The Galveston Daily News from Galveston, Texas on September 23, 1978 · Page 12
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Galveston, Texas
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Saturday, September 23, 1978
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4-B (The ly >;aua Saturday Morning, September 23. 1978 S WC Teams Face Busiest Weekend Of By MIKE RABUN UPI Sports Writer The Baylor Bears will kick off in Lexington. Ky., at 12:30 p.m. Texas time Saturday and the SMU Mustangs will be doing the same thing in State College Pa. Almost a dozen hours later the TCU Horned Frogs will finish up in Eugene, Ore. In between there will be an awful lot of football the busiest weekend of the season for the Southwest Conference. There will be all types of contests. First, there will be the variety of game where a conference biggie is a definite favorite — games which send No. 3 Arkansas (1-0) to Oklahoma State; No. 10 Texas A&M d-0) to Boston College (1-0) and Wyoming to No. 6 Texas. There will be battles featuring teams picked for low spots in the conference race, but which have a chance to pick up a win Saturday. Texas Tech (0-1). which opens its home season against Arizona, is one of those. And TCU (0-1), which travels to Oregon, is another. How about some games featuring teams that were expected o do well this year but stumbled in their opener? Baylor (0-1), which fell to Georgia last week, will try to recoup at Kentucky and Houston (0-1), a surprise loser to Memphis State a week ago, will go after win No. 1 at home against Utah. There is also a sympathy game •- the vastly uii- demanned Rice Owls (0-2) going up against No. 2 Oklahoma in Norman. And finally there is a game involving a team that may be better than some people thought — SMU (2-0) against perennial powerhouse and fourth- ranked Penn State. Something for everyone it appears, but through it all it would seem as if the league's big three will continue to be recogni?.ed as such. "We have a long way to go." Arkansas Coach Lou Holtz said prior to the trip to Oklahoma State. "Hut at least we have a starling point. We know Oklahoma State has fine talent. They ran one offense one week and another the next. "Playing at Stillwater has been extremely difficult for Arkansas in (he past. We have to make a lot of improvement. I hope we will." The mystery game of the weekend probably will be the Baylor-Kentucky game. The Bears were the only team to beat Kentucky last season. Hut in the opener Baylor was a disappointment against Georgia and Kentucky was. too, in managing only a 14-1-1 tie against South Carolina. "They are still undefeated since we beat them a year ago." said Baylor Coach Grant Teaff. "I know how much our lucking out on them grated on their nerve. Not only do we have to play them ori the road, but they'll certainly have a revenge motive in mind." In Austin, the defending conference champion Longhorns will try to smooth out an operation that turned the ball over five times and committed 161 yards worth of penalties last week. "We just had far too many turnovers," said Coach Fred Akers. "Most of them were due to the excitement of a first game and inexperience. We had just about every kind of penalty you can, but most of them were little things that will be corrected." Rams Test Oilers' Campbell Sunday ByGKEGAIELLO UPI Sports Writer The Los Angeles Rams, seeking their fourth victory without a loss, face nearly the same problem this week as they did last — stopping a recent Heisman Trophy winner who is leading the National Football League in rushing. Last week it was Tony Dorsett, Heisman Trophy 1976. The Rams held Dorsett to 38 yards in 19 carries, his first non 100- yard game of the season, in a 27-14 victory over Dallas, This week it's Earl Campbell, Heisman Trophy 1977. Campbell rushed for 78 yards on 25 attempts last Sunday to spark the Houston Oilers over the San Francisco 49ers, 20-19. Thanks to the Rams' efforts against Dorset I. Campbell moved past the Cowboys' halfback to assume leadership of the NFL's rushing statistics with 322 yards on G2 carries. Containing Campbell's power at Houston poses a different problem tactically for Los Angeles than stopping DorseK's speed. The Rams were successful against Dorselt because they surrounded him and cut off his escape routes. Campbell lacks Dorsett's explosiveness. but has a crunching power that wears down defenders, "With Campbell," says Rams Coach Rav Malavasi. "you have to knock him down." "We slowed him down enough to win," San Francisco defensive end Cedric Hardman said after last week's game. "But he got away from us there in the fourth quarter. It was our own fault. I'd never seen the guy before. I can't believe how hard be runs." Especially in the fourth quarter. Campbell's fourth- period rushing was responsible for both Houston victories. He picked up 7:) yards combined in those two final periods. The Oilers lost their season-opener in Atlanta. "These games have been good for us." Houston Co;ich Hum Phillips said. "The first win late in the game gave us confidence for the second one. and this is gonna give us poise lo do it again somewhere down the line. We're moving the ball when we have to." But will they agninst the Rams, who lead the NFL in total defense? Besides checking Dorsett last week, the Rams intercepted Roger Slaubach four times and sacked him three times. The offense, with Pat Haden passing for 227 yards and two touchdowns, turned in its best effort of the season with 3)7 yards against the Cowboys' strong defense. "We're gonna need all wo got." Phillips said. ND Loss Could Cost Devine His Job ByFREDMcMANE UPI Sports Writer Notre Dame, which has not lost two college football games in a row at home since 1963, puts that streak on the line against a dangerous