The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on November 25, 1956 · Page 11
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ViJlaiiova . 26 I-Slatc . . . . 0 2-Ii I. Sl. . 38 K-Slatc ... 17 Pn^e 2>li Michigan . 19 Ohio St. . . 0 Pajj^e 6-/Í Tennessee . 20 Kentucky . . 7 I*ap¡o 6-H Minnesota . 13 Wisconsin . 13 • • • • Pa^e 6-B Pitt Penn St. . P«ge 2-B 7 7 ^ •* •’ *■ V ' 'v - ' S«; t JO ì I B—LlfíCOLK, K®0., SUNDAY, NOVÏMBER ÎS, »5« i: Buffs Tune Up For Bowl With Convincing38-7 Win -Petersen (T) Seventy-nine yards in 17 plays . . . then Huskers take to the air from the five-yard line. Statistics „ . Ariion« Colorado Fir.ft downs ................ I.' jg Ru.shing yrrdage .............. l.se 2T Passing yardage .................... 80 3 »; P»-SM* 9-34.8 5-18 Fumbles lost ....... I o Varcis penalized 50 55 Bob Stransky’s running and pasS' ing helped put Bayuk in scoring po- yards and Eddie Dove went around left end for 10 yards on a double sition, and Stransky got a touch- reverse for the other scores down himself with a 33.yard run .n; Fishman Sal Gonzales ran 22 TUCSON, Ariz. (/Pi—C o 1 o r a d o closed out Its regular season and tuned up for the Orange Bowl Saturday night by overpowering Arizona 38-7. The Buffaloes are awaiting their Orange Bowl opponents to be named from the Atlantic coast Conference. Bob Jones of Clemscn was the only possible opponent in the scouting ( box Saturday night. He saw noth-1 ing but Colorado’s routine plays John (The Beast) Bayuk rammed his way 1 foot, I yard and 2 yards for three touchdowns. the final period. Ray Engel ran a kickoff back 11-Man All-Staters JSanied Today yards wdth 2.40 remaining. The victory was Colorado's seventh against two defeats and a tie. Football Sunday Journal and Star sports writers Jim Raglin and Ron Gibson name their choices for the all - state 11 - man high school football teams after compiling the votes of coaches and officials. Colorado 7 6 7 18- -38 Arizona 0 0 0 7-7 Colorado scoring - Touchdowns; l>ove (10- runt; Bayuk 3 (1 foot, 1, Z-plunge.st; Stransky (33run); Engel (78kickofi return). Conversions: Indorf 2. Arizona -scoring—Touchdown: Gonzalez (22-run). Conversion: Gonzalez. Sports Slate Page 5-B Blair Missiiiir Big Seven Oklahoma 54 NEBRASKA 6 Villanova 26 Iowa State 0 Michigan State 38 Kansas State ........................ 17 Colorado 38 .....................Arizona 7 Big Ten Micnigan 19 Ohio State 0 Iowa 48 ...................Notre Dame 8j MELBOURNE fUP) — Cliff Northwe.stern 14 Illinois 13 i Blair, the American hammer Minnesota .. (tie) . Wisconsin 13! thrower who was dropped from Purdue 39 ...................... Indiana 20! the Olympic team Friday, dis- Others I appeared Sunday after cancelling Tulsa 14 ...........................Wichita 6 Sunday National Football — Pittsburgh Steelers V. Chicago Cardinals, TV Ch. 10, 1 p.m. Tncfeday Ivocaj Basketball—Nebraska Varsity. V. Nebraska Frosh, NU Coliseum, 8 p.m. Speedy Soonermen Spoil Pete’s Homecoming Visit By DON BRYANT Staff Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla.—Bud Wilkinson’s unmerciful Oklahoma Soon- ers, galloping at full speed toward their second straight national title and their third successive unbeaten season, Saturday afternoon bat- * tered the Nebraska Cornhuskers,, 54-6, I With 46,000 Band Day partisans I yelling encouragement, the magnificent Norman Conquerors dazzled spectators and Huskers alike with their speed, deception and power as they chalked up another undisputed Big Seven championship. Bud and his former star pupil, Oklahoma, Including fies-tl. Pete Elliott. (jini Tatum’s Sooners tied with Clendon Tromas, Billy Pricer, Kansas in 1946.) Carl Dodd, Jimmy Harris, Jerry This was the s e c o n d-highest Tubbs, Bill Brown and a host of point total registered by the Soon- others were here too, and their j ors against Nebraska and the fi- {•ombined efforts left the C o r n -1 nal count equaled the 1954 point huskers—big-hearted to be sure, | spread of 48. That fall the Sooners ____________ ' won here, 5.5-7. Stdtisfirs Kirv( downs, tvrned First dowiu, rushing First downs, pa-.ini Hushing, net yjrd^ Hushing, ptt a\g per pUy Hushing, yards lost l’asse* ( ompleled .. I’assing. net yards , Total »ds, rushing M' ' t ; 1 or 21 1,2 50(> . 