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n Irish. Sucks Squeak; Longhorns St ampe From Fost-Dispatrh Wire Services NEW YORK, Nov. 14 Clinging to the top of the poll was scary for the Irish and the Buckeyes today, but no trick at all for the Longhorns. The three football teams locked in a battle for the No. 1 spot in the college ratings Notre Dame, Texas and Ohio State all scored victories. The difference in the way they managed it might cause some shuffling of their rankings this week, however. ;; Ohio State pulled out a 10-7 triumph over gutty Purdue and Notre Dame came from behind to beat Georgia Tech by the same score. Texas rumbled past Texas Christian, 58-0. In last week's polls, Notre Dame and Texas were tied for first in one and the Irish ranked just ahead of Texas in the other. Ohio State was a strong third in both ratings. All three teams have 8-0 records. At Lafayette, Ind., Fred Schram's game-winning field goal was hardly over the crossbar and the victorious but badly scared Ohio State Buckeyes hardly back in their dressing room when the telephone rang. Calling was a sports fan named Richard M. Nixon, who had been watching the Ohio State cliffhanger in his home at Washington, D.C. Not every fan can pick up the telephone and call Woody Hayes when OSU wins a big one, but for the President of the United States it is different. The Ohio State coach thanked the President warmly and ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH ports BOB BROEG. Editor SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1970 PAGES 11 OF asked if he would be at Columbus, 0., next Saturday When the Buckeyes take on Michigan in a Big Ten conference showdown of unbeaten titans. The President said he didn't think he could make it Then he asked to talk to Schram, whose 30-yard field goal through the murk of Ross-Ade Stadium with just two minutes four seconds remaining to play saved the day for Ohio State. Nixon also rang up Purdue Coach Bob DeMoss. "I know how it feels to be second best," the President was quoted as saying. 7 THEISMANN IN TROUBLE. Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann gets in trouble in the first quarter of yesterday's football game with Georgia Tech at South Bend, Ind. Theismann suffered on a six-yard line as he is tackled by Tech's Rock Perdeni (76). The Irish won, 10-7. (UPI Telephoto). Wisconsin's Late Rally eats Illinois, 29-17 By Ed Willcs Of the Post-Dispatch Staff CHAMPAIGN, 111., Nov.. 14 -Two quick jolts of lightning got the University of Illinois off to a 14-point lead this gray day at Memorial Stadium, but the thunder was ail Wisconsin's as the Badgers swept the crippled Illini aside with a spring-away rushing game for a 29-17 victory that doomed Illinois to its fifth straight losing football season. .This was the final home ap-. pearance for eight Illinois sen- p iors and, very likely, it also" was a frustrating farewell for Jim Valek as head coach at 1111-noisT Valek, fired and then retained as a lame-duck coach at mid-season, made a 90-minute ap- Late Bombing Wisconsin O 14 0 IS 29 Illinois 14 3 0 O 17 1 Navarro 12 run (Wells kick) I Dirken 9 pass from Wells (Wells kirk) W Thompson 1 run (Yaeer kick) W Miallk 64 pass from Graff ( larger kick) I FG Wells 25 W Hannah 5 pass from Graff (YHPger kick) W Thompson 36 run (Thompson pass from Graff) Attendance 36,569 STATISTICS Wisconsin Illinois First downs 19 19 Rushing yardage 267 192 Passing yardage 144 119 Return yardage 41 18 Passes 6-13-0 9-25-3 Punts 6-36 5-38 Fumbles lost 2 O Yards penalized 26 22 pearance before the athletic board yesterday afternoon in an effort to stick around for a fifth season at his Alma Mater. But the board's only comment was Moorhead Rips Iowa M ST ichigan Rolls, keyes Next