Bennett on Brownsville Football team. 11-1-1930
I A P I T O LOCALS MAKE GOOD SHOWING Speer, Robstown Back, Is Versatile Team By Himself (Special to The Herald) ROBSTOWN, October 31. -- The Brownsville Screaming l-VtaTic VlPre -Into a storm of flying footballs on Friday afternoon, and when Bobstown Cotton Pickers had com- CaJ1 pleted their aerial circus, stood 21-0 against Featuring Speer a s spring, the Pickers flashed attack which the Eagles stop SpeW virtually placed the *""Â·" with IB -incomplete and two " h e " Bobstown boys evidently as much about pass defense tnev did pass offense, for they d the Brownsville chunkers well id e ro fn hand. The Eagles attempted 17 Good Passing Robstown's 22 passes were good fo? 166 yards. while Brownsville three totalled 35 yards.- With Speer, Eschberger and Ju- reska in the leading roles, tne Pickers also showed a strong running running attack. They were able to make short gains with ease, but turned to the air jn pinches-and usually came through. In addition to passinE and running, Speer turned In a great day as a punter one occasion he punted out ot - bounds on Brownsville's 5-yard line after lifting the oval 55 yards TMThe E Br 0 wnsvllle line battled hard and kept the Picker running plays fairly well in check, but when Â· Pickers were stopped at the ime they took to the air with success. Escobar stood out in the Eagle Bennett did the heavy duty Jn Brownsville backfield. He smacked the line hard from the fullback position and was Brownsville's consistent ground gainer. It seem- ed as if the Bobstown line was e f t heavy lor the Eagles Pickers Score The Pickers scored near the end of the first, quarter. Rader took Speer's 15 yard pass and sprinted the remaining 15 across the goal line. The picKers scored twice in the second quarter. One came Speer circled right end for 27 The other came as the result of succession of passes. Eschberger . out skirted left end two yards for marker. The remaining two points came in the third quarter - when-. a yarc Bolton's kick behind his goal line Â£n is was blocked and a Picker turned it into a safety. The Eagles held the Pickers well in ch^ck all during 'last half when Coach Rundell sent in a sprinkling of second string- men. , berger grabbed the oval" Robstown made 18 first downs to four for the Eagles.