The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on October 3, 1971 · Page 51
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Ogden, Utah
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Sunday, October 3, 1971
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Utah State Aggies Rocked by 42-6 Score As Nebraska Displays Power LINCOLN, Neb. (UPI)—Quarterback Jerry Tagge passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more to set the-pace in a 42-6 victory for the No. 1 ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers over Utah State Saturday. . : The first scoce came on a 14-yard toss from Tagge to fullback Bill Olds which caped a 74-yard drive in nine FOOTBAU RESULTS Weber Stste 2O, Boh* State 7 • Nebraska 42. Utah State 6 Washington St. 34, Utah 12 Wyoming 17, Colorado St. 6 Texas Tech 13, Arizona 10 Drake 33, Northern Arizona 13 Colorado 31, Kansas St. 21 Idaho 21. Montana 12 Arrny 22, Missouri 6 Notre Dame- 14, Michigan State 2 Columbia 22", Princeton 20 Ohio State 35, California 3 Montana'Sr. 23, Portland St. 8 West Virginia 20, 'Pitt 9 Texas 35, Oregon 7 Penn 17, Brown 16 Harvard-17, Northeastern 7 Dartmouth 28, Holy Doss 9 Duke 9, Stanford 3 1 Pann State 16, Air Forcr 14 Maine 21, Rhode Island 7 Conn. 28, Nw Hampshire 21 Tennessee 20, Florida 13 Lehigh 49, Vermont 8 Florida.State 17, Virginia Tech 3 , Tampa 49, Youngstown 0 Georgia Tech 24, Clemson M Georgia 35, Miss. State- 7 Virginia 27, Vanderbilt 23 Boston College 24, Richmond 0 Syracuse 1 7, Indiana 0 Northwestern 24, Wisconsin 11 Purdue 45. (owa 13 Washington 52, Illinois 14 Oregon State 34, UCLA 17 Atichiran 46, Navy 0 Minnesota 38, Kansas 2O Bowling Green 23, W. Michigan 6 Colgate 28, Yjl* 21 Cornell 31, Rutgers 17 Bucknell 14, Gettysburg 13 Wake Forest 18, Maryland 14 Alabama 40, Mississippi 6 North Carolina 27, N. Carolina St. 7 Auburn 38, Kentucky 6 Oklahoma 33, Southern Cal 20 SMU 28. New Mexico State 25 Arkansas 49, TCU 1'5 Delaware 23, Villanova 15 Miami (Ohio) 66, Marshall 6 Colorado Mines 10, Westminster 6 W. Kentucky 36, E. Tennessee 7 Iowa* State 17, Kent State 14 Wayne State 27, South Dakota St. 8" Mes» 59, Snow College 7 Ricks 21, Dixie 14 North Dakota 26, Auqustana 10 Butler 15, DePauw 13 Northern Iowa 8, South Dakota 0 Jackson St. 42, Kentucky St. 33 Western St. 30, S. Utah St. 6 Louisville 41, Dayton,14 Fordham 40, St. Peters 0 Afcwn 10, Ball State 7 Norfolk St. 17, Winston-Salem 14 6. Carolina 31, Citadel 25 Temple 34, Boston U. 10 LSU 38, Rice 3 South Carolina 7, Memphis St. 3 Quantico 24, Xavier 6 Cincinnati 17, Texas A and M 0 William >nd Mary 14, Tula-le 3 Houston 34, San Jose St. 20 Toledo 31, Ohio U. 28 Eastern Michigan 23, Idaho State 22 Texas Southern 28, Tennessee State 23 San Diego State 3D. Northern Illinois 10 Arizona. State 24, Texas-El Paso 7 Tulsa 17, WesrTexas State 13 Wildcats Alone Atop BSAC Rip Boise 20-7 plays. After Utah State was forced to punt on the next series, it took the Cornhuskers just seven plays to cover 52 yard with Tagge lugging the ball over for the touchdown. With^Only three minutes gone in the second quarter, Utah's quarterback Tony Adams threw a pass intended for split end Bob Wicks. But Nebraska monster man Dave Mason picked off the toss and ran 53 i yards for the third Cornhusker touchdown. At the start of the second half. Rpdgers took the kickoff from his 'own end zone to the 31. It took 12 plays to move to the one-yard line, where Tagge went, in again to boost the margin for the Nebraskans to 28-0. Utah's touchdown came in the third period on a 34-yard pass from Adams to Wicks. The score capped a five-play 74- yard march. Tagge passed 33 yards to Rodgers for the Cronhuskers' second touchdown of the third quarter. The final Nebraska touchdown 'Came in the final period when backup quarterback Van Brownson connected on a 22-yard pass to end Jim Anderson. In the first half, the Cornhusker defense"-refused to let Utah State capitalize on two different drives which took the visitors to within 30 yards of! the goal. Standard-Examiner, Sunday, .Oct. 3, 1971 Crushing Ground Game