Fans had to be held back until the clock hit zero. After that, they thanked the Football Gods and Lou Holtz for helping the Gamecocks end their 21-game losing streak with a victory over New Mexico State.
Both field goal posts fell that night. One ended up in Five Points a few hours later after fans walked with it in hand up Assembly street and over to Harden.
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"I've never seen a celebration go on so long after a win at Williams-Brice. Lou Holtz became a hero that night."