On This Date 11/18/1967

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In a battle for the right to play in the Rose Bowl and win the AAWU, #3 USC stuns #1 UCLA 21-20 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. UCLA held a six-point lead in the fourth quarter when O.J. Simpson broke loose on a 64-yard touchdown run. USC would hit the extra point to win the game. Earlier in the fourth quarter, UCLA had their PAT blocked, deciding the game. USC would go on to win the National Championship, beating Indiana 14-3 in the Rose Bowl.