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THE ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS Abilene, Texas, Sunday Morning, Dcccirlicr 6, 197. JIM L1NDSEY RONNIE VINSON WAYNE WALTON DON HARE DAVID SMALLEY · Former Eagle Jackson Selected on AII-SWC : Bill Jacksrjfl,. 230-pound offensive tackle' f r o . m Southern Methodist who played for Abilene High, was selected on the A l l ; Southwest C o n f e r e n*c : e .squad. . . ' : The Pony lineman was a second team selection Jast season. ', : ilackson lettered three EDDY MENDL JACK STITES JACK KISER. PHIL MARTIN CHIP MARCUM Champion Arkansas Slate and runnemp Abilene Christian dominated a l l - S o u t h l a n d Conference football selections about as thoroughly as they did the title race, landing 10 places each on the offensive and defensive teams selected by conference coaches. Leading the crowd was quarterback Jim Lindsey of Wildcats Earn AII-SLC Honors Lindsey, Vitison, Kiser Among Repeaters V f Sudden Sam Not Traded LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Veterans Luis Aparicio and Hoyt Wilhelm made (he trading headlines at baseball's annual winter meetings, but the biggest deals as per custom were the one : s that weren't made. The Chicago White Sox, vir- j tually cleaning house under new Manager Chuck Tanner and front office boss Pioland Hemond, dealt shortstop Aparicio, 36, to Boston in a move expedient to the Red Sox's 1971 pennant hopes. Relief specialist Wilhelm, at 47 the oldest player in the major leagues, returned to Atlanta all- years for (he Mustangs, playing on the bowl-winnmg '68 outfit and then on 3-7 and 5-6 squads. "He's the most consistent lineman we've ftad since I've been-at SMU," assistant coach-Dave Smith said of Jackson. y · -"Bill's tops in every way jn my book.. He's never missed over two or three plays since he's been here." ·Jackson played in 32 straight games for the Mustangs. The pro scouts are said to be real high on Jackson and he's likely to go as one of the top draft choices. In high school, he was selected by his teammates as the Eagle's "Best Blocker." BILL JACKSON . . Mustang honoree CARLEN TOP COACH Worster Named Player of Year By DENNE H. FREEMAN DALLAS, Tex., (AP) - Thunder-running Sieve Worster of the University of Texas was so- lln V '."I lecled Sunday as the Southwest controversial I ,, ,,, , .. ,, |er a three-game fling with the j Chicago Cubs in a controversial,,, , 'swap approved after a cursory ; Conference I investigation by Commissioner! l^ 6 ' L ' ar [Bowie Kuhn on the last day offTM 3 3 annua! P 0 ' 1 of , , ,, football in Tno player of Associated ACC, named straight year for the third and again a unanimous pick. Other repeaters from last year were split end Bonnie Vinson and defensive tackle Jack guard Bill Kiser of Phillips and Arkansas State; defensive tackle Gary Crockett of Laniar Tech, and Linebacker Bruce Jackson of Trinity. Jackson, who divided time at center and linebacker and frequently did both, thus became the only player in conference history to be named to both the offense and defense units. He was unanimously supported at center. Others vote gaining of (he V i n s o n , every coaches tackle James 'cnh-y. Keresztury of Trinity on offense; linebackers Gary Cleve of Arkansas Stale and Phil Martin of ACC, and defensive backs Dennis Meyer of Arkansas State and Walter Huntley of