The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on November 11, 1951 · Page 9
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The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska · Page 9

Lincoln, Nebraska
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Sunday, November 11, 1951
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At Last! NU Nips l - State Bv WAIT noRiuvs . .. - r.. ... . IB n.YnP WTTTTmc'i - irtn ,A,.,4 - succession of four straight defeats, Nebraska's underdog C swept Iowa State off its feet with a four - touchdown n third penord and then went on to win 34 - 27 in a 60 - min nere baturday afternoon. More than 15,600 partisan Cyclone fans sat stunned as the Huskers came from behind a 21 - 7 halftime defieit to whin the Iowa Staters at their own game. Operating from the TCU spread with Johnny Bordogna in the role of giant killer, the Huskers caught the Cyclones partially off - guard although in the waning minutes of the battle thev resorted m the Celone M;,MM f " '' 1 ""' " rl''ir and the ( ,v. :.. . . " : V,' lowi State1! first touchdown in the nuttal pn .. ! Mann's Wm Waal xHKtouchto aaa7aaaaamaaaaamaaal BaaaVBSaaaaV aaaaW V aaaaaaaaaaaOilaaaaaSfl H 1 k SPaaW SIETf K ibb JafaHaBLtBBaflH LH l nil' Gilford's 1HB : jjjpjP li B laVL vBaVH Dump NOVAK LEADS TOUCHDOWN PARADE - Kay Novak Sooners But Win, Missouri Oklahoma KS&tSr' - ? t OKLAHOMA, which has only Yards penalized 36 82 ilowa State and Nebraska to deal rmTmDT. rr, vvith before hoisting another pen - LOLUMBIA, Mo. iJP). Tony nant, outscored Missouri two Scardino, a 164 - pound Missouri touchdowns to one in the third freshman, scared the daylights out quarter but was shackled, six of Oklahoma, completing 23 of 42 points to nothing by the inspired passes for 365 yards, but his ef - , Tigers in the last period, forts fell short as the Sooners! Buddy Leake. Oklahoma's marched toward a fourth straight strung running fre.shman halfback, Big Seven football title with a 34 - who picked up 129 yards in 20 20 $ry. rushes, scored two of the Sooner uRidnoma was ueci only once, 7 - 7 in the first quarter, and was behind. The mighty Sooners notched their fourth conference victory against no losses and stretched their league victory Scardino's passes were ruled complete beca interference, but those didn't show in the statistics, where interference is counted as penalty yardage. Two of his tosses were caueht out of bounds and didn't count either. Twice Scardino passed Missouri to 80 yard touchdown drives. The little man had nine successive completions, beginning with his first toss of the game from a wide spread formation. The 21,500 fans who witnessed the game in perfect football weather must have felt after the first Oklahoma touchdown a li - yard return of a pass interception by Tackle Ed Rowland that Missouri was in for a real shellacking. J i m Weatherall converted, one of his four for the day, and Oklahoma led 7 - 0. Then Scardino came in and Mis souri shifted from its split to wido spread. One rushing pi, good for one yard, and five Scar dino passes put Missouri ov its first touchdown. Scardir Junior Wren on the 33 - yard ing play and Paul Fuchs' co sion tied it up. Oklahoma's power struck telling effect in the second Orange Bowl iB'slSiFj Inks 'Wrecks MIAMI, Fla. (JP). Georgia Tech'water - logged sod while a was signed to play in the Orange wirci made 26,598 fans shive Bowl game Jan. 1, 1952. their seats. Stuart W. Patton. president of ' the Orange Bowl committee, said negotiations had been completed The selection was made prior to Saturday's Georgia Tech - V.M.I. game. It will be Georgia Tech's fourth trip to the Orange Bowl. Tech won two and lost one in pre - vious appearances. They defeated Missouri, 21 - 7 in 1940, lost to Tuisa, 26 - 12 in 1945 and beat Kan - sas, 20 - 14 in 1948. KgJgM I PER (1S)M gJJ Jiff 1 Scared, 34 - 20 The Sooners marched 77 ! yards, Fullback Suck McPhail jscoring, and 74 - yards, Eddie ICrowder counting, for touchdowns, and Oklahoma turned the half ahead 21 - 7. touchdowns. Wren was Scardino's most able target. The frail senior halfback took in nine Scardino tosses for 160 yards. Willson. end. took Scardino pass for a Missouri touchdow OKI hom Hums. I urnrlmv ( ' Hearon"' Hack v - rouvU r ' Lrnkr. ' 1 1 i ni LiikUv - ;,u.r ior - ch.iiu . Kollin p. Sil Lordo. t iarkson! U rcn, Sthoonmak. r no. Karon. Mtr,h,M. W H.itk Fox. Kcsslrr. ix '.MKlv.l,mns It.nvlaml Jfflggflt tJ I. n. U ilKnn PVT. Ku,h, , UCLA Edges Oregon State Jill lofrs KllO - p liUr3tB Rutgers broke open a c test and gave the Scark victory over Brown bef Russ Sandblom scored c end around and Howa: took a pass interception it 15 yards for the other