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Saturday, October 18, 1969

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Seven"

Saturday, October 1 8, 1 969 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Sevens

Liue-IJps;
Defense

MICHIGAN STATE

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Rich Saul (230)
Ron Joseph (264)
Ron Curl (246)
Wilton Martin (231)
Tom Barnum (231)
Ken Little (221)
Don Law (227)
Mike Hogan (225)
Harold Phillips (192)
Clifton Hardy (187)
Jay Breslin (206)

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LB-MLB
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MICHIGAN
Mike Keller (212)
Fred Grambau (230)
Pete Newell (222)
Cecil Pryor (240)
Henry Hill (210)
Marty Huff (220)
Ed Moore (210)
Tom Darden (185)
Barry Pierson (175)
Brian Healy (170)
Tom Curtis (190)

Offense

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MICHIGAN STATE
Frank Foreman (201)
David VanElst (221)
Don Baird (206)
Tom Beard (243)
Ronald Saul (237)
Craig Wycinski (2231)
Bruce Kulesza (206)
Bill Triplett (182)
Eric Allen (161)
Don Highsmith (19:3)
Kermit Smith (211)

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MICHIGAN
Paul Staroba (200)
Jack Harpring (225)
Bob Baumgartner (215)
Guy Murdock (210)
Dick Caldarazzo (222)
Dan Dierdorf (255)
Jim Mandich (222)
Don Moorhead (200)
John Gabler (209)
Glenn Doughty (197)
Garvie Craw (222)

SPORTS
NIGHT EDITOR: ERIC SIEGEL

Tackle Fred Grambeau (92) goes after the ball carrier

-Daily-Jim Diehl
Linebacker Ed Moore (97) goes for the interception

Wolverines

ready

for

war

on

Spartans

joel block
Diif fy paIIys foi . ..
...for last /year sis
IT WASN'T LONG AGO that D u f f y Daugherty worried
about things like 10-10 ties with Notre Dame and got mad at
people like Ara Parseghian just because Ara played more con-
servatively than Bill Buckley
But now Duffy has had to accustom himself to the rather
ordinary concerns of how to keep his failing Spartans above the
water level of .500.
In case you haven't noticed lately, Duffy's Irish has been
pretty well stewed in the last couple of years and this season
will probably not break the trend. Last year the MSU herd
stampeded itself into seventh place in the Big Ten, running over
only Wisconsin and Northwestern to five conference losses.
Two years ago they won only three games the entire season,
again trouncing the Badgers and Wildcats plus a 34-0 search
and destroy mission against You-Know-Who.
This year they opened with two unimpressive victories over
two unimpressive teams, Washington and SMU gust because
Sports Illustrated glorified them doesn't mean they were good).
But Duffy's last two encounters, with Notre Dame (42-28) and
Ohio State (54-21), were worse devastations than all the riots
in Ulster.
AND THE DIMINUTIVE IRISIHIAN doesn't have a great
deal to look forward to. After today's loss to Michigan his en-
tourage of assorted farm animals (also called football players)
will have to face Iowa, Indiana, and Purdue, three teams with
slaughterhouse offenses.
On top of all this, the Spartan injury report sounds like
the latest Viet Nam casualty figures - split end Gordon Bow-
dell out for the season because of a ruptured spleen, running
baks Tommy Love and Eric Allen "hobbling during this week's
practices," and tight end Jim Nicholson "probably not ready for
Michigan."
With all the woes that have befallen the House of Duffy
a lot of peopleundoubtedly pity him, the poor little Irish waif.
I don't.
My distaste for ~Duffy Daugherty is of a personal nature. It
goes back to February, 1968, when I wrote a story about illegal
athletic practices at MSU. Among the infractions cited were
free tickets to local movie theaters, free and unlimited long dis-
tance phone calls, and passes to snack bars in the athletic dorm-
itory complex.
I WAS A LOT MORE naive about the college sports world
then and believed that if something dirty was going on, all you
had to do was write about it and the authorities would act. Well
the authorities (Big Ten Investigator John Dewey and Commis-
sioner Bill Reed) did act, but with kid gloves. After Dewey's in-
vestigation they "reprimanded" one of Duffy's assistant coaches
and a football player, both of whom were implicated in my
story.
But the larger issue of the professional nature of athletics
at Moo 'U' or in the Big Ten was left untouched.
Getting back to my feud with the Darling of East Lansing,
relations became strained when Duffy told Chicago Tribune
Sports Editor Dave Condon that he was going to sue me and the
Daily for libel. Unfortunately, when Duffy made this statement,
he hadn't as yet read the article he was fuming about. I guess
when he finally consulted with his lawyers, they gave him a flat
no, since we haven't heard a peep out of him since.
What made me mad was the air of saintly purity Daugh-
erty tried to project during the whole incident. When asked by a
Daily Reporter what he thought about the story he said, "We
work hard within the spirit of the rules. It's our whole life. Any-
time you call us liars or cheats we're bound to be very much
upset and perturbed about it"
DAUGHERTY ALSO MOANED about the potential b a d
publicity for the blemish-clean record of MSU. (Actually, one
ugly sore popped up in 1953 when Duffy was assistant coach to
Biggie Munn, now athletic director. The Big Ten put the school
on probation when it discovered the existence of the Spartan