Trinity on defense. There were to e n l a r g e Paired wilh division juggernauts, also placed he two kicking specialists -Hamilton and Bobby Everj' team was represented vilh Trinity placing five players and Lamar Tech and University of Texas at Arlington one each. A r k a n s a s Slate w a s ·epresented on offense by end leve Lockhart and flanker Ciiet Doutl'it in addition to Phillips tie votes each unit Harrell at tailback Calvin Harrell of running back were Greg Oliver of Trinity and Bon Han-of ACC, who polled the same numlier of points. In the same situation on defense were Jack Slites of ACC and Crockett at tackle; and Jackson and Verlon Murray of Arkansas State as linebackers. Harr Also Betters Conference Records A r e c o r d - s h a t t e r i n g performance by tailback Don Hair of Abilene Christian in the season finale highlighted belated statistical entries into the Southland Conference ledger. Harr closed wilh a smashing running exhibition Monday in a 43-26 victory over McMurry College to set two new SLC records. He ripped off 275 yards in 29 carries and scored five touchdowns on dashes of 80, 1, 50, 6 and 46 yards. His yardage o u t p u t a n d 3 0 - p o i n t accumulation knocked existing records. target, split end Ronnie Vinson, absent for three games with Injuries, retained his receiving title with CO catches for 1,042 yards and nine touchdowns. In other areas, Trinity's Ron Boyette won the punting title with a 38.2 yard average; Arkansas Slate's Dennis Meyei intercepted a record 11 passes; ASLJ's Kearney B 1 a 1 a c k averaged 30.5 yards on 14 kickolf returns; and ACC's Eddy Mendl averaged 11.2 yards on 12 punt returns. o u t ACC, which mounted a 0-2 record, averaged 45-1 yards a finished the year with 78 points to tie tailback Calvin Harrell of champion Arkansas State for the scoring lead, each with 13 touchdowns. Harr also narrowed the rushing yardage gap, ending with 1,106 yards to 1,131 for Harrell, who was in two fewer games. Injured Jim Lindsey, the grand ACC quarterback, missed two games but repeated as passing and total offense leader. He had 2,707 yards in the air, 2,654 yards overall. His favorite The sophomore from Dalhart game, while unbeaten Arkansas State surrendered only 270 yard? a game on defense. In team scoring, ACC averaged an all time high of 33.3 points for 11 games, and ASU gave up a tigh 113 points over lhe 10 - game roule. T!ie statistical quirks: ACC did not give up a single fielt goal all season, while Texas a Arlington failed to kick a fiel goal in 10 games after setting national standards for three previous years in the heyday of! the graduated Skipper Butler. lite meetings. But Sudden Cleveland's soutlipaw pitching ace, was still wilh the Indians Texas Tech's Jim Carlen-- in Sam McDowell, ! his , fi j sl ' ear on lhe Job- Arkansas State, ranked No. Itand Harrell. On defense, the guard Dave Srnallev to go with! in the nation among college Indians placed end Dave Lindsey, Harr and 'Vinson. ' I "TM 1 Muckenstunn to go with Cleve, Slurry, and Meyer. ACC's olfensive contributions te UK, Wildcats put end Chip Marcum long meetings broke up Friday inrl hnnlr- IT 1 *]!.,. AJTr... Jl ,,_ ii__ r * and back Eddy Mendl on the defense along with Kiser, Slites were tackle Wayne Walton andlancl Martin. ALL-SLC SQUAD OFFENSIVE TEAM Player, School Pos. Houston Bid On Agenda DALLAS, Tex. (AP) - The