Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on November 13, 1961 · Page 6
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Hoppmon breaks through line at 45 yard line Coach calls Nebraska toughest '61 team met Couch Clay Staple ton in day offered "no alibis" for low State's J6 - 13 loss tn Nebraska ht - ri - Saturday. "We gnt whipped by a falter, stronger football team and no alibis are in order," Stapleton said. He said the failure of Iowa .State defenders to stop Nebraska's ground game accounted for the Cyclone defeat. "They didn't, make mistakes and, being behind, we made mistakes." the Cyclone mentor added. He said lie was jioL too dis appointed by his team's showing and lelt that Nebraska was "a inspired team." "Nebraska was as lough learn as we've encountered this war and that includes Missouri and Kansas," Stapleton said, add - ing that he considered the Corn - bifskers backs the hardest running fiaU'il "of any I've seen on rhis field." Impressed With Thorn ton He was especially impressed with Dill "Thunder" Thornton who reeled off !)2 yard.s .gainst Iowa State to lend the fame's rushers. .Stapleton said lie felt that the heavier teams the (,'yrlones have played week after week may be taking their toll. "We show the effects of being tired physically and the defensive reaction shown earlier in the year is gone." he said. Koal wish a :iti - yard pass in end " I Iowa State's outstanding tail - Don Purrell in die 1 - 1 - yard line, back D.vc lloppre.turn sulfercl The Musker handyman later T(J RE.I01M SQUAD an ankle sprain in the .ebraska swiped a John (..miper pas - ; in game, Slapleteei savi. but ihe the end one and relumed ii - ill LONDON' (UP ) 1'ete Dawk ins, injury was not bejimvtl s. - rioiis. I yank ., kill ihe C . lien, - , with Jurnier Army football great, i - ' Hoppmann was expected to be U rnintile' - left. Ir - xpecied to" rejoin (he Oxford! on hand for today's practice ses - j The Huskers drove 7 - S yards rugby team when it plays BlaCK - they were superb." sion as the Cyl... prepare for; u a I'aurlh quarter louehduwii heaih todav. Kansas Iimilcd K their menlirie v. id. T.iIml .Sa!,ir - j it, ,ul the coolest out of Th. IM - y.e,, - ,id Rhodes t.r - u.il.ir . minus lis day at Tulsa. reach. Tim ml on plunged Ihe gave up rugby after earning a j sophomore Old ol Hiiee ! final foot For the touchdown ;'1:liie' to toivenl tale on his slnd - 1 Cor The Nebraska upset vm torv wiihS:3l left. lie - , lint he is o pre. - s - ti back j all knocked L,ea Slate n.a ,,f tiiej Tin. anti - clinuuu' tr.aieh was uu, action It) provid, a boo - - l for j lo i Bip, Eight title m. despite an - i si - i up when Nebraska guard .led 'a v.:ir Oxford sqiitw.! ling Thornton finally stopped Nebraska's Illir "Thunder" Thnrinn (M) Is finally Ntcpped by Iowa State defenders Dave (llayiitrj (arms around Thornton's legs), Joe Nurden (M) and Juhn Copper (Ifij after n short B - 'iln. Stapleton offers no alibis :in ce by e a:kr. A 1(1 - yard field goal into a stiff wind by Ron Meade with .1 second left in the first half was the ultimate margin of victory after the Huskers drove 56 yards in seven plays to score the second time they had the ball. Dennis Claridge sneaked the final yard after passing twice for 27 yards during the drive which was kept alive by a piling on penalty against the Cyclones. Mnppmann hula - hipped tn his record as be ran for M vards to i break the Cyclones' .season rush - 1 ing record n Sf'l yards he set last year. Ih: has rushed for 871 yards. lie ran fj(J yards for une touchdown and passed fi yards for another in Ixxj.sting liis total offense; this year to IT23 yards. i!e has also broken the Cyclones' game rushing r e cord twice and set another for total game offense. Runs For SO Yard TO Hoppmann had lied the game in the second quarter when he broke up the middle, twilsed away after being hit by two linebackers and ! frustrated safetym, Gaiad'"'. the Nebraska stand - , '"f ut. also set up Meade's lY - kl , Cirts back inside to avoid NU's Cfaridge (24), Rovd t Masker 22 after had driven from Two Hoppmann passes i ferenee reception leader Limerick count ed for .'