Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on October 27, 1974 · Page 17
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nm^ Grant Hall ABC's Don Tollefson Having The Time Of His Life At 22 SPORTS «««. FAYETTEVIUE, ARKANSAS, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1974 "Whiit's In Itie box?" ·someone asked Don Tollcf- »on. " "This is my emergency makeup kit," said ABC's youngest sporlscaster. "Every timo the ' d i r e c t o r thinks I'm .starling to look like a California hippie, I open the kit and get my hair looking less wild." Tollefson was in Fayetteville last week to prepare for the Arkansas-Texas game. His purpose was preparing pre-game and halftime material* he sat d o w n with Coach Frank Broyles for a discussion of some of the problems facing college atlilcU.cs. "We do this everywhere we go," said Tollefson. "At ' the end of the year, we should have enough stuff for a good special or two." Tollefson is 22 years old and his colleague, Jim . Lampley, is 25.. ABC's idea In using the young announcers for football games, according to NCAA press officer Don McGuire.was to "accentuate college football, not just on the field, but -its traditions, campuses and people." How does Tollefson think the idea is working? "At first, there was some '. valid criticism that we were impeding the coverage of the games," he said. "But now I think we're enhancing it. "By talking to the .. trainers, we can give im; mediate injury reports. Before, the announcers in the booth might get a fifth- hand report in the fourth quarter on a player who , was injured before halftime. PICK UP STRATEGY "Also, we can pick up some of the strategy by talking to players on the bench during the game. They might tell us why they're making certain defensive adjustments, for example." Tollefson even had the audacity to ask Broyles three or four questions at halfttme, .lust after Texas had stunned Arkansas by ''blocking a - p u n t for a 17-0 'lead. Earlier this season, Tollefson, corralled Ara Parseghian immediately after the e n d of the Notre Dame-Georgia Tech game. Both coaches seemed . i m p a t i e n t , b u t both ' cooperated. "We're just about where we want to foe 'at this time," said McGuire. "When we first started, it'was entirely new and everyone was still learning. It's now evolved to the point where Lampley and Tollefson are digging and getting good features without getting in the way of the football game." Well, Tollefson did disrupt the coverage near the end at Austin by asking-Texas cheerleaders x what they . thought of his physique. But by that time,. Arkansas fans must .-have felt relieved ' to be diverted from the slaughter on the field. (Tollefson. who exudes self confidence, was advised that he was "sleek.") "We think we've found just the right combination with Lampley's 'show biz' Offense Runs Smoothly For Porkers approach and .Tollefson's s o l i d Journalism background," said McGvire. Part of Tollcfsoit's 'solid background' was a stint at Stanford University, where he'was editor of the Stanford Daily and was the first president of the Stanford Daily Publications Corporation. He has also worked for the Associated Press in San Francisco and was the AP staffer assigned to the Palty Hearst kidnaping. HEW EMPLOYE In 1973, Tollefson was a staff assistant on the Department of Health, Education and Welfare's Task Force on the National Policy and Higher Education. "Right now," said Don, "I'm just having a helluva good time. Getting to travel around the country like this is great.". He knows it can't last forever, though. "The whole idea behind this format," he noted, "is to have someone who's in touch with college students. In a couple of more years, I probably won't be. The concept could continue,., but with someone else." Still, he hopes to remain with ABC in some capacity. "There's a possibility I might work for Wide World of Sports," he said. "Or I could work for a television station in San Francisco, one of the five in the country that's owned by ABC. I'm from San Francisco, and know the sports scene there." For now, Tollefson will continue to report on things that "capture the flavor of college football and differentiate it from professional