final score came late ii quarter. - Slj How Top 70 Teams Fared Bob Decker's conversion left the scarlet trailing by only seven first down on the enemy 11 ' ' ' " work's ' A s c i a'ted it, - pull fared Saturday; g . . . ,4 , . m . ... .. After losing time vards on a try at the line Johnny pitched ( D Tennessee crushed WasnmiMnn and Lee, 60 - 14. Nebraska took to the air after forcing a Cyclone kick with a strike to George PaMiich from the 14 Decker trussed his mdv , Illinois wallowS Iowa 40 - H iogna flipping to Dick Regier for the starter to givo NU a fust conversion of the afternon hat the Huskers were out m hunt t , m , JEm n on the Iowa State 32. Regier stumbled or he might have stay. j J J prinVeton h 11 k d H d M 13 plunks over from thv 4 lor PhotD by ONE OF SIXTEEN This pass, hauled in by Freshman Jim Cederdahl from Quarterback John Bordogna, was one of 16 completed by the air - minded Scarlet during the afternoon. This one was flood for a seven yard gain. (Staff Photo by Bob Gorham.) Plenty of Joy in Dressing tty NORMS ANDERSON AMES. Ia. - J. William Gla, ford, boss of the Nebraska Co skers free ride here Saturday. His Huskers, overwhelmed with oy after winning their first game of the season, picked up the men - tor and carried him off the field their shoulders. Others tossed up their helmets, wrestled and hugged each other at nchismn oi the - 2i victory of I a i 1 (! I lu w.i Mate. "It looks like the drouth is Kiinnuu outbMoiu as ne aught his breath the dressing M, . . . real game, added ir defensive play NEBRASKA game," was th Stuber, the can off the Texas Christian spread. Glassford had tried to keep secret regarding spread until ska's line rushed the first touchdown in the biggest scoring spree staged by Ralph Fox.) Room This Time harder than any we've seen this year," commented Dick Mann, the great Cyclone sophomore passer. "M that Minnick is i men. he? Thought at times ster i he w Mai mate, o eat me alive." Mann's battery e for Linebacker he Huskers. ike a ton of coal Bob l 'He feral times," grinned Schmidt, tow - head who resembles the llUSkei.; B....b !b - ia.ld5 The Nebraska blocking Al WAS iov in the Hup, dressing room. You d better give my boy a go6d write - up," veiled Jones nr,y. f, ' Tl,'r, , , . , , . ,,. ' He pointed to John Bordogna. one of his Turtle Creek high school mates. Bordogna, whose passing and running off the spread was the Husker's key weapon, just laughed and said, "We just had to win this one. Minnick, defensive tartar per usual, was kidded about this la - o i d interception and 17 - yard est 1951 total. A large contingent from Storm Lake, Lt., where Bobby played baseball Husker waiter! I him outside the dressing ro Fullback Ray Novak and .Jim :ederdahl, the 17 - year - old fresh - nan halfback, drew extra back - Novak scored three touchdowns, the highest a Husker has regis - tered this year. Cederdahl average 12 yards, nearly broke loose one - ;n,n caught five passes for HIS yards His faking on pass patterns was tnn Aru beMolth. - THE TOTAL of 79 passes thrown was a Big Seven record. Mann hit 22 of 41 for 243 yars .,,, ,,. ,, ,,,' ing in the seend h quite as sharp as the first half showing. "If Iiek had been hitting in the fourth quarter like he did hi the second, I think we would have won," commented Stuber. set by Bill Weeks homa 1949. Most passes had against Okla 's one sea !Ofd of 1951. the Huskers this year. (Staff Buffs Plaster Utes BOULDER, Colo fH). Shackling Utah's hlghlv rat. d ,a: nu! game Coloiado's Hnltah.e, pheteied wMt 'TrlT Ur:VZ UV Mist beating - " rivalry. C olorado hard running backs sliced the Utfi line to ribboni with a devastating exhibition pped by a font - touehdow n out - ou.m n toe ,0,0,1,1 pei.on. H EI BArK ME K WIN II avtng the last hoi of his cTl: Z"L m;r with ' he hall - dike , Hut0'":'.,' . so ,,'"! "ot th his bull - like charges, he was only one of a hall doen ball an let s who ran the Utes ragged. Sophomore Halfback s ROtdlie Johnson, Woody Shelton and Freshman Carroll Hardy led Alert defending bad ,i ;,,t fled the Utes' pa.ving game. Quarterback Tom Duhlmsky, the nation's fourth - ranked passer until Saturday, completed only 10 for 29 fOl 104 yard, Colotade steamed along the ground for 4ii vards and held Itah to 53. Of I'Uh's seven first downs, all were made in the air. Zack Jordan's passing and' Johnson's running accounted for two of the fourth period scores and then reserves took over and th - v .,! ed twee Two of these. Halfback Ron Gray and End Carl f isher, electrified the crowd with fizzled Brookshii - , fourth period. - mi' the hah - tirne show at the 18th 10. annual Orange Bowl grid classic iNew Year's day. Speedy Spartans KAST LANSING, Mich. tPl. Big