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Formal Dedication Of Memorial Stadium
|The Game That Immortalized Red Grange|
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This game marked the formal dedication of Illinois Memorial Stadium, but just as significantly, it marked the launching of the legend of Red Grange, who returned the opening kickoff for a 95-yard touchdown sprint, added 167 yards and three more touchdowns by the end of the first quarter, and then after spending much of the rest of the game on the bench, got up and added two more touchdowns for good measure. All this was against a previously unbeaten Michigan team that hadn't lost a game in three full years.