eft., i'ov. 14 wfi) uuarterback Don Moorhead had a 24-yard touchdown run and set a team career i . i , . ora as he led Michigan to a 55-0 rout of help less Iowa today. Michigan's victory, coupled with Ohio State's 10-7 squeaker over Purdue, set up a conference title showdown between the two next week in Columbus, 0. The game will mark the first time in the 75-year history of the Big Ten that two unbeaten teams have met on the last garni: of the schedule. Michigan is 9-0 and Ohio State 8-0. Moorhead rushed for 65 yards in eight attempts and completed six Of 10 passes for 88 yards. This ran his career total offense to 3528 yards, surpassing the 3487 yards achieved by Bob Chappuis in 1942-48-47. The Hawkeyes did not get gained 184 yards on 23 carries for Michigan. across midfield until less' than 30 seconds r e m a i n e d in the game and then they fumbled and lost the ball. Tailback Billy Taylor had a pair of touchdowns as he Iowa O 0 0 O 0 .Michigan 21 14 7 13 55 Mich Taylor 1 run (Coin kick) Mich Doughty 2 run (Coin kick) Mich Taylor 2 run (Coin kick) .Mich Moorhead 24 run (Coin kick) Mich Seyferth 3 run (Coin kick) .Mich Darden fumble recovery In end none (Coin kick) Mich Srheffler 5 run (Coin kick) Mich Zuecarelll 7 run (kick failed) A 66,189. STATISTICS Iowa Mich. First downs 6 33 Hushing yardage 88 468 Passing yardage 34 93 Return yardage 0 26 Passes 3-8-0 7-17-0 I'linils 7-3.V5 2-38 Film hies Inst 5 I lards penalized 23 74 season. With t o d a y 's defeat, Valek has an 8-31 record with the Illini, who now have a 3-6 showing this season, with a windup game slated at Iowa next Saturday. Illinois, without a healthy regular at defensive tackle, kept Wisconsin's rushing game under control for three quarters, even turning back the Badgers at the one-yard line in a spirited last-shot by the defense. But the Illini finally were, overrun for two fourth - period touchdowns as darkness fell. The Badgers in the fourth quarter collected 95 yards of their 267-yard total rushing net for the afternoon with Alan (A Train) Thompson running 36 yards for the lockup touchdown midway in the period. Wisconsin's yardage was the most the illini have permitted any opponent this season except Ohio State, which ran for 347 in a 48-29 victory here. And the Badgers got their total the hard way, running out of a hole after Illinois had left them with a minus eight yards on their first three possessions. Illinois at that stage was a spirited bunch of cripples. On the first play and it's Valek's offense that has been criticized as unimaginative Bob Burns hustled off for a 31-yard gain to the Wisconsin 21 on a flanker-around reverse. Willie Osley, starting in place of injuryhob-bled Darrell Robinson at tailback, then sprinted to the 12. On their third offensive play, the Illini completed 2-yard rumble, with fullback Mike Navarro strolling to daylight through a wide opening on the right side of the line. Throttled by the Badgers on their next possession, the Illini had to wait for a punt exchange to again set up shop at their 48. That seemed to be their dis-t a n c e today, for they again rolled 52 yards for a touchdown TURN TO PAGE 6, COL. 1 I 23 ' GecHia Tech -Notlf Dame 0 O 7 07 O 0 3 710 1 FG Smith 34 Tech Purdue's touchdown came on a 96-yard kickoff return by halfback Stan Brown late in the first quarter, only 12 seconds after the Buckeyes scored their TD on a 26-yard run by fullback John Brocidngton. Purdue took over the ball deep in Ohio State territory four times during the game twice on blocked punts, once on a fumble by quarterback Rex Kern but each time the Buckeye defense rose to the occasion. Purdue kicker Jeff Jones missed his only field-goal attempt, from 54 yards, on the final play of the first half. Schram was wide on his