Robert Ison playing for Georgia Tech, 26 Dec 1938
California And Georgia Tech Clash Cold Bears Favored to College Season's Finale Win east January BERKELEY. Calif.. Dec. 2fl.—< Unaccompanied by the fanfare which! 'goes with "bowl" games. Georgia Tech j to 1936 and University at California claah her* today In 1938 collegiate football | finale that may develop Into one of ! the best donnybrooks on the coast this year. California i* favored at odds of two to one or better, but experts consider consider the betting out of line. Judging past performances of teams from be- ed year I as iow the Mason-Dlxon line in sectional i e m strife. The Rambling Wrecks' season record and is none too Impressive, with three ! wins, three losses and three ties. Duke and Kotre Dtme, however, whipped Tech by narrow margins, and i worried, but he still has some am- | muri ition for his pre-game and half- i time locker room speeches. A favored I California team went to Atlanta to 1936 and took a 7-13 lacing. Der Btub- | ber will not neglect to remind his ! players of that loss. j California has a slight *dg* In ! Alabama could get no better than a! Bill I tie with Coach Bill Alexander's boys, j ' California lost only to Southern! i California the past season, and wound j ! up in a tie for the Pacific Coast i i conference title. I I Handing the game to California on | ' a platter, as the. odds indicate, has! ! Coach Leonard "Stub" Allison plenty 5 still has some am- 12." In the line, the Bears averag- pounds, but the The Golden Bears have a 15-pound* to-the-man bulge in the baekfleld, and the combination of Vic Bottail, Dave Anderson and LouU Smith 1* supposedly more versatile than Tech'* best ball carriers. Tech's passing attack ha* been strengthened with the return of end Robert Ison. out of action tine* th* Vanderbllt game with a broken ankl*. The fame, which winds up th* seaion for both team*, win be th* fifth In a aerie* which began in 1939. The Rambling Wreck* won the first tut, 8-7s,ln the Rose Bowl, and California California won in 1931 and 1933 hy l»-8 and 37-7. Georgia leeh *«*• CaMf omla Allen .:........ Reglnato LB Gushing I * n * LT J. Anderson Bono LO Chlvlngtce Breeden O Brook* Wfllion ao Cavett* J - BW-* RT Stmmenc R» Wlntw-bottofn QB Gibtofi Wh«by LH Bottart •Altb RH Ector D. Anderson *B Officials: Referee, Tom Mtapatrick, j Uhah; umpire, Vern« Landreth, j Friend*; flsld judt*. L. O. Conlon, St. MsTrs; head linesman, William Xel- ley, Wlaconsin.