The Journal Herald from Dayton, Ohio on November 20, 1973 · 17
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The Journal Herald from Dayton, Ohio · 17

Dayton, Ohio
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Tuesday, November 20, 1973
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Wh r s A .1 Anrnony avis? ANGELES Interview- , piled up 206 yards in the rain ing Anthony Davis, they said,! against Oregon, would be like interviewing the : Then he went from the unbe-pumpkin the day after Cinderel- liable to the supernatural. He la's ball, King Louis on the way s?orei 15 touchdowns In his last tn th onillntinc Nannlonn nr. Is1" games. He SCOred SIX tOUCh- downs against Notre Dame, more than the Irish usually give up a season. He averaged 154 yards in his last six games. He returned kickoffs 468 yards and averaged 39 yards per punt re-' turn. And he was only a sophomore. This year, they figured they might have to ban him. Tell him to report directly to the hall of fame or, at least, the Green Bay Packers. THEN IT was 1973, and all over ,the country football coaches thought something had gone wrong with their projector. "Wait a minute," .they said, looking at USC films, "How come they're not playing Davis?" "They are," an assistant would say. "That's him No. 28." ''That can't be him," the coach would grumble. "He's lying down." Elba. The party was over. The glass slipper was too tight. All Anthony had left was an old dance card. You would find him sitting by the fire in old clothes. All the trophies and pictures on the wall showed someone else wearing No. 28. The roses were faded and crushed in an old book. The music had stopped, the air had gone out of the balloons. It rained on "the parade. The crown turned green. J?t the age of 20, all he had tfas a lot of yesterdays. NO ONE had the incandescent career of Anthony Davis, the Southern California running Ba'ckl One short year ago he came off the bench one-third of thf way through the season and im Lvuiuu i nave uictuc iiiuic yrds if he was invisible. He No celebration to? J V out of that hospital wasn't An thony Davis. Jim urray What had happened? Who had stolen Davis' jersey? Will the real Anthony Davis please get up? I went out to USC to check the mysterious disappearance o f Anthony Davis. The only clue I got was that some people pointed to an auto accident Davis had last spring and an operation on his legs. Some say the guy who walked "LISTEN " he said. "I haven't changed, the team has. We're in a rebuilding phase. Take those guys last year. They have been together three years. That was one of the very great college teams ever put together. That team didn't open up holes, they opened up tunnels. Freeways, man, in non-rush hour." Then, he, personally, was as good as last year? -.MIAMI (AP) - The Maimiicause we sot the d i v i s i o nt ::We 20 throueh four vears of! im Detier laugneatne Cplphins had clinched the Amer-1 clinched. He'll be working us I college to get in the pros, but we n in Anthony Davis uniform, iran fW, F.astar1 in Practice tomorrow." ican't be trusted with alcoholic I People key on me this year. 1? . " . " VI But " Csonka didn't mind the leverages. They're afraid wejwnv ,m l"f T Division title and a spot in the of champagne in the locker.might say somtething to the;the Selmon brothers said, Well, playoffs, but you couldn't tell it room-where all alcoholic bev-ipress. What they don't realize is ilooklt who we got here! We got rtliuiuil-cc udvia: imagine mr v. Miami passive titlist "LISTEN!" he said. "The people are worried about UCLA. The fans are worried. But are THE FIRST witness encoun-i we worried? Is anybody around tered was the coach, John here worried? No, sir! We're McKay, himself. "Oh, it's An- just coming into our own. This is thony, all right," he laughed. ! a team which is getting better. "Anthony's just like a guy who It might be awesome. Besides, I hit 60 home runs last season.! don't want to be known as a And now he's only got 40, and 'front-runner. What is it they people wonder why it isn't 75 say? 