September 20, 1975 Barre Meixsell's 40-yard touchdown pass to Ricky Kuhn with 32 seconds left to play allows Jim Thorpe to rally for a 20-18 win over Northwestern. Kuhn scores all three touchdowns for the Olympians, coached by Barry Hackenberg, also reaching the end zone on runs of 24 and 48 yards. For the Tigers, Mike Heintzelman throws for 264 yards and three touchdowns.
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