Jniversity of Houston's nid to xjcome a member of the Southwest Conference will be considered by the SWC meeting lere this week. The winter metings of SWC coaches and officials will bo Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Baker Hotel. The University of Texas will iropose that Houston be invited :o join the conference. If this proposal is accepted, Texas will recommend that a committee of SWC officials meet with a similar committee from UH to formulate admission plans. Alhlelic directors of the eight SWC schools will m e e | Thursday. Athletic directors, coaches and business managers will meet Friday and faculty representatives begin meeting Friday and continue the sessior Ronnie Vinson, ACC E Steve Lockhart, Ark. St E Bill Keresztury, Trinity T Wayne Walton, ACC T BUI Phillips, Ark. St G David SmaUey, ACC G Bruce Jackson, Trinity C Jim Lindsey, ACC QB Calvin Harrell, Ark. St RB Greg Oliver, Trinity RB Chet Douthit, Ark. St FI Don Harr, ACC RB Wt. 195 218 240 245 245 195 218 185 212 190 166 185 Class Jr. Jr. iar. Jr. Sr. Jr, Sr. Jr, Jr. Sr. So. Player, School Pos. Wt. Chip Marcum, ACC E 200 Dave Muckensturm, Ark St E 195 Jack Kiser, ACC T 205 Gary Crockett, Lamar .' T 225 Jack Stites, ACC T 190 Phil Martin, ACC LB 205 Gary Cleve, Ark. St LB 218 Verlon Murray, Ark. St LB 217 Bruce Jackson, Trinity LB 218 Dennis Meyer, Ark. St DB 186 Eddy Mendl, ACC DB 170 Walter Huntley, Trinity DB 185 Ernest Baptist, TJT-A DB 172 Saturday. Other topics on the agenda include: --Adopting policy to allow athletic directors to serve in an advisory capacity at conference meetings. --Study of football ticket prices for the 1571 season. --A general review of coaches' agreements on recruiting. Rowser Activated PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Kicking Specialist: Bobby Gentry, Arkansas State DEFENSIVE TEAM Class So. So. Sr. Jr. Sr, So. S.r Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. So. Kicking Specialist: James Hamilton, Arkansas State HONORABLE MENTION reliever Darold Knowles for $500,000. A total of 42 players were involved in 13 transactions at the major league level. The White Sox acquired the most new faces, landing nine players in four deals, including second baseman Mike Andrevis in the Aparicio swap. The world champion BaltU more Orioles moved to strengthen their already deep pitching staff by picking up Pat Dobson and Tom Dukes from San Diego in a significant inter-league trade. SWC coach of tlie year with his fine 8-3 record that put the Red Raiders in lhe Sun Bowl. Worster was joined in the dream backfield of the ;ill conference team by Arkansas quarterback Bill Montgomery and tailback Bill Burnett of the Razorbacks--the most prolific touchdown-maker in SWC histo- And the financially tumbled Washington Senators, who had made the biggest news prior the meetings by obtaining Denny McLain and Cull Flood, failed in an all-comers bid to unload r '- Tlle flanker back is Derek - - - - Davis of Baylor. Slick Chuck Dicus of Arkansas is the split end and Arkansas' Pat Morrison was selected by the coaches as the best tight end in the league. Other up-Jront first-learners included Texas' Bobby Wuensch and Southern Methodist's Bill Jackson at offensive tackle; Arkansas' Ronnie Hammers and Texas' Bobby Mitchell at guard; and Texas Christian's John RuUistrom at center. Twelve men were nominated for the mythical