The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on October 1, 1961 · Page 37
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How Dennis Stuewe Scoots to His First TD as a Husker NU's Dennis Stuewe tries left end .,. . With help from other Husker friends , . . . . . Here’s last threat, from Wildcat Joe Hernandez , , . Thornton Suffers Slight Concussion , Bill (Thunder) Thornton suffered a slight concussion in the 14-14 tie with Arizona Saturday afternoon and was sent to Student Health for overnight observation. Thornton was sitting in front of his locker talking to newsmen when he started complaining of a headache. “It wasn’t the wet field,” he said, referring to a couple of plays in which he tripped and fell. “I guess I was playing too close and ran into my own men.” Then he started holding his head, then shaking it and assistant coach George Kelley summoned NU therapist 4ieorge Sullivan. After a quick examination y X Individuals Nebraska and application of ice bags, Sullivan said, “It looks like he may have a slight concussion.” Only other NU injury was suffered by Dennis Stuewe, a re-sprain of his ankle. Big Bob Brown, one of the finest line prospects to come Nebraska’s way in a long time, trudged off the field after Arizona had tied the Huskers, 14-14, accepting congratulations for his play from well-wishers — and shaking his head. “That’s the quickest team I’ve ever seen,” the huge tackle said. “That little guard—I don’t know his name—was really quick.” Most of the Cornhuskers shared Brown’s respect for the Wildcats who carried the fight all afternoon. But it was a silent locker room, the Huskers quietly indicating they were disappointed with a tie, but thankful they hadn’t been defeated. Tri-captain Don Purcell DRESSING ROOM ^ called the Wildcats a “well- conditioned team. “I imagine it was a good game to watch,” he said. “Lots of excitement. And I hope you (press) don’t talk like we lost—we didn’t and we’re still undefeated. Now we have to go out and prove ourselves again.” Dennis Claridge, sophomore quarterback, sat dejectedly in front of his locker, hanging his head. “They were all good,” he said of the Wildcats. “I screwed up so many times, I still can’t believe it, I guess I lost the game all by myself. STATISTICS RUSHING Alt. Gain Lost Net Claridge 4 1811 7 'nsomton 7 413 -9 Clare 2 5 0 3 Comstock 2 5 03 JohxuwQ 7 30 tí 30 Rose 1 6 0 6 Meade 1 3 0 3 cnay 3 7 34 Stuewe 4 28 P.ASSIN'G 0 28 Att. Compì. Inte. Tds. Claridge 11 6 P.ASS RECEIVING 0 53 No. Yds. TD Huge 3 26 1 Purcell I 8 0 Tomlinson 19 6 Stuewe 1 PUNTING No. 12 0 Avg. Cobb 6 37.2 (Haridge 2 41.5 KICKOFF EETCBNS Yds. No. Thornton 1 25 Qaridge I 6 PUNT RETURNS Yds. No. Stuewe 2 5 Clare 1 1 PASS INTERC. Yds. No. Power* 1 Arizona RUSHING 17 .4tt. Gain Los.*» Set tvilson 1 13 0 13 Thompson 24 191 14 177 Hernandez 7 19 2 17 Carney 2 5 05 Christy 7 38 0 38 Mince 3 8 0 8 Kenley 3 11 0 11 Faulk* 3 19 0 19 Knott 1 9 PASSING 0 9 Att. ComM. Intc. Yda. WUson 13 5 PASS RECEIVING I 70 No. Yda. . TD Hernandez 3 35 0 Renner 1 7 1 Thompson 1 PUNTING 28 0 • No. Avf. WUson « 33.8 KICKOFF RETURNS Yds. Player No. Hernandez z 31 Kenley I 13 PUNT RETURNS Yds. Player No. Kenley 15 A Garis 1 ¿ Faulks 1 5 SUNDAY Oct 1 3:30 P.M. Lineups Nebraska Loft eads—Jfcn Hug«, Don Purcell. Left tackles—Bob Jones, Ed Mitcbell. Left «uands—Dwain CarlsMi, Dallas Dyer, John Kirby. Centers ~ Mick THnglrtKrff, George Haney, Ron Michka. Right guards—Tyrone Rotoertaon, Gary Toogood. Right tackle* — Lloyd V om , Archie Cobb, Bob Brown, A1 Fischer. Right ends — Larry Tomlitwon, Dick McDaniel. Quarterbacks—Dennis Claridge, Ron .Meade. Leit halfs—Bill Thu.