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October 11, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 13

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Coaches' Quotes, Probable Lineups ;.· When Arkansas and Baylor '.meet at 2 p.m. in Razorback '[Staduim Saturday. Ihe Rav.or- »backs will be Irying lo even ;the all-lime series rivalry. Bay- dor currently leads 2G-25-1. 1 Arkansas' 49-0 win over TCU ·last week was a milestone -|the 400th victory since the Ra- ;zprbacks started playing intercollegiate football in 1894. The Jtotal record in 400-287-33. . The Razorbacks are 1-0 in ^Southwest Conference play this :year, while Bayler is 0-0. Below Jare the assessment of each :team's coach, followed by the ·two deep lineups. V A R K A N S A S' FRANK ;BROYLES --. "Defensive pride -has to be developed and earned, 'and our defense has. This team -is doing the best job of slopping Tour opponents on third-clown 'situations of any team I've been Taround. ·'.. "Ike Forte could start for any .team in America. Whoever 'they've got in their backfield, ·they'd find a place for Ike at either fullback or halfback. £ "I haven't seen anybody stop Oklahoma any better in the last three or four years than Baylor ;did this season. They came ijrom behind last week and this ·puts something into a football -team that nothing else will do. j- "Baylor has a balanced offense. Neal Jeffrey threw al' Tover us last year -- so' mud '^Ihat I'm embarrassed lo look -up the statistics. ;; "Baylor's defense? Aggress liveness, hustle, desire, emotion. . k They gang tackle and pursue fall over the field. They've had ^experience aginst the wishbone ,'-- they've played Oklahoma ·,/and Oklahoma State, two of tin .-best wishbone teams in the '.country. -' BAYLOR'S GRANT TEAFF-- jf'The exhibition season is over .We ":larl playing for all tin Jmarbles now, and 1 can't think -;of a rougher place to start thai ;Fayetteville. I think cur las *two wins have been very im ^pressive however, since we de monstrated for the first tim since I have been here we cai win a big game in the fourtl quarter. "Arkansas has proven lim and time again-this year they have the personnel to beat th best in the country. I do look to a total effort from our youni men and if we get that it soul be a very interesting game. ARKANSAS OFFENSE SE 11 Kelvin O'Brien (6-1, 184 Jr.) 34 Freddie Douglas (5-10 180, Jr.) LT 74 Gerald Skinner (6-5, 255 Soph.) . 78 David Sprrggs (6-0, 231 Jr.) LG 68 Greg Koch (6-4,23; Soph.) 57 Harvey Hampton (5-1 237, Soph.)' C 52 Richard LaFargue (I 5,240. Jr.) 58 Sam Pope (6-3,220, Soph RG 63 R.C. Thieleman (6-3,23 1 Soph.) 69 Hun Fulcher (5-11, 22 Jr.) RT 70 Lee King (6-3, 245, Jr.) 67 Allen Petray (6-3, 235 Jr TE 81 Douge Yoder (6-3,22 Jr.) 82 Mikey Billingsley ( 2,21S,Soph.) RHB 85 Ike Forte (6-0, 198, Jr 21 Vaughn Lusby (5-9, 17 Fr.) FB 32 Marsh White ( 2,220,Sr.) 42 R o l a n d Fuchs ( 10,190,Jr.) LHB 24 Barnabas White ( 11.177,Soph.) 22 E l i j a h Davis ( 10,180,Soph.) QB 10 Mark Miller ·(6-2,188,Jr 19 Scott Bull (6-4,206, Jr.) ARKANSAS DEFENSE LE 83 Ivaan Jordan ( 2,209,Jr.) AM, Tech Occupy Spotlight Key SWC Games On Agenda 44 William Watkins (6 211,Soph.) 75 Brlson Manor (6 232,Sr.) 73 Chuck McKinney (6225,Jr.) B 55 Dennis Winston (G- 210,Sr.) Billy Burns (6-Ul.O.Sr.) 66Mike Campbell (5-11,207, 7 2 Loetis Harris (6- 2CO,Fr.) B 7o Hal McAfee (6-0,210,Jr.) 3 8 Marvin Daily (6225, Jr.) 1' 60 Jon Rhiddlehoover (6230,Sr.) 71 Mark Lewis (6-2,240,Fr.) E 51 Johnnie Meadors (6240,Soph.) 89 Danny Crawford (6-4,220, d 29 Brad' Thomas (5-10,176, 20 Muskie Harris ' (5-11, 74,Soph.) S 49 Tommy Harris (6187,Jr.) Bruce Mitchell (6-3,185, oph.) S 26 Floyd Hogan (51.174,Sr.) 17 Bo Busby (6-1.188, Soph.) BAYLOR OFFENSE E 86 Alcy Jackson (6179,Soph.) 28 Ricky Thompson (6-0, 72, Jr.) , T 74 Mike Hughes (6-4,234,Jr. 05 Mike Grayless (6,238,Soph.) G 67 Rell Tipton (6,250,Soph.) 75 Victor Sobolik (6,242,Soph.) 52 Aubrey Schulz (6-1,226, r.) 71 Billy Clements (6-1,240, oph.) *G 77 Jon Kramer (6-6,243, 'r.) 69 Napoleon Tyler (5-11, 245, oph.) RT 62 Gary Gregory (6-3,238. ioph.) Chuck Eickenberg (6-5,223, oph.)" TE 41 Sam Harper (6-0,215,Jr.; 81 David