Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 24, 1975 · Page 75
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 75

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 24, 1975
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,1975 Dorsett, Muncie, Morris, Kruczek, Cefalo On Mountaineers 7 Schedule LATEST FALL FASHIONS The Latest In Fall Fashions-CUSTOMTAILOREO- Regardless of What Size You Are. Most All Wool Patterns To Choose From ^ There is a lot of football talent at West Virginia University.. .the biggest linemen ever. . .some of the fastest backs... and impressive young quarterbacks. The Mountaineers would walk all over the Southern Conference. One problem. They're not in that league anymore, you know. Those schools have been repteced by the likes of California, Southern Methodist and Tulane. And there is another problem. The Bears. Mustangs and Green Wave--along with everyone else on the schedule--are loaded, too. Some problems, of course are gone: Steve Joachim, the Temple quarterback who wrecked the Mountaineers, has moved on to his NFL reward. And Penn State lost standouts like QB Tom Shuman. back Tom Donchez and All-America defensive tackle Mike Hartenstine. But look who's back: Pitt's fabulous Tony Dorsett (2.700 rushing yards in two ', seasons) Boston College's Mike Kruczek ; 11.275 passing yards last year), and Penn · State All-America linebacker Greg Buttle. '. Then there are some newcomers. Cali- · [ornia's Chuch Muncie is a 6-3, 220-pound · back who some pro scouts say will be ' drafted ahead of Archie Griffin of Ohio losses from defense, but offense must replace QB. ends, depleted line. Top returning rusher. Bob Allen, gained 363 yards in ·74. SYRACUSE Nov. 22 it Syracuse, N.Y. 1974: 2-9 (lost to WVU 39-11). Returning starters: 6 offense, 10 defense. Lettermen: 34 return, 19 graduated. OUTLOOK: Defense, back almost intact, will keep Orange in games. Line didn't lose anyone, linebacking is impressive. Jim Donoghue, who passed for 938 yards being pushed by Bob Mitch for chance to throw to bevy of good receivers. In consistent running last year. Men's Ladies' Alterations Tux Tails FORMAL FASHIONS RENTALS Let us help you make the right selection of fashionable wedding apparel. -JOE THE TAILOR' CUSTOM TAILOR RENTALS 703 Fife Street Phone 346-0141 \n TONY DORSETT . . . Pitt Standout ALUMINUM AWNING SALES IMHtT[[l»CMISTU OTOSniMI Watching The Game in Comfort--Knowing that Your Home Is Protected With Aluminum Siding. By Don Hager State. And SMU's Rick Wesson passed for 1.500 yards last year while backfield mates Wayne Morris and Dave-Bostick combined for 1,600 rushing. Here's a look at WVU foes: TEMPLE Sept. 13 at Morgantown. 1974: 8-2 (beat WVU 35-21). Returning starters: 6 offense, 6 defense. Lettermen: 31 return, 20 graduated. OUTLOOK: With Joachim and running star Henry Hynoski gone, the Owls' offense will suffer. Hopes pinned on a couple of super prep stars: Pat Carey (6-2, 195) transfer from Pitt, and Bob Baker (6-1, 185). transfer from Florida State. CALIFORNIA Sept. 20 at Berkeley, Calif. 1974: 7-3-1 (did not play WVU) Returning starters: 5 offense, 6 defense. Lettermen: 30 return, 20 graduated. OUTLOOK: The Bears are up, ranked second to Southern Cal on west coast by some seers. Big reason is Muncie, the big and speedy back. Sizzling junior college transfer is QB prospect to replace No. 1 NFL draft choice Steve Bartkowski. Joe, Roth (6-4.205) completed211 of 370 passes for 2,663 yards and 28 TD's. He has vet receivers and half of '74 offensive line in front of him. (smallest linemen 240 pounds). Linebacking green, secondary experienced. UC tied Rose Bowl entry USC 15-15 last year. BOSTON COLLEGE Sept. 27 at Morgantown. 1974: 8-3 (beat WVU 35-3). Returning Starters: 7 offense, 6 defense. Lettermen: 34 return, 14 graduated. OITLOOK: The Eagles are loaded. Led by QB Mike Kruczek (6-2. 