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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 109

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thft Arid *'*_*_ A * tJ<gDIJ*/V,« DULLUI ^4ri£ona 9 Syracuse have common bond By STEVE WESTON Bob Weber and Ben Schwartzwalder have a common bond. ^ Both have Excedrin Headache No. 1. That's the one football 'Coaches get from losing when they should have won. Weber's Arizona Wildcats lost to Brigham Young, 31-21, and Schwartzwalder's Syracuse Orangemen fell to lowly Pitts- jlsurgh, 21-20, Saturday. If And though east is east and *west is west, the twain meet 'anyway. Saturday, at Syra- »cuse, N.Y. it's the Arizonans »'vs. the Orangemen. * It's the furthest from home .•Arizona has ever ventured. jAnd Syracuse is one of the fmost prestigious teams UofA fwill ever meet. *. * It's just too bad that Weber stakes a 2-5 team — and the ?69 Wildcats could become the |osingest team at Arizona ,«since 1957 — into a game Jwhich could net UA some ex- yellent national publicity. N v If the Wildcats cannot sal- ; jyage at least one victory in the tthree remaining games, (Syr- tacuse, Utah, Arizona State) a ^two-win.season would.be the v'worst Wildcat football record fsince the 1957 team went 1- £ Since then, there have been four seasons in which the |*Cats have won three. Last |two-win season (2-7-1 )was in S1949. .»:. UA's chances of winning its |third game of '69 at Syracuse •jrest somewhere between slim Sand none. *. The Orangemen are 3-3 A<they had a game with Holy fAP Top Twenty '»7T 5. Penn State 0} 6. Southern Callfi 7. UCLA fornla . 8. Notre Dame 9. Missouri £8 '6-0 • 6-0 7.0 6-0-1 m 742 92 752 il:fer state 14. Stanford 20: Nebraska (tie) Oklahoma (tie) 6-1 5-2 5-2 5-2 4-2 194 US 140 86 69 64 5* 8 Others receiving votes, listed alphabetically: Alabama, Florida State, Houston, Indiana, West Virginia, Wyoming. College statistics 1. Houston ....... 6 2. Ohio State 3., ; San Diego St. S.,Sfanfo ., ....... ,5. UCLA ......... 8 6. s Notre Dam« ...7 ." Texas ......... 6 .-'Florida .. ...... 7 .'< Purdue TOTAL OFFENSE > G Plays Yds. 513 3,114 £60 3,035 497 595 604 586 480 571 556 572 2,961 3,419 3,673 3,198 2,706 3,148 3,116 3,029 RUSHING OFFENSE G Rushes Yds. .. ...... ii Iowa .......... 7 ».*Texas" &"~409~ 8.*Dartmouth .... 6 374 - Houston....... 6 357 7 455 7 447 6 '382 7 376 :»; Toledo"..'.".'.'.".".'. 7 393 10. Cornell 6 324 .. •9f Ohio State 5. West Virginia S, Notre Dame . 1't Oklahoma 8» Utah 2,151 1,948 1,871 1,864 2,165 2067 1,656 1,838 1,727 1,471 Avg. 519.0 505.8 493.5 488.4 459.1 456.9 451.0 449.7 445.1 432.7 Avg. 358.5 324.7 311.8 310.7 309.3 295.3 276.0 262.6 246.7 245.2 Tom Cooley Cross canceled) and have been established an 11-point favorite over the Wildcats. Syracuse has beaten Iowa State (14-13), Wisconsin (43-7) and Maryland (20-9). They went from one extreme in a 15-14 hard-fought loss to powerful Penn State to another in that one-point loss to lowly Pitt. Syracuse's other loss was to Kansas, 13-0. Arizona, of course, has played some rough opponents — but things hit rock-bottom at BYU, where Weber thought his club might come up with its finest game of the season. "Morale is as low as it has been," said Weber, "and now we face three teams as tough as any we've played all year. I think we can raise morale to a pretty good level ... the kids realize they're playing Syracuse and there's lots of prestige to be gained from winning — at least we hope for that." CAT NIPS: More lineup changes for Arizona this week . . . Senior linebacker Tom Cooley, an Arcadia High graduate, has a broken ankle and will miss the rest of the season . . . John Eggold replaces Cooley, defensive safety Justine Lanne returns to a starting lob, Steve Wolfe moves ahead of Greg Woodward 1 In the secondary and John Black returns to a second unit position . . . Gary Kla*ir and John Naegle are wag ng a good battle for starting de-- fenslve left end lob, and Rich Crossman returns to the first unit as quick tackle,, pushing, Joe Hannasch down to second team. Jim Sherman moves wer to center (Doug Rothery has an Injured hand) and Larry McKeo takes over Sherman's offensive guard duties ,. . .And, Jack Ashbv replaces Henry Harrison as split end. That'll free Harrison to help at tight end as second teamer Clarence Fergerson has a bad ankle. » UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA (Seven-game football statistics) f • 'K !'