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Pnn 4 The Dailv Nebraskan Monday, Nov. 8,
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GOAL DUST .
By Jim Swartz B ,. s .
Nebraska is in an envied position among college foot-; Vphra:kan Sll0rt(! Fditor
ball teams. The Huskers have stayed in the top of the ratings. I -eDrasKan P""5 r'G,,or
after being the pre-season choice of many polls, and are sure I " was two years ago that
bets to have their choice when bowl talk becomes more than ! Kansas halfback Gale Savers
skirted the left end in a S9
In the post-game interview Coach Bob Devaney answered
the inevitable bowl question saying "Nothing has been done
on a bow l.
We will postpone any action as long as we can. We
would like to wait until the end of the season."
Thus far the Huskers have been viewed bv several bowl
committees, the most prominent of them being tbe Cotton
the Orange, and the Susrar Ftou-l
The Huskers game plav so completely impressed one New 97 J aras in a xen pia T u
Orleans sports writer that he said the Sugar Bowl should do capped bv a -vard ,"C.
everything possible to insure that the Huskers would plav in down Pass to Freeman " hlte-
the New Year's davflflic at for their third touchdown, m
The Nebraska I'nion last week made' holiday reserva
tions in all three of the cities and a great number of stu
dents and Nebraskans are planning on making the trip
South anywhere !
The final decision will depend on the team and Nebraska
athletic officials decision. A number of players favor the trio
the Jayhawks to 11 first and I
tens and a 204 yard offensive
total, with most of the Kansas :
yardage coming in the first
half. In the second half the
yard gallop against the Husk- Jayhawks were shackled by
ers to wTite his name in Big the defense to a mere 24 yard
Eight and Memorial Stadium rushing and seven yard pass
record books. in total while totaling three
Nebraska nearlv matched."1" a"u ll-"3- "
Saver's effort against his alma
mater Saturday as they drove
i the first half.
The Huskers went on to
score three more touchdowns
in the third quarter enroute to
a 42-6 routing of the Jayhawks.
Kansas managed to score
to Miami but note that their Orange Bowl opponent might no their onl uchdown on a 59
woac u nuiui w liiie.
The most obvious bowl choice seems to be a return trip
to Dallas to face the Arkansas Razorbacks for the second con
secutive year. The Husker 10-7 loss last year figures in on Ar
kansas's winning streak, the longest of any major c o 1 1 e 2 e
football team, and the game could pave the way to the mvthi
cal Grantland Rice national championship.
Arkansas has sewed up the Southwest Conference
championship and the Cotton Bowl bid, but still has two
tough teams reaminrog on their schedule.
Nebraska still has Oklahoma State and Oklahoma lo de
feat for their first perfect season since 1915. The Cowboys
will be tough after a week's rest and no one can forget last
year's 17 to 7 upset by Oklahoma.
vard drive in the first quarter
which was sparkplugged by
pint-sized quarterback Billy
"The Kid" Fenton. He han
dled the ball in nine of the
twelve clays and capped the
drive with a two yard plunc.
Nebraska controled the
game in a bruising and con
vincing manner, with 510
yards for total offense. 419 of
them rushing, which was good
for 28 first and tens.
The ' Black Shirts" limited
; Ron Kirkland paced the of
fense with a neat 147 yard
rushing total in ten carries for
an impressive U-7 average. In
his first starting assignment
since he was injured in the
Iowa State game, Kirkland
broke through Jayhawk tack
lers with two 40 yard carries
which set up Husker touch
down besides adding the first
TD on a three yard scoring
Larry Wachholtz tied a
vear old conversion record
by Orwin Frank, when he
booted his thirtieth PAT in the
Other Huskers who scored
w ere Harry Wilson. Ben Greg
ory. Charlie "Choo Choo"
Winters and Dennis Richiiaf
sky. Len Janik paced the "Black
Shirts" on defense. In his first
starting role, Janik led the de
fensive line with four tackles i a r t this week and will be i had a hard time in Stillwater
and two assists. 1 coding at us real hard. We two years ago."
Coach Bob Devaney said
"Janik came up with a lot of
Football At Af
Assistant Sports Editor -I might as well try for a school scholastic contest at
He is an Australian. He has field goal when I have to kick j Chadron.
traveled over ten thousand
miles in the United States. He
can drop kick a football 73
Colin Reddrop wants to
play football at Nebraska.
