Santa Cruz Sentinel from Santa Cruz, California on October 5, 1980 · Page 55
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Sunday, October 5, 1980
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Second-Half Surge Topples No. 3 By The Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. - Bill Capece booted four field goals and 16th-ranked Florida State scored on four straight possessions to upset No. 3 Nebraska 18-14 in a non-conference college football game Saturday. Seminole tackle Garry Futch recovered a fumble by Nebraska quarterback Jeff Quinn at the Florida State 10-yard-line with 10 seconds remaining in the game to seal the Cornhuskers' fate. The Seminoles scored on their first three possessions of the second half. Each tally followed a turnover by the error-plagued Cornhusker squad. Florida State's Bobby Butler fell on a bad punt snap at Nebraska's 17 to set up Capece's second field goal, a 27-yarder, early in the third quarter. The Seminoles trailed 14-6. Keith Jones then intercepted a Jeff Quinn pass at Nebraska's 47. Sam Piatt scored from the 6 to cut Nebraska's lead to 14-12. A two-point conversion attempt failed. Capece kicked his third field goal of the game, a 40-yarder, with 1:16 left in the third stanza following a fumble recovery by Florida State's Alfonso Carreker at the Nebraska 34. An upset seemed imminent when Capece booted his fourth field goal with 2:37 left in the game from 41 yards out, giving the Seminoles the 18-14 margin of victory. Following Capece's field goal, Nebraska marched 77 yards to the Seminole 3. That's when Quinn rolled out to pass, was hit, and gave up the fumble that Futch recovered. Capece's first three-pointer covered 32 yards with 54 seconds left in the half. Nebraska led 14-3 at intermission on the strength of two scoring aerials from Quinn Tide Smothers Kentucky By The Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Freshman Patrick set up touchdowns with runs of 60 and 38 yards as top-ranked Alabama smashed Kentucky 45-0 Saturday, enabling Paul "Bear" Bryant to become only the third coach in college football history to win 300 games. The Tide, rolling to its 25th consecutive victory, struggled throughout a sluggish first half but turned the game into a rout by striking for three touchdowns within a span of 2:20 early in the final quarter. Bryant, a coaching legend who was raised on a farm in Arkansas, lifted his career record to 31X1-77-16 The triumph left him only 14 victories away from the all-time record held by Amos Alonzo Stagg. The only other coach to win more than 300 games was (lien "Pop'' Warner, who had 313. Alabama, 4-0 and 2-0 in the Southeastern Conference, squandered several scoring opportunities in the first half while strug-KhiiK to a 14-0 lead Patrick, who had 121 yards on nine carries, dashed 60 yards to the 3 late in the third quarter and scored two plays later on a 1-yard plunge. TFS? I H 1 nfcP COME IN ATx ) tea if -A ij zr VZT today and Lty WE'LL SHOW YOU! iiMi-aii-a4f inr-(rr-aiiim"W,Miiiiiwiiiriliifnn tt n 1 i r- ti--m im n rr i t" 'in """ rT - r ... s.f j -..ja. - m.. tmMm. 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Notre Dame 26, Michigan St. 21 EAST LANSING, Mich. - Junior Harry Oliver booted four field goals and tailback Phil Carter ran for the go-ahead score Saturday as seventh-ranked Notre Dame rallied to beat Michigan State 26-21 In college football. Carter sparked an Irish ground attack that wore down the Spartans In the second half. The sophomore piled up 254 yards rushing, his third straight game over 100 yards, and one yard shy of the Notre Dame record held by Vagas Ferguson. He raced 53 yards to set up reserve tailback Jim Stone's 1-yard scoring plunge late In the game after Michigan State came within a point of tying the score. Trailing 9-6 at halftlme, the Irish marched 51 yards In eight plays In the second half, with Carter rushing 12 yards for the key score. Oliver then added his third field goal, but the underdog Spartans charged back, striking 69 yards In only four plays. Halfback Steve Smith went 34 yards and quarterback John Leister hit Ted Jones for 21 yards. Tony Ellis broke 13 yards for the score. A two-point conversion attempt failed, leaving Michigan State down 16-15. On the next series, Carter broke his big gainer to set up Stone's score. Michigan State came back again. Leister hit Smith for a 42-yard scoring strike with 6:35 left to play but another two-point conversion failed and Oliver added his final points as the clock ran down. Notre Dame now is 3-0, with all Its victories against