first two attempts, both in the third quarter. The Boilermakers remained in the Big Ten cellar with a 1-5 mark. They are 3-6 overall. , Notre Dame refused to push the panic button against an anjjused Georgia Tech team and preserved its perfect record with a chilling fourth-quarter comeback in South Bend, Ind. . :;.A 66-yard touchdown pass from Eddie McAshan, Tech's sophomore quarterback, to Larry Studdard late in the third quarter had given the twice-beaten Yellowjackets a 7-3 lead. With its No. 1 ranking in jeopardy, Notre Dame traveled 80 yards in seven plays midway through the final quarter for the decisive touchdown. The play that started the series was a 46-yard pass from Joe Theismann to Ed Gulyas, who made a sensational catch sitting on the ground at the Tech 34. A two-yard run by Dennis Allan brought the Irish the score with 6:28 remaining. , - In uskeir The sellout crowd of 59,075 had to survive a final scare, however. A 10-yard Notre Dame punt into the swirling wind gave Tech possession at the Irish 43 with 2:48 to go. But on first down, the Jackets tried a trick play a handoff and pitchback to McAshan for a long pass that resulted in no pass and a . 13-yard loss. . Two plays later, Clarence Ellis, the Notre Dame corner-" back who had been beaten earlier on Studdard's touchdown, leaped high and intercepted a McAshan pass at the Irish 27. The Irish then ran out the clock. Tech held the Irish, who had averaged 41 points a game, " to their lowest score in 36 games, although Theismann amassed " 239 yards total offense. The game was scoreless for a half. Finally, with 3:20 left in the third quarter, Scott Smith, a sophomore soccer-style placekicker, booted a 34-yard field goal for Notre Dame. The margin looked safe until McAshan dropped back and"' fired long to Studdard, who caught the ball at the Irish 28 and. outran Mike Crotty for the score. There was no excitement in Fort Worth, Tex., where Texas;, poured it on Southwest Conference foe Texas Christian, 58-0.,. It was the twenty-eighth consecutive victory for the Longhorns; The Longhorns breezed despite the fact that they played" the last three quarters without workhorse running back Steve" - TURN TO PAGE 6, COL. 2 h Studdard 66 nass from Mc Ashan ( rnigpen kicK) NU Allan 2 run (Hempel kick) A 59,075. STATISTICS Ga. Tech Notre Dame First downs 6 . 22 Rushing yardage 33 1 78 Passing yardage 109 272 ' " . , n i . t . f .1. r: -' -1-1 rasses iiwyi snare, ai least, oi me dik cieiii By Bill Beck Of the Post-Dispatch Staff LINCOLN, Nebr., Nov. 14 Scoring Parade jicui., ..v,.. enrasKa i ( in i ni 1 - : -a f . j Powerful -Nebraska won a WESXSSXZWZ? ,K B2i- Montgomery, who was handed Same of the season and Mont- yards against the Husker de- up with 12:59 remaining intirf; fenders. Included in the yard- fourth. 1 !.' age was a muc-yru scuring -. A. W-nffio.af.ir Punts 12-37 6-35 Fumbles Inst 0 1 lards penalized 35 30 and apparently gained carte Texas 20 7 17 1468 blanche to any of three bowl Tfc5;rWseT54run(FeVko 8ames by pulverizing a good ?x-Klseno3 run ,;el!er,l,!l Kansas State team, 51-13. ' Tex Philllns 3 run (kick failed) T-'F!CrV7Un Fe"er k'ck) ' 0range Bowl officials said Tex Berteisen 3 run (iier kick) tonight they have, extended an T U..Kiiliuii O. iin Vol low Link a J 1 Kansas Mate 0 7 13 , 1 hai, isua Ken (irauna 3 run (noRers kick; . ; . ,. , ... , i. it- i. ks .Montgomery 9 as from a had conduct discharge late in eomerv s obiection to the atK conference football title today WJ-orSuna "e nm (Rogers kick) second quarter and was lost to sence of a flag on what might; Seiorduna 1 rSi (kick failed) -taie me rest OI me game. nave Deen pass uuencicnuc iiy, (Rwekk)'8 13 pftss ftom l8Klf Dickey's shot to Montgomery,. Nebraska triggeied his ouster. ' .Nen