To Much for Broncos By ENSIGN RITCHIE Standard-Examiner Sports Editor Weber State College used a bevy of six hard-running backs here Saturday night to take over the top rung in the Big Sky Conference football standings by tripping previously unbeaten Boise State, 20-7. The victory earned the Wiid- WEBER STATE'S hard-running Rick Bojak (40) grinds for yardage against Boise State Saturday night as Bronco linebacker Steve Vogel slips to- the turf. The Wildcats defeated Boise, 20-7. Washington State Redskins by 34-12 Score Drake Whips 'Jacks By 38-13 Score Scoring by quarters: Utah State 0060—6 Nebraska U 7 14 7— 42 Scoring: Neb—Olds 14 pass from .Tagge (Sertger (kick (Neb—Tagge 3 run (Sanger kick) Neb—Mason S3 pass Interception (Sanger kick) Neb—Tagge 1 run (Sanger kick) Utafi—-Wicks 34 pass from Adams •failed) Neb — Rodgers 36 pass from Tagge (Sang- kick) Neb—Anderson 22 (Sanger kick) A— a Ml pass from Brownson WILDCAT CLUB MEETS MONDAY The Wildcat Club's "5th Quarter" luncheon' will be held again Monday at 12 noon at the Ramada Inn. Highlights of the Boise State game will be shown and a scouting report will be given on upcoming Portland State game. GAME STATISTICS Statistics of the Utah State-Nebraska football game: First downs Rushes—yards Passing yardage Return yardage Passes Punts Fumbles lost Yards penalized tLilh State Ntbroska 11 40-89 136 14 23 53-230 ' 239 134 SALT LAKE CITY (UPI) — ( Don Sweet hit on four of five|Utah uarterback Ty Paine galloped] extra point kicks, but had his on touchdown runs of 63, 45 and|string of 25 consecutive PATs 8 yards and Washington State's tailback Bernie Jackson raced FLAGSTAFF, Ariz, (UPI)Drake's passing attack worked for 419 yards as the Bulldogs 0606 — i2' scorec * three touchdowns in the for a 74-yard score to sweep the Cougars to a 34-12 victory over Utah Saturday. Paine tied a WSU school record scoring three touchdowns on his two long second, half romps and the eight-yard :run in the second quarter. The Redskins held Washington State to 25 yards total offense in the first quarter at rain- soaked Ute Stadium before the senior quarterback ignited two t 10.172 n 53.0 second quarter drives to take 8-37.0 3.39.0 the halftime.lead, 14-6. ° ' ! Utah opened the scoring in the second period when Marc EXHIBITION RESULTS Indiana 112. Utah Stars 97 New York Knicks 126, Philadelphia 76ers 115 Golden State Warriors 129, Portland Trail Blazers 111 Atlanta Hawks 136. Baltimore Bullets 101 Taylor intercepted a Paine aerial on the Cougar 30 and returned it to the 10-yard line. On the :first Redskin play, Cal Poulson swept right end for the game's first score. Canadian soccer style kicker ended when Utah's Al Gilreath blocked ' his fourth 7 attempt. GANG TACKLING The gang tackling Washington State defense, led by Greg Craighead, Brian, Lange, Harold Bradford and Robin Sinclair, Quarterback Ty Paine galloped]extra point kicks, but had hisi -.Scoring:. _ _ , ut^ _ poulson 10 run failed) ' WSU — Paine 8 run (Sweet kick) WSU jfinal quarter to whip Northern rizona 38-13. It was the 12th straight loss ( kick iArizona 38-13. — Grandberry .7 run (Sweet kick) WSU — Jackson 74 run (Sweet kick) for the host Lumberjacks. • Drake, 3-1, held only, a 17-13 edge going into the fourth quarter when the Bulldogs unleashed their offense, starting with -an 89- yard scoring pass from flanker Rex Perry to Doug Winslow on Utah — Longmire 2. run (pass|a7oubTe"''reverseT°It "was the failed) held the Redskin offense'in the wsu —.Paine 63 run (kick Utes' own territory most of the|''- M * J ' afternoon. Utah penetrated three times within field goal range, but each time, placekicker Flemming JensenSs boots missed the mark. Paine put the Cougars on the board with his eight yard run and fullback Ken Grandberry scored the second Cougar touchdown on an option from HAPPINESS IS WINNING—San Francisco pitcher Gaylord, Perry (rear) is hugged by Giants' manager Charlie Fox (7) after Perry's pitching took the Giants to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in San Francisco Saturday in the opening game of the National League playoffs. 