By ERIC SIEGEL
While thousands of people were streaming towards the
Stadium Wednesday to take part in a massive anti-war rally,
Michigan head football coach Bo Schembechler was walking
quickly to his office in the Athletic Administration Building.
"We're preparing to wage a war, not end one," Schem-
bechler said with a smile.
That was one of the few times Schembechler smiled all
week. For despite the fact that the Wolverines are ranked
13th in the nation and rated eight point favorites to beat
their Spartan adversaries today on MSU's artificial cow pas-
ture, the Michigan grid men-
tor is not taking anything for
Oranted. Tickets for today's c 1 o s e d
circuit showing at the Events
Statistics and past records don't Building of the Michigan-Mich-
mean much for this one," Schem- igan State game will go on sale
bechler commented. "This is Mich- at 9 a.m. at the Events Build-
igan-Michigan State. ir
"This is a traditional rivalry," Student tickets are $2; facul-
the Michigan coach continued. ty, alumni and staff tickets
"and there's always an extra ele- are $3.
ment of uncertainty in those kind The direct, live telecast will
of games." be in color.
Although this will be the first
time Schembechler has had a par- Today's football game will al-
tisan interest in t h e Michigan- so be carried on radio stations
MSU conflict, he is no stranger WWJ, 950 AM; WPAG, 1050
to traditional rivalries. "When I AM; WAAM, 1600 AM; and
was with Miami tof Ohio)," the WUOM, 91.7 FM. 1
Wolverines' head grid mentor said*
last week, "our big rival was Ohio * *.* *. .
University. ing surgery for a ruptured spleen
"When we would be playing earlier this week.
them away, there would be a mass In addition, the Spartans ar,
exodus from town. And after the moaning (or is it mooing ) over
game there w o u ld always be a injuries to running backs Tommy
few fights. The tension and emo- Love and Eric Allen. Love and Al-
tion on the field and in the stands len w e r e injured during State's
were fantastic." 54-21 loss to Ohio State last week-
Coincidentally, Miami and Ohio end. But although they have been passes for 247
U. will meet today in Athens, running at half speed during prac- urday's 31-20

-Daily-Randy Edmonds

Michigan q(uarterback Don Moorhead (27) calls for quiet

yards in last Sat-*
thumping of Pur-

Ohio in a game that Schembech- tice, both runners are expected to ue.
ler says "will decide t h e Mid- see action in today's game. And, for the first time this sea-
America Conference champion- Also expected to see action son, the Wolverines will be at peak
ship." against the Wolverines is MSU's physical strength. Defensive end
But Schembechier's attention quarterback Bill Triplett. Spartan Phil Seymour, who has been out
this afternoon will hardly be foc- head coach Duffy Daugherty call- alse ason with a broken leg, is
used on t h e Athenian gridiron. ed Triplett "one of the best quar- finally ready to play, although he
rn Ahinnnm cV ,Pan in4n."4 is not listed as a starter. Seymour

BATTLE FOR FIRST

Badgers take on

Wildcats
Iowa has not won in West La-
fayette since 1956 and unless
Phipps was found dead this morn-
ing, that streak will continue.

Th'e Woiverine coacn is piannng
to be kept fully occupied by the
antics of the Spartan strongmen.
"We're expecting to see a fea
new wrinkles in their offense, and
maybe a few changes on defense,"
Schembechler said yesterday.
Schembechler will also see some
new faces in the Spartan line-up,I
but these changes should be more
to the Wolverines' advantage.
The Spartans will be without
the services of two of their lead-
ing pass receivers - Gordon Bow-
dell and Jim Nicholson. Nicholson,
a tight end, is hampered with a
leg injury and split end Bowdell is
out for the season after undergo-

