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Friday, October 24, 1952
OU After
'Cats For
No. 32
Oklahoma, the nation's top
scoring club this week with its
average of 40.2 points per game,
plays on its home field Saturday
for only the second time this
Kansas State is the opponent
In the 38th annual game. If
Coach Bud Wilkinson's Sooners
win, they will have gone unde
feated in 32 consecutive Big
Seven Conference games.
A crowd of approximately 35,-
000 is expected. Kenneth Farns,
Sooner business manager of ath
letics, reported a brisk Monday
sale. Record crowd lor, this game
was 38,548 In 1050 when Wilkin-
sons national champions won
58-0 at Owen Field.
Coach Bill Meek's Wildcats,
a youngish outfit that possesses
In Veryl Switzer, the greatest
Negro player ever to show in
the Big Seven, lost 7-26 to
Tulsa last week. However, Meek
thinks that given more breaks,
Kansas State might have won
the game.
"We were leading 7-0 in the
first half, had another touchdown
called back that would have given
us a two-touchdown lead, and we
thought one of our backs went
into the end zone for a third
touchdown although an official
disagreed with us," Meek told the
Oklahoma City Quarterback Club
Monday in an Interview tele
phoned from Manhattan. "If we
could have led by 14 or 21 points
at the half, they might not have
caught us."
Switeer, who last year made
the Associated Press' second
Ail-American defensive team at
safety but plays offensively, too,
this year, has averaged 50 min
utes per game this year, Meek
says. Kansas State has a 1-4
record and played especially
well when It held stronp Cin
cinnati to a 13-6 win at Cincin
nati, and Nebraska to a 27-14
win at Lincoln.
It's Band Day at Norman so
let's toot the horn a minute for
Oklahoma which surged to third
place this week in the national
Associated Press poll, and into the
fourth spot in the United Press
Coaches poll.
Wilkinson's 1952 club lacks
the rugged manpower of the
1948 and 1949 Oklahoma teams,
yet because of its superb decep
tion rates as Wilkinson's finest
offensive production of all time.
Finesse is the trademark of
this club, the quality that lifts it
above all the other fine split-T of
fenses Wilkinson and his staff
have developed at Norman.
Notre Dame had its "Four
Horsemen." Oklahoma has its
"Four Finessers," and it's the best
Oklahoma backfield that Wilkin
son and Bill Jennings, his back
field coach, have fashioned since
Bud came to Norman six years
Eddie Crowder, frail-looking,
sandy-haired geology major,
handles the hoghide hocus
pocus the Oklahomans flashed
while spoofing three fine teams
within the last three weeks,
Pittsburgh by 49-20, Texas by
49-20 and Kansas by 42-0 at
Lawrence. But Fullback Buck
McPhail, and Halfbacks Billy
Vessels and Buddy Leake all
fake beautifully, too.
Crowder, Vessels and McPhail
are seniors. All are native Okla
homans. Crowder graduated from
Muskogee Central high school.
McPhail from Oklahoma City
Central high school, and Vessels
from Cleveland. Okla. (not Ohio)
high school. Leake, the right half,
Is a sophomore from Memphis.
Term., and led the nation in scor
ing last week with 46.
Clark Approves Utah
George (Potsy) Clark gave life
to Utah's hopes of crashing the
Big Seven by stating he would
favor the admission of the Utah
University to the Big Seven Con
ference. Utah reportedly has received a
feeler and may make formal ap
plication for admission at the con
ference in Lincoln in December.
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Intramural Snorts Columnist
Tha TTnlvrsltv YMfIA fought
from hphinrt thre times Wednes
day evening to hand Presby House
us lirst 6etDacK 01 me year, zu-io.
It was the big game of the year
as fa o ion oiio vtt was con
cerned as both outfits entered the
frav undefeated. Presby's loss
narrowed the current list of un
beaten teams to eieht in intra
mural football this year.
The victorious Y men over
came Presby leads of 6-0 and
13-6 and finally broke a 13-13
tie to gain their fifth straight
win of the season.
DnocViw Hnuu hrnlfo the scor
ing ice midway in the first quar
ter as Gordon uay urea a id
varA rinsa to Don Summers who
in turn outran three YM defend
ers for another 45 yards and a
touchdown. The victors had
f(nnnH snntripr Prpstav rJrive on
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the six only moments before and
Uwvi Your
Sports Staff Writer
One of Nebraska's three co
captains, ED HUSMANN will be
game captain against Colorado
Saturday. This is Ed's last year
for the Scarlet and Cream. He
won letters as a sophomore and
junior In his tackle postion.
