18 Sept 1956

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18 Sept 1956 - Koeck's Comer BY TOM KOECK MINNESOTA FOOTBALL...
Koeck's Comer BY TOM KOECK MINNESOTA FOOTBALL COACH MURRAY WAR- math hopes to enlarge on the Gopher passing game fall with «uch able throwers as Dick Larson, Bobby Jim Reese and Max Schmitt around. . . That Is if he can uncover capable receivers to take advantage of this talent. So far Warmath has encountered encountered a lack of fleet-footed ends to provide downfield targets and with Jon Jelacic, Minnesota's top-pass-receiving end under wraps wtih a fractured collarbone, the pickings pickings may be slim. Warmath and end coach George Nash have been carefully scrutinizing and working with ·11 ends In an effort to come up with candidates enough speed to get out and under the long-distance pitches of Cox, who is the most accurate at long With nothing much in sight, Warmath may turn to the backfield where he has some likely receiving talent in Pinky McNamara, Bob Schultz, Bob Blakley, Bob Soltis and Norm Anderson. It may be the backs instead the ends who will bear the brunt of Minnesota's pass- receiving chores. . . This much is certain--with the brand of passing available, the Gophers will do a lot of throwing this If the receivers catch up, the "air arm" could be the efficient in years. . . Word is out that Don Faurot will retire as head football coach at the University of Missouri after this season. season. The veteran coach, who is in his 19th season at Missouri, wants to devote full time to duties of athletic director. . . JireU at St. John's briefs: bulky reserves final Sept. of Joe fullback, suffered last by Hayes, the opener opens starting school reasons. man will opener Mosca have

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 18 Sep 1956, Tue,
  3. Page 25

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