23 Oct 1958

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23 Oct 1958 - the half, tallieid period. and six Nangle...
the half, tallieid period. and six Nangle tallied Rog- and toss. to Keith scored a yards, and Don Bier- latter Opponents ..... .... ...... 2 Yards Penalties ............ 15 1 t made, by the first second on following Anderson a n d other extra plays. of in the Lyle fumble moving it Three on pass was on Kittleson to for this Meadow best game line opened of the plunging in extra reach backfield, 'Jug Battle' Has Record of Surprises i MINNEAPOLIS (AP) .-?•/ .The ' presence of football's most storied trophy, the Little Brown Jug, re- . deems what might otherwise be »'. mine-run Big Ten football game at Ann Arbor, Mich. Saturday. It has turned the Minnesota Michigan series into a symbol of interstate football rivalry and tradition on a grand scale'. Minnesota has had to be satisfied with that knowledge because it hasn't had much else to shout about in the . Michigan rivalry since the pre-war days. Since 1942 Minnesota has won only twice, 22-0 in 1953 and 20-7 in 1956 when Bobby Cox delivered a remarkable job of field general- ing. Aside from that there wai a tie in 1950. The series has been filled with surprises, however, and • Minnesota victory Saturday would not b« the largest. Michigan if a 6H point favorite, despite its terrible shellacking at Northwestern'a hands last week. The Wolverines were good enough Bjortomt most'of the aided by by Roy at the Ansgar alternating a a junior- two squads could rack rout. ball back netting 256 213 on the was 57 Ansgar. game for with a just a week earlier to tie Michigan State 6-6, they lost narrowly to Navy and whipped Southern Cal- ' ifornia in .their opener. The record is not impressive but- has more stature than Minnesota's, which shows four straight de-' i feats, » The Gophers worked Wednesday; to overcome what their most nag- • ging problem, the lack of punch'' on offense. In their last three't games the Minnesotans havc'^ scored only 18 points. « Warmath has hinted that end ^ Dick Johnson, who impressed be- " fore being ejected from the Illi-;* nois game, might be a target of < a lot of Jim Reese or Joe Salem "• passes. DUGANS

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 23 Oct 1958, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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