QBs join Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame
Former quarterbacks Major Applewhite of Texas and Joey Harrington of Oregon have been inducted into the Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame.
Applewhite rallied Texas from a 19-point deficit to a thrilling 47-43 victory over Washington in 2001, his final college game. He completed 37 of 55 passes for 473 yards and four TDs. Applewhite is co-offensive coordinator and running backs coach for the Longhorns.
Harrington and the Ducks defeated Texas 35-30 in the 2000 Holiday Bowl. Harrington threw for 273 yards and two TDs, ran for a score and caught a touchdown pass. He joined BYU's Steve Young in 1983 and Texas A&M's Bucky Richardson in 1990 as the only players to have a passing, rushing and receiving touchdown in the same game in Holiday Bowl history.
Harrington played seven years in the NFL and is now a radio analyst for Fox Sports in Portland.