The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, November 08, 1965, Page Page 4, Image 4
1965 Pnn 4 The Dailv Nebraskan Monday, Nov. 8, 3W " ' Tads Wafreh As . . . i t17 X7 iO Z i u 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 talk. 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 Qaih Thbha&kan STOATS tv. 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 burst. Larry Wachholtz tied a vear old conversion record by Orwin Frank, when he booted his thirtieth PAT in the third quarter. 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 Wants To Play 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 yards. 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 range. 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 - a scholarship possibilities. 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 year." 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 v bus. 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 : Chappell High School honor Tevas traveling b ijurmaj rou, ne piacea ursx m wnys second in trigonom the regional high n i J 1 mini iiiKnil . .If "".--'; 4 r . '' .. . : : .-.v.. . vJ . .''K' . 1 . .j. ' f .?;. '.Jf .y.' ; ', I ' -p , ' , ' .1 " W .:!." -p - ' ' ' ' ,-'.:,. .. : -' ' ,.4 'P. .. ',,fif - w ,-i J " - , ' "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 relations." "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 academics." 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 er." 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 game. "I was a bit nervous at the first of the game," Janik said, "but it stopped when we start ed hitting." 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." 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