• $ V'--' FORWARD 'San DlegoSt. "Florda .... '' Idaho .. . No. Tex. St. Stanford ... •Pursue Richmond . SMU Davidson .. Florida St. . PASSING OFFENSE Att Com. Pet. Yds. Avg. 243 135 .556 2,021 336.8 285 161 .565 '2,232 318.9 348 168 .483 2,085 297.9 311 150 .482 2,028 289.7 259 146 .564 1,961 280.1 223 123 .552 1,810 258,6 261 128 .490 1,809 258.4 261 152 .582 1,749 249.9 240 153 .638 1,717 245.3 208 112 .538 1,467 244.5 Gardln Lewis Hustead Reynolds Harman ]; t.:'- AFL STATISTICS UEADING GROUND GAINERS Avg. Att. Yards Gain TDS Linstrom Paske Linstrom Paske Drlscoll Gardln Arnason RUSHING 154 62 30 1 4 67 •10 PASSING NYG 620 109 30 2 H -2 AVG. 4.0 3.5 3.9 5.2 2.0 1.0 -6.0 0.1 -0.2 M 1 YDS. TD PCT. 1366 10 .492 64 8 l L,0.n .. Boozer, NY ........ 92 432 Host, SD ......... 94 432 Holmes, KC ........ 92 403 Kilck, Mia ........ 108 391 Granger, Hou ..... 127 380 Garrett, KC ........ 86 376 Smith, Oak ........ 99 374 5.1 5.8 3.8 4.7 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.0 4.4 3.8 LEADING PASSERS Avg , , AH. Com. Yds. TDs Gain N«rns.th, NY .... 225 119 1,746 10 7.76 nornaint nr .... z^> Copk/cfn 80 WVche, Cin ... Lamonlca, Oak Livingston, KC 102 282 126 45 52 8 9.88 ..- 7 7.75 145 1,937 22 6.87 790 790 McKee Ferguson Boche Ashby Harrison Reynolds Hustead Lewis Hurley Gardln McKee Linstrom Arnason Sherwood Lewis Ashby RECEIVING NO. 24 20 17 13 10 YDS. 396 226 277 § 34 ] '? SCORING TP Patm Pat(» FG Total .470 19x 0X1 Oxo Oxo 0x0 0x0 0x0 oxo 0x0 0x0 0x0 oxo 0x0 0x0 6X11 oxo oxo 0x0 0x0 0x0 0x0 0x0 Tensl, Den 139 Grjese, Mia ... — Taliaferro, Box Hadl, SD Kemp, Quf 65 905 4 7.18 ... 61 979 8 7.04 251 121 1,695 10 6.75 219 706 1,223 9 5.58 236 112 1544 6 6.54 .184 90 1,056 7 5.74 Miller Black Lahne INTERCEPTION RETURNS MO. YDS, 3 57 PUNT RE LEADING PASS RECEIVERS BHefnlkoff, Oak Alworth, SD ... Haffner; Den .. Denson, Den ... Wells, Oak Sauer, NY Garrison, SD .. Maynard, NY .. Reed, Hou ... Reed, 37 36 , 33 32 30 28 28 Yds, 513 529 537 518 674 482 588 626 Avg. . Gain.TDs Gardin Stevenson Woodward Garrett, KC 25 13.9 14.7 16.3 16.2 22.5 16.1 20.3 22.4 12.8 11.1 Black Team Gardln U N N 0 T '] TING 1 37 it 36 18 6 6 6 TD 0 0 0 T0 o 0 0 48 KICKOFF .RETURNS YDS. 18J6 0 (Blocke -&1 Stevenson Arnason Humphrey Lewis McKee 14 LEADING SCORERS TDS FGs PAT TP J.Turner, NY 0 20 IB 78 Stenerud, KC 0. 16 23 71 Blenda, Oak 0 10 26 56 penson, Den , 8 0 0 48 Muhlmann, Cln 0 9 21 48 AKorO'JBuf 0 10 14 44 0 42 0 42 0 42 Reynolds Hustead First downs Rushing vardage 2 2 i ] i TEAM STATISTICS ' UA 145 3 TD o 0 0 OP fd4 i,4or § k, Mia 7 o tnlkoff, Oak 7 0 It, Oak 7 o rett, KC 7 0 Passing Return yardage Puntlnn Fumbles lost Penalties 21 07-6 49-37.9 51-580 52-S PAYLESS OASHWAY LUMBER STORE OF TEMPE NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS AFTER THE FIRE Mpn, thru Fri. 8 to 5— Sat, 8 to 3 1711 SOUTH RURAL ROAD * TEMPE Phone f 67-3386 garnered by Steve Owens Associated Press Steve Owens, Oklahoma's great tailback, wasn't satisfied with the 189 yards he gained against Wisconsin, or the 104 against Pitt, or the 123 against Texas, or the 112 against Colorado, or the 105 against Kansas State. • He told Coach Chuck Fairbanks before Saturday's game with Iowa State that he hadn't put it all together yet, that he had to prove to-himself he was a good runner. He wound up proving it to everyone. All Owens did was carry the ball 53 times — one short of the major college record — for a school record 248 yards and four touchdowns as the Sooners got back on the winning road 37-14. That performance earned him recognition as college football's Back of the Week from The Associated Press. "I'm really glad we don't have to face Owens any more," sighed Iowa State's Johnny Majors. "If you don't have to play against him it enhances any team's chances. Owens is the man who keeps everyone honest. When he just pounds and pounds that middle he opens up the outside game and the passing game." Fairbanks agrees. "If there's a better tailback in the country I'd like to see him," the Oklahoma coach said. "I haven't yet." Owens, a 6-foot-2, 215-pound senior from Miami, Okla., 1 has gained 881 yards, this season and scored 17 touchdowns and is within reach of more records. He needs 164 yards to break the career rushing mark 'of 3,388 set last year by Mercury Morris of West Texas State. And he's one short of the three-year touchdown standard of 51 by Army's Glen Davis in 1944-45-46. With four games left, the one- season record of 24 touchdowns by Arizona's Art Luppino also could go. Usually, Owens carries the