Steven (6,213,Soph.) QB 11 Neal Jeffrey (6-1,178, 17 Mark Jackson (6- i,187,Soph.) i'B 31 Pat McNeil (5-10, 210, Jr.) 32 Mike Ebpw (5-10, 197, Soph.) TB 24 Steve Beaird (5-7, 196, r.) 22 Cleheland Franklin (62,205, Soph.) WB 20 Philip Kent (6-0,183. Sr.) 21 Brian Kilgore (6-3,202, Sr.) BAYLOR DEFENSE ,E 64 Dennis DeLoach (6-0,201, Sr.) 80 Billy Tale (6-0, 222, Soph.) LT 79 Joe C. Johnson (5-11,226, Sr.) 95 Flynn Buct (6-2,228, Soph. LB 46 Derrel Luce (6-4,224, Sr.) 44 Keavin McDonald (6-0, 215, Soph.) NG 92 John Oliver (6-2,207, Jr.) 90 Les Benson (6-3,255, Soph.) LB 45 Don Bockhcrn (6-2,212, Sr.) 38 Johnny Slaughter (5-11, 214, Soph.) RT 91 Wharton Foster (6-1,226, Soph.) 97 Jon Royal (6-3,236, Jr.) SC 18 Scooter Reed (5-9, 177, Fr.) 30 Joe P. Paige (5-8, 179. Fr.) TC 16 Charles McClanahan (60, 157, Sr.) 40 Robert Weygandt (510,176, Sr.) ROV 33 Tommy Turnipseede (6- l,180.Sr.) 39 Johnny Greene (6-2,196, Soph.) SAF 42 Ron Burns (6-1,227, Fr.) 86 Alcy Jackson (6-2,179, Soph.) By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There are enough questions about Saturday's games involving Southwest Conference football learns to rim crossword puzzles at least a week in your f a m i l y newspaper. Will the Texas Aggies come out of Iheir conservative offensive s h e l l to challenge the Texas Tech secondary instead of waiting too late like they did in an upset loss to Kansas last week? Can AM's secondary r.top perhaps the most deadly pass- and-run combination in the conference--quarterback Tommy Duniven to Lawrence Williams? Can fast-improving Baylor and its high-octane offense move against the Arkansas Razorback defense which has .allowed one touchdown all year? Can Texas keep from being humiliated by 21-point favorite Oklahoma? Why did Texas' Coach Darrell Royal go behind closed doors to prepare for the Oklahoma showdown? CONOVER TRICKS? Will trick and treat Coach Al Conover try to paint Ihc Notre Dame Dome with Rice Blue? The Tech-AM SWC. clash be fore a sellout crowd and a na- ional television audience at College Station has drawn some of the spotlight usually shared by the Oklahoma-Texas weekend in Dallas. The unbeaten ninth-ranked Red Faidcrs with only a tie to *Jcw Mexico to mar their record must travel to the home !ield of what has to be the most irate club in collegiate football. The Texas Aggies weie fifth- ranked and soaring last Satur- day before Kansas stopped them cold 28-10. The Jayhawks placed on eight man line in front of Coach Emory Bclliird's crew and dared AM to throw. It was too late by the time AM got around to it. "We w e r e too conservative too long," admitted .Be-Hard, dropping strong hints that won't be the case this week. "You can bel we'll have our helmets screwed on tightly for Prairie Grove Juniors Take 16-6 Victory Over West Fork P R A I R I E GROVE-r-The Prairie Grove junior , high Tigers took a 16-6 district 1-A conference victory from West Fork here Thursday night. Prairie Grove .scored in the first minute of the game when Eric Kamer wont over from three yards out with 7:09 remaining. Mitchell Day ran the two-point conversion for an 8-0 lead. The home unit then added another touchdown with l:5fi showing in the half when Kamer scored from one yard away. Brad WeUel added the tsvo point conversion for a 16-0 lead. Neither team scored in the third period, but West Fork die 'break the scoring ice with 57 seconds left in the game. Donnie Reed fired a 35-yarc pass to Tracy Risley for the touchdown. The two - point conversion failed. Prairie Grove is now 5-1 on the season and 2-1 in conference play. Next West P'ork action will be at home agains Berryville. Texas Tech," offered offensive acklo Glenn Bujnoch. The oddsmakers have eslab ishcd AM a four - point, pick over Tech which barely sur vivcd 14-13 over strong Okla loma State last week. The Red River Classic in Dal as--which Oklahoma has domi naled the last three years- shapes up as a potential rou ill hough Texas is 3-1. losing only to Tech. The second rate( Sooners own Ihc second bes lefense in Ihe land and tops offensively. Oklahoma is 3 0. Baylor must play Arkansas in Fayetleville but the Bears have jecn most troublesome for Ihi