21 April 1958

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21 April 1958 - Pass Catching Big Problem for Gophers...
Pass Catching Big Problem for Gophers MINNEAPOLIS (A - All the quarterbacks in the world can't do much for a passing attack that lacks high grade receivers. Minnesota's football team doesn't have all the quarterbacks, although it must have a pretty good share. At last count there were eight. A couple of them had fair to middling days Saturday in the first extensive extensive scrimmage spring season. of the Gopher There were signs, however, that Minnesota this fall may again be in trouble In the way of competent pass catching. It was one of the Gophers' glaring weaknesses last year. Sophomore Vern Pollack of Desola, Desola, Mo., hooked up with right half Arlie Bomstad for two scoring scoring passes and No. 1 quarterback Jim Reese flipped a 22-yard scoring scoring pass to end Ken Schultz. But the receiving generally was spotty. spotty. Sophomore Joe Salem of Sioux Falls, SJX, looked to be one of th« better running quarterbacks. He scored twice, one from 11 yards out and once from one. Coach Murray Warmath made no lineup changes. He had Schultz and Perry Gehring at the ends; Jerry Wallin. and Norm Sixta, tackles; Ev Gerths and Bob Charon, Charon, guards; Mike Svendsen, center; center; and Reese, halfbacks Bill Cborske and Bob Soltis and fullback fullback Tom Robbins in the backfield. backfield. B at

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 21 Apr 1958, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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