4 Í 3» T of Î . SO HO « of 12 150 All-American Tommy McDonald. ! r, passínn . » Pdiss inlrrcei)ii>o A 1 ' t'diss ir truly a great collegiate player, wa-s ■ Fuming here to score two touchdowns and k'/ckofH"’'’'’' snare passes with reckless aban- )'isitofi nmhick* j , )‘| Its bliu k.-d by “On. . l-umhirs lost But he was only one of 55 Soon- * ers to see action as Wilkinson pa- KtH 0 ds .. 30.3 av 0 yds 40 T) av 153 yds 0 . 4 . 3 h yds «.I« : ■ yds 32.T tv 45 sd <>l Brilliant Statistics give the brutal truth concerning Oklahoma’s brilliant offensive and defensive strength. Out-first-downing the Huskers, 24-11, Oklahoma’s unstoppable offense—the best in the nation, jus) a.s the Sixiners are the best club- rolled for 636 yards, while Nebraska was held to 232. With Clendon Thomas, the junio! 4s... av half of the touchdown dynamo of yds 1 4 4;: yds McDonald and Thomas, Inr .. sprinting for KM) yards, the Wilkinsons romped for 506 yards on the * * ‘ “takes pass on goal line. ... vs. o.. a.v*uu rviiAiu/vui. pu* ' , . with added 130 in the a;r, Slants-“ H St.” f : ‘'r,'’ ZT with .McDonalds’ unbelievable \fler Olympic Cut Georgia Tech 28 ........... Florida 0 Alabama 13 (tie) Miss. Southern 13 Auburn 13 .................Florida St. 7 Clemson 7 .....................Virginia 0 LSU 21 ....................... Arkansas 7 Duke 21 .....................N. Carolina 6 TCU 20 .................................Rice 17 Baylor 26 ...............................SMU 0 Tennes.see 20 ........... Kentucky 7 Houston 20 Texas Tech 7 Columbia 18 ............... Rutgers 12 Dartmouth 20 Pitt 7 . (tie) Yale 42 . Boston College 52 Washington 40 California 20 ........ BYU 34 ................. .. Princeton 0 . . Penn St. 7 . .Harvard 14 Brandies 0 Whsh. State 6 .,. Stanford 18 Air Academy 21 use 10 ............................ UCLA 7 Mores scores* Page 6-B* Col. 7 out his return reservation back to the U.S. Blair was accused by the American Olympic Committee of allowing the Boston Globe to publish articles under his name in violation of the Olympic rules, A United States Olympic team spokesman said a return ticket had been purchased and given to Blair on a plane departing from Sydney Sunday morning. Pan American said Blair had cancelled this reservation at 5.45 Saturday night, and said he would be reachable through the American team at the Olympic village. The Americans at the village, however, said they had “no idea” what happened to Blair or wher« he was reachable. laucu ti Kdia gnairon giants <, during the first match between’^*?® blistering pace set by the “— ...........— I champions—in a constant state of ! dizziness. Any thoughts that the Oklahomans were planning to show pity j yards" to their former assistant coach’s : -rup,' Hii«:kpr charges were quickly dispelled. The Sooners, running from numerous formations, just turned on the steam at the outset and kept things humming throughout. V’hen it was over, there were more records to consider. Oklahoma’s box score: Consecutive wins—39 (ties ail catches helping no end. Nebraska’s top ground gainer was Larry Naviaux, the Lexington sophomore who carried seven times for 53 breakdown shows 172 yards gained rushing, with 80 coming via seven pass completions in 24 attempts. TDs E^a.sy Way For Oklahoma it was a case of making touchdowns the easy way —long runs and long passes—and the Sooners scored in every quar- I Oklahoma jumped to a 14-0 first “^'quarter lead. The Sooners added school and athletic clubs.) Consecutive games without ^ second for a 34-poinC rnnviAzoiiiv« «i« v: others in the third quarter and I onsecutivc Big Tveven games without cicf(‘at or tie — 29. Conse<*utive games scored in — 115. Consecutive Big Seven titles under Bud Wilkinson—9. Consecutive Big Seven titles in- seven then .settled for a mere points in the final stanza. Nebraska's lone touehiiown came the hard way—a grueimg 79-yard niarch that ended when Quarterback Gordie Englert pitched a five- yard pass to Sophomore End Clar- Bail thrown over the shoulder . . , Nebraska scoresi eluding tie under Wilkinson—10. Oklahoma tied with Kansas in 1947, W’ilkinson’s first year.) Consecutive Big Seven titles by 1 Continued on Page 2-B, Coi, 2 enee Cook in the end zone. Cook made a great catch of the ball,

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