-nton, Warren Powers. Right half»—Dennis Stewe, Willie Ross, Bernie Clay, Pat Clare. Fullbacks—Rudy Johnson, Bill Comstock. Arizona Le#t ends—Ken Co(A. Larry Williams. Left tackles—Vem Alexander, Carl Runk. Left guards—Howard BreUuag, Jim Osborne. Centers—Boil Garis, Gene Bubaki, Walt Knotts. Right guards—J o h n Smull, Virgil Grant. Right tackles—Dennis Underwood. Gerald Zcman. Right end»—John Renner, Jim Singleton. Quarterbacks — Eldie Wil.son, Bill Brechler. Left halfs—Bobby Lee Thompson, Jim Faulks. Right halfs — Joe Hernandez. Walt Mince, Eddie Pollard, Gary Kenley. FuUbacks—John Carney, Ted Christy, Dave Knott. Arizona Ace Outgains NU Thompson Claws for Wildcats; Kansas State Next Opposition SUPER MODIFIED STOCK CAR RACES •A POINT STANDING COMPETITION ^ FASTEST CARS IN THE lilDWEST a RACES START AT 3:30 P.M. 8 THRILL PACKED EVENTS Lincoln Speedways CAPITOL BIACH Big Dog Start of thp second half was held up by the broken field running of a huge St. Bernard dog. Finally 3 sideliners, with the aid of an Arizona back, captured the dog and led him off the field. ____ ISose Guard Penalty Husker end Larry Tomlinson made a great defensive play by lunging over blockers to throw a Wildcat back for a loss, but got assessed a 15-yard penalty. In hog-tying the Wildcat, he got hold of the back’s nose guard—and automatic penalty. Sideline Goal Strolling in front of the East Stadium before the game was a billy goat, adorned with a sign which read: “Kappa Says Beat Arizona.” Continued from Page ID. with a 2-point conversion went awry when his pass to Renner was incomplete. Nebraska nursed that 7-6 lead into half time. Then came another break when Thompson couldn’t get hold of a pitchout and Tyrone Robertson recovered on the Wildcat 22. After Thronton lost 5 yards, Claridge passed to Dennis Stuewe for 12 yards and fullback Rudy Johnson broke for 9 more and a first down on the 6. Stuewe, getting an offensive opportunity, swept around left end to score untouched. Meade made it 14-6 and things looked brighter. But there were still some 26 minutes left and they belonged almost entirely to Ari- ZOi . Wilson marched the invaders right back with a 79-yard drive, mixing passing and running and the unexpected thrusts of fullback Ted Christy. Thompson, who rushed for an amazing net of 177 yards -out-gaining the Cornhuskers singiehandedly—ripped in for the score from 24 yards out. Wilson passed to end Larry Williams for the 2-point conversion to’ tie it up. Nebraska’s play was disappointing. The Huskers rushed for just 79 yards and passed for only 55 while Arizona ran for 29*7 and passed for 70. The Huskers’ waiting defense was a far cry from the aggressive play against North Dakota. The supposedly gargantuan line was ripped and trapped by the lighter Wildcats. Nebraska could carry the ball into Arizona territory only twice under its own power. If there are such things as moral victories, this one belongs to Arizona, Not only did the Wildcats completely dominate the game but they also lost the ball 3 times on fumbles, had pass interference called on them and were tagged for 11 penalties for 98 yards. Next up for Nebraska is a trip to Kansas State to begin the Big 8 title chase. Score by quarters: But they were a fine team.” Claridge, who told Bill Jennings, “I’m sorry, coach,” said he was “real proud of our line up front.” Tackle Bob Jones sat quietly peeling off tape and said. “Their backs were quick.” End Jim Huge, who caught the first NU touchdown pass of the season, said Arizona was “a fine team,” while guard Tyrone Robertson said: “They were quick and good—with a lot of hustle and fire.” Asked what he thought of the Wildcats, end Dick McDaniel who last week set a school record with 5 pass catches, said, “I wasn’t in long enough to know.” While Archie Cobb was disappointed about not winning, he was happy about one thing. He has not received any orders to active duty with the Army and will not report with the Wahoo National Guard unit Sunday. Cobb had put on a square- toed kicking shoe and was ready to try for a long-distance field goal late in the game, but the Huskers never got close enough for the attempt. NU assistant C 1 e t u s Fischer, who helped scout Arizona last week, said, “They had a bettor ball dJub than 1 thought they did— and 1 thought they were good. They didn’t show much last week after they got 4 touchdowns in the first half.” . But Stuewe completes 7-yard scoring run. Not Satisfied With Tie ‘Cats Moan Over Penalties, Fiimhles—But Still Grateful By Armand Schneider If there has ever been an emotional vacuum, it was in the Arizona dressing room after the game. There was no glee at having tied favored Nebraska. There