football." Included are academic doings. At Arkansas, he reported on a potential breakthough in plant pathology research, out of which a biological weed control agent may be used to kill the weed that has plagued rice crops. LOST CONFIDENCE "When I attended Stanford," said Tollefson. "it was right in the middle of all the protests. I lost a little confidence in college sludents then. But now I see w h a t ' s happening academically, and it's very encouraging." Many of the protests, of course, were worthwhile. One shudders to think what would have happened in Vietnam had not college students and others persisted in demanding an accounting of United States policy. Tollefson's s t a t e m e n t 'tends to confirm the feeling on the part of some viewers that he and Lampley are not really reflecting widespread college attitudes, but are merely working hard at being young Keith Jacksons.- - But that's not to. disparage the good job they're doing. Nor is it an indictment of Tollefson. To Ire only 22, he is amazingly professional. He also has a winning personality, as several reporters here can altest. lie put us all in stitches by telling two stories about Lawrence Welk, b o t h of which are unprintable. Razorbacks Stymie Colorado State By GRANT HALL TIMES Sports Editor Ike Forte'and Jerry Eckwood shared a coming out party against Colorado State here Saturay night. Forte rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns in 29 carries, while Eckwood scored a touchdown in his first varsity game as Arkansas overwhelmed Colorado State 43-9. The Razorbacks.jumped to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter, and the outcome was never in doubt afterward. Colorado State filled the air with 48 passes and completed 19 for 329 yards, but 'oder who added seven more. L o r e n Mulkins, Colorado tale's star middle guard, locked Steve Little's extra loint try, leaving Arkansas a- lead C-0 after 5:32. After Ivan Jordan recovered lam fullback Jim McKenzie's umble and David Waite recov- red Arkansas halfback Vaughn Busby's bobble quarterback Jark Driscoll of CSU dropped he ball while fading to pass, lohn Rhiddlehoovcr tackled him the Porkers outdid that rushing for 410 yards. by Arkansas finished with a 23-16 advantage in first downs and a 465-381 in total offense. Mike Kirkland gave the Hogs further advantage .by averaging 43.5 on four punts and Colorado lurt itself with seven penalties for 129 yards, to Arkansas's six for 50. Arkansas showcased Forte Lorcn Mulkins, Colorado number nine times on the game's first possession. Star ting from their own '35 the Razorbacks drove 65 yards to a touchdown in .11 plays. Forte gained . 50 of the yards, in eluding Ihe last seven behint fullback, Marsh White's block. T h e back-to-basics drive featured mostly quick hitting straight ahead plays. The mos exciting was an 11 yard gain shared by Forte and tight en Doug Yoder. Forte gained foil before dribbling the ball t State ;hem on t Drisco will) t McKe third toss tc CSU Arkan blinds yard yard short. Ark yards third a 45 starti Craig his s . allowing Billy Burns to recover he ball at the Ram 11. From there, alternate fullback Holland Fuchs scored on :he first play. Little kicked gooc ,his time and the Razorhacks ed 13-0 after 8:12. The War Memorial Stadiutr crowd of 44,852 was the seconc argest to ever see Colorado State play, and the Rams gave them something to remember on the next, series. First Driscoll converted third and 10 with a 24 yard screen pass to McKerizie. Then he picked up 21 with a 22 yard toss to flanker Willie Miller. finally stalled after Arkansas end Johnnie Meador blindsided Driscoll for a sevei Clark Kemble's 49 yard field goal try fell one yan jnsas then moved 80 in seven plays, for it. third touchdown, starting witl 45-yard pass play from starting quarterback to Reggi Craig. Forte got the touchdown his second of the night ant ixth of tho year from two ards out. Lusby easily got into ic end zone on Arkansas's first wo point try of the season, ivirig the Hogs a 21-0 lead with le :03 left in the first quarttr. Muskie Harris set up the n»xt Arkansas score by making a ow, diving interception at the lam 33 on the third play of he second quarter. Mark