orduna 2 run (Roger kick) midway in the second quarter, With his W i 1 d c a t s trailing ,D ; ion J Pass inierrepuon . . . , ,.,,. Dn j .. - . . . . . ' Xliauc witi ov-ui jn-iruiiwiijt w.iu uiliy Liri ttllU 111U lug laic ill Hie (Ruirrrs kick) KS f'hnpin 1 run (Pass filled) A 67,804. STATISTICS ' . K8U First down 16 Tex Campbell 29 pass from Wig- invitation to Nebraska tO play Rushing yardage Kintoii (reiier kick, ....... I fh Mw V.nr'c Niahr rlac. '?!?? " hu pass interception " "" v.m nviurn yarimKe Tex Bayer (Feller kick) A 40,179 STATISTICS Texas Tt;u SIC First downs Rushing yardage. Passing yardage Return yardage Passes Punts Fumhles lost lards penalized seemed to promise an exciting' second quarter, Dickey, from contest before an orange-throw- the Husker 36, launched a pass ing crowd of 67,894. toward Montgomery who was But the Huskers led, 21-7, at on the 2-yard-line at the side halftime and had moved to a line in the company of three de:; 24-1 lead in the third quarter fenders. ;;t before their defense turned the Well before the ball arrived, Eame into a rout. This the de- .u- rfofonlors had Mnntenmerv bowl bids Sunday and will an- wh0 also kicked six of the sev- fense did with an interception- ntt u;B tt tIipv eithpr mark '- 5"?A1 nounce his decision late Sunday en conversions he ittempted. interception-fumble recovery-in- legitimate moves t o w a r d the 3 """"i an viaug jjuvvi JJlCKey, WOO COmpieiea U Ul teiueuuun ocijucui-c moiiw- Kail tnrOUSul IVIOntEOmerV' OT spokesman said. 39 passes to his teammates in duced four TDs in a 4-minute, tnev toved him. and press-box 24 301 107 41 13 1411 80 t) 42 70 2B5 37 Passes . 22-46-7 Punts 5-34 , "Coach Bob De Vaney says Srds'naiizeT 89. he will let his players vote on Neb. " 20 ... 179 112 189 JH-23-1 5-41 0 131 ' Ohio state 7 o " o 3-10 The Cornhuskers also are addition to the seven , that Ne- 58-second span beginning late in 7 r 7 0,oZ.' believed to have received bids bra ska stole, rolled up 225 the third quarter and winding "."iv uiwtiiiin iuii run loctuoiu TURN TO PAGE 7, COI,. 4 i kirk) Pur Brown 96 kickoff (Jones kirk) OSU FG Schram 30 A 68,157 STATISTICS Ohi.St. First downs 12 Rushing yardage 200 .. Passing yardage Return yardage 47 Passes . 2- 9-0 Punts 12-29 ..." Fumbles lost 2 Yards penalized 25 Major Scores from . the Cotton and Suear Te " bowls both of which had representatives at today's game. Ptirdu Today's outpouring of points 6 had the ring of an offensive 77 orgy, but it really wasn't. J TL r 1 1 1 offense of only 361 yards, 70 yards below their per-game average and only 36 more than were made by the dazed losers. But the unbeaten Huskers' catlike defensive platoon made things happen. The Nebraska . 2-12-1 12-34 1 25 S3 n (7 MM 31 19 By Bob Broeg Post-Dispatch Sports Editor COLUMBIA, Mo.., ov. 14 - A Norwegian named Roald AmunJfcen discovered the South c e p t i o n s, including three by p0e iri 1911 A iatter-day Scandinavian found cornerback Joe Blahak, a Ne- the wav todav to achieve a eoal that for Lincoln 26, Northeast Mo. 15 braska record. jowa state rhust have seemed just as diffi- Southwest Mo. 31, Northwest Interceptions set up, in order, cult: Ames finally beat Missouri in football. , a 30-yard touchdown sprint by For the first time here-since 1938, the Cy- Joh,niy R o d g e r s and two of clones prevailed over thie Tigers, 31-19, a result running back Joe Orduna's four of (1) miserable Mizzou ineptness in scoring touchdowns. A fumble recovery territory and (2) the brilliant ball-carrying of 23,v Bowling sent the Huskers to a 12-yard sophomore quarterback George Amundson. TD pass from quarterback Jer- Amundson's three toucnaowns in tne secona half doomed Dan Devlne's struggflng team to its sixth defeat, the most suffered by