was little disappoint- Wayiie Harriers Win Wayne — Wayne State opened its cross-country sea- some. too. son by defeating Midland College, 18-41. Ken Katzer came in first for Wayne, followed by three other teammates, Charles Borg, Carl Owczarzak and John Kruse. ment at failing to beat the Cornhuskers after seemingly outplaying them. There was nothing but casual conversation. Wildcat head coach Jim LaRue stood his ground in a far corner of the dressing room. “Yes, penalties hurt. They’re the death of any team. But Nebraska got Longhorns Stampede Texas Teelu 42-11 “The ref did the right thing when he picked up the ball ending the game. We used up our time outs Wildcat DRESSING ROOM i « 0—14 7 0-14 Score PRACTICE SHOOT Everybody Welcome 1:30 P.M. Sunday, Oct. 1st Shelli for Solo SALT VALLEY GUN CLUB t MiIm North of “0” St. SotwooH 14th onil 27th St. Floi'ida State Ties Florida, .‘W Gainesville, Fla. W — Roy Bickford, a “wild card” defensive specialist for Florida State, blocked a punt and set up a field goal that heavily favored Florida could barely match Saturday and the state rivals played a 3-3 tie. Bickford, a former quarterback who now plays only as defensive safety man, raced in on Florida’s expert punter, Don Ringgold, early in the game and bounced the ball backward, Bickford then ran it to the Florida 17, where Ringgold tackled him. Florida State couldn’t turn the early break into a touchdown but sophomore John Harlee booted his first college field goal for 29 yards on ^ down. FlorUU Stet* ...........................3 « • d-1 ri®rM* ................. ........ § s « rm—FG M Fla~FG Cath 28 Attendance—44,000 Arizona ...................... 0 fi .Nebraska ..................... 0 7 Scoring Summary; Time Gone 2nd 0:0.1. Nebraska—Claridge to Huge 4 pass. PAT— Meade, Kick good N 7, A 0 14:35, Arizona—Wilsoa to Renner 7 pass. PAT—Wilson to Renner pass no good N 7, A 6 Ird 3:40, Nebraska—Staew* 6 run. PAT—Meade, kick. *ood .........................................N M. A « 9:20. Arizona — Thompson 24 run. PAT—Wilson to WHIlams pas», good ..............................N 14, A 14 Officials—Referee, Josep4i Paulson; Umpire, Jack Ta.vlor; Linesman, Cecil Walker; Field Judge. Stina Cain; Back Judge, William .Schmitz. Austin (JV-T'he University of Texas Longhorns stampeded a scrappy but badly outclassed Texas Tech team 4214 Saturday night. The victory put 6th nationally ranked Texas on top of the Southwest Conference football heap by taking the first conference game. had run up a slaggering 391 yards rushing to Tech’s 119. The story was told in the first half when the Steers w^ent to the dressing room with 35 points to the Red Raiders’ 7. The last half was merely postscript, written mainly by Texas reserves. The Raiders came to life once in each half and put to- 72 The Texas football machine no sooner got the ball than it gether scoring drives of began to grind out yardage i ^ yards, and scores. When the final After Texas had scored on gun sounded, the Longhorns 33 and 9-yard runs in the first I period, halfback .limmy Saxton stunned the Raiders with a 78-yard scamper around end early in the second quarter. Reserve fullback Eldon Moritz had a perfect night in the extra point department, kicking 6 straight. Halfbacks Saxton and Jerry ARIZ. NFB. First Downs Rushing 1.1 3 First Downs Passing .3 3 First Downs by Penalties .. ... 11 TOTAL FIRST DOWNS 17 6 Number Attempts Rushing 53 31 Yards Gained Rushing ......... ...313 106 Yards Lost Rushing .......... ...18 27 North Carolina Tips State Rival Chapel Hill, N.C. (UPI)North Carolina’s Tar Heels yielded two quick North Catolina State scores in the first ■ Cook each scored twice for 4 minutes of play, then ro.«e the Longhorns after fullback up to overwhelm the Wolfpack Ray Poage had made the ini- Saturday, 27-22. tial tally. Quarterback John RUSHING ............................. 297 7» Number Pastea Attempted ... ■ 13 11 Number Pastea ComMeted.... .8d NET YARDS GAINED Petaiag .................................... IS Nember Plays Rushint and Passing ........ M43i TOTAL OFFENgC YARDAGE ................. 