Miller came in at quarterback and moved to the Razorback to a fourth and three at the seven, Jiving Little a chance to kick lis fifth field goal of the year n six attempts. With Little's 24-yarder made the score 24-0 with 12:38 left in the half. Willie Miller enabled Colo rado State to match the field goal with a reaching-back re- :eption of 48 yards to the Arkansas 28. A pass interference penalty on Tommy Harris gave CSU another first down at the 24. On fourth and five from the 19 Kembla kicked a 37-yard field goal. Arkansas was offside on the play, and it appeared that the Rams could have had a firs down at the 14. They chose to keep the field 'goal, althougl several Rams left the fielc shaking their heads. Driscol sprained his knee on that series and retired for the evening with eight completions in 17 tries for 135 yards, with one interception After Floyd Hogan returned the following kickoff lo his 20 Miller directed Arkansas' sec end 80 yard -- seven play touch down drive. The big gainer wa 35-yard pass interference pen- Uy drawn by Freddie Dougas. Arkansas scored the touch- own on a third-and-ohe play as filler got two yards for the iist down before pitching to Lusby for the final 10 yards. It was Lusby's firsl touch- lown as a Razorback. With 7:25 left in the half. Little kicked the score to 31-3. Mulkins set up Colorado State's touchdown with his second blocked placement of the night. He redirected Little's 45- iard field goal try back up the ield lo the Arkansas 43, where ieith King recovered. Alternate quarterback Jack jiaham went for broke immediately, and found Miller for a 41 yard gain to the two. It was Miler's fifth catch, for 129 yards, After Arkansas was pen alized to the one fo having J2 men on the field, Ron Harris scored the CSU louchdown. The Rams went for two points, but Brad Thomas wres tied tight end Bill Larson down a yard short of the goal afte a reception. Arkansas led 31 9 with 3:14 left in the half. Five plays and 80 yards lat er, the Razorbacks led 37-9. Th lightning bolt was oFrte's 67 yard run to the one, Arkansas longest run of the year. Fort s w e p t to the left sid cleanly and had only corner back David Norman to beat. H started stiff arming Norman a the six, but was ruled to hay gone put of bounds just befor Fuchs scored on the next play etting'his second touchdown of ic nrght and his fourth of the ear. Little missed the extra oint try to the left, his first 3 AT miss of the year, other han blocked kicks. The Razor- acks led 37-9 with 1:37 left in he half. Except for an interception by lal McAfee arid another block- d field goal by Mulkins, that vas all the excitement until the ast play of the third quarter, vhen Rollen Smith intercepted i fourth and one pass at his 14' and raced down the right sideline to the CSU 10 as time ran out. The cheering for that play crescedoed into a roar when Jerry Eckwood of Brinkley trotted onto the field for his tirsi action as a Razorback. Eckwood was undressed on nis first carry, losing two yards the eight on second down but the crowd roared its ap proval as he bounced up imme diately. On fourth down' from the nine Eckwood took an option pitcl and swept around the rignt sidi for his first touchdown on hi second varsity carry. Tthat play brought the night's loudest nc most prolonged cheering. Incredibly, Mulkins brok through for his fourth blockei kick of the night; two fieli goals and two extra points. Wit 12:50 left in the game, Arkan sas led 43 : 9. One minute own of the game ,on a draw lay by Harris. But one minute fter that, ihe Hams passed heir seasonal average of 252 ards passing-by four yards. 1 : * Mike Kirkland quarterbacked nost of the fourth quarter fo'f Arkansas, but penalties kept Doth teams from adding to thej core. ' · '"i Graham completed only ninS jf 29 passes, and had two intercepted. Arkansas threw six passes, completing two for 55 ards. CSU split end Dan )'Rouroke was injured in the second quarter and may hava a fractured forearm. , Said Rams coach Sark Ar£- anian, "Arkansas had a very fine football team. We could nob control their running game. It tvas a good learning experience for our team -- Arkansas is tha best we have played, LIHIe Rock add Colorado Slate 0 9 0 0 -- 1 Arkansas 2116 0 6--^1 Ark-Forte, 7 run (kick blocked) \ Ark--Fuchs 11 rim (Little kick) Ark--Forte 2 run (Lusby run) Ark.FG Little 21 CSU--KG Kemble 37 Ark Lusby 10 run alter lateral (rom Miller (Little kick) CSU-- Harris 1 run (pass railed) Ark--Fuchs 1 run (kick failed Ark-; Eckirood 9 run (kick blocked) 1--14.852 First clowns Rushes-yards · Passing yards CSU ARK IS 23 S3-52 77-ilO 329 55 46 11 19-18.3 2-«-8 . 