Ed plays both ways for coach
Bill Glassford, starting at defen-
Courtesy Lincoln Journal
sive right tackle. He Is a big
man, weighing 210 pounds, but
is quick and fast. He is an ex
cellent blocker and tackier.
Coaches appreciate Ed, for he
takes coaching well, has a great
desire to play football, and
rarely has anything to say. He
is known as a great "infighter,"
for in close formation he Is es
pecially deadly.
Ed played his high school
football for Ogallala, Nebraska.
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Here Are Your Winners
had punted out only to see the
losers flash downfield on that one
Rust Synder put the Y'ers
back in the game just before
the end of the period as from
punt formation, he rounded left
end Instead and galloped 68
yards to paydirt.
Presby House pushed right back,
driving to the YM 20 before being
halted. Taking over, the victors'
attack netted a first down and
on fourth down were only yard
shy of another. A YMCA gamble
here proved disastrous as the
Presby defenders held and took
over 40 yards from tme Y goal.
Four passes from the arm of
Harlan Skinner nudged the
losers to a first down on the
YM six, from where Skinner
fired a perfect strike to Jack
Naughton in the end-zone. Skin
ner rounded left end for the
vital thirteenth counter and the
half ended with Presby on top,
...John Churchill took over for
the winners in the third quarter
and after two Presby fumbles had
given the ball to their opponents,
he fired a 13-yard heave to John
McCall for the touchdown and
again to McCall for the tying
A 53-yard drive in seven plays
culminated with Snyder firing a
three-yard pass to Darrell Cot-
tingham for the game-winning
tally in the fourth stanza.
The final two minutes saw the
losers staking another drive
that carried from their 15 to
the YM 13, but that was as far
as they got as a Gay pass was
pilfered near the goal line and
the game was over.
The University Y's last challen
ger to league VII honors will
make its bid Monday as once
beaten Newman Club will attempt
what no other team has been able
to do this year. Newman Club
dropped a one-point decision to
Presby for its only loss of the year.
Buff Distance
Team Seeking
Third Victory
Coach Frank Potts' Colorado
University cross - country team
shoots for its third straight win
of the season Friday afternoon as
the Buffs entertain Wyoming and
Colorado A&M in a triangular
meet at Folsom Field. Starting
time is 3:30 p.m.
The Buffs easily defeated
those two schools in a meet at
Laramie two weeks ago. Last
Saturday Colorado bounced
Iowa State 12-27 at Ames.
Lloyd Barlow of Ft. Collins con
tinued to pace Buff runners at
Ames, winning the three-mile-test
in 15:11.5.
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Sports Editor
The Cornhuskers are hoping to
have good weather Saturday.
Not only would spectators be
fortunate to view the game at
Boulder under a pleasant Colo
rado sky, but the Huskers are
depending upon good weather
to allow them to arrive at Fol
som Field by gametlme.
Coach Bill Glassford and the
rest of the Nebraska delegation
will leave Lincoln by plane at
10:20 a.m. Saturday, and arrive
in Denver at 11:30 Denver time
That gives the Huskers no chance
to waste time prior to their Big
Seven contest with the Buffaloes.
Nebraska, currently perched
atop the Big Seven conference
P standings with two wins in as
many loop starts, will be the
target of a deadly Colorado
The Buffs, who own two
straight wins over Nebraska, will
be led offensively by tailback
Zack Jordan, Colorado's leading
candidate for Ail-American hon
Jordan, the nation's leading
punter and top passer in the Big
Seven, is the key man in Coach
Dal ward's slick single wing at
tack. But plenty of power is added
to the Colorado machine by vet'
erans Woody Shelton, Ralph Cur
tis, Roger Williams and Carroll
Nebraska will count mainly
upon Quarterback John Bor
dogna, who directs the varied
Husker offensives. The Turtle
Creek, Pa. twister ranks 19th
nationally in total offense and
12th in rushing.
Bordogna, who lost a few teeth
last week at Penn State, will be
probably be relieved on occasions
by Duane Rankin, who won ac
claim from the Husker head coach
for his duties this week.
Bill Schabacker and Dennis
Emanuel, who have started as de
fensive ends for the first five NU
games, will go both ways Satur
day. They have been chosen to
Ftart on the offensive unit also
against the Buffs.
Jerry Paulson, who started
the first few games for Ne
braska at offensive guard before
a shoulder injury sidelined him,
will not be ready for the Colo
rado game. He will be ready in
a week, according to field house
Dierks "Bullet" Rolston is also
still sore and will be unable to
make the trip. Rolston is an offen
sive halfback.
Coach Glassford named his
halted Milks
Downtown Store
141212 "0" St.