Big Ten Conference teams. Michigan State dropped to 1-3. Penn St. 29, Missouri 21 COLUMBIA, Mo. - Paul Lankford Intercepted two passes to set up two Herb Menhardt field goals In the third period and quarterback Todd Blackledge romped 43 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown to give 17-ranked Penn State a come-from-behlnd 29-21 victory Saturday over ninth-ranked Missouri. I ne previously unbeaten Tigers, with Phil Bradley throwing touchdown passes of 31 and 53 yards, led at halftlme 21-16 but fell flat after Texas 41, Rice 28 HOUSTON - Texas halfback Rodney Tate scored two first-half touchdowns and quarterback Donnie Little broke the game open with TD bombs of 57 yards to A.J. Jones and 73 yards to Lawrence Sampleton as the fifth-ranked Long-horns blasted Rice 41-28 Saturday night. The Longhorns had to fight for survival in the fourth quarter when the Owls went to their passing game and former starting quarterback Randy Hertel, who came off the bench and completed two touchdown passes and ran in another score. Little, who raked Rice's secondary throughout the game, hit Jones on a 57-yard scoring pass play early In the third quarter when Texas had a flrst-and-45. Late In the quarter Little threw a flat pass to Sampleton, who blasted his way through a wave of Rice tacklers and outran the defense to the end lone Hertel threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Hosea Fortune and scored on a 3-yard bootleg play. Both touchdowns were set up by fumbles by Jones and Brad Beck. With 1:39 left to play, Hertel completed a 3-yard touchdown pass to Robert Hubble. Intermission. Lanktord returned his first Interception 33 yards to the Missouri 33 yard line and Menhardt followed with a 27-yard field goal to cut Missouri's lead to 21-19. Seconds later, a Bradley pass popped out of the arms of Ron Fellows and Lankford took possession on the Tiger 47. Menhardt's 35-yard field goal with 15 seconds left In the quarter gave Penn State a 22-21 lead. Blackledge kept Penn State's final touchdown drive alive by hitting Kenny Jackson with a 22-yard pass on third and 10 from the Nlttany Lion 14. Jackson stiff-armed cornerback Eric Wright, then outran him to score with 4V2 minutes left. With 37 second left, safety Pete Harris broke up a desperation fourth-down pass from Bradley to Fellows at the Penn State five. Bradley scored on a three-yard run In the first period, then Penn State took the lead on a 24-yard scoring pass by Blackledge, a safety and Blackledge's one-yard touchdown run. Missouri rebounded to take the halftlme lead on a 31-yard scoring pass play from Bradley to Ken Blair and a 53-yard pass play from Bradley to Fellows, who beat safety John Walsh. Wisconsin 35, San Diego St. 12 MADISON, Wis. Dave Mohapp rushed for 65 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to spark a ball-control offense, and Tim Stracka caught two touchdown passes, leading Wisconsin to a 35-12 nonconference football victory over San Diego State. Wisconsin, 1-3, having failed to score a touchdown In its first three games, built a 21-0 lead before the Aztecs, 1-3, got their Initial first down with 7:34 left In the first half. Wisconsin stymied the Aztec offense by tackling quarterbacks Matt Kofller and Mark Halda for losses nine times. Defensive end Dave Aherns had three sacks as San Diego State was Pitt Quarterback Unloads By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH - Dan Marino threw three touchdown passes, including a pair of bombs to freshman Dwight Collins, sparking sixth-ranked Pittsburgh to a 38-9 college football victory over Maryland Saturday. Marino, showing no ill effects from a slight knee sprain sustained last week, completed 16 of 34 passes for 282 yards. Pitt, 4-0, yielded only 39 net rushing yards on 43 attempts by Maryland. That included seven quarterback sacks for minus 46 yards. Pitt took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when Marino and Collins, a wide receiver, combined on a 51 -yard scoring pass. On the next Maryland series, Pitt linebacker Sal Sunseri intercepted a pass by Mike Tice at the Terps' 25-yard line, and Marino followed wilh a 17-yard touchdown pass to split end Willie Collier. Early in the second quarter, Randy McMillan's 2-yard touchdown dive capped a Pitt drive of 70 yards and gave the Panthers a 21-0 lead. Maryland, 3-2, scored midway through the second quarter on a 38-yard field goal by Dale Castro. Pitt's Dave Trout countered with a 40-yard field goal early in the third quarter. 