7-35 4-13 ' « 6-3 . 7-129 6-SO" College Football Scores Tech Barely Nips Spunky SMU Ouachita Rally Saves 14-14 Tie With SCA ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) -- Ouachita rallied on a 76-yard fourth quarter pass play from quarterback Bill Vining to light end Gary Reese lo salvage a 14-14 lie with State College of Arkansas to remain unbeaten in the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference race Saturday. The play was Ihe first following the kickoff after tailback Nathaniel Daniel capped a 69- yard march with a six-yard scoring burst to give SCA a 14-7 lead with 8:03 left in the game. The Bears had taken the lead in the first quarter when linebacker Larry Clark blocked a Ouachita punl, picked it up, and ran 35 yards for TD. David McCormick kicked the extra point. SCA led 7-0 at halftime In the fourth quarter, SCA Wimbled on its own eight and the recovery was made for DBU by noseguard Joey Zinamon. Three players later, Vining sneaked over from the one. Russ Daniel added the exlra point with 13:44 left in game. After Daniel's touchdown JcCorrnick's PAT kick made it 14-7. Then Vining hit Reese for ,he last OBU touchdown anc Daniel booted the game-tying Extra point. OBU twice JCA territory later game, once gelting moved into the the the UCLA Bombs California BERKLEY, Calir. -- U C L A quarterback John Sciarr* threw a long scoring.pass ant 'an for a second touchdown Saturday against California be 'ore leaving the game with f eg injury, and his defcnsiv .eammates made several bi; plays in a 28-3 Pacific-8 foolba! i'iclory over the 20lh ranke* Bears. Dears' 29 before giving the ball p on downs. SCA is 1-1-1 in AIC. OBU is 2-1. Southern State and Henderon, also unbeaten, met in con- erence action Saturday night. Amhcrst 17, Wcsleyan 7 Columia 38, Bucknell 33 Howard UnVv 13, Nn Carolina AtT Norwich Univ 16, Bales College 0 Penn Slate 21, West, Virinia 12 Bulgers 20, Air Forces 3 St John's NY 22, Falrleiah Dicksn I Mnrylnnd 20, Nti : Carolina St 10 · . . . . . , . Virginia Tech 41, Richmond 7 ; r Washington Sc 'Lee 23, Seivanee 7 Bowling Green 28, Marshall Univ 3 Capital Univ 17, Ohio Wesleyan 13 Miami, Ohip 38, Toledo 222 Michigan 45, Minnesota 0 Michtean Slate 31. Purdue 7 WiUunurg -58, Mount Union 0 Army 13, Holy Cross 10 Boston College 55, Villanova 7 Ithaca 31, Bridgeport 11 Kings Point 17, Wflgncr 7 Sicnn College 33, Mantiatlen 26 Temple 21, Delaware' 17 Vermont 21, Rochester 12 Yale 27, Cornell 3 Citadel 28, Appalachian's! 17 ttavidscm Col 17, H a mpden--Sydney IS .Florida 30, Duke 13 No Carolina Ccn 16, Md East Shore 1 ' ' Tennessee 29, Clemson 2B East Michigan 17, Ball Stale 9 Kent Slate 51, Akron 14 Northvvood Mich 13, Ccnlral St, Olilo J Ohio 26, West MicMsan 3 Albany St, N Y 35, Brocknorl Slate 14 Harvard 17, Dartmouth 15 Hhoclcj Island 13, Boston Univ 7 Alabama -11, Texas ChrisLlan 3 Vanderbilt 24, Mississippi J5 Virginia Military 31, William Mary W Iowa 14, Illnols 12 Iowa Stale 22, Kansas 6 Missouri 30, Colorado 2^ Nehraska 7, Okhihoina Slate 3 Ohio Slflte 55, Northwestern 7 Wisconsin 35, Indiana 25 Texas Tech 29, Sooulh Methodist 17 Bowdoin 27, Colby College 6 Chcyney Stale 29, Bloomsburg 0 Delaware Vnl 19, I.ycoming Col 13 Lchlgh 25, Maine 26 Pittsburgh 13, Navy 11 Auburn S3. Florida State 6 Goergia Tech 27, Tulane 7 GuSlfard Col 42, Rnndolph-Macon 7 Mississippi St 56, Louisville 7 Eastern Illinois 10. Ferris State 13 Hope College 28, Kalaniazoo Col 7 Stanford Trips Washington St. DALLAS, (AP)--Texas Tech defensive end Tommy Cones crashed through to block a punt early in the fourth quarter Saturday and hard-running Larry Isaac cashed -the break into a touchdown to give, the. Red Raiders a 20-17 Southwest Conference victory over Southern Methodist. Until Cones' big play, it appeared