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Irish QB out to prove himself
By CRAIG CHVAL makes no bones about it , the 'quarter- "We have players who can make "A bad experience
Notre Dame-Saint Mary's Observer Sportswriter back is the key to any offense. things happen," Toman says, "but he's player. And I also think
The last time Rusty Lisch quarter- "Even though you may have a got to be able to make things happen - year will help Rusty,"
ced Nostre Damesyootsal utem, veteran offense, the quarterback is he's got to have that threat when he has "He's more mature than
backed Notre Dames football team, the ball." periences bother him-
half of the present student body was There ;is little doubt that Lisch is something there.
still in high school. ph'ysically equipped to do the job. An
When the fifth-year Architecture accomplished all-around athlete, Lisch
senior kneels down in the huddle Satur- is a top-flight golfer and has gained "In the last two wF
day in Ann Arbor, he won't look up and leadership qualities hay
see' Ken MacAfee, Ernie Hughes or to the surface. Of course
Jerome Heavens. Instead, he'll be bear down more as th
.calling signals for Dean Masztak, Tim For more sports, see pages 12-13 closer, but Rusty has dor
Huffman and John Sweeney. on the field that merit pa
But Lisch's goal will be identical. The notoriety in Notre Dame's campus- to his leadership."
Belleville, Illinois, native will once wide Bookstore Basketball tournament.
again be entrusted with a veteran, "His physical attributes are certainly Still, the cloud of 19
talented Notre Dame offedfse. His Jexcellent," confirms Toman. "He's a Rusty Lisch, and no amo
mission is simple - score points. Lots good runner, he's got a strong arm, and make it go away. But a
of them. gorunrhesgtatogaran Lisch won't have to co
he has quick feet. Physically, he's is h "how aout an
IT'S NO SECRET that Lisch was everything we're looking for in a quar with "how abouts" an
unable to bring out the best in Notre terback.', He'll be able to let his p
Dame's offense in 1977, but as Irish the talking.
head coach Dan Devine is ever quick to RISce, Lisch need only convince his skep- the talk
point out, Rusty Lisch didn't miss very, very important," says Toman. tics that he harbors no ill after-effects
blocks or drop passes. "He starts every play, and he finishes of the 1977 season. Toman doesn't ex-
Which raises the obvious question of an awful lot of them too." e 1ny sesn Than renrd .,y
just how much importance a quarter- TOMAN ADMITS that Lisch will be "A quarterback has to respect his awriur for th Notre Dame .
back has, especially to a veteran offen- at the helm of a multi-talented offense, teammates, and they must respect him, serrer, is the Irish' part of
se such as Notre Dame's. but he rejects the notion that Lisch can that works both ways," says Toman. Pxchange with the Michigan
Ron Toman, who coaches Notre simply rely on his talented teammates "Rusty certainly has that. The players in preriewing Saturday'r
Dame's quarterbacks and receivers, to get the job done. are behind him one hundred per cent. ' Michigan clash.
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As the movement for legalized bet- team was swept away
ting gathers momentum in this country, Frederic yesterday ever
it's becoming apparent that the Bet Rice.
average American is increasingly tan- 1. Notre Dame at MICH
talized by the prospect of placing a cer- (pick score)
tain portion of his paycheck on the out- 2. Ohio State at Minnes
come of sporting events. 3. Missouri at Illinois
While sports betting increases nation- 4. Purdue at UCLA
wide, it is also becoming much easier to 5. Air Force at Wiscons
find an individual with which to place a 7. Vanderbilt at Indian
bet. However, there are still several 8. Iowa at Oklahoma
rather distressing drawbacks to this 8. Wyoming at Northw
rising national pastime. 10. Southern Cal at Oreg
First, and most important, the fact 11. Texas A&M at Baylo
remains that betting on team sports is 12. West Virginia at Syr
still illegal in forty-eight of the fifty 13. Ball State at Toledo
Secondly, with more bettors and 14. Rice at Tulane
more bookies and the subsequent raised 15. Maryland at Clemso
consciousness of sports fans 16. LSUat Colorado
everywhere, it is essential for the 17.Florida at Houston
would-be gambler to have some sort of 18. Arizona St. at Florid
ins19. California at Arizon
inside tip.V I IVI0Qat

The Michigan Daily-Friday, Septfmber 14, 1979-Page 11
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NORTHWESTERN Fullback Mike Cammon (33), rendered helpless under
the bulk of freshman Michigan linebacker Paul Girgash (50),'betrays'the
Wildcat's frustration during the 49-7 pasting they took last Saturday at
Michigan Stadium. While the Wolverine defense was virtually unscathed in
their sparring match with Northwestern, they will be hard-pressed in Satur-
day's nationally televised main-event against Notre Dame.

Being a part of a community-minded
newspaper, ever mindful of the moral
and financial well-being of the locale it
serves, the Daily sports staff once
again.offers "Gridde Picks". There's
no risk of going to jail when you try to
predict the mQst winners every week to
win a small one-item Pizza Bob's pizza,
unless of course your picks are not in to
our offices by midnight every Friday
Oh, by the way, here's this week's tip.
An unnamed source in the Tulane
University administration tells us that
the offensive line of the Tulane football

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