14-and 6-yard gains by Jackson. Jackson broke open the tight ball game with seven minutes left in the third quarter when he went off left tackle and outraced two defenders for a'73- yard touchdown run to make it 21-6 going into the- final period. Utah's quarterback Scooter Longmire plunged for two yards with two seconds gone .in the fourth quarter to bring Utah within the nine, but a pass .attempt for .the -two-point conversion failed. LONG RUN Less than a minute, later, Paine faked .a handoff to Jackson, dodged two tacklers and cut around right end. for . 631 yards to put the game out of I reach for the Redskins. Neither team seemed to be able to move the ball-on the mud - soaked field again until Paine scored the final touchdown of the game on a fake to Grandberry in a dancing 45- yard run down the west sideline with 4:53 to play. Utah's All- American-lacker Marv Bateman punted nine times for a 48-yard average in the contest to ensure' his lead in the NCAA punting statistics. Score by quarters: Wash. St. 014. 7-13 ' — 34. failed) WSU — Paine 45 run (Sweet kick) A—15,008 GAME STATISTICS Statistics of the Washington St.-Utah football game: Wash, St. First downs 1 second TD for Winslow, who caught seven aerials for 172 yards. Drake's final TD came on a | one-yard run-by Joe McPherson, his second scoring run of the day, and a four-yard plunge by Dave Herbert. Gary Galati kicked field goas of 28 and 42 yards for the Lum- 13 25 Rushes yardage 43-287 48-90 Passing yardage 99 """ Return yardage 91 Passes Punts Fumbles lost Yards penalized ut *iberjacks. The -lone NAU TD 'came in the second period on Tom Rogers' nine-yard run. Drake had 533 yards total offense to 346 for NAU. 236 46 8-22-2 24-45-1: The game went into'the books 9-37.0 9.48.0 as a Big Sky Conference con- cats more than the conference leadership as it picked up national prestige by knocking off the 12th ranked college division team. Weber went into the game ranked No. 15. It was WSC's •third straight victory of the season and second in league play. John Edwards, the junior quarterback called in to replace the injured Dale Mager, took control and moved the offense well. The Wildcats were, plagued with fumbles in the second half, but with each rniscue the defense withstood erratic Boise offense. COMPLETED 21 Bronco's quarterback Eric Guthrie, the conference's passing and total offense leader, was unable to move consistency.. He his club with completed 21 aerials for 222-yards, but put the ball in the air an even 1 SO times. And his running backs were held in check by the stubborn Weber defense. Weber backs Jim Nichols. Rick Bojak, Terry Bulych, Al effort of the Butler. Gary Baltahzor and in the third Rick Sipes ran for a total of 421 yards, which should improve on, me WDdcats national leadership in that department. A Weber defensive back, Randle Anders, once again made the evening's big play. The nation's leader in punt, returns, ripped off a 51-yarder in the first quarter to' provide the blow that sent the Broncos reeling. The Wildcats once again elected to stay almost exclusively on the ground, eating up-yardage and the clock. Edwards attempted only three passes without a completion. OPENING KICKOFF defender as he took in the six- pointer. After Guthrie's conversion the score stood at 10-7. FUMBLE RECOVERY The Wildcats used a fumble recovery for three more' points with 3:46 left in the half: Nichols and Sipes moved to the nine in four plays and then Nunez booted his second field goal of the evening, this time a 26-yard- er. On the last play of foe half, Nunez again attempted a field goal from 33 yards away, but this time his boot was wide. Weber's lone touchdown drive of the game came early in the second half after taking a-Bronco punt on its own 23. With Edwards, Nichols, Butler and Bojak doing the carrying they moved to the Bodse nine. From that point, Nichols shot straight up the middle for the score. The drive covered the 77 yards in seven plays. The Wildcats' best defensive night 'came 'late _ .. . period after the Broncos recovered a fumbled Weber