Not sure what happened to the Penn State guy, but that is why you never, ever lead with the head.
Worst collision ever?
was the Michigan FS, you're looking at the last play of his career.
I think very few people know that Taylor didn't play again after laying this hit.
was the Penn St FB/TE with the ball. I don't believe he played again, but I can't find confirmation.
Quick google search didn't turn up much. Found this though:
"The Wolverines truly left their mark on the Lions -- in the form of pain. Fullback Bob Stephenson, tailback/fullback Chris Eberly and defensive tackle David Fleischhauer all sustained concussions of varying degrees against Michigan.
Paterno said Fleischhauer and Eberly may play this week, but was certain Stephenson would be out for at least a month. Stephenson sustained his injury in a spectacular collision with safety Daydrion Taylor along the sideline. Stephenson was knocked unconscious on the play."
Also, a Daily article mentions it here:
would normally get you a +1 ... but you just tricked me into watching a state highlight .. i feel dirty right now
At the 7:05 mark here Ernest Shazor lays the wood to a guy from Purdue. Not as good as the Penn State hit, but I have always remembered it.
1973 chevy vega wagon vs. 150 year old black oak.
gravel road, 55-60 mph.
I walked away FTW.
Here's one that's a little more one-sided.
WOW, that was a vicious collision. I'm surpised either of the guys we able to walk away from that.