to come from behind to win their Dick Panin poured through the last four games, starting with a center of the Notre Dame hue lor 24 - 20 thriller against Ohio State, M yards and i touchdown on were at their season's peak Satur - Miohlgan State , plav to day 'I'hey ground out 351 yards touch off a spaiklmg football of u, iush.ue. .,;!,,. t 104 for Notre tenaiva thai brought victory to the speedy Spartans, :i5 - 0. Wai UM WorH defeat a Notre ne team coached by Frank by ever suffered, the ptevious i mark having been Purdue's score n Al "s 1 1 i p j i s i u . run of the day and set the pacity crowd of 51,296 into a frenzy. Unbeaten Michigan State, 'r'4 ' VUOV Sings the IHues Mi.h il'i. aid Goa. I, " U JWa ' ''!. - Dame Although the Irish dressing room was ftneral quiet, Ltehy could hardly be heard as he mumble! out answers to the questions of the jostling newspapermen. "It's a rough way to make a living, gents,' Leahy said. "It's i, ".'u . . J V i 1 rougn," no repealed. "Now I ..V... .,, ' ' ' '.T,,', ,' ,, M team." Leahy said of - Jgnn state. "They the he - t team we've played this season. We were never in the ball game." "We'll come hack." he nmm - S H t point. "We'll he hack another " mmed ' nun me lasi play .,1 the thud pe - iod did the Irish get to mi'lfi.dd. Bill Barrett's pant that rolled dead OH State - s V set the Mage at the very start of the game for Puriin spectacular run. The l?J"'"ntL fu,'ba, l him hied the hall on . aImot 1 "aariernack Al Dorow and nakeri revei'sc' m the : then broke Notre Dame s closely - ran 9 yards to the l after bunched secondary before any - Athey's first recovery, and Full - one realized what had happened. Dack Richard Parma banged John PetitbOH set off in hot pur - ha the decisive tally, suit iiirl almost snared Panin on KOi,11 QI'ARTERBACK LARRY Tsbell I he dynam,, Spartans, who hari maMer - minded the hard hittimz Gophers Win First Big 10 Game, 16 - 14 Paul Giel and from Giel to Ron Engel gave Minnesota a pair of first half touchdowns. Then Gordy Holz, Gopher freshman tackle, nabbed Dick Ashburn of Indiana in the Hoosier end zone for the hig two points. Aft. that Indif ..r - c with two touchdowns by Fullbc Gene Gedman getting Cly 1 1 Smith's Hoosiers back in the ri lining after a pass interception a a fumble set up the opportu An Indiana fumble halted ai other apparent t o u c h d o w i th plunges took the ball to the half - toot mark where the game ended. Irish, 35 - 0 Dome and made a net of 463 to Notre Dame's 189. This was the first tune a Notre Dame h am had been scoreless since Army and the Irish fought to a 0 - 0 tie in 1946. An 11 - inch snow wan cleared oil the field and stands before the game and praying condi - tions were almost perfect, with a M - degree temperature and a bright sun. The game, one of the biggest of the day nationally. east and broadcast on five networks. Michigan State, fifth - ranked ""'iwn.dlV '""I aiming for the top, I ' a - uh'd a hewiK w ildei uig array of headed up by little N - iro tackle. die best but he was eloselv nrocrt by Vlnce Pisa no, Don McAuliffe, Al Dorow and Bill Wells. Baylor Sinks Texans AUSTIN, Tex. (P). Sophomore Jerry Coody, who was supposed to he crippled, scored Baylor's initial touchdown and paved the ... y'.7n.lC Texas, which usually thrives on h opponent' mistakes, saw the tables reversed as Baylor Guard Bill Athey recovered Texas fum - blCS to help set up two Bear touchdowns in the final period. 1 Coody, a shifty 182 - pounder from Tills,., Okla., pulled Baylor Baylor attack to a victory which Coach Ge i the "big Bay - lor the hampi. re. However, Bay. lor has lost one and tied one while winning two in league play and must rely on TCU's losing twice in order for Baylor to become Cotton Bowl host. Baylor grabbed its third touchdown after Athey seized a fumble by Texas' Don Barton on the Texas 32. Halfback Don Carpenter carried four times to score, his initial try getting 2!! yards, and the final thrust coming at the L While Baylor, the team with the reputation for passing, stuck to the ground for all three touchdowns, the ground - gaining Texas ito score. End Tom Stolhandske caught a 15 - vard bullet pass from Don Barton just before the half. I SHELL GAINED partic ; Baylor knocked 10 team. ie ran and passed his k team to a 20 - 20 tie only to see e Bobby Dillon return one of his i - punts' 84 yards for a Texas vic - d tory in the final period, i - An Isbell punt this year put Texas in the hole on its 11 and preceded the Texas fumble which led to Baylor's winning touch - Coodv lugged the ball 16 times unt also helped move i striking distance just scampered for his Bay he fort jtouchdowr

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