defense--with Rice's Roger Roitch gelling numerous voles at middis guard. Bill Atessis of Texas and Bruce Dowdy of Texas Tech are ho ends, and Dick Bumpas of Arkansas and Wayne McDer- nand of Texas Tech are the tackles. The linebackers are Scott Henderson, Texas; Mike Boschetli, Arkansas, and David Jones, Baylor. The defensive backs Include Bucky Allshouse, Rice; Ken ?erkins, Texas Tech; Dave Blmendorf, Texas AM, and Jerry Moore, Arkansas. There are only seniors on the first team offense. Ken Perkins of Texas Tech is the only junior on the defense. ALL-SWC OFFENSE Split efTd--ChucX Dicus, Arkansas, 6-Oj 71, Sr. Garland, Tex. Planner-Derek Davis, Baylor, 6-2, 200, R, Dallas. lactcl«--Boteby Wuensch, Texas, 4-3, 215, Sr., Houslon and Dill Jackson, SMU, ?, 240, Sr,. Abilene. Guards--Ronnie Hammers, Arkansas, --3 228, Sr., Mrihall, Tex. and Bobby fv.iltheil, Texas, i-)l, 210, Sr. Wtwatrlflge, Coto. Tight End--Pal rVorriwn, Arkensas, 6-2, 17, Sr. LItlle Rock, Ark, Center--John Ruihstrom, TCU, 6-3, 2*J, T,, Houston. QuarUfbarjc--Bill Mon1gom«ry, Arkanas, 6-1, 174, Sr., Carrolfloo, Tex. Fullback--Sieve Worsler, Ttxai, 4-0, !1D, Sr., Brldgs CHy. Tailback--nill Burnatt, 64, W4, Sr,, Martin Passingest QB in LSC History East Texas Stale's J i m Dietz was the only player to win two Lone Star Conference individual statistical titles while time in LSC history a playei scored 100 or more points. Southwest Texas split ent John Parker swiped the pass Angelo Slate broke into thc! recclvi "8 wown from George record books in its first year of; Daskalaskes after the East LSC football competition. Texas Slate lanker led lll e league through lhe first 10 weeks Parker had 53 catches for 820 Dietz, 195-pound s e n i o r finished the 1970 season as the LSC's total offense and passing yards and Daskalakes had 57 catches for 884. LSC receivers leader. He averaged 182.2 yards ,,,, ,,,, , , A . . 5 total offense and 181.2 » *'TM ked accnrdl "6 to numbei ;. He completed 132 and °V T , * ,· , ,, , ,, r u /, o i s j, Austin's Cal Varner led in and IB had another p " nt r e t u TM w U h 8 5 P cr OFFENSE -- Quarterbacks: James Hamilton, Arkan-l ,,,, ,,,. ,,,,,, sas State; Mike Curry, Trinity; Tommy Tomliri, Lainar!282 passes for Tech. Running Backs: Earl Costley, Trinity Doug Mat-4ouchdowns and thews, Lamar Tech; Johnny Carr, Arkansas State; Jimjfour yards rushineTs uieToD i !', ( ; l n rn and Howard Pa y ne ' s A1 * Lee Williams arid David Wallace, Abilene Christian 'offensive performer H i Williams wnn kirknff TMi,,m Flankers: Shawn Meagher, Trinity; Patrick Gibbs, La-j However McMu mar Tech; Pat Holder, ACC. Ends: Bill Hodge and John Martin became Ih Howard, Trinity; Ronnie Gebauer, LT; Tom Johnson, [quarterback in the ASU; Wolfgang Halbig, ACC. Tackles: Don Morrison;season history. He ann Pflllin Rnlru I T ' T L A - Rill Alanot.^ TM*\A Tn*, 17,.«..: i r n _ * nft. * _ . Williams won kickoff relurn honors on an average of 28.9 36 averaged 205.5 10 6' and Philip Belry, UT-A; Bill Menard and Roy vel, LT; Steve Goddard and Dave Ruebsam, ASU; ! records S!!i r . f l s: PTM^ 5 . 63 } 0 ^^ 11 ^^ 1 - 1 ? 