13 Nov 1957

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13 Nov 1957 - Join season of- handed meeting, the league...
Join season of- handed meeting, the league affiliation. acquired franchise from teams. the return regarded as league. Winona course of may not be members, the other Merchants, debt dur-! fraternitv savs is Probably the MINNEAPOLIS tfl-"Ifs the same old Michigan State," said Minnesota scout Dave Skrien, "only this year they're tougher." Skrien sat in on State's dismemberment of Notre Dame last week and came away mumbling. "This just may be the best team in the country," he said. State has tremendous speed, a line that hits quick and hard, probably the best lineman in'the Big Ten in center Dan Currie and a flock of good backs." Which makes Minnesota's future even shakier than its 1957 past. The Gophers tangle with State at East Lansing, Mich., Saturday. For one thing ' Minnesota's sievy pass defense will come under aerial strikes of quarterback Jim Ninowski, whom the Big Ten season by for $5,000 salaries. offered from status for expected that made at at best passer in the league. The Gophers' vulnerability to breakaway speed will be probed by halfbacks Blanche Martin, Walt Kowalczyk and others and if the Minnesotans loosen up too much State has the fullback threat of Don Gilbert. To grab Ninowski's passes, in addition to the speedy backs, the who was | s nrtans have M Sfl the Winona | Uams and Dave Ka , weeks Mueller. Tamborino, McGuire, Sfl wil . of ^ ago. best sets of ends . ft j O • To go with all of this physical wherewithal, Michigan State carries a prime incentive. The Spartans can still get to the Rose Bowl Fairmont, if ohio state faltepg against Iow(J are ex- and Michigan. Michigan State has in 1958. i n « t nn i,, nn ~ 0 t n 0,,^,,= u,,f u- 13, '57 lost only once, to Purdue, but its six-game schedule won't be able to absorb that damage unless Ohio loses twice. Minnesota may have to go against the Spartans without tackle Frank Youso, who was injured in Monday's workout. Other player uncertainties for the game are halfbacks Billy Martin and Bob Schultz, quarterback Jimi | Reese and fullback Dick Borstad. over as for the lettermen in picture Jelinek in AREA at By BLOOMING Propsects Prairie moved up year. Carey is Devine Rates Sooner Holds By THE Oklahoma, offensive team

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 13 Nov 1957, Wed,
  3. Page 13

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