the underdog Mustangs were on Ihe verge of pulling off an upset before the crowd of 32,000 on a warm day in the Cotton Bowl. The llth ranked Raiders, now 5-1-1 for the season, remained alive in the SWC race with a 2- 1'ledger. SMU is 5-2 overall and also 2-1 in conference play. Cones roared in untouched to block John Blackburn's punt afler Blackburn appeared to juggle the ball. Tech,-lrailing 1713 at the time, took over on the Mustang 26-yard line. Sophomore quarterback Don Roberts, who was a surprise starter because of back problems to number one Red Raider signal caller Tommy Duni- cen. completed a 14-yard pass to tight end Pat Felux. Isaac ran five yards and then bolted two for the winning touchdown.' SMU jumped to a 7-0 first quarter lead on a five-yard touchdown run by David Bostick. Tech quickly tied it on an 11-yard touchdown run by Roberts. Field goals of 23 and 27 yards by Brian Hall gave Tech a 13-7 halftime lead. But the Mustangs overhauled the Red Raiders on a five-yard and marched 94 yards for a go- ahead louchdown sparked by a 32-yard pass -from Wesson to Kenny Harrison. Roan, · SMU's 6-6 tight end, caught the five-yard-touchdown pass wide open and; the Mustangs' led' 14-13. Thompson's 26- yard field goal then put Tech into 'deep" trouble before Cones took advantage of .Blackburn's Alabama Rolls Past Texas Christian 41-3 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -Quarterbacks Robert Fraley and Jack O'Rear, subbing in fine style, directed fourth-ranked Alabama to a 41-3 footbal victory over nullclassed Texas Christian Saturday. Fraley scored once and threw two scoring passes and O'Rear ran for one touchdown and passed for another. Fraley triggered the Crimson Tide, now 7-0, on an 83-yard drive on its first possession taking it in himself from the four. State eot its initial rushing firs SETTING UP A TOUCHDOWN" .. .Arkansas'! Ike Forte breaks info the clear as he rushes deep into Colorado State territory Saturday evening in Little Rodk. Lineman Gregg Koch (68) leads the .play, Texas AM Aggies Blank Baylor Bears 20-0 To Spoil Homecoming ii PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- lanford's Cardinals put their wily sustained touchdown drive ogether early in the fourth quarter and survived a two- ouchdown Washington State ·ally twice to record a 20-18 'ictory over the Cougars in Pa- sific-8 Conference play Saturday. Wally Bennett quarerbacked WSU's first touchdown drive, aking them 86 yards. The two- point conversion failed and Stanford led 20-12 midway hrough the fourth period. The Cardinals' next posse- sion soured when Scolt Mulii- nex blocked the punt and Ozell 3ledsoe fell on it in the end zone. The two-point conversion ry failed again and Stanford ed by two points, just 2:18 afler being ahead 20-6. Cardinal quarterback Mike Uordova couldn't move Ihe loam and WSU got a f i n a l chance. But Bennett fumbled on the first nlay and Stanford recovered with 1:10 remaining. Stanford's scoring drive included a string of Cordova passes of 14, 12, 24 and 12 yards. WSU fumbled nine times, losing tho ball five limes, while Stanford lost one of four f u m - bles. Gordon Riegai and Gcb Church led Stanford defensively with eight tackles and linebacker Don Hover was credited with 11 unasRited stops for Washington Stata. Illinois SI Univ 21, Northern Illinois I Notre Dame 38, Miami Fla 7 Oklahoma C3, Kansas SI Univ 0 Oliviet College 23, Alma College 10 Memphis State 41, North Texas St Connecticut 10, Massachusetts 9 Worcester Tech. 1, Coast Guard 10 Bcmidji Slate 26, Stout State 20 Concord, Moorhd 28, Mncalesler 10 DcPatiw Univ 16, Indiana Central 7 Illinois College 17, Knox Colteae 7 touchdown pass from Ricky] Wesson to Oscar Roan and a 26-yard field Thompson. goal by Ted 16 Lawrence Univ 17, Carleton College Soulh Dakota 37, North Dnkola 21 So Dakota Slate 27, Morningsidc 8 Clark Univ 27. Savannah Slate 13 Grove City 27, Kenyon College 6 Monlclair 37, Southern Conn 20 Moravian Col 16, Lebanon Valtey U Rochester Tech 20, rtenssciaer 0 West Chester 30, Kutztown 21 Fordham 20, Johns Hopkins 10 Norfolk Stale 20, Virginia Union 10 Towson Stale 27, Salisbury St 10 Augustana, S.D. 38, Northern. Iowa 23 Dltance Col 17, Anderson 6 Mayville Stale 23, Northland Oil 20 St Procopius Col 42, Iowa Wesleyao i Upper Iowa 24, Dubuque II Southern Cal 31, Oregon stale 10 Case Western 222, Carnegie-Mellon 13 Colgate 24, 1-atnyclte 18 Slippery Rock 25, Indiana u Pa. 20 Bowie State 14, Federal City 0 Furman Univ 21, Wof/ord 10 Mndison College 34. Emory k Henry 14 Middle Tcnn St -15. Austin Peay. IS Morcheail Stalo 14, Tennessee Tech I Albion 14, Adrian 7 Arkansas State 41, Southern Illinois 26 Black Hills SI 20, Cahdron Slate 10 Dickinson Stnte 21, Jamestown 7 No Dakota St 17, Manfcalo Slate H St Cloud 3d, Minnesota-Morris 21 Whcalon College 20, North Central 13 Abilene 21, Sul Ross Stale 9 SW Texas State 20, Sam Houston St6 Wyoming 31, Ulah 13 Albright 17, Gettysburg Col 14 Mass Maritime 3, Maine Maritime 0 That's when Cones made his big play to turn the game around. Isaac, a 181-pound sophomore tailback from Lubbock, dashed for 125 yards on 20 carries and he slippery Roberts picked up 76 yards on 22 attempts. Bostick, ignoring the pain of a torn rib cartilage, was the workhorse for the Mustangs with 118 yards on 26 carries. Both teams were ineffective n the air with Wesson completing only five of 13 for 85 vards and suffering two interceptions. Roberts went to the air nine times completing only 'our for 60 yards. He was also intercepted one time. A conlroversial third quarter inteception by Ronnie Robertson almost turned the game around for the Mustangs, He caught the ball right at the sideline on Ihe SMU six-yard line to slop.a Texas Tech drive. The Mustangs, trailing 13-7 at the time, swung into high gear 19 Oswcgo St. N. Y. 22, Niagara Univ 9 St LatvTcncc 4], Hamilton Col 1A Westminster, Pa 21, Taylor 7 SW Memphis 31, Cenlre College 14 West Kentucky SI, East Kentucky 24 Augsburg 7, M i n n Duluth 6 Michigan Tech 76, SW Minnesota 28 Wabasb 26, St Joseph's, Ind. 6 Howard Payne 'II, Tarloton State « Kentucky Slate 21, Ark Pino Bluff Seals Return SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -The Elephant seals have returned to Ihe Farallone Islands, a lonely group of windswept up and fog-shrouded islands 30 miles off San Francisco's Golden Gate. The discovery was made by a group of scientists who have been making periodic trips to the islands since they were abandoned by the Coast Guard. For thousands of years these giants of the sea lived along the California coast from PL Reyes south to Caps Lazaro off Baja California. Wth 55 players seeing frst period action for Alabama, fourth-stringer O'Rear took the Tide on a 68-yard march, capped by Rick Watson's one-yard scoring run. After TCU's Tony Biasatti dcked a 30-yard field goal late in the half, the Horned Frogs tried an onsides kick, but Rick McLain fell on it for Alabama at the TCU 49. Willie Shelby, who ran for 86 yards on only 6 carries, got 31 of them on the next play and the Tide then moved to. the 5 from where Fraley hit George Pugh with a scoring pass. In the second half, Fraley hit Ozzie Newsome and O'Rear hit Jerry Brown on scoring tosses, both for 15 yards, and O'Rear scrambled 21 yards for another score. Alabama's top two quarterbacks, Gary Rulledge and Richard Todd, are out with injuries. Gene Moser gave TCU one scoring chance by recovering a 'umble caused by Keith Judy's ;ackle at the Alabama 36 but iVoodrow Lowe halted that :hreat with an interception at the 14. Kent Waldrep was TCU's top runner until a neck injury sent lim to a hospital in the second period. Doctors said later that Ihe 20-year-old junior from Alvin, Tex., "sustained a contusion, or severe bruise to his spinal cord as a result of a fractured cervical verterbra." They said he was conscious and alert and that his condition was stable. Waldrep's parents were flying from New York to be with him. Deede Terveen. Joe Segulja and Judy were TCU's top defenders, wilh a total of 30 tackles among them. WACO, Tex. (AP) -- Carl loaches scored on a teammate's miscue and set up a field goal with a pass reception Saturday night as Texas AM spoiled Baylor's homecoming with a 20-0 victory before a record Baylor crowd of 51,200. It was the third straight Soulhwest Conference triumph for AM, the nation's eighth- ranked team, and made the Ag- gies favorities to represent the conference in the Cotlon Bowl Jan. 1. Roaches, a 165-pound junior, scored AM's winning touch down when he grabbed team mate Bubba Bean's fumble and sprinted 56 yards through a clear field midway in the firsl quarter. . Bean was short of a first down when he was hit about the AM 35-yard line and the ball popped forward to the 44 when Roaches, slanting in from his wide receiver slot, took it waist high on the first bounce and used his .5 speed to run away from Baylor defenders. In the closing minutes of the first half, Roaches pulled in a 15-yard pass from quarterback David Walker at the Baylor 28. ?our plays later, with 48 seconds left in the second quarter rlandy Haddox kicked a 42-yard 'lladdox' 'capped a 56-yard drive to the Baylor 24 in the third quarter by booming a 42 yard field goal on a windless the first half Leroy Cook and Lowe paced an Alabama defense that held TCU lo 183 yards. Alabama used 69 players against TCU, which now is 1-6. AM scored its final touch down with just under five min ules remaining in the game when 261-pound tackle Warren Tiahan intercepted an at tempted screen pass at trr Baylor one and lunged into th end zone. Trahan pilfered the short lo from Baylor quarterback Mar Jackson, who subbed for Nea Jeffrey in the final minutes the game* The Aggies also intercepts two of Jeffrey's throws a n f never allowed Baylor's offens to penetrate tha AM. 40. Th omy nme riayior got to LUG yu,- he Bears faked a -kick .on ourth and one and fullback Pal McNiel. fumbled .and AM recovered at its 45. Baylor's main o f f e n s i v e Ihreal, Steve Beaird, suffered a Drained knee and ankle afler gaining 73 yards on 17 carries. Baylor's only decenl field po- j I L I U M U H l l I t ; "" fcJic i ii. .it i-iui* vhen Warren Foster jumped on Ronnie Hiiteiy's fumble at the Baylor 48. But three plays ;aincd only six yards and Bayor punted. The victory raised AM's season record to 6 and 1. Baylor is now 3-3 for the season and 1-1 in the SWC. Texas Quarterback Roams Free; Longhorns Smash Rice OwlslM H O U S T O N (AP)-- Texas quarterback Marty Akins, left to roam almost at will by the lice defense, rushed for 188 yards in 23 carries Saturday and scored two touchdowns to ead the 13lh-ranked Longhorns o a 27-6 Southwest Conference victory over the winless Owls. The Owl defense, apparently keying on Texas freshman full- ack Earl Campbell, allowed Akins to spurt free off the Longhorns 1 Wishbone' offense to irep their hopes alive" for -..a seventh straight SWC title. Texas had to settle for a 6-6 halftime deadlock on field goals of 24 and 36 yards by Billy Schott after the Longhorns lost fu mblcs at the Hi ce 3ndl5a4 fumbles al the Rice 34 and 15 yard lines to kill , scoring .hreats. But Texas, the No. 5 ranked rushing leam in Ihe nation, pounded out long scoring drives in both of their third-quarler possessions when they con trolled the ball 11:20. The touchdowns came on one-yarc plunges by Raymond Clayborn tinu Akins, . Rice's Tommy Kramer hi freshman flanker David Houser on a 42-yard touchdown pass for the Owls' only scora In the second quarter. Houser out distanced Texas' Alfred' Jack on and caught the ball at th* 0-yard line. .. Akins tacked on his second ouchdown early in the fourth quarter with a nine-yard run. Rice now is 0-5-1 for the season and 0-2 in SWC play whils Texas jumped to 5-2 and 2-1. Although the injury-ridden Rice defense keyed on Camphell, the elusive Tyler fullback still managed 105 yards nn It carries for his third 100-yarS performance of his brief colleg* career. The Owls played most of lh( second half without noseguafd Cornelius Walker, who rein- jured his knee, and defensivf end Larry O'Neal, who injurcc an ankle. Texas might havt wrapped up the game earlier lad it not been for Ihe twi first-half fumbles. Akins fumbled at the Rice 3 on UT's first drive of the garni arid Walker recovered for lh Owls. In the second quarter Texas reached the Rice 16 yap line, where fullback Roosevel Leaks fumbled and backiii nosegnard Jeff Rose recovere with 4:18 left in the halt. But the Longhorns, wh passed for only 17 yards, rolle up 497 on the ground, we. above their 309 yard ayerag per game,

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