011 ' X u ' Waynej Angelo set league records with 335 for conference team passing Honors.' Benin /ille, ArtC. DEFENSE Ends--Bill Afewls, Texai, 6-3, 230, Sr:, Housloti and Bruce DowOy, Texas Tech 4-5, 213. Sr. Pasadena. Tanking--OTcK Bumpas, Ark anus, 4-1, 316, Sr,, Fort Smith, Ark. arxJ Wayne McOermancJ, Texas Tech, 6 4 , 3», Sr., Btaumonl, Middle guard Roger Rolftch, Rice, 6-3, 243. Sr,, LaGranjje. Linebackers Scott Henderson, Texas 6-0, 215, Sr./ Dallas, Mike Boidietti, Ar- Jcansas 5-J, 190, Sr, Pine QluH. Ark., and David Jones, Baylor, 6-4, 215, Sr., Cw pus ChrlslJ, Defensive baeXi-- Bueky Allhouse, Rica, 5-U, 197, Sr., San Antonio; Ktn PerKlns' Texas Tech 6-1, m. Jr. Lubbock; Dave Elmendari, Texas A8.M, i-l, 200, Sr , Houston, Jerry Moore, Arkansas, 6-X 198, QcntQn, ArX. Sr. SECOND TEAM OFFENSE Split end--CoUon Speyrcr, Texas, Sr, FJanfcer--Johnny Odom, Texas Tecfi, Jr. Tackles--Mike Niflson, Arkansas, Jr, and Ron Evans, Baylor, Jr. Cenler--Jesse Richardson, Texns Tech, Sr, Quarterback--Eddie Phillips, Texai, Jr. Fullback--Doug McCulchen, T*K« Tech Scph. Tailback--Gary Hammond, SMU, Jr. SECOND TEAM DEFENSE Efids--Bruce James, Arxanias, Sr. and Roger Gorw. Baylor, Soph. TacXIes-Larry Oibblos, TCU, wph'ar.d RicX Kersey, Arkansai, Sr, .Linebackers--Joe Sfults, SMU, Sr."; Larry Molinaro, Texas Tech, Jr., and Stfln Mjuldin, Texas, Jr Backs--pat Curry, SMU, Sr.; Daf» Rebold, Ttxas Teen, Jr.; Mike Tyler, Rice, Jr.j Ed Marsh, BayFor, Sr. Player o' 'he year--Wcrsfer, Texas" Coach ot lhe Year--Carlen, Texas Tech. Offensive sophomore or ihu year--Doug AAcCurctien, Texas Tech Offensive sophomore of Uie Year- Roger Gorec, Baylor. SOUTHLAND GRID STATS TOTAL OFFENSE ....Rirah Pa« Tolal Avg. .... -S3 2707 26« 294.9 Player, Team Lindsey, ACC ... . Hamillon, Ark. S. 101 1622 1723 172.3 Tomlln, L»mar ... -116 1072 W Harrell, Artc. S. .. 1131 0 1131 Curry, Trinity . . . . 170 1019 1169 118.9 Harr, ACC Costley, Trinity 1106 RUSHINS Player, Team .......... Harrell, Ark, S. . . . . . Harr, ACC ...... CoEUey, TrEntly . LeFIore, Trinity , Oliver, Trinity .. Matthews, Lamar Carr, Ark. S. Hill, Lamar ..... Lee Williams ACC Wray, UTA ..... 0 11W 100.S 0 619 91.0 . TC Yds Avg. 232 1131 W. 182 1104 1 157 819 107 452 175 822 1M 581 96 S3? 87 381 72 404 95 XI PASSINO Llnase/.ACC . .. Tomlin, Lamar . 172 Hamilton, Ark. S. 300 Curry, Trinity .. 163 Cox. UTA ----- 112 JayJor, UJA .. 160 Alt Coma Ydi TO Int "· 193 2707 " ·· 64 1077 96 1622 7a 1019 48 443 49 733 3 12 RECEIVING Player, Team .............. No Yrfl TD Vinson, ACC .............. 60 I04J 9 Holder, ACC ........... 46 539 5 Doulhll. Arit. S. Gebauer, Lamar HorJoe, Trinity . Glbbs, Lamar .. Prullt, ACC Meaoher, Trinity Lucai, UTA . . LorJtrrart, Ark, S. Player, Team M»ycr, Ark. i, Horn* ACC . . . . M«ndl, ACC ... Huntley, Trinity Murray, Ar*. S. Ewine, ACC ... Evin* UTA ... INTERCEPTION! a 955 39 540 35 4»4 34 637 27 351 ... . 25 419 35 34? -a 35? Harroll, Ark. s. . Hnrr, ACC . .. Gentry, Ark, S. . Ker.nedy, ACC . . Vtnson. ACC . . . Gibbs, Lamar Hamlllon, Ark, s. Oliver, Trinity . . Hodge, Trinity .. Holder, ACC PJI PJayer, Team .. Boyelle, Trinity McGec, UTA . . . . Holder, ACC . . . . Lansford, Lamar KBmlHon Arfc. S. -TO PAT FGTP . 13 0 0 78 . 1 3 0 0 78 - 0 35 II f» 0 38 6 56 » 0 0 54 . ..Ho Ydi Avg. ... 65 2464 38.2 . . 692(« 37.7 . . . 4 5 1575 37.2 ... 42 15J) 36,6 . . - 4 5 1640 36.4 Pittsburgh Steelers reactivated cornerback John Rowser Satur day for Sundays the Green Bay suffered a dislocated Oct. U against Buffalo and missed seven contests. The Sloelers asked waivers on Kenny Graham, called up earlier to help Hie defensive secondary. Dorton, ASU; Ronnie Tiner, ACC. Centers: Tom Ftana- 655Carries YM?7flM and an gan, ASU; Maurice Hitchcock, UT-A; John Nelson, LT; average of 300.3 yards LONE STAR GRID STATS .,,,, ----, - » ~ ~ , ,,*"x,.