Running for a TD at the Cotton? Bowl Moegle was tackled by a player off the other team's bench. A TD was awarded.All through the 1950s there were basketball players experimenting with and showing off the "alley oop" which today we would call the lob pass. RC Owens and Elgin Baylor pulled it off to each other repeatedly in college. When YA Tittle passed the jump ball to RC Owens they borrowed the basketball name for the play (that RC had executed so often in basketball) and the name stuck in football.
Yes on the alley oop but keep in mind Owens could sky and was an outstanding basketball player as 81alum pointed out
Hickey probably knew the hoops maneuver and that's why he made the comment. Read Dan Maguire's 49er history of the 40's and 50's.