Has the Pac ever been knocked out of the national title race over Labor Day weekend?

Oh, sure, there was one instance I recall with great in-attendance clarity.

A reporter rarely forgets driving four hours from Harrisburg to Penn State just to see a wipeout.

In 1999, Arizona took a preseason No. 4 ranking into State College a year after Dick Tomey’s team finished 12-1 and would have made its first Rose Bowl had UCLA not lost to Miami.

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