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The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska • Page 30

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Defensive ream Gets Credit Joo Orduiia the target of long Frank Patrick pass Columbia, Mo. A proud Dan Devine spoke highly of his Missouri team after its 10-7 victory over Nebraska here Saturday and also had words left for the Jfuskers think today we Here as ready for a ball game as any Missouri team has the Tiger coach pointed out. very one contributed. never been more proud of a team than this The Tigers had been picked in pre-season reckoning for a fourth or fifth place finish in the Big Eight, but now have shot at a title tie if they can get ime help from and Devine thinks they could get that help. For the Tigers to tie for championship, Oklahoma lose to Nebraska and Oklahoma State in it.s two remaining games.

is a good football Devine noted. be surprised If they beat Oklahoma. They really shut off (Roger i punt Devine was particularly proud of his defense. had great defensive end play and we played this game with a lot of the Missouri coach observed. Lischner made a good comment on the sideline to me during the game.

He said. God for the Devine polned out that (iarnet Bhelns. who threw the Hinning loiinhdoHn pass may have been in the game even if starting quarterback Gary Kombrink had not been shaken up by a Nebraska tackle, had planned to play Phelps he said. this of the season. Kombrink is so beat up he play a full 60 The M.s.souri coa; made it a point to discuss with writers the ejection of Washington from the con- tc in the fourth quarter.

want Washington taking the blame for someone he pointed out. people thought he slugged somebody and I want you to know he did not. a good, hard-fought game there are always some elbows thrown. But it was not a dirty Nemesis: Tiger Elmer hard tackle injures Frank Patrick. -ML SlalFstics Nebraska Missouri Patrick flavin Orriuna Gregorv RlSHr.NG Ait.

Gain 2 5.1 11 37 2 1.V 10 17 I 16 12 2.1 12 II PASSING i'imip. Ini. Vds. 0 161 0 0 1 0 Knmhrink Lischner 11 McBride 9 0 0 0 I 0 0 Patri, 20 12 1 (I Sigler 1 0 KL( KIVING Yds. Kii 2 i.rcgnry 2 10 Topliff 2 21 Orduna .1 41 2 20 Morrison I IS PINTING lo KirKOFF RFTFRNS Gregory 2 I PI NT KF.Tl H.NS Larson 4 llavtkins 1 Phelpi Kwlng Knmhrink Rl'SHLVG AU.

Gain Loss .10 26 12 14 20 .10 2.5 4S 3 0 1 3 PV.SSIVG AU. Comp. Int. 20 30 22 42 0 10 1 32 fl .18 16 38 (I I 25.0 5'ds. 26 10 RKFFIVTVi No.

2 1 PI NTI.VG Avg Kenemore io ,15.8 Kli RF.TFHV.S No. I PI VT RKTl R.V.S IVehrli .5 PASS IM FKFFPT No. Wehrli 1 i.O 51 Iris. 11 Nebraska OFhF.vsi: Linemen Top- lilf, Bridia ck. Kudrna.

Ashman. Armstrong, Taucher. Hansen, Penney, Uiehnafskv. Barks Patru Sigler, (iregory. Romberger, Orduna.

FVost, Davis. DKFKNSK Linemen VVynn. Patton, Meagher, Meylan, Galbraith, 5lr( orcl. Barks a fieddes, Best, Reeves, Fiala, l.arson, Hawkins, Stephenson. Thf iJnpitpA OFFKNSF Linemen Berg, Shvrork.

Wempr, Clark, Millsey, Ros.s. CrnUo, Pepper. a 11 Weber, Backs Kombrink, Phelps, Kwing. Brown, Staggers, Lischner, Kenemore. Linemen Benhardt.

Boyd, Short, (iarlur, Adams. Wallace, Kuhiman. Sehmitt. Backs Boyd, Lundholm, Douglas. Powell.

Ziegler, Meyer, Wehrli, Stoeekel, Davis, Griffin. Orduna makes a falling catch for touchdown on a 34-yard play. Kiniiiiel Keadv I'o GliaiiiiP Columbia. Mo. Miles Kimmel, who did not see action against here Saturday, was set to change jerseys from one play to the next.

Kimmcl was ready to wear No. 84 if he was in the game as an end and 79 if he entered as an offensive tackle. Football rules require that ends be numbered in the 80s and tackles in the 70s. Jluskcr Sc'niors Load I'ackleiNs Columbia, Mo. Seniors made most of the defensive stops for Nebraska Saturday, linebacker Barry being credited with 21 stops to lead the way.

Wayne Meylan and Jim were each in on 12 tackles while Jerry Patton totaled 11. Ileeveii" Neck Duly Nil Injury Columbia, Mo. Nebraska came out of the Missouri game Saturday with only one apparent casualty, sophomore safety Ran Reeves. Reeves had his neck jammed in making a first quarter tackle. Pliolos hv I Jay Wallace luni.s the 'I tables partiallj bloekina llusker pu.U to up uinuing TU.

Hob (birbaiii Vi ail Sickle Hav -MU Coach Dan Devine argues, but ref Earl Jansen says big Russ Washington lias bounced. Piilrick (pains Columbia. Mo. Frank 110 yards in total offense here 161 npssinf! and a minus-51 hi.ii the braska record for a softho- more with 1.161 yar Is, The best prcvioii.s mark hy a was i by Bob Churchieh in 1964. Pat- rick needs only 80 passing yards in the final game against Oklahoma to fie the school record of 1,337 by Churchicli in 1966..

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