Hazorbacks in the past.. Thi oddsmakers, impressed by Al kansas' 49-0 stomping of Texa Christian last week, say th Boars are 14-point underdogs. Uice. which was idle las week after holding Lomsian State to a 10-10 tie, must phi. in South Bend, Ind. Conover in spired his Owls two weeks ag by ripping the ieg off a tab! and smashing it against blackboard. rish Coach Ara Parseghia must be wondering what Con over has in mind this week. A any rale, Ihe oddsmakers sa it's Notre Dame by 24. . Morlltwost Arkansas TIMES, Friday, Oct. 11, AYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS 1974 · 13 HALF GALLON. Consider these advantages: 1. There's a handle on it. Easy lo carry, easy to pour. 2. Less chance of running out. 3. It's a sensible way to enjoy Jim Beam and It costs less per drink. THE WORLD'S FINEST BOUflBON. 80 PROOF XENTUCW STRAIGHT 80UR6Gfi VJHISHtY-DISTILllD AND EOTTLEO BY THE JAMES B, BEJiM CISTIUH« CO., '"^ONT. BEAM. KtNIUCKV Washington Worried About Playing Enough To Letter DALLAS (AP) -- To give you an idea of how potent Oklahoma is offensively, ace halfback Joe Washington is beginning to jokingly wonder if he's going lo see enough ptaying time to lelter. Perhaps a fired-up Texas team will take care of the problem for Washington, who has only carried the ball 34 times in lopsided victories over Baylor, Utah 'State and Wake Forest. "1 told one of the coaches the other day that the way things are going I won't even earn a letter this year," Washington said. Washington, a junior from Port Arthur, Tex., is the catalyst of a high-powered Wishbone attack that leads the nation in overall offense at an average of 584.3 yards per game, and rushing yardage at 488.3 yards per game. The second-ranked Sooners also are averaging 54.3 points per game and place second In total defense, allowing a mere 165 steps per contest, AWESOME TASK Texas faces the awesome task of derailing this machine Saturday in the annual Red River rival grudge match before a sellout 75,000 fans in the Cotton Bowl. 'They've really got an out- Standing football team," says Texas Coach Darrell Royal, who has a 12-5 coaching record over the Sooners. "I think they are possibly as good personnel wise as any of their teams since I've been here," Oklahoma is n 21-poinl favo- tite over the Longhorns, who are 3-1 and ranked 17th. Tickets are at a premium for ttw gams because Oklahoma Is on probation and there will be no television. A Texas official said 150,000 ickets could have been sold for he 69th meeting of Ihc schools. The series began in 1900 and Texas leads 42-24-2. Oklahoma las won the last three games. Royal has switched speedster Raymond Clayborn from safety .o offensive halfback to restock- that depleted position. Clayborn presumably will backup freshman Garyln Wyatt. Other starters in the Texas backfield include freshman fullback Earl lampbcll. sophomore halfback Jimmy Walker, and probably Vlarty^Akins at quarterback. Defensive halfback Terry Me- ancon was switched to safety and freshman Alfred Jackson was put in Melancon's spot. Indians Minus Nine Players JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) -The Arkansas Stale University Indians will take on Illinois State at Normal, III., Saturday minus nine injured players. ASU Coach Bill Davidson said the injuries created problems, but the Indians would have to make the best of the situ a lion. The Indians concluded their practice sessions for the Illinois State game Thursday with a few minutes of work on their kicking game. "It was a day for refining what we have learned this week about ISU," Davidson said. "I think we have accomplished what we wanted to under the circumstances. The Indians are 1-1 (or the season.' WE WON SELL YOU A UP IF ALLYOU We see you every week. We know wha,t your car needs and when you need it. So, when you come to us for winter changeover service, we're ''· better able to check your car over. And we'll do our best to make sure you get just what you need. '\We can't afford to sell you something you don't need. It wouldn't be friendly. And we can be very friendly. SUJ4 OH. COMPANY THE DX TIRE STORE

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