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35 years later, Towson to host another football playoff game

35 years later, Towson to host another football playoff game

The last time Towson hosted a football playoff game, current head coach Rob Ambrose was 6 years old and in first grade at Lewistown Elementary School north of Frederick. Legendary Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas was three years removed from his 17-season NFL career that had ended sadly in San Diego. The Tigers were in their eighth season of playing football, their fifth under Phil Albert, but were by then a burgeoning Division III power that two years before had gone undefeated. It was Thanksgiving weekend 1976 and the campus was virtually empty. The Tigers, the bottom seed in an eight-team field, had upset top seed C.W. Post the previous weekend on Long Island. "There...

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