pitchout Boise drove to near midfield. . the Weber 13, but was thwarted of a touch down when'the Wildcat defense held there. LONGEST DRIVE Weber then put together its longest drive of the night, grinding it out to the Boise seven. Nunez was called upon for another field goal and his first attempt from 29 yards out was straight, but nullified because of a penalty. His try from the 34 was blocked. During the final quarter the Broncos went almost exclusive. ! ly to the air, but were never Weber scored the first-time it (able to mount a serious threat, had the pigskin as .it-took the| For Boise, Johnson was the opening kickoff from its own (main rushing threat as he car- 29 to the Boise nine in 12 plays. After meeting severe resistance at that point. Jaime Nunez booted a 25-yard'field goal-to give the Wildcats a 3-0 lead with the game less than six minutes old. Midway in the onening, period, Anderson took a Boise punt on his own 49, picked up several good blocks and streaked for the end zone. Cornered near the five, he went head-long across the goal line. Nunez, conversion was good for a 10-0 lead. A fumble early in the second quarter set up Boise's lone score. After recovering on the Wildcats' 24. Guthrie took to the air, hitting 'Don Hutt on the 8, then teamed up with Ken Johnson for the touchdown aerial. Johnson got clear on the three, hauled in the pass and was five yards from the nearest Weber PACERS DEFEAT UTAH SQUAD IN EXHIBITION COLUMBUS, Jjid. (AP) — The Indiana Pacers took the lead for good late in the second half and defeated Utah 112-97 in an American Basketball Association exhibition game here Saturday night. The Pacers jumped- off to 8-0:. lead, fell" behind the Stars 31-26 but went in front for good 46-45 on a lay-in .by Roger Brown. • Mel Daniels led the winners with 20 points and Glen Combs topped Utah with 22: test for Northern Arizona. ried seven times for 44 yards- Pat Riley, regarded as the Broncos' top runner, was limited to only 20 yards. A crowd of 11,458 braved the chilly weather to watch Saturday's game. The Wildcats will step out of Big Sky warfare Saturday to host Portland State. After Saturday's game Weber will be on the road until Oct. 30, when it entertains Montana. Score by quarters: 0—7 0—20 Boise , 0 Weber 10 Scaring: Weber—Nunez 25 field goal. Weber—Anderson 51 punt return. Boise—Johnson 8 pass from Guthrie (Guthrie kick). Weber—Nunez 26 field goal. Weber—Nichols 9 run (Nunez kick). STATISTICS Boise Weber F?,rst Downs 21 21 Net yards rushing 93 421 Net yards passing 222 0 Passes 21-50-1 0-3-0 Net return yardage 24 109 Punts 6-40.2 4-37.8 Fumbles lost , 34 Yards penalized ' .77 99 UTAH QUARTERBACK Scooter Longmire (10) gets set-to uncork a long pass under pressure of a hard rusli by a Washington-State lineman-during.first half action of. .Saturday's game: at Ute Stadium. The Redskins fell to Washington State, 34-12. . Cougars Tip Wildcats To Sweep Meet BYU captured • the opening cross country meet of the collegiate season here Saturday afternoon, edging host Weber State by two points. The Cougars scored 30 points; to 32 for Weber State. College of Eastern Utah was next with 89 and the Cougar Track Club had 94. In cross country, low score wins. Leon Hansen of BYU was top finisher with a time of 20:31 over the four-mile route on-the Riverside golf course. Dan Dean was Weber's top finisher, taking third place in the time of 20.52. The top ten finishers .were as follows: Leon'Hsnsen (BYU) 20:31 j Gsry Cramer (BYU), 20:39; Dan Dean (Weber) 20:55; Larry Ptiordtrson (WeberV20:S4;-Dan Walker (Weber) 21:O3; Jim Kearns (Cougar Club), 2h2i; Gary Harris (Weber). 21:26; Rob. en Leek (BYU), 21:39; Doug Murdocle • (BYU), 21:3x ; Out D«rrow (8YU), 21:34. White Barn Sets Mixed Tourney \ Men's and ladies golf associations will hold a mixed tournament at White Barn next Saturday. Chipping and putting contests will be held at 1:30 wiih tour- ey play to follow "at 2:30 p.m." White Barn members are re; quested to call .the pro shop for further sign-up information. "•

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