Now 17, Reddrop graduated
from an Australian high
school in 1964 specializing in look at the uprights when I
physics and calculus a n d kick. Because the American
spent a year in Chappell. ; football is so pointed. I have
Neb., as a foreign exchange to concentrate more on the
student 'He came to the ball."
United States through a Ro- Because of the specialia
tary exchange fellow ship. tion Australian high schools
Reddrop's specialty is the Reddrop bas had physics
drop kick. In ChappeD's first courses comparable ) tbe
game of the season, Colin college sophomore leveL
stunned the opposition with! Tni too small to do well
two punts of 71 and 7B yards football." said tbe 165
each. With a 47-yard field wmntier. "And it's doubtful
goal to his credit, his all- that I can get a fuD athletic
season kicking average ex- s4,,iarfchin. S the athletic
department is trying to gel
ceeded 50 yards
"Australian football is pri
marily a locking game," Co
lin said. From his experience
with tbe Aussie game, Red
drop finds no difficulty in
booting points after touch
down and field goals from any
What is considered
it that high anyway," he said. "I've always loved school."
The onlv difficulty Reddrop! Reddrop affirmed with a
expressed was the shape of j smile. "But at home we don't
the American football, a I get an opportunity to parti--footy"
to Australians. "We icipate in college sports."
have an oval shaped ball." i Saturday. Colin met mem
he said. "It isn't as pointed bers of Nebraska s football
on the ends. That way I can marhinr staff and discussed
ten thousand miles, noting in
In the short year that he
has been in tbe United Slates.
Reddrop has traveled over
particular his trip to the East.
"I went from Chappell lo New
York, stayed five weeks, and
came back $15 richer than I
was when I left." he said.
"I wrote lo Rotary clubs."
Colin added, "and they paid
for my Iran spoliation and ex
penses. In New York. I
stayed with an American stu
dent I met in Australia last
Today Reddrop is leaving
for Houston with Brian Tol
land, an Australian foreign
exchange who spent tbe last
j car in Cozad. Neb. The?
plan i spend two weeks in
kers might have one of the
most promising kickers the
Big Eight has seen.
field goal range is of no im- ics and
parlance to the young Aussie. etry in
me an academic scholarship.
; On or off the field. Red
I drop is no goldbricker. With
I a football in hand, his agility
typifies the outstanding ath
: letic ability of all Australians.
Besides earning a spot on the
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second in trigonom
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"I liave already heard jour
accent," Colin mused, "And
it will be interesting to hear
tJ-it Southerners accents."
Since Reddrop has been a
America, he lias made 41
speeches." "I -was told." he
noted, "that the average for
eign exchange student meeis
ten thousand people in a yenr.
U this is true, by speaking
I am helping to promote good
"Small children come up lo
me on tbe street in Chap
pell," be related, "and
say 'Aren't you tbe boy from
Austraba?' Tbey will remem
ber that I have tbe same col
or skin, speak tbe same way
and wear tbe same clothes."
In comparing America to
Australia, Reddrop said
"America has education lor
alJ arid is selective in sports."
He went on, "In Australia,
there is sport for everybody
and selectivity in education.
There are no athletic actio)
arships given by any college
in Australia. It's all based on
Still. Colin Reddrop wants
to play football. And the Uni
versity .of Nebraska is bis
choice. Next year, tbe 31 us-
fine plays, he is a good play
Janik wasn't on a scholar
ship last year because of med
ical problems. However, the
Weber High School product,
bounced back in Spring prac
tice and got his scholarship
back and was tried at several
33 positions before breaking in at
end during the isconsin
"I was a bit nervous at the
first of the game," Janik said,
"but it stopped when we start
Asked what position he pre
fers. Janik said "I'll play any
place I get to play."
Devaney also praised Kirk
land's running, the defensive
work of Kaye Carstens and
Bill Johnson and the right side
of the offensive line.
"The only dissatisfaction is
tbe throwing." Devaney said.
"The yardage is not bad, but
tbe completion is bad."
Looking ahead to next week,
he said "Oklahoma State got
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