STARTS AT SAFETY . . . Chuck Chamley, 180-pound halfback
from Flandreau, S.D., has been amed by Husker head coach Bill
Glassford to start at safety against Colorado Saturday. The soph
back earned his starting position by playing outstanding defensive
ball at Penn State last week.
starting lineups as follows:
OFFENSE Bill Schabacker
and Dennis Emanuel, ends; Har
vey Goth and Jim Oliver, tac
kles; George Prochaska and Kay
Curtis, guards; Bob Oberlin,
center; John Bordogna, quarter
back; Jim Cederdahl or Bill
Thayer, and Dennis Korinek or
Bob Smith, halfbacks; George
Cifra or Ray Novak, fullback,
DEFENSE Schabacker and
Emanuel, ends; Ed Husmann
and Jerry Minnick, tackles; Don
Boll and Max K i t z e lman,
guards; Carl B r a s e e and Verl
Scott, linebackers Dan Brown
and Jim Yeisley, halfbacks;
. Main Feature Clock
Varsity: "One Minute To Zero,"
1:18, 3:21, 5:24, 7:27, 9:30.
State: "The Miracle of Fatima,"
1:19, 3:19, 5:19, 7:19, 9:19.
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Chuck Chamley, safety.
Bleacher seats for both the
Missouri-Nebraska, November 1,
and the Homecoming game with
Minnesota, November 15, are
available, Business Manager A. J.
Lewandowski stated today.
The Missouri bleacher seats are
$2, tax included, and the reserved
bleacher seats for Minnesota are
Lewandowski also " said that
recorders for 1953 Cornhusker
season tickets must be in the Coli
seum ticket office by November
Sat., Oct. 25th
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Free Booths
Dress Casual
been on Campus
Off to Colorado! Sid Sweet and Trish Mayer pose 'for
our migration-to-CoIorado picture. Sid's wearing a Style
Mart tweedy stripe jacket, priced 28.50, with Varsity Towa
flannel slacks. Trish has on a new Forstmann wool coat
in a smart diagonal stripe design. It's priced $75 on our
third floor.
Our thanks to Sally Adams, Arnie Stern and Jerry Robert
son who let us pose them for our picture . and mighty
nice atmosphere they make!
I-State At
The curtain went down on all
practice sessions at the University
of Missouri this week, as Coach
Don Faurot sought .to tune up his
sluggish defense prior to Iowa
State's invasion Saturday.
The Tigers, who've managed
a lone touchdown in recent
losses to S.M.U. and Oklahoma
A&M, were due for a thorough
re-check of offensive funda
mentals away from the public
eye. Most galling to Bossman
Faurot has been his club's bung
ling of frequent scoring chances
inside the enemy 20.
"All of a sudden we Just plain
lack confidence in our ability to
move the ball, either from the
Split T or Spread," is the Faurot
explanation. "Our line blocking
has not been sharp, and we've
been no threat as a passing team."
Truth of the later observation
was never more apparent than at
Stillwater last week. Oklahoma
Aggie defenders made off with
seven of Mizzou's tosses, tying the
low ebb in efficiency reached by
Tiger aerialists who pitched a
like number into the mitts of Kan
sas State's secondary last year.
So, this week's 45th Missouri
Iowa State tangle, originally
heralded as a Rich Mann-Tony
Scardino air deul, may Instead
be a battle of Infantry. Mann,
now No. 3 among Big Seven
passers, has batted .500 with 31
hits in 62 pegs for 329 yards
but has had seven intercepted.
Against Colorado Saturday, it
was Bill Plantan, second-string
quarterback, who led ISCs two
touchdown charge in the final
Scardino, meanwhile, has not
been the marksman of a year ago.
The little Kansas Citian leads the
loop in aerial, gains with 447
yards, but his completion average
(27 for 76) is anemic, and he's
planted six in opposing laps.
This means that Mizzon will
probably count heavily on its
overland crew Bill Rowekamp,
Nick Carras and Vie Eaton for
its basic yardage. Hook, oper
ating at quarterback on the
keep-pass option in both the
Spread and Split T, is currently
leading all Tiger ground gainers
with 300 net yards in 59 stabs.
Big overland gainers for the
Cyclones have been Stan Cozzi,
Dick Cherpinsky and Frank Con
giardo. Should Coach Abe Stuber
elect to remain on the ground, the
"three-C's" of the Cyclone bat
talion will carry the brunt of the
Cozzi, who started the season
at fullback, was shifted to his
more familiar halfback slot in the
Colorado game last week. Cozzi
is the leading Iowa State earth
eater with 232 net yards in 43
attempts and is running ninth in
the conference, four pegs below
Hook. .
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