10 SiMiC! BEPT. QE THE SPOT FINANCING UASS16 FOR 'Remember, compare the ettlmotes to the "estimated" AfVO of the other cars. Yew may get a different mileage depending on how fot you drive, weather conditions, and trip length. Alto remember that your actual mileage will probably be let than fhe EPA estimated highway fuel economy. Nebraska held to minus 4 net yards rushing. Stracka touchdowns came on pass-plays covering 32 yards from qarterback John Josten and 40 yards on an option from reserve fullback Paul Hughes. The Badgers drove 68 yards In 10 plays on the game's first series, and took a 7-0 lead as Gerald Green scored on a 4-yard run. The touchdown came a play after a Josten-to-Stracka pass gained 32 yards. Mohapp scored on a 14-yard run on the second play of the second quarter to cap a 73-yard march as fhe Bagders led 14-0. Freshman linebacker Ed Senn Intercepted a Kofler pass moments later and returned It six yards to the Aztec 10. Mohapp scored on a two-yard run two plays later to put Wisconsin ahead 21-0 with 8:25 left In the half. Arizona 5, Iowa 3 IOWA CITY, Iowa - Brett Weber kicked a 37-yard field goal and Reggie Ware blocked a punt that went for a safety, giving Arizona a 5-3 non-conference football victory over Iowa Saturday. The defenses dominated the contest. Although the Iowa offense showed some sparks at times, the Hawkeyes were thwarted by penalties and fumbles. Iowa drove from Its own five yard line to the Arizona 28 late In the game on the passing of quarterback Phil Suess, but Reggie Roby missed a 48-yard field goal attempt with 2:28 remaining. Arizona ran out the clock after Roby's miss and sent Its record to 2-1. Iowa, which lost for the third straight time and has scored only one touchdown In the last 12 quarters, fell to 1-3. Ware blocked a Roby punt in the end zone with 12:08 left In the first quarter and the ball rolled past the end line for a safety. Ware also blocked a field goal attempt by Roby on the final play of the first half and recovered a fumble on the Hawkeyes' first possession of the game. A shanked 21-yard punt by Roby preceded Weber's field goal. Arizona took over on the Iowa 26 after that kick and Weber spilt the upright four plays later for a 5-0 lead with 7:31 left In the second quarter. Roby booted a 36-yard field goal for Iowa with 9:23 left In the game. Suess completed 20 of 35 passes for 241 yards and Iowa tailback Jeff Brown rushed for 1 13 yards In 24 carries, but the Hawkeyes had poor field position most of the game. Arizona punter Barry Kramer contributed to that, twice punting the ball dead on the Iowa one and another time punting out of bounds on the Hawkeye seven. Maryland scored its only touchdown late in the third quarter after Pitt freshman Tom Flynn lost a fumble on a punt return at the Panthers' 21-yard line. Three plays later, Tice threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Chris Havener, cutting Pitt's lead to 24-9. With 8:59 left in the final period, Marino arched a 35-yard scoring pass down the sideline to Collins. Pitt added a touchdown eight seconds later when Maryland botched a trick play on the kickoff return. Maryland kick returner Jan Carinci, attempting a lateral pass near his goaline, lost a fumble and Pitt's Pat McQuaide fell on the ball in the end zone. N. Carolina 33, Ga. Tech 0 CHAPEL HILL (AP) - Quarterback Rod Elklns threw three touchdown passes as 10th-ranked North Carolina overpowered Georgia Tech 33-0 Saturday in an Atlantic Coast Conference game. A crowd of 49,750 saw North Carolina unleash a strong running game and play a tight defense that yielded only one first down In the first half and six for the game, one on a penalty. Georgia Tech was able to move Into North Carolina territory only twice, their farthest penetration to the 46. Jeff Hayes kicked a 46-yard field goal late In the first quarter to put the Tar Heels ahead 3-0. North Carolina had driven 69 yards earlier to the Georgia Tech 2 where an Elklns pass was intercepted by Mark Cheffleld. Sunday, Washington's Multi-Weapon Rolls Up Points In 24-18 Win By The Associated Press STILLWATER. Okla. - Quarterback Tom Flick tossed two second-half touchdown passes after hitting on three field goals as Washington subdued Oklahoma State 24-18 in intersectional football Saturday. Washington took a 9-3 half time lead on the three field goals by Chuck Nelson but didn't gain any breathing room until Flick hit reserve split end Ron Blacken on a 38-yard touchdown pass with 5:57 left in the game. The Oklahoma State Cowboys of the Big Eight Conference wouldn't give up. however, and pulled within six points at 24-18 when southpaw quarterback Jim Traber hit Mel Campell on a 15-yard touchdown pass, then hooked up with Campbell on a two-point pass conversion with 2:36 remaining. Flick, a 6-foot-3 senior, hurled a 17-yard touchdown pass to flanker Paul Skansi to give the Huskies of the Pac-10 Conference a 17-3 cushionin the third period. Flick then hit Skansi on a 2-yard conversion pass. Nelson's field goals were from 23. 