(a Passes Limerick Claridge play both quartei back and leTt half and accounted for 121 yards to pace the Huskers. Thornton bulled his way to 92 yards on the ground. Hoppmann set up the last TD with a fil - ynrd strike to Limerick with 1.1 seconds left in the game, He hit the same target, with two seconds left tor K yards and (he f'"'l! Stale Nebraska Seori Neb - Clarirlge 1 kick) 1SU Hoppmann her kick) Neb. - Meade Hi Neb. - Thornton 1 'H mm ton p.nined 02 yards niinhist in Individual rushing. Nebraikn Photo) 31 run (kick fail - i e0 i lSU - Limeridc li pass from Hoppmann (pass failed) STATISTICS ISU Neb. First downs in 18 Rushing yardage ) 23S Passes", ' ? M Utah catches Buffs peeling oranges, 21 - 12 The scent of orange blossoms apparently hypnotized Colorado's Golden Buffaloes last week as oft beaten Utah served them a Jl - 12 loss. It was the first loss of the season far coach Sonny Gran - delius and his boys who have a 6 - 1 all game mark. However, the Buffs remain undefeated in Big Eight play and still loom as the conference representative in the Orange Bowl. conjecture at this point however as to whether Big Eight team vii get a hid to the New Year's Day game Fin. has the prero - 1 gaiive nl picking the l:est teams US , available for the contest. The Big !t Eight in years past lias generally '. been one of the teams. I e J Mitchell Unhappy 1 The Kansas Jayhawks. appar - ei - 'cntly at Iheir peak, scored 34 points last week hut coach Jack Mitchell was unhappy with his club's offense. "We were sloppy," Mitchell said. "We made too many mistakes and I wondered for awhile it We wore going to do any scoring. We will have to improve our offense and cut down on our mistakes to be a real good football team." The ,11 - 0 romp over Kansas State was the fifth straight win for the resurgent .Jayhawks had two losses and a tie ir "Our line play wan terrific." Mitchell said. "We could h looked better with our of fen; line, hul when vou consider most r I our boys player! both can't criicie them. Defensively .as State tn ds rushing, and arterback Larry ier - .n was re. shed sr badly il'ternoon that he was unable li. - oh. - r Kuitfut, ':: e.e.'s pass - attack. He was thrown for I lie Cyt limes in lead Nebraska benl Inwa State, 1(1 - 1.1. (Tribune Picks up convoy on losses totaling 74 yards. Missouri Upset Another Big Eight conference coach who was moaning about his defense is Dan Devine, whose Missouri Tigers have been beaten 7 - 6 and 7 - 1) in the past two weeks. "We just to score. We had a cuuple dE opportunities, but didn't cash in." Devine said in regards to the 7 - 1) Joss to Oklahoma las I week. "We broke Dur backs into the clear two or three times, but they couldn't go all the way. We have just, real average backs, but I feel we still have a good football team," the Missouri coach said. Missouri also came out of the Oklahoma game badly crippled. tackle B:!l .Siekeer.se center Hi;l McCartney, punter Daryl Krug - man, end George Fields probably will miss this week's game with Kansas State and may be through for the season because of injuries. l)owninthePit' (By Sandy) . - .bnii - e killed other Xotiee our new su.,ot lights j g really .slioulrl be lit. up good! BRINTN ALL'S Standard Service N. J. "Bandy" Brlntnall, Prop. Fifth A Burnett Ph. CE 2 - 5564 way back to sidelines mber .13, 1001 In the only game last week, Nebraska pulled a mild upset by d e fe a I i n g Iowa State IG - tX Colorado Kansas Missouri lowi State Nebraska Oklahoma Oklahoma State Kansas State 2 6 1) Last Week's Results Kansas 3 - 1 Kansas State 0, Oklahoma 7 Missouri 0, Nebraska 1G Iowa State 13, Utah 21 Colorado 12. This Week's Games Kansas at California. Okla - 1 mm Ufa 128 LINCOLN WAY, k'.'fif s B n a? UNLIMITED f new cq qrnt Home riarnsture & Appi FREE PARKING FREE DELIVERY Takes advantage of cover . Across for at New York . State at Missouri Oklahoma State. Colorado' at Ne - 1 tEon Pifs Kansas' against Cali - braska. i flna' Oklahoma against Army, This week, Kansas State plays at Missouri and Colorado goes 1 COMPACT STEREO DRAMATIC IN SOUND! DRAMATIC IN DESIGN! The all new GE Compact Stereo Console gives you the rich sound only GE Consoles can give you - plus the new compact loot that gives your room more room! , PR,CE fi B T . - ' X. M nt!! AMES, IOWA touchdown. (Tribune Photos) t0 Nebraska in the only confer - j ence affairs. Tvon - con ferenee ac - Iowa State a6ainst TuIsa - and Oklahoma State against .Houston. iancei CE 2 - 6233

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