11 tackles. Eric Dardozzi racked up 10 tackles and Scott Ahonen added two interceptions for the R-MC defense. The victory presented Head Coach Pedro Arruza with his first ODAC Championship and earned the Jackets their first NCAA Playoff invitation since 1984.


Previous Quarterfinal Winner

Nov. 29, 1969, R-MC 47, Bridgeport 28 (Knute Rockne Bowl)