*^v, »iiv*..i_\^rv, \_,i-i-i, uuiiii iciauu, jj i, average or fw o yards a game Player ' ohn Rowser Satur Sonny Kennedy, ACC. Kicker: Ken Cooper, TU; Sonny rushing. Angelo allowed onlvlglj, 1ls | ays' game against Kennedy, ACC. ;m.i yards a game to opposing! °'"'f ^localed rS slKmWrX,,P? FENSE ~ Ends: Rick Bone ASU ! Mi 't°n Davis,' mn ? crs ln lead ^ Iea g ue TM$TM usiocaied shoulder 1TJT . A Tackles: Cleve Barfield and ChrisMiHwee, ASU! TM h flcfcnse - !°$° Gary Hughes and Steve Majka, TU. Linebackers: Walt 1 Angelo had three individuals !£! Fisher, ASU. Deep Backs: Travis Home ami Jimmy Ste- take conference titles. Jerry "" vens, ACC; Donnie Beshears, Terry Whiting and Craig: Alis! ' n - a 200-pound sophomore Johnson, ASU; Robert Evans, UT-A; Fred Voorhees afid' faithaclc ' won 1hfi mshing crown Ronnie Boyette, TU. Kicker: Larry McGee, UT-A- Ron- with 125 - 3 y ards a 8 ann « a nd a nie Boyette, TU. ' '""* "'' "^ a: " "-"--* Lindsey, Meyer Honored of 1,263. Bill UeMent led the i punters with 42.2 yards a kick 'and Bill York was lops ^interceptions with nine. Player, Team Atisli-. AS Hopkins, SFA Reese, SH 4 2CM 2M4 M H82 1748 . IU 1779 1893 ·M 1M U« 632 1C27 U59 . Bi 1155 1M -138 IS29 191 . 552 100S 15S7 1243 0 12i3 RUSHING 182.2,Alberts. Ail ttl.lt Lin Sr. 172.llLewls, SH 1W.( coll'floncr HP US.9 DBskalkes, HT 1552 PUNT 153.7 Player, Team HI.S Varnei". SFA 1M.3,Williams, HP ll7.;[Willi.irris, SH Campbell, SWT EMe, -HPC ... Af/iion, £!T Lewis, SH t,ain«, AS PUNT RETURNS Player, Team No Yds Avg Mondl, ACC 12 134 11: LdnCflS(er, UTA CrHHey, Tlrnlty Lucas, UTA ... Whiting, Ark. S. Holder, ACC . . . ... IS 126 . 2 0 IS? ... !3 93 Ho YcH Avg II 104 9.4 5",, 5 19 i 27 \ I 7.' J.O KICKOFF RETURNS Player, Team .. .. No Yds Avg Blo:,Kk, Ark. S 14 at .W.5 Ludwlg, Lamar 11 282 55 (, Cosllcy, Trinity u 153 10.V Bennett, Lamar . . . , 12 257 21 4 Lancasler, UTA 18 377 30*9 Hill, Lamar 12 231 19 3 LeFlore, Trinily . . . . » ] « 18.1 TEAM OFFENSE Team Rush Pan Avg. Abilene ChrislJar, . , 187.0 257.0 4540 Arkansas Slate . . 224.9 1E25 407. Lamar Tech 153.7 177.9 331 L Trinity . . . . . . . »3.7 100.3 324.0 UTArllnfllon 118.0 131.6 249.6 TEAM DEFENSE ream 18.7 Arkansai Slalc 3.8 AblleriK Clirlsllan nlty Arlrno Rinh pats Game . 117.5 153.5 J70.9 .. 180.0 IU.5 305.6 . . . 153.5 177.9 3N.6 ,, 5060 144,4 350.4, .. m» 901.1 4M.O Quarterback Jim Lindsey of Abilene Christian and hairback Dennis Meyer of undefeated Arkansas Stale have been named the most outstanding offensive and riofc/isivc p l a y e r s , r e s p e c t i v e l y , in the Southland Conference for 1970. Lindsey, drawing national notoriety for three years, was a mnaway choice for the second straight year. Although injured wilh two games to go, Lindsey nonetheless passed for 2,707 yards and 22 touchdowns as the Wildcats were en route to a 9-2 season. Meyer, 136-pound junior from Jefferson City, Mo., made his mark early and continued all the way in a devastating manner. Ho pilfered a conference record U enemy passes and became known as one of the league's surest tacklers. "Dennis knew where the football was and he went lo it," said coach Bennie Eltcnder, whose Indians have been ranked