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The Daily Nebraskan
Wednesday, beptemoer iy, .iybz
Freshman Gridders
Initiate Workouts
Staff Sports Writer
Frosh football prospects re
ported to Coaches John Mel
ton and Cletus Fischer last
Monday to begin the 1962
On hand were many Ne
braska high school standouts
plus the recruiting efforts
from other states. The squad
is expected to hit around 70
to 80 players by the end of
this week
Heading the list of 1 o c a 1
talent Is Nebraska's pride,
Dave Lebsack, last year's
outstanding prep athlete.
Lebsack's quarterbacking
abilities, as demonstrated at
Lincoln Northeast and the
Shrine Bowl, place him in
strong contention for the sig
nal calling role.
Rrlchacek at Tackle
Another Shriner and out
standing prepster at Schuy
ler was Gary Brlchacek, a
215 pound fullback who
showed line abilities by play
ing tackle for the North in
the Shrine contest
Nebraska Loses
Giuck Sladovnik
The Nebraska basketball
team has lost the services of
Chuck Sladovnik, the team's
third leading rebounder last
Sladovnik did not return to
school this fall, because of
back trouble which would
have prevented him from par
ticipating in the winter sport.
Sladovnik was forced to quit
a construction job this sum
mer because of the back trou
ble. The former Omaha Holy
Name athlete played in 24
games for the Huskers last
season, scoring 69 points ana
grabbing 116 rebounds.
Sladovnik has taken a job
as a claims adjuster for an
Omaha insurance company.
Iowa State Daily
Announces Choices
The Iowa State Daily re
cently released its selections
for the Big Eight All-Conference
team. David Buck,
sports editor, listed Bill
"Thunder" Thornton as full
back. Buck's picks:
Other Nebraska boys who
will aid the freshman two
game cause in the backfield
include: Kelly Peterson, hefty
fullback from Cozad who ac
cumulated 45 offers before de
ciding upon Nebraska, Ron
Poggemeyer, swift halfback
who started for Nebraska
City last year, and Stan Far-
rer, Grand Island's contrlou
tion to the husky backfield.
Mike Kennedy, standout
guard from Omaha Benson,
is slated for halfback duty.
Heavy Linemen
Nebraskan's to watch for in
the frosh line include; Jim
Brown, a 230-pound Omaha
Central product, and McCook
standout. Tom Cotton, 195
pound end.
Coaches Melton and Fischer
will also be eagerly watching
the out-of-state recruits.
These include:
Tony Jeter Classy end
from Weirton, W. Va., a 6-2,
195-pounder who is the broth
er of former Iowa U. half
back Bob Jeter.
Ken Lesar All-state end
from Pueblo, Colo., stands
6-3, weighs 210.
Freeman white A 6-5.
210-pound end from Detroit.
Richard Czap A 224-pound
tackle from Esseville, Mich.
Lvnn SenkbeU All-State
guard from Salina, Kan., who
now makes his home in Lin
coln with his parents. He's
6-0 and 195.
Allen Thorn This Phoenix,
Ariz., center made the high
school Ail-American squad.
He's 6-1 and 220.
Henrv Woods Quarterback
from Midland, Tex., is 6-2 and
190. He also averaged 30
points a game in basketball.
Ted Vactor Fleet halt-
back from Washington. Pa.
Played in the Top 33 high
school all-star game in Penn
sylvania. Rally Friday
There will be a rally on
the north side of the Stu
dent Union Friday night fol
lowing a parade around the
Highlights of the rally
will be speeches by Ath
letic Director Tippy Dye.
and Coach Devaney as well
as the selection of Miss
Husker Football Camp
Anticipates So. Dakota
STUEWE moves to starting backfield
Ohio State to Lead Nation
College Coaches Predict
Position A Name Class HI.
Follbaok. -PiM Thornton ......... ..senior
Baiftack, Andr Russell senior C-2
Halfback, Ken Coleman , junior (-2
Quarterback. Dave Hoppmaim senior -l
Center. Wayne Lee senior C-2
Guard, Mike Upton ... junior -
Guard, Deft Grimm senior 6-3
Tackle, Dennis Ward senior
Tackle, Jerry Wallack jtmior -2
End. Dtck limerick .....junior -
End, Ken Blair semor t-l
201 ..,
fl ...
., Nebraska
.... Missouri
.. Iowa State
Okla State
, . Colorado
,. Oklahoma
... Missouri
Iowa State
... Colorado
Ohio State has been pre
dicted by the American Foot
ball Coaches Association to
be the top college football
team in the nation.
