Clipped From Valley News
and UC R I V E R S -Gary KnecKt, after five years as an assistant at, UO Riverside, takes over the head job this season and has 25 lettermen available. However, the new Highlander mentor is also banking nn .1C transfers to help start the ITR gridiron program back in it? winning ways. Knecht has selected lettermen Butch Murphy to handle the all-important, quarterback slot, for the Highlanders. Lem Braddock, Howard Pierce and Don Boeis are expected to handle the remainder of the backfield with Bob Olson and Rich Biffle the leading receivers. Defen- sivelv, Phil Wheeler, Ter- V* T * ry Haxton, Bob Shook and Steve Henry are the mainstays. Knecht's major worries are the offensive and defensive lines.