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Tuesday, October 22, 1974

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Page Seven

Tuesday, October 22, 1974 THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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IBo'bemnoatms
Officials and defense
SS HE\BLEHILER doesn't claim to be any college football
offiridl's best friend. He makes no attempt to hide it.
Bo said Sat-rdiy the Wolverines had Wisconsin well under
control -ntil the officials took over and his theme didn't change
a bit yesterday at his weekly press luncheon. If anything, his f
list of gripes gr..w langer.
One co ild almost see steamn spewing from Bo's ears when .
he talked abot the two calls that aided Wisconsin's fourth
quarter touchdown drives.
"The defender has a right to bump the receiver. Harry
Ba::ks didn't knock their man down. They bumped together and1
their man fell down," commented Bo of the play that eventually
led to Wisconsin's second touchdown.
"The official who blew the whistle on Novak's fumble
wasn't even in position. That was a fumble if I ever saw
one," he said, getting increasingly perturbed. The referee
in question ruled that Wisconsin Badger tight end Jack
Novak had been downed after catching a Gregg Bohlig pass
at the Badger's 35 yard line.
The Badgers eventually scored their third touchdown on the WOLVERINE TAILB
drive, closing the gap to the game's final 24-20 score. Drummond (4) after
"The officials have to start calling offensive holding. I' rmmnm()afe
getting tired of seeing my middle guards and tackles being held back Dennis Franklin
and tackled. This isn't the first time it's happened," Bo frowned. successfuly converted
"I keep telling the Commissioner (Big Ten Commissioner
Wayne Duke) about it. He says he looks at the films, but . ."
Bo's voice faded away before he finished the sentence.
Last week Bo griped because the officials weren't marking
forward progress. "There's supposed to be a linesman moving
laterally down the sideline, stepping off the runner's forward C
progress. They were following the play all day. No way they're I
gonna give the proper forward progress when they're marking
the ball from behind the runner." