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213 S. STATE ST.
By BILL McFALL
The Pacific Eight Conference
is known for its large schools,
warm football season, the Rose
Bowl, and now for the institution
of the draft.
A wide-spread practice among
the coaches is to recruit outstand-
ing talents from junior colleges.
This is accomplished with liberal
use of full scholarships,
Wide Open Nebraska Defends Reign in
start this year with the acquisit- : y;:: ;;.;; _:
stait ths yeai iththe cquiit-B3 HARRY EN GLEHART Dev aney's decision wxas hamper
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Fi ancisc 202ob Cllege der the able management of Bob sophomore Frank Patrick had a
At 61 20 lbs , gand lining Devaney, are seeking their fifth flare-up of an infection received
searing 9.4 seconds, he should take consecutive Big Eight Conference in a 1963 auto accident.
right over where Mike Garrett Championship so they'll have an- But the infection seems to have
rigt over wh erentMigarret other chance to avenge defeats cleared up and Patrick had ani
eft off who's been tutoring him o - at thehands of Alabama in the outstanding debutlastatrSaturday.
in the preseason. .: .:I._<:... His: < v" w-::>:; : <
McKay points out that this Orange Bowls of 1965 and 1966. Hipassing set up all three Ne-
year's team can surpass his Rse The feat will not be an easy braska scores and he plunged for
Bowl team of last season in al- one for the Huskers, however, be- one of the touchdowns himself.
most every departent. USC has cause the Colorado Buffaloes have House of Power
however, one of the roughest established themselves as top con- Elsewhere, the Huskers are far;
chedlesof hg season, playing tenders to end Nebraska's dynasty. from weak. The offensive back-
Texas, Michigan-State,.Noti: -.:' The biggest problem to be solved field is lead by 219-lb. senior All-
D:me.ndUCLA ..4by Devaney before the showdown American candidate, Ben Gregory.'
Dame and UCLA. , ; "
with Colorado on October 21 is Gregory, who treats defensive lines
playerss ecldflr retnurcnu O r Ibthe offensive line. For the first like Sitting Bull treated Custer,
of a great team time in four years, the Huskers could be the key to the Nebraska
Leading the list is a top Heis- THE SIGNAL CALLER THE PASSER . will start the conference season scoring punch. '
man Trophy candidate of the with inexperience as the keynote. He will be helped out by 228-lb.
year: quarterback Gary Bean. college transfers very freely to 13-7 victdry over Cal in 1966. Cal The interior linesmen have fullback Charlie Winters, who is
ybuild around a group of sophs students stole the trophy from played a combined total of 25 also a strong runner.
Washington looks like it till that were undefeated as fresh- its reinforced display case and minutes of varsity competition. Devaney, the winningest active
be the team to pull the upsets, men. Returning to the squad will the Stanford student body is de- Devaney wasn't pleased with the coach in the nation, will have to
With a fine group of returning be junior quarterback Barry claring total war to recapture it. development of his replacements rely heavily on an improved de-
letterman like Tom Sparlin at Bronk. and All-Coast defensive Washington State will be look- this fall, but the Huskers surprised feinse for the games before Colo-
quarterback,. the Huskie offense back Wayne Stewart. ing for some ways to form an of- him by blitzing a highly-touted rado in the hope that his uncer-
is very powerful. The losers in the "junior col- fense. This was a problem last Washington team last Saturday, tain offense can jell in time for
Oregon State is rebuilding with lege draft" are the Stanford In- year, too; when it was 5-5. 17-7. the big one.
transfer and reserves after grad- dians. They did not get any highly Oregon is sporting the "new" The quarterback position has al- The defense is lead by All-Amer-I
uation took its toll of the team touted talent and very little of look this season with Jerry Frei, so been of some concern to De- ican Wayne Meyland, a vicious
that was top-rated at the end of the run-of-the-mill type. a new coach, also a new 40,000 vaney. The candidates for the middle guard who eats quarter-
last season. High point will be the season seat stadium, and a new team. number one spot had only played backs and punters for Saturday
At Berkeley, California Coach finale. Stanford owns the hal- All need to be proven, except, per- a total of five minutes in college afternoon snacks. This year,
Ray Willsey will be using junior lowed "Axe" by the way of their haps, the new stadium. prior to this season. though, Meyland may have to
i Big Eight
title, it will climax a masterful
rebuilding project by' head coach
Crowder has 15 two-letter vet-
erans returning along with 11
other lettermen. He will, there-
fore, be fielding basically the same
team that lost to the Nebraska
powerhouse last year in the closing
minutes of the game, 21-19.
To spearhead the attack, Crow-
der has chosen sophomore Bob
Anderson. Anderson was chosen
over letterman Dan Kelly, who
"benefits" and high laundry al-
By getting the boys in their
junior year, the coaches are able
to stock-depleted platoons with
players that have had a year or
two experience in games, but that
still have their two best seasons
ahead of them.
Becoming more common now is
the transfer of players after their
freshman year if they've shown
Competition for junior college
talent is keen and the teams are
rapidly balancing the conference
in this manner.
John McKay and the Southern
Cal Trojans have gotten a head
many thought was the best quar-
terback in the conference last
year when he was healthy.
With two talent-laden quarter-
backs plus last year's Big Eight
scoring leader in fullback Wilmer
Cooks, the Buffaloes have a solid
For Openers, How About .. .
Colorado, living up to its number
ten pre-season rating, trounced
Baylor last weekend, 27-7. Ander-
son scored three of the Buffalo
The rest of the conference
should give the contenders little
trouble although there is an out-
side chance that Oklahoma, Okla-
homa State, or Missouri could
sneak into the title.
Kansas, Kansas State, and Iowa
State are in the process of re-
building and can't really be rated
Nebraska plays Minnesota this
weekend in a final tune-up be-
fore the conference opener with
Kansas State. And Colorado takes
on Oregon as a prelude to their
opener with Iowa State.
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share some of the goodies with a
pair of senior tackles, 251-1b. Jim
McCord and 254-lb. Jerry Patton,
both lettermen with last year's
Posing the biggest threat to
Nebraska's four year dominance
of the Big Eight is Colorado. If the
Buffaloes can manage to nab the
1t1 --i -- Out
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