'When the going gets already. You might say they're tough, the tough get going?' pitching a little differently. . Well, that's us. We will be heard "Actually, Anthony is about at 1 from." the same place he was this time So, the question will be an-last year what's he got, 771 swered in the UCLA game Sat-yards net? Remember, he did it urday. Is this alias Anthony all in the big games last year Davis? UCLA, Notre Dame and the AT UCI.A. I ran hear a roach Rose Bowl. And we still got right now when a lineman asks UCLA and the Rose Bowl. Peo-;hilllj What is Anth0ny Davis' pie want ( him to be all Four:number? And heanswers, Horsemen.' "Cnn if vnn ant timo tn rpnri ttip next put the suspect himself numLr. it ain't Anthonv Anthony Davis Way, November 20, 1973 THE JOURNAL HERALD 17 DAYTON, OHIO Franklin wins Zulli award University of Dayton linebacker Jerry Franklin wai honored last m'ght as winner of the school's Andy Zulli award. The award goes annually to a UD football r who best exemplifies the sportsmanship and character of Zulli, cr.ciime Flyer gridder who was killed in a motor accident whili serving in the U.S. Army in Germany in 1956. Franklin, a native of Pyrma, Ohio, and a player who fought his way from third string last spring to a starting role, was presented the trophy last night at a banquet in his honor sponsored by Vic Cassuno, president of Cassano Enterprises, Inc. I on the stand. "People are sug- pavis!" gesting you re Sammy Davis, 1 charged. "How do you plead?" Copyright 17, tti. Lot Anol. TitnM uj the dressing room. ''This place is like a morgue," erages are banned by National we say it anyway." Football League rules defen- "Seriously, it's the principle innM. r- j : i , u u. 1 : . saia uoipmn uneoacKer mcKia m jrked tjnued d(m,t drink cham. Bupniconti as the Dolphins (9-1) j. "Baseball players can have pagne because it's too tough on dressed at Buffalo's Erie County ! been in the locker room after ;my stomach, but I'd like to pour Stadium and prepared to return every game. But you see, we're it on somebody." aiiunais. we can i cope wun especially auei wc wm me And Anthon-ee Davis laughed again. BAXTER" Keating-Cooling SINCE 1902 FO'JRl USTM tKNUU. SUMMER SAFETY CHECK-UP BE SAFE! BE SURE! Hive your "FURNACE" or Conversion Burner checked and serviced NOW! ... MAKES $1 C95 ONLY ... I V EXT ENDED THOU Fill 277-9374 Now is thi timi to buj thi all now 74 JjflATADOR C0UP RIDES LIKE A CADILLAC OR CONTINENTAL Drive one to see for yourself . . . true luxury plus economy! JACK BECKER PRESIDENT '74 Matador 451 V8 automatic, pof ittcring a d brak.i, Air conditioned rodio, whitt walli wot $4182 40 3850 14 Hornets Sportabouts and Hatchbacks All New Economy Luiury Automobiles '74 Jeeps and Trucks On Sale BECKER MOTOR SALES 277-8981 3SM SALEM IVE.-MltIT WASHER. MUm t&'Miami after shutting out the d.n"Vd " .... , alcohol, ejus i-u aunaay. "$o one was splashing champagne, no one was turning cartwheels, and no one seemed particularly excited that the world champion Dolphins had assured themselves another shot attaching the Super Bowl. Many of the players were tfjipking about Thursday's battle against the Dallas Cowboys. V 'When I got to the locker rpjjjn I was looking for champagne, but I didn't hear any cpks popping, said running back Larry Csonka. "Just as wejl. Wev'e got to get ready for Dallas right away, anyway." ?You can bet Coach Don ila is not relaxing isust be- he said. i Super Bowl.' NHL Scoring fSfioslto, Boi. : Orr, Bos. Hotfie, Bos. . Mortin, Buf. Cofhmon, Boi. Cownoyer, AMI. Ullmnn, Tor. Lernolr, Mtl. Goldsworthy, AAln. Pork, N.Y.R. 6 A Pti. 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