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The Kansas City Star from Kansas City, Missouri • Page 197

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7ra V- Y'' V-v" wvyyv Vf -f f' Stuns State SS Iowa Barefooted lln Ankersen a native of Denmark kicked a 43-yard field goal with 58 seconds left In the game to give Oklahoma State a 13-10 victory over Iowa State in their Big Eight Conference finale Saturday John Corker Oklahoma star linebacker set up the winning kick by recovering an Iowa State fumble at the 47-yard line with 3 minutes 24 seconds left Oklahoma State drove to the Iowa State 17 behind the running of Worley Taylor who finished with 181 yards and after quarterback Harold Bailey was dropped for a 9-yard loss Ankersen split the uprights The field goal was Ankersen 's second of the game on four attempts and 12th of the season breaking the school record of 11 by Abby Daigle in 1974 The Cowboys finished 7-4 overall and wound up third in the Big Eight with a 5-2 record Iowa State closed at 3-8 and 2-5 the worst record since 1969 Iowa State pulled into a 10-10 tie with 5:14 left In the third quarter on a 4-yard touchdown run by Mike Payne and Alex extra-point kick But a pltchout by Terry Rubley of Iowa State bounced off the shoulder of Jack Seabrooke and was recovered by Corker to set up the winning score Taylor who gained 30 yards on the final drive scored Oklahoma only touchdown on a 9-yard run midway through the third quarter He fell just six yards short of 1000 yards for the year touchdown with 7:52 left in the third quarter capped a nine-play 63-yard drive and gave the Cowboys a 10-3 lead The first half ended 3-3 after a 27-yard field goal by Ankersen In the first quarter and a 25-yarder by Giffords in the second quarter Oklahoma State drove inside the Iowa State 20-yard line four times in the first half but had to settle for one field goal Ankersen who enrolled at OSU after coming to this country as an exchange student missed field goal attempts of 40 and 36 yards in the first half On another occasion the Cowboys were stopped on downs at the Iowa State 12 Associated Press Sims Following up his 282-yard day against Mizzou last week Sims rushed for 247 yards against Nebraska as Oklahoma won 17-14 in Norman Okla Like a wild hone running free Oklahoma's Billy Sims broke loose in the Nebraska secondary Saturday The Comhusken like Missouri the week before couldn't tame Running Wild Sims Oklahoma Shred Defense Rubley set up both Iowa State scores with his passing and finished with 18-of -31 for 229 yards A 38-yard pass from Rubley to Jim Knuth set up Giffords' field goal That play put the ball at the OSU 8 and after the drive stalled Giffords kicked his 3-pointer with 4:38 left in the half In the third quarter Rubley marched the Cyclones 75 yards in 10 plays for their only touchdown scored from the 15 Any discussion of Oklahoma is easily monopolized by talk of Sims Switzer hardly had coined the phrase last week than somebody printed T-shirts with the word on the front "There is simply none better than him" said Switzer "Especially in the "Now we re going to Miami and win said Switzer Any doubters? About the only bragging point for the Nebraska offense especially after Jeff second-quarter scoring pass to limping Jarvis Red wine was the guard-around play which the Huskers ran twice The play Is strange The quarterback lays the ball on the ground and rolls out with the other backs A guard after blocking then steps back and picks up the ball and runs around the end Someday it will be a great conversation piece for linemen John Havekost who gained 11 yards and Randy Schleusener who With that confidence as by the brazen Switzer the Sooners have become the winningest team of this 101-13-3 Switzer has compiled the winningest coaching 72-7-2 901 He is not a doubter "We knew it would be a tight fit this said Switzer I thought all along win it When things get tight we know what to do kinds glad that first TD of was called back because I want a 27-7 game It feels better and hurts more when Continued From Page IS back efforts with an interception Then the Huskers threw four consecutive incomplete passes on their final possession in the last minute The common kidding comment of "never a was heard in Oklahoma quarters It rings hauntingly true somehow "People expected us to lose two or three this said Paul Tabor senior offensive tackle never a game that comes up that Oklahoma players believe going to K-State Statistics Kansas Stats 0 3 3 0 6 Colorado 7 7 0 Colo Holmos 13 pass from Solomon (Flold Kick) KSU FG Jackson 27 Colo Willott 2 pass from Solomon (Flold kick) Turnovers Inexperience Haunt K- State FG Jackson 27 Colo Boobs 1 run (Flold kick) 22391 By Nick Larson Special to the Stir BOULDER Colo Turnovers and a young offense were as much to blame as anything else for Kansas 21-6 season-ending loss to to Colorado Saturday but James Walker defensive end found another reason defense really played well but we did get a little said the 6-foot-l 227-pound junior from Wichita you're out there