The cuaches rated Ohio
State, Alabama, Texas, Penn
State, Michigan State, Louisi
ana State, Washington, Mis
souri, Iowa and Missisippl in
that order.
Missouri is the only mem
ber of the Big Eight in the
elite group.
Nine of the 10 teams picked
are conference memDers.
Penn State is the only inde
pendent team and the only
Eastern college m the group,
The big Ten has three
slots: Ohio State, Michigan
State and Iowa. The South-
eastern Conference also
claimed three with Alabama,
Louisiana State and Missis
sippi. Ohio State, coached by
Woody Hayes, lost Bob Fer
gusen, who gained 933 yards
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last season but retains the
services of sophomore flash
Paul Warfield.
At quarterback any of
three could take the starting
job: John Mummey (197),
Bill Mrukowski (200) or Joe
Sparma (195).
Sparma threw six touch
down passes in the last four
games last year.
Alabama has 22 lettermen
returning, including six regu
lars from last year's team
which was declared national
Team Conference
t-Ohio State Big 10
2 Alabama .. Southeastern
3 Texas Southwest
4 Penn State . Independent
5 Michigan State :. . .Big 10
6 Louisiana
State Southeastern
7 Washington .. Big Five
8 Missouri Big Eight
9 Iowa Big 10
10 Mississippi Southeastern
Sports Editor
The calm before the storm
has hit Coach Bob Devaney's
Husker football camp in an
ticipation of he initial fray
against South Dakota this
According to 1 Coach De
vaney the probable starting
line up will include Larry
Donovan at left end, Tyrone
Robertson at left tackle,
Dwain Carlson at left guard,
Ron Michka at center, Bob
Brown at right guard, Lloyd
Voss at right tackle and Jim
Huge at right end.
In the backfield Dennis
Claridge will handle the quar
terbacking chores with Dave
Theisen at left half, Dennis
Stuewe at right half and
Warren Powers at fullback.
Stuewe, senior from Ham
burg, Minn., moved to t h e
starting unit on the basis of
his fine running in last Satur
day's scrimmage.
Theisen Moves Up
Theisen has also moved up
to the starting unit as a re
sult of his speed and coolness
under fire. In last Saturday's
scrimmage he turned a fum
bled snapback into a two
point conversion by picking
up a fumbled snapback and
flipping a pass to end Larry
Theisen injured his leg in
the scrimmage but Is ap
parently ready to go for
String Unbroken
Floyd Bottorff, veteran
equipment manager at Neb
raska refused to let a string
Bottorff cut his leg with
a chisel which required 23
stitches but r e t u r n e d to
work an hour after the acci
dent occurred, keeping his
record of never missing a
day at work. He has han
dled the. equipment f o r 32
years.- 7 ;
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Saturday's game.
On the alternate unit De
vaney has Tomlinson at left
end, Monte Kiffin at left
tackle, John Kirby at le ft
guard, Jim Baffic at center,
Gary Toogood at right guard,
Al Fischer at right tackle and
Dick Callahan at right end.
Faiman or Tucker
In the alternating back
field will be John Faiman or
Doug Tucker at quarterback,
Willie Ross at left half, Rudy
Johnson or Kent McCloughan
at right half and Gene Young
at fullback.
McCloughan will be used as
a defensive specialist on the
starting unit, replacing the
Faiman and Tucker hit bet
ter than .500 in their passing
during Saturday's scrimmage.
This phase of offense is very
important in the Devaney sys
tem' where the pass is used
as a weapon, not as a des
peration move.
Faiman is a senior, Tucker,
a sophomore.
Buffico tar Kick
Baffico, 265-pounder from
San Francisco Junior Col
lege, has apparently w 0 n the
placekicking assignment as
he was the only one able to
split the uprights in the Satur.
day scrimmage, bitting two
for two.
Johnson is currently on the
injured list but Devaney said,
"If he can go full speed to
day, we will use him Satur.
Yesterday ' the Huskers
worked on play passes and
reviewed trap plays.. ,"No
scrimmage is on tap for. the
footballers this week. : :
Teani in Shape
The Cornhuskers should be
in good shape, injurywise bar
ring any mishaps this week,
for the South Dakota game.
Devaney indicated that he
will not insert any special
plays for the debut and has
already set the defense for
the Cyotes.
Devaney also said that ha
thought that South Dakota
would do quite a little pass
ing. Bob Burns, the South Da
kota coach, is known for his
pass plays from the spread
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