36 and 46 yards. The win upped Washington's record to 3-1 while the Cowboys are winless in three games. Texas A&M 41, Tech 21 COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Quarterback David Beat, a senior starting his first game, weaved for four touchdowns and Leandrew Brown intercepted three passes and recovered a fumble as Texas A&M thrashed Texas Tech 41-21 Saturday. Touchdowns The Tar Heels, who have won four games without losing this season, scored twice In the second quarter. Tailback Kelvin Bryant went over from the one to cap a 43-yard drive. Later, Elklns fired a 17-yard pass to Amos Lawrence, who made a diving catch in the end zone. Elklns hit end Victor Harrison on an 8-yard touchdown pass In the third period. Later In that same quarter he connected on another touchdown pass, this one 1 5 yards to John Richardson. The Tar Heels added two points in the third period when Lawrence Taylor tackled quarterback Ted Peeples In the end zone for a safety. Hayes ran up his record of consecutive points after touchdown kicks to 52, surpassing the previous ACC mark of 51 held by Jay Sherrlll of North Carolina State. Harvard 15, Army 10 WEST POINT, N.V. - Quarterback Brian Buckley, who seriously Inlured his knee In the fourth quarter, scored two third-period touchdowns to lead undefeated Harvard to a 15-10 victory over Army In a college football game Saturday. Buckley, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound senior, scored c3 Oct. 5, 1980 Santa Cruz Sentinel-55 OS? A&M scored three touchdowns within 2:52 of the second quarter each set up bv a key defensive play by Brown for a 31-0 lead. Tech scored just before halftime on Ron Reeves' 11-yard pass to 150-pound wide receiver Jamie Harris and twice in the third quarter on a 10-yard toss to running back Greg Tyler and a 37-yard heave to Renie Baker. The A&M victory before 65,490 partisan fans erased concern that a recent drug investigation, resulting in the dismissal of three Aggie players, would hurt the team's future performances. Coach Tom Wilson inserted eight new starters in his line-up four each on offense and defense as the Aggies captured their Southwest Conference opener and raised their season record to 2-2. Tech fell to 2-3 and has lost both of its SWC games. Beal. a sub to Mike Mosley for most of his career, raced 20 yards for the first score and also had touchdown runs of 9 and 25 yards in the first half and a 32-yard scoring sprint with 3:38 remaining in the game. On Maryland on runs of 67 and 1 yards as the Crimson won their third game of the season. But Buckley went down in the fourth quarter, suffered possible torn cartilage and probably will miss the rest of the season. The Cadets, In suffering their second straight setback after two victories, saw their quarterback, Jerryl Bennett, Intercepted four times as he only completed seven of passes for 128 yards before giving way to T.D. Decker In the third quarter. Decker, who was last year's starter for Army, accounted for the Cadets' lone touchdown on a 1-yard keeper that capped a 46-yard, nine-play drive In the fourth quarter. Harvard, which held a 3-0 halftlme lead on a 24-yard field goal by Dave Cody, drove 70 yards in two plays the first time It had the ball In the third quarter, with Buckley going the 67 yards to make it 9-0. Rocky Delgadillo Intercepted Bennett on the ensuing series at the Harvard 2 and ran it back 4 yards. The Crimson then drove 94 yards In 10 plays climaxed by Buckley's 1-yard run midway through the period. Dave Aucoln finally got Army on the scoreboard with a 22-yard field goal with 4: 16 left In the quarter. The game was the first meeting between the two schools since 1951, with Harvard leading the series 18-13-2. Navy 21, Boston College 0 ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Fullback Kevin Tolbert ran for two touchdowns and quarterback Fred Reltzel passed to tight end Curt Gainer for another to carry Navy to a 21-0 victory over Boston College Saturday. Tolbert's touchdowns on runs of eight and seven yards came midway through the third quarter of what had been a tight defensive battle. AU. MAKES J H ilK m at k

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