as much as we were bound to give up a few points There have been a lot of times this season when our defense has had to control the tempo of the Darrell Dickey freshman quarterback who threw three two of which set up Buffalo said "In the first half we had some trouble with their 11-man rush We had some checks but sometimes they seemed to come and some to 321 for Colorado but the six-point output would have increased had Brown not dropped an apparent touchdown pass from Dickey late in the second quarter K-State trailed 7-3 at the time think if I had caught that touchdown pass It have been a different said Brown of the final outcome took my eyes off the ball I saw an open field down there It was my mistake had good field position today and I figure out what went wrong We just made too many mistakes I guess In the middle of the season we were scoring a lot of points but we do it today CU has some good players on the line and a good secondary especially No 14 (Mike Davis) and No 44 (Mark Split end John Liebe top receiver with two catches for 72 yards times they And we tell the Of the first theft that worked to advantage Dickey said was an option route where the receiver (LJ Brown) is supposed to go inside or outside He broke outside and ball carried over his head On that second one the back (Jim Otto) got tripped coming across the middle There was nobody there but the linebacker Bill Roe) and it hit him right in the Dickey who completed only 4-of-19 passes for 55 yards admitted that he tried to force the pass too many times things learned this season is not to force It in when covered and to know where my protection will be When you try to make something happen more times than not something bad will happen to K-State's offense produced 246 yards agreed with theory about tne defense contained Us pretty well Haynes and No 7 (Jesse Johnson) did a good job couple of times we could have gotten in and scored but we never got any Liebe said we just killed ourselves with mistakes has a good future as a said Liebe a junior from Manhattan hard for a freshman to step in and play in the Big Eight But he does a good job and reads defenses very well "It has been a disappointing season especially the last two said Liebe just haven't played too The loss was the Wildcats' third straight at Folsom Field where they last won in 1973 Colorado finished 2-5 in conference play and 3-8 overall INDIVIDUAL LiADIRS RUSHING Kansas Stato Brawn 19-94 Dearring 8-31 Mayors 8-24 Colorado Olandor 18-88 Boobo 21-60 Holmos 3-19 PASSING Kansas Stato Dickoy 4-19-3-55 Paris 2-M-7 Brown t-l-O-47 Colorado Solomon 1 2-20-1-166 Cyphers 0-1-0-0 Kansas Stato Llobo 2-72 Mayors 2-7 Black 1-15 Colorado Holmos 4-87 Boobo 3-14 Pugh M2 Colorado Drops Error-Prone 'Cats figured they would have to "But they said an observer break sooner or said the youn- retorted Dickey who still ger Dickey has three more years to play Gifts that serve all year 'round! Bostlk I 488 STEELCRAFT I (2335 25)5) (229278) Combination 5-pc Wrench Set Made of drop-forged steel Open End Set 399 Deluxe "POP" K106) Rivetool Kit (24M0) Rivetool winter changeable nosep-ieces plus 350 rivets Continued From Page IS the score midway through the second quarter driving to the Colorado 11 But the Buffaloes held and K-State settled for a 27-yard field goal by Jack-son Another Dickey Interception cost the Wildcats a second score With just 48 seconds left In the first half Colorado took over at the K-State 32 after linebacker Bill Roe made the first of two interceptions It took three plays to get to the testate 2 and Solomon then hit tight end Greg Willett with a pass that boosted lead to 14-3 at halftime The score was set up by a 40-yard pass by Solomon who had been sacked back to the 42 to Holmes again "That pass right before said Dickey long-yardage situation (thlrd-and-20 on the pass to Holmes) even letting them have the interception did something to spur them Despite trailing 14-8 at halftime testate had chances to come back In tfee second half The second play by Colorado in the third quarter resulted in a fumble that the covered But Dickey starting at the CU 22 could not direct the Wildcats anywhere and failed on a fourth-and-inches play at the Colorado 13 Later In the quarter Jackson kicked a second field goal from 27 yards and cut the Colorado lead to 14-8 A second failure by the Wildcats at the CU 26 later in the third quarter even though the score remained 14-8 pretty much killed the K-State chances even though more than a quarter remained "I was very pleased with the way the team said Coach Chuck Fairbanks of Colorado think the defensive team has played some very good games from week to week I thought the two times we stopped Kansas State on fourth down In short-yardage situations (In the third quarter) were big plays Colorado wrapped up the scoring in the final quarter when fullback Willie Beebe ran In from the 1 with 9:0 Electric (J07) Gun (M) load glue gun trigger control Vise-Grip9 (250) Gift Set (M403) Versatile! 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