No. 1 In the nation all season. L In d s cy, all-confsrence tlirec years r u n n i n g , completed 198 of 369 passes for a .537 mark averaging 300 yards a game during his healthy days. He suffered a broken collarbone In the Five ISC runners had tOO-plusicSTM*- HP rushing average and four JlSf'jJjf* ninth game. Challenging I,indsey for offensive support was q u a r t e r b a c k .lames Hamilton, the all-purpose pilot of Arkansas Stale. Others in the picture were tailback Calvin Harrell and guard Bill Phillips and' guard Wayne Dorton of' ASU; split end Ronnie Vinson of ACC, and back Earl Coslley of Trinity. Tackle Jack Kiser offered sliff resistance fo Meyer., Other defensive specialists supported were linebacker Verlon Murray of ASU;linebacker Bruce Jackson and backs Walter HunUey Md Ron Boydlte of Trinity. crossed lhe 1,000-yard mark, i Behind Austin were McMurry's Archie Smith with 1,30S yards and 118.7 a game, S. F. Austin's Washington. All Albert., AJ.1 Xublak, SH Hammer, HP Joshua, ET I Playar, Ten - ' DnuQlas. Aid Ramm, SFA HP a game, Sam Houston's Fred Reese with 1,115 and 101.4 a game, and Sul Ross's Willie Dickson wilh 1,008 and 100.8 a game. Texas AI, the total defense ,,,,,,, leader after giving up 267.0 ^fi'/jf ET Chalmers, Me Peters, Me Parker, ET Harrison, AE PASSING .ATI. Comp. I . !82 132 . 305 134 241 IIS 1 I3M 118.7 973 108.1 215 45 169 874 212 763 153 BJ2 153 752 lt tit, 122 522 132 632 120 558 118 542 82 «5 90 464 170 Si? 96 iC 92 414 RETURNS No. Yds. Avg. . 6 14B 18.5 10 173 17.3 23 194 8.S 31 Z53 S.I KICKOFF RETURNS ^ TM Wlliiarrs, ,HP Lewis, SK CampSell, SWT Gillcspie, Me Wilson, AS S1.5 bJ'ui,. 55.2 Lamhcrl, HPC . TDSYdl. I ) 19 2000 I 7 15(2 . 335 170 . 165 . 1 6 3 1)29 - - , - /Ac ,. ,-,,- Glllesple, Me 13 1682 William:, SH '" '"- Jonmon, A»l ?) u SI 6 7 732! *3 10 11 IMS 1 No. Yds. TD yards a game, had one o! the iiiost impressive defensive statistics with 37 interceptions That figure is an NAIA record. Southwest Texas ranked best in pass defense, giving up 126.1 yards a game. Dickson, the Sul Ross fullback, took the scoring honor* with '102 points. It wis only the third Kotiw, SWT Smllfi, Me McKnwn, SFA Hill, SH Ml lent, SFA SH T*m fa . 57 884 .. 53 7FU '.'. 40 514 .. 35 515 . 33 5«4 . 33 4(2 . 32 4*0 .. 31 334 . X 249 .. 71 4M . . 2 8 511 . 24 45? .. 15 417 TD FAT FO TP Austin, «S trim, «WT 19 -450 24.2 14 3J6 24.0 ...20 ' 4 1 6 ».e · ....12 243 50.3 PUNTINO No. Yd. Avg. 45 1BW 42.2 47 1911 40.4 77 3015 39.1 - - 48 MM 39.0 Connally. SFA 18 693 38.5 -" ....XI 1TO 37.8 ... W 1599 37.7 ... 19 4 37.0 .. .33 1J1I 36.7 . . . . 4 6 1«i 35.2 NTERCESmONS 1 No. Yd!, 9 1)4 8 08 ! i B! ,7 11 (, 124 :i SS ....6 18 : O F F E N S E : . . Rush p«is Total Aug. 2354 1935 429,1 391.0 2774 1470 4244 XS.O ,1749 »55 U04 390.4 3003 7S1 3JS4 37! .4 ,.23« 2702 J77 374.7 1WO 20U «4J 347.5 ..2462 1114 MJ4 X4.5 2215 1357 '3572 3572 1625 1)29 3454 314.0; . 213 16S1 1]4 2I4.S OEFtNft RUUl Pu T«4»l Avg. . «« 1674 M7D »7.0 111 191» OW J73.0 2142 13M aS30 3209 ..mi 1711 MM 34414 :'||MJS:SB S5:5 ;.JS in?.£! $ --25WJW1/JJW 3n.4 , . Sneed, SH Sam Houston Texas AS.1 Arxjelo Sl«1fr Sul Ross State 10'Howard payno 5 j 5 , F. Austin SJMcMurrv IJTSAM 1 " TOTAL " ' T e x a s All" ' . ' . Angelo stare Swjihwesl T«xas Howard payn« .... ,, _ . £t tt Sul S. F. Austin S*n Houslon McMurry

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