The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on November 5, 1967 · Page 28
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4C Nov. 5. 1 fK»7 FJncnln Sunuav Journal and Sfar An All-American Strikes: Middle guard Wayne Meylan of Nebraska charges quickly, wraps up Iowa State quarterback John Warder for an eight-yard loss in the second quarte r. Daredevil Dive: Husker Ken Geddes goes heels up trying to block a punt. Stap I eton’s I ‘re-Game Fears Become Reality Photos hv 25 v SS Ito!» Gorham I Willis Van Sickle § W eh Ray I Harald Droimanis | Jim Palmer 1 John Nollendorfs | By RICK AKIN Iowa State coach Clay Stapieton’s pre-game fears became reality in Memorial Stadium Saturday. ‘*1 thought our defense could contain Nebraska,” he said in a post-rnortum to a 12-0 loss. “But I had reservations on our being able to move the ball.” It was something Stapleton, retiring trom the head coaching job to take over as full-time athletic director next sear-on, had to admit happened but you could also tell he was tired of losing in the Big Eight Conference. ‘‘The next coach is going to have it a lot better.” he said. “I’ve walked in his shoes. Iowa State has got to get better. We don’t have the depth in the quality of needed in the Big Eight. “There were years when we could have come over here (to Lincoln),” a weary Stapleton said, “and gotten beat 50-0 ” His offense was beaten that badly but he praised the defense of both sides. “Nebraska broke our offense down,” he said. “They’d line up those live (on the front line» and come at us and we couldn’t do anything about it.” Feeling the rush of t h e front line more than anyone was quarterback John Warder, spilled for 51 yards in losses while attempting to pass. “They (NU) really put on a rush,” he said. “1 got trounced on a little b i t. (Husker middle guard Wayne) Meylan was in there before I knew it.” Les Webster, a halfback from Omaha, said: “They were going through our line like w'atcr.” All complimented Nebraska. Said Stapleton: —“T h e y are stronger physically and have more skill I might add. —“I knew Nebraska was a little bit out of our class. They have outstanding hacks and their defense is strong. They’re No. 1 in the country, aren’t they.” Said Webster when asked who looked impressive to him: “Everybody. That (6-7 quarterback (Frank) Patrick can lean for five yards.” Cyclone defenders took pride in the accomplishment of making a game of it. “We were ready to play today,” middle guard Willie Muldrcw said. “We just wanted to win and then it seems we play a 1 i tt 1 e harder. But we have trouble moving the ball. Sixty per cent of the time the offense stops themselves.” S o p h o m ore linebacker Lon Snook said: “We held ’em pretty good. My defensive tackle helped me the most. That’s Roger Ashton. He kept (Nebraska’s) tackle off me and that allowed me to till to the outside.” Stapleton, too, was proud. “In 10 years at Iowa State,” he said. "I never had kids who gave a better account of themselves than these kids in the last three games. It’s a little bit unfortunate a team can play that well and not win.” Smallest Frtss dorps IVrsrnl The press corps covering Saturday’s 12-0 Nebraska win over Iowa State was the smallest of the year to cover the Buskers. No writers from papers other than those which regularly cover Nebraska and Iowa State were present in the new Memorial Stadium press box. The Linrups Nebraska OFFENSE Ends — Morrison, Topliff. Penney, .larmon. Tackles — Patterson, Taucher, Hansen. Guards — Brichacek, Williams, Ashman, Armstrong. ('enter —• Kudrna. Quarterbacks—Patrick, Sigler. Halfbacks — Gregory, Orduna, Bombcrger. Fullback — Davis, Frost. DEFENSE Ends — Wynn, Janik, Avolio, Zimmer. Critchlow. Tackles — Patton, Meagher, McCord. Middle Guard — Meylan, Galbraith. Linebackers — Alvarez, Kobza, Geddes, Kuehl. Corner — Larson, Fiala. Hawkins, Best. Sal ties — Reeves, Green L., Mueller. Iowa State DEFENSE Ends — Dukstein, Campbell, Feikman, Perry, Brouillctte. Tackles— Dan Robinson, Bisbv. Guards — Storey, Bandy, Burchett. Center — Stanley, Beskc. Quarterback—W arder. Halfbacks — Webster, McPherson. King, W. Robinson. Wingbark — Busch. Langhor. DEFENSE Ends — K i r a r, Essclmann, Reimer. Tackles — Dimitri, Boiler, Ashland. Jones. Guards—Muldrcw. Linebackers—Mayberry, Snook. Halfbacks—Doug Robinson, Holton. Monster—Fiat. Ia-wis. Safety—Simonds. Nebraskas Frank Avolio pinions Cyclone Ben King for two Husker points. M -IS Sla lisi to Football photographers are looking better all Hie time. She's NU student Pat Layman. \ i f Nebraska RI SUING PlayerAtt. Gain Loss Net Patrick 13 34 26 8 Gregory15 48 147 Orduna 14 84 876 Davis 19 94 7 87 Frost 1 0 PASSING 2 -2 Player Att. Compì. Inte.Yds. Patrick 17 4 1Ill PASS RECEIVING Player No.Yds,, TD Davis 15«0 Penney 19 0 Morrison128 0 Topliff 1 PUNTING 180 Player No. Avg. Stephenson 10 29 PI NT RETURNS Player No. Yds. Larson 4 42 KKKOFF RETIRNS Player No. Yds. Orduna 1 17 PASS INTERC. Player No. Yds. Fiala 1 10 Iowa State RUSHING Player Att. Gain Loss Net Warder 19 19 51.32 Webster8 15 9 6 King 10 19 4 15 Busch 2 9 3 PASSING 6 Player Att. Compì. Inte. Yds. Warder 27 9 1 83 PASS RECEIVING Player No. Yds.Tl) Feikana 2 170 Dukestein 2 180 King 2 200 Langhor 3 28 PUNTING 0 Player No. Avg. Brouiilcttf 13 31 PUNT RETURNS Player No.Yds. Simonds 2 17 Holton 39 KK KOFF RETURNS Player No. Yds. Holton 2 27 Dukestein 111 PASS INTERC. PlayerNo. Yds. Simonds 1 3 ft*

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