ball so often and gets so beat up that he can't unwind until midnight, Saturday, though, he said he could have carried another 50 times. He may have to against Missouri this Saturday in another key Bog Eight scrap. Bowling Tips By Don Cartel Oklahoma would like Pat better than Happy Feller MOVE LEFT FOR 5-7 Picking a split never is easy, but I recommend a method of shooting for the familiar 5-7 that will give you a reasonable chance. Merely move your feet five boards to the left of your normal starting position (see illustration), then aim at the same spot on the lanes that you've been using for your strike ball. You'll have a tendency to roll the ball '5nside"-to the left—of the spot, but if you can go over it, you'll come close to sliding the 5-pin against the 7-pin. Safer grid helmet used DBS PLAINES, III. (AP) If the incidence of head injuries in football is lowered this year some credit might be given new helmets being worn by thousands of pro, college and high school players. Air pads, fluid cells, two types of foam cushions and a rugged plastic shell make up the five protection systems in the new helmet. The headgear, called the Micro-Fit helmet, was developed by Riddell, Inc., of Des Plaines, 111. The helmet is fitted individually to each player's head by use of a small air pump inserted at five inflation pouits on the outside unit. Only two shell sizes are required. The shells are made of Merlon polycarbo- nate, produced by Mobay Chemical Co., Pittsburgh, Pa. Each helmet contains 12 air pads. The company said the helmet prevents the force of a blow to the head from being concentrated \ on a single point. Associated Press AUSTIN, Tex. - An Oklahoma newspaper ran this headline after the 27-17 defeat at the hands of Texas: "Texans All Happy Fellers." What the Big Red cohorts were talking about was James Patrick Feller who is known far and wide as Happy Feller. Rams trail, first also Associated Press NEW YORK - Sixth in total offense, fifth in total defense but No. 1 in pro football as the only unbeaten team in the National Football League. That is the story of the Los Angeles Rams, who have won seven in a row at the half way mark of the season. Dallas, although suffering its first loss last Sunday, still shows the way in total offense with 388 yards per game and also in running offense with an average of 177 yards. The Cowboys also are best defending against the rush, yielding only 62 yards per game. Minnesota is first in total defense with a 199-yard average and also leads in pass defense with only 98 yards per game. The other team leader is Baltimore in passing offense- with 235 yards per game. The Rams have managed to blend a combination of effective offensive play with defense to remain unbeaten. They are 10th in rushing and seventh in passing. On defense they are second in rushing and eighth in passing. However, they do lead in pass rush, smearing the passer 35 times, and are. fourth in effective pass blocking, a department led by Baltimore, which has let the enemy dump its quarterback only seven times for 50 yards. St. Louis also has been smeared only seven times but for 65 yards. The Vikings, never noted for their high-scoring offense until this year,, lead with 207 points and also have given up fewest points, 79. MIDWAY'S "Good Scouts" say, The '70 Chevys Are Gorgeous, If They Don't Grab You . . . THEN OUR PRICES WILL!" 1970 AfWirwvw—• • w P ». 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When he plays against the Sooners he makes himself quite obnoxious. As a sophomore last year he booted three field goals, one of which was a 53-yarder a school record, as Texas beat Oklahoma 26-20. Oklahoma had trouble with Rob Layne in 1967 when his field goal led to a 9-7 Sooner defeat. Then along came Feller to beat out Layne in 1968 when Hap had 30 of 32 points after touchdown and eight of 16 field goals. Feller attracts a lot of attention with his name. His mother explains it like this: "James Patrick laughed a lot as a child. It was only natural that we call him Happy." He is a, little ray of sunshine to everybody except Oklahoma which wonders if it might not do better if he were known as Jim or Pat, Nittaiiy Lions, Vols top list DALLAS (AP) - The Cotton Bowl selection committee is carrying 10 teams on its list of candidates with Penh State and Tennessee the top choices. However, Tennessee has already indicated it would like to go to the Orange Bowl. 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