200). who completed K9 per cent of his passes for 1.275 yards in 74. BC is serious challenger for ·js'o. 1 in East. Top runner is 1974,'s Mr. Touchdown-6-3.210-pound Keith Barnette who rushed for 1.097 yards and 22 TDs. Karl Strong. Tony Melchiorre and Glen Capriola added 1.200 yards. Looking for three replacements on offensive line, but defense--which held seven fores'to one TD or less-has entire line back. Eagles can't wail for season to start--first game is sellout. Foe is Notre Dame. SOUTHERN METHODIST Oct. 4 at Dallas. 1974: 6-4-1 (did not play WVU). Returning starters: 8 offense, 4 defense. Lettermen: 29 return, 21 graduated. OUTLOOK: Like WVU, an offensive- minded team. QB Wesson accounted for 1.600 yards, Morris rushed 744 and Bostick 862. Lost only one line regular. Defense is the problem--gave up 4,074 yards in '74. Ends return, but SMU looking for tackles, linebackers and secondary. PENN STATE Oct. 11 at University Park, Pa. 1974: 9-2 (beat WVU 21-12) Returning starters: 5 offense, 6 defense. Lettermen: 25 return, 28 graduated. OUTLOOK: Ultra-successful Joe Paterno has both good and bad news for Nittany Lions followers: "This is a young squad that probably will have to struggle, but it is a squad that should get pretty good." 'Pretty good' in Paterno talk is about a 9-2 mark and a trip to a major bowl. He lost a lot from last season, but he loses talent every year and comes up with replacements. Soph Jimmy Cefalo is a good example--became regular with three games to go as a freshman and averaged 612 yards per carry, finishing third on team in rushing. He had great Cotton Bowl, running and pass catching for 157 yards and two TDs. TULANE Oct. 18 at Morgantown 1974: 54 (beat WVU 17-14) Returning starters starters: 6 offense, 6 defense. Lettermen: 40 return, 19 graduated. OUTLOOK: Defense was problem in '74 when Wave lost last six after winning first five. With 40 leltermen there is plenty of experience, but ace tackle Charles Hall in NFL. Middle of defensive line returns, but offensive line needs shoring up. Good passer in Terry Looney who has veteran receivers. Most folks predict .500 year for Tulane. VIRGINIA TECH Oct. 25 at MorgaitowB. 1174:4-7 (lost ZM1 t» WVU). RetvBb* starters: 7 tff as«, 7 Menc. Letterme*-. 45 retm, 13 gnrfuted. OUTLOOK: Gobblers will remember lough loss to WVU in '74 season finale. Good runners in Phil Rogers (663 yards). George Heath (334i. Roscoe Coles (630)' Paul Adams (354). QB is problem. Rogers may get shot at it which would make Tech's offense even more ground-minded than in '74 when they surpassed 3.000 yards. Line big and experienced. Rebuilding front wall on defense. A jelling of the defense would mean big year for Tech. KENT STATE Nov. 1 at Morgantown. 1974: 7-4 (did not play WVU). Returning starters: 8 offense, 7 defense. Lettermen: 30 return, 12 graduated. OUTLOOK: Defensive-minded Flashes won't change. Defense coach Dennis Fitzgerald now head coach. Three All-Mid American Conference players head defensive line. Ends Larry Faulk (240), and Marvin Elliott (230) golQBs 19 times. Third star of trio is biggest--280-pound tackle Walt Vrabel. Top runner Larry Poole graduated but Greg Kokal is back to run offense. The 175-pound QB owns 17 school records. WVU offense vs. Kent defense should be quite a contest. PITTSBURGH Nov. 8 at Morgantown 1974: 7-4 (beat WVU 31-14). Returning starters: 6 offense, 5 defense. Lettermen: 36 return, 17 graduated. OUTLOOK: Talented Dorsett leads the way. Plenty of offensive talent. Panthers need only find quarterback. Only. Great receivers, but offensive line looking for replacements. On defense. Gary Burley gone from middle guard but back again are ends Ron Perko (240) and Cecil Johnson (225) and tackles Al Romano 1225) and Don Parrish (235). RICHMOND Nov. 15 at Richmond, Va. 1974: 5-5 (beat WVU 29-25). Returning starters: 4 offense, 7 defense. Letermen: 25 return, 22 graduated. 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