LerECKS1 vesee niIt 1119Lime - - ---0 ---,- j By BILL ALTERMVAN
before the start of the season, but had one of his best games of the
the slender junior has had some year lastkyear against the Spar- Today .Wisconsinfaces North-
trouble directing State's triple op- tans, making 14 unassisted tack- western for possession of first
tion offense this season, The les and knocking down a pass at place in the Big Ten conference.
Spartan fans have, in fact, seen the line of scrimmage. Yes avid readers, the Badgers
more fumbles, interceptions and And the word on Glenn Dough- and the Wildcats both undefeated
penalties than touchdowns t h i s ty, Tom Curtis and Phil Seymour, (after one game) in conference
year. who were injured last week in the play, go at it in Evanston, Illinois
Daugherty, however, insists that Purdue game, is that they're at to decide who remains on top with
Triplett "can do the job. He's still ! full strength. mighty Ohio State and the others
my number one quarterback." The Wolverines were a 1 s o at who constitute the "real" Big Ten.
No one, of course, even both- peak physical strength for 1 a s t In last weeks contests both Wis-
ered to ask Schembechler whether year's game against the Spartans consin and Northwestern squeaked
he was satisfied with t h e per- and trounced the Green and White by their first opponents, the Bad-
formance of the Wolverines' quar- 28-14. The victory upped Michi- ge's downing Iowa 23-17 and the
terback, especially after Don gan's life-time record against ! Wildcats victorious over Illinois,

Wisconsin, which under Coach
John Coatta had not won a game
in 23 attempts, will be led by Alan
"A-Train" Thompson the no. 8
ranknd runner in the nnfion who

Moorhead completed 15 of 25 Michigan State to 37-19-5.

110-6.

SWEEP DOUBLEHEADER:
Revolutionary Libels reign supreme

Indiana too has Rose Bowl hopes
last week gained 104 yards and this year. Being the only Big Ten
scored two touchdowns in leading power that doesn't have to face
his team back from a 17-0 deficit. Ohio State, they have a decided
In all, Wisconsin gained 236 yards edge over Michigan, Michigan
on the ground against Iowa. State and Purdue.
Northwestern though will have This afternoon's homecoming
to rely on their defense to pull game against Illinois should be a
Sthe game out. Their runners have romp. After losing to Colorado and
netted only 245 yards and their California, Coach John Pont dis-
aerial attack is not much better. mantled the easy-touchdown com-
Meanwhile, among the real" plex that had settled over his team
Big Ten teams: and went back to the basics of
After losing to Michigan, Purdue football ,culminating in 277 yards
will have to get back to their win- o h radada1- i
"Egh ofast acke o to ~n the ground and a 17-7 win
ning ways fast if they want to go against Minnesota.
to the Rose Bowl. Todays gameagins Ilnsta.
with Iowa should put them on the Winless Tllinois also played well
r Iowta-k shuldputhe hdedlast week. Although they lost to
right track though. Spearheaded Northwestern, they led in the
by the nations offensive leader, battle of the statistics and actual-
have averaged 483.3 yards per ly held the Wildcats to minus two
game and having defeated Texas yards rushing in the first half.
Christian, Notre Dame and Stan- Ohio State which is ineligible to
ford, Iowa should be a pushover, go the Rose Bowl this year (thank
Although the Hawkeyes too have God) is going to make shambles
a potent offense (they scored 61 of Minnesota's homecoming. The
points in this years game against nations no. 1 ranked team has
Washington State) their defense scored 158 points while allowing
is suspect. They let up 35 points only 35 against the three teams
to Washington State, 42 to Oregon unfortunate enough to play them
State and against haplesswiscon- already.
sin they allowed 23 big ones in You think maybe they know
the fourth quarter alone. something?

By FFATS STROPS
Proving once again that the
power of the pen is mightier
than that of the quarterback,
the Daily Libels invented a foot-
ball first yesterday, scooping
back to back wins from the state
news and the eastern echos.
Beating state required no
effort on the part of the Libel
football squad. Coach Buster
"Cowboy" Block attributed the
win to the propaganda arm of
his organization. occasionally

safely locked in ace back Slime
Nissen's desk.
Due to the unexpected can-
cellation, the Libels were left
with a free afternoon. Since
revolutionary activity is at a
premium on campus these days
they feared an afternoon at
loose ends followed by a rather
tight evening.
Stepping into the void Min-
ister of Beuracracy Candy Barrs
proposed an exhibition with the
eastern echos. Though this uro-

didn't know how to play foot-
ball but they did have some
idea how to cheat. Their first
move was to slice Neubacher's
face open with a palmed razor
blade.
The dastardly deeds by the
echos incensed the Mighty
Libels and they set out to prove
their superiority. The massive
retaliation play was called and
by the time the ball was pro-
nounced dead so were four of
H aan rnn hq

ously, one to each of the 11
fallen echos.
While it is getting increasing-
ly difficult to find opposition
for the Libels at least one more
ritual sacrifice will occur. The
football managers, long consid-
ered among the intellectual
dregs on campus, have agreed
to offer themselves as victims.
Because the contest promises to
be extra revolting it will take
place in the football stadium to
provide room for all the Libel

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