Missouri since 1955, Don Faurot's next-to-last season as coach. The Tigers lost at Ames that season in a dark 1-9 year. Amundson, a 6-3, 210-pound sophomore, took over at quarterback with Iowa State trailing, 12-10, and the big Swede from South Dakota ran the quarterback option the way Faurot designed it when his split-T formation dominated AREA COLLEGES Washington U. 17, Washington secondary tormented K-State's & Lee 13 talented quarterback, Lynn Southeast Missouri 35, MU- Dickey, with seven pass inter- Rolla 21 Principia 13, 111. College 0 Mo. Drake 21, Southern Illinois 9 MIDWEST Toledo 31, Dayton 7 W. Texas St Green 7 Louisville 28, Cincirlnatl 14 ry Tagge to fullback Dan Miami, O. 10, Kent State 8 Schneiss and, in addition, mons-W. Michigan 38, N. Illinois 18 ter man Dave Morock scored BIG EIGHT Iowa State 31, Missouri 19 Oklahoma 28, Kansas 24 Nebraska 51, Kansas St. 13 Colorado 30, Oklahoma St. 6 BIG TEN Northwestern 21, Indiana 7 Ohio St. 10, Purdue 7 Michigan 55, Iowa 0 Wisconsin 29, Illinois 17 Minnesota 23, Michigan State 13 Pole-Axed INTERSECTIONAL Notre Dame 19, Georgia Tech 5&5h!2. 11 8 "7 on a 43-yard return of the Dickey pass he picked off. Otherwise, the fourth-ranked Huskers drove 61 and 48 yards to TDS and moved 72 yards mostly on a 60-yard Tagge-to-Rodgers screen pass to a 23-yard field goal by Paul Rogers, college football just before and immediately after World War II. Amundson ran 77 yards on the keep-or-give play outside, four plays into the third quarter, -to put Iowa Stats ahead to stay. He sneaked over from the 1-yard line for another touch--down in that period and then assured the long-awaited Scarlet and Gold victory by high-stepping 33 yards in the game's final 90 seconds. ' Once again the foe got the big play and Missouri missed it. For Iowa State, Reggie Shoe-make toed a 39-yard field goal into the teeth of -a strong wind, which chilled a huddled crowd -of about 56,000, and added four conversions. . Dean C a r 1 s o n, the first-half quarterback, romped 20 yards to score on a keeper, and twice in precious possession situations in the second half, Otto Stowe, the Cyclones' brilliant end from Springfield, 111., made critical catches. Tom Lorenz, another senior end, turned in another one with a diving grab at the 1-yard . line to set up Amundson's middle touchdown, Because there are two sides to every story, TURN TO PAGE 7, COL. 1 lyes, Canadiens Dm Tie 7 31 019 Penn St. 32, Ohio U. 22 By Wally Cross . Montreal's proud Canadiens, a terse "no comment," postponing a final word until after the 6 IS FG Shoemake 29 Ml) Mauser 24 run (kick failed) AIU Mauser 23 run (kick failed) West Virginia 28, Syracuse 19 kickrVBr" ran BnoeraaK8 injury-riddled and peppered EAST i k) munason i ma (SnoemaKe Boston CoIIeee 21. Pittsburgh Amundson 1 ran (Shoemake Temple 21, Buffalo 8 Dartmouth 24, Cornell 0 Harvard 17, Brown 10 Villanova 14, Navy 10 Rutgers 37, Holy Cross 7 Army 22, Oregon 22 Delaware 51, Boston U. 19 Penn 21, Columbia 14 Yale 27, Princeton 22 Lafayette 31, Vermont 14 SOUTH North Carolina 42, Clemson 7 Wake Forest 16, North Caro- lina St. 13 Georgia 31, Auburn' 17 Wm. & Mary 29, Davidson 28 Virginia 54, Colgate 12 Richmond 40, VMI 17 Florida St. 34, Va. Tech 8 Mississippi 44, Chattanooga 7 Memphis St. 51, Wichita St. 6 Florida 24, Kentucky 13 E. Carolina 17, Marshall 14 La. Tech 27, So. Mississippi 6 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 36, SMU 3 Rice 18, Texas A&M 17 Texas 58, TCU 0 Texas Tech 7, Baylor 3 New Mexico St. 69, Lamar Tech 37 FAR WEST Air Force 31, Stanford 14 New Mexico 51, BYU 8 Colo. State 17, Pacific 8 Arizona St. 37, Utah 14 Oregon St. 28, Washington St. 16 California 35, San Jose 28 Washington 61, UCLA 20 Idaho 42, Utah State 14 La. Tech Downs Southern