On This Date 11/23/1984

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Boston College stuns Miami 47-45 as Doug Flutie connects with Gerard Phelan for a Hail Mary on the game’s final play. The pass went 48 yards and propelled Flutie to win the Heisman Trophy as it became one of the most famous plays in college football history. Flutieā€™s magic helped lift Boston College to a 10-2 record, including a 45-28 win over Houston in the Cotton Bowl.