Michigan squad Saturday amid reports that another loss may cost Dan Devine his job as the Irish's head coach. Since Devine succeeded the highly successful Ara Parseghian as head coach three years ago, he has been under constant pressure from alumni to win. He incurred the alumni's wrath by leading Notre Dame to two successive 8-3 campaigns (considered subpar by ND standards), and he was hanged in effigy again early last season when Notre Dame lost to Mississippi in its second game of the season. Devine's job was saved when the Irish rallied to win the national championship, but the rumor mill has started once again following an opening game loss to Missouri two weeks ago. It appears Devine is in the hot seat now as he prepares his team to face the nation's fifth-ranked team Saturday. Michigan, which hasn't met Notre Dame since 1943, scored an impressive 31-0 victory over Illinois in its season opener and the Wolverines are hungry. Led by senior quarterback Rick Leach, the Wolverines return 11 starters and 34 letlermen from last year's 10-2 squad which won the Big Ten Conference title. Michigan Coach Bo Schembechler, although confident his club can defeat Notre Dame, realizes the Irish will be much better prepared then they were for their season opener. "They (Notre Dame) are a good team and they've had two weeks to get ready for us to polish up on some things after the loss to Missouri," said Schem- bechler. "Joe Montana is a good quarterback and some say he was the man who turned Notre Dame around last year." The other game which will hold the most national interest Saturday will be played under the lights before the national television cameras al Birmingham. Ala., where the top-ranked Crimson Tide host seventh-ranked Southern California. Southern California would like nothing better than to gain revenge for last year's defeat to Alabama at Los Angeles. Alabama upset the Trojans. 21-20, and snapped the Trojans' 15-game winning streak. The Crimson Tide enters Saturday night's game with a 12-game winning streak — longest in the nation. Most clubs don't look forward to playing Alabama at Birmingham, but Coach John Robinson of Southern California is eagerly awaiting the game. "These are the games you live for," says Robinson. "You anticipate the sheer joy of playing in them. Alabama is a veteran team, ranked No. 1, coached by the winningest man in college football (Paul "Bear" Bryant) and is perhaps one of the best teams in the last few years in college football." Robinson knows his team will have to execute smoothly to knock off the more experienced Crimson Tide. "We're still young and inexperienced, and 1 consider us a developing team which will get stronger as the season goes on," says Robinson. In other games Saturday involving the lop 10. No. 2 Oklahoma entertains Rice, No. 3 ArkDavis ansas visits Oklahoma Stale, No. 4 Penn Sta'e hosts Southern Methodist, No. 5 Michigan visits Notre Dame. No. 6 Texas entertains Wyoming. No. 8 UCLA travels to Kansas, No. 9 Pittsburgh hosts Temple and No. 10 Texas A&M visits Boston College. Uppvp Coast Fishing Survvy SATURDAY'S OUTLOOK-Good. WATER CONDlTlONS-Good (or redfish. SATURDAY TIDES-High at 12:10 am (1.5 ft.) and 6:43 am (1.5 (U, low at 4:18 am (1.4 ft.) and 4:19pm (0.4 It). SATURDAY SUN-Rise al 7:08 am. scl at 7:15pm. SATURDAY MOON-No rise listed, set at 1:33 pm. SUNDAY TIDES-High a! 1:36 am (1.6 tU,lowat5:26pm(0.5ft.i. SUNDAY SUN-Rise at 7:03 am, set at 7:14 pm. SUNDAY MOON-Rise at 12:31 am, set at 2:21 pm. Excellent redfish catches were made along the beachfront Friday. A total of 55 bull reds were caught overnight from the Gulf Coast Pier. Anglers getting two each included: Roland Vassallo, Larry Hopkins, Harry Forester, Johnny Chandler, Brent Novelli and Eric Simpson. Dennis Hammill, Dennis Scherer, Tommy Bjcrke and Mike Murphy each caught a bull red from the 61st St. Pier. Good redfish catches were made around Fleenor's Flats on the channel side of the south jetty, according to Wilson's Bait Camp. Teh Charles Keleman party caught six. Rene Lapyrouse and Bindo Menotti caught five to 30 pounds. John Collis caught one. Capt. Oley Satterly and Jerry Gulley caught a small warsaw and 55 red snapper at Heald Bank. Carl and Maggie Bell and George Faour fishing out of Pete's Camp on Highland Bayou caught 30 speckled trout in the Hitchcock Diversionary Canal. President The top-of-the-Iine line. Every President model comes with 40 channels. Every President comes with everything you'd expect on a top-of- the line CB-plus sophisticated electronic features like Phase Lock Loop circuitry. And every President- every single unit-gets thoroughly tested before it ever gets to you. That's why we can recommend the entire President line to you without reservations. y tx-vi CAR STEREOS! 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Detroit i 12) at Seattle (1-2), New Orleans U-2) at Cincinnati tO-:i) and San Francisco <0:',) at the New York Giants (2-1). Minnesota < 1-2 > travels to Chicago CJ-O) Monday night. Cleveland at Pittsburgh matches AFC's only unbeaten teams and marks Browns' bid for first-ever victory at Three Rivers Stadium. Sleelers have won eight straight at home against Cleveland. Pittsburgh's Terry Bradshaw leads NFL in passing. Browns' running back Greg Pruitt is out with leg injury. New England returns to Oakland for first time since Darryl Stingley injury. Patriots need to regroup after woeful 34-27 loss to injury-plagued Baltimore Monday night. Raiders last week set club rushing mark (348 yards) in 28-3 win over Green Bay. The right shoe for both feet. For Guys! Rash S 34 DD • Walnut --** Shoes for the Family GALVEZMALL 528-6th ST. N. GALVESTON TEXAS CITY 740-1621 948-2661 FORD TRUCKS 1979F-100 Come on in.*. 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