Miss.v . HATTIESBURG, Miss., Nov. 14 (ff). Junior quarterback ; Ken Lantrip passed ter three I touchdowns and cornerback Rob Carter returned an intercepted pass 94 yards for another, score to lead Louisiana Tech to a 27-6 -upset victory over Southern Mississippi today. A lefthanded passer,- Lantrip completed 16 of 26 for 243 yards. Carter made his interception return on the last play of the first half. kirk) with rookies, snapped a two- game losing streak at The a 2-2-2 mark against the Cana- place many of their old stars diens. But the Flying French- w i t h promising youngsters -,u Still, they lack some of ;the men entered the contest with finis'hing rf the M a. the distinction of having never nadiens. 'v ., lost or been tied in St. Louis Tne Biues were the first to ' catllb lupine o b . . u n uk nv , . i , , i it MU Harrison 11 run rRaarabhi . . ..... , , , ., In H onmoo nvpr thrpp vPars. nnttrp that last: nicrht and thev kick) Arena last nignt Dy noiaing me - -- r . kicioAmundson 33 "m (shoemak8 Blues to a tie before a -sellout Their overall record against wasted litle time in jumping STATISTICS crnwii rf more than 18.0M. the RIiipb nrinr in last nipht. in- to 3 1-0 ftrst-penod lead. ; iowa state Missouri r Frank St. Marseille oDened eluding playoffs, was an im- the scorin for St - at , The Blues, unbeaten or tied pressive 18-2-4. minutes 8 seconds of the Ses-. at The Arena in six previous But injuries and retirements sion after goalie Glenn Hall Fumbles lost i 4 starts this season, ended a two- have ' hurt the Canadiens. al- had made four dazzline saves. Yards penalized 76 62 Jrnnnht lact uicnn n,!th thnnrth 'tliaii'ire manaaoH tn ra. U t,c TW T First downs 19 27 TVio crnra viaa 1.1 ".(. At, i Rm 328 133 37 Passes 13-27-1 12-27-2 Punts 8-38.3 1-38.0 Fapng yardane 147 Kcutrn yaraage i RUNNING QUARTERS: Dean Carlson, Iowa State quarterback, leaves Roger Yanko and Steve Mizer (64) in the lurch as he takes off. on a 20-yard run for the Cyclones' first touchdown in their 31-19 victory over Missouri at Columbia yesterday. In the second half, another Iowa State quarterback, George Amundson, scored three touchdowns on runs of 77, one and 33 yards. (UPI Telephoto) ; hovlich from 10 feet out - to. keep the Blues in the contest. The Saint took Bill Sutherland's pass at the Montreal blueline, barreled around big Serge Savard and blasted "a. shot from a sharp angle that' i skimmed into the cage off net-" minder Phil Myre's glove. " V ' What might have been Montreal's best chance of the period came at the 15-minute mark when speedy Marc Tardif snared a lead pass and streaked '.in : alone on aHll. But lumbering Craig Cameron, the man general manager Scotty Bowman calls the best defensive right winger in the National Hockey League) caught his check and rode him into the corner. Tardif had better luck on 'Sis next rhanrp. At Ipast hp trinn- aged to shoot, but Hall scram bled across his cage to get ji leg on the 10-foot drive, Myre had a few close caUs of his own in the second period. St. Marseille, Gang Sabourin and Chris Bordeleau tested him from close range and Ab McDonald had him coir from 15 feet, only to have ife lanky puck-stopper spear :bis shot with a glove. .. ... . Later in the session, Hall made a brilliant pad save on little Henri Richard, who cut in from the left side, shot and then collided head on with 212- pound Noel Picard. B o $jt" players went down, but Picard quickly jumped to. his feet.' Richard, slightly shaken up, skated off a few seconds later. The Canadiens outshot the Blues in the wide-open second period. But the 15-12 margin' was not enough to give them ' an edge in the play. Montreal : had a 9-8 edge in the opening 20 minutes. " 11 il

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