367 134 Number Opponents Pass«» IntrreenOii ______ . «1 NET YARDS INTER(T PTIONS RFTrUNKD 0 17 Number Times Punted K 8 Nom’ser Punts Had Blocked 0 0 PUNTING AVERAGE, YARDS 33 8 38.3 Number Pnats Returned 4 3 NET YARDS PI NTS RETURNED ..226 .tomber Kickoff a Reterai.... ...tB NET YARDS KICKOFFS RETURNED....44 31 Nomber Times Penalised 11 S TOTAL YARDS PENALIZED M 3S Nnmber Times Fumbled. ...41 NUMBER OWN FUMDLi» LOST ...................................... . i 1 and the rule .says the clock runs on excessive time outs,” he continued. “That interference call on that pass hurl real bad. “I’m definitely not going to say here and now it was a bad call. I’m not going to say anything until I’ve seen the movies. Let’s end that subject,” LaRue said vehemently. “Fumbles hurt, too, especially the one that led to their second touchdown. When don’t they hurt*’ i wouldn’t say that we fumbled because we were hit hard. Those fumbles were just things that happen. The ball slips and . . . poof. The other team has it.” “This is a beautiful stadium, a fine place. But the turf is bad. I was disappointed in the turf in such a beautiful stadium. “They’re a good team. We knew they (Nebraska) were “but we were doggone lucky it wasn't a loss.” Some of the Wildcats had very little to say. Thompson thought Nebraska played a “whale of a game. “They’re about as big a team as we’ve ever played. They were well-balanced. “Wo had a sign up in the dressing room before the game. ‘.M a k e Thunder Blunder’ it said. He didn’t blunder, but we sure did stop him.” But he praised Thornton’s defensive ability. “Everytime I looked up, there was Thornton. He was always where the hole should have been.” Then Thompson contradicted his coach on one point. “This is fine turf. I liked It all right. I slipped once, but that’s because 1 cut too sharp. Once 1 got the feel of it, it was fine. Quarterback Eddie Wilson, who had his foot poised at a field goal try when the referee picked up the ball, grinned a little sheepishly. “I was just surprised. Last time I looked at the clock there were 10 seconds left. Then I looked down and the ref was picking up the ball.” State struck with an 83 yard ny Genimg scored Texas’ fi-1 gQQ^ before we came. We touchdown run on the opening kickoff and added a 42-yard field goal before a crowd of 44,000 fans had settled in their seats. Nortli CaroHn* .................. 0 7 13 7—27 N.C. State .................. Itt 0 0 12—22 NCS—Clark 83 run (Shaffer kldt) NCS-Shaffer field goal 42 UNO-Carson 2 run (Elliott kick) UNC—Carson 6 pan from Farrla (Elliott kick) UNC- Elliott 1 pJunKc (kUi: fsilL-iU tlNC—Csrson 3 plunge < Edge kick) NU'- (■'ratnul 1 run rpa s failed» NU" - Taylor B pas* from Gabriel (run laded) Attendance; 44,000 N N.C. State FirM dowBi .............22 B Ruahing yardage .............240 7 Paasing yardage ......... 77 130 Pa»»ee .................................5-8 9-24 Paaaei iaLarattSed hör . . I 0 Puata ....................5-34.6 M2.6 Fttmblaa recovered ....... I I PmalUM ...............................92 23 nal touchdown with less than two minutes to play. 0 7 « 7—14 14 21 ♦ 7-41 pam from Gotten Tech .......... 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I 1 Yarás Penaiized ...... .. «5 45 still think they’re good,” he said, without too much zeal. “Our club played a good game.” A few minutes later LaRue singled out defensive halfback Eddie Pollard, sophomore fullback Ted Christy and his two star running ba'*ks Bobby I ce Thompson and Joe Hernandez. “We’re never satisfied with a tie,” he concluded. TUES., Oct. 3-8:30 P.M. PERSHING Municipal Auditorium R. R. Boil Uook Owaer-Pttot snoul TIRE WALKER WINTER TREADS ALL SIZES 6.40x15 thru 9.00ul4 Wh.ttWBlI SI mor« tx h. A Tax Th«M tlr«f or* full dtpth. Top qualify work with Top qrode materioil. FULLY GUARANTEED ■EFORE YOU iUV SNOW TIRES YOU WILL DO WELL TO SEE US AND FINO OUT MORE AiOUT THIS SPECIAL WALKER TIRE C0„ 830 M STREET CLIrw-offtlCBid't Incteppndwit) 2 ♦-'id out of 3—60 minuto JACK PESEK vs. DON LEO JONATHAN • .. S«mi-finol—2 falli out of 3—-45 min. MILLIE STAFFORD vs. JESSICA ROGERS 30 min, iimif—1 fall RONNII ITCMISON V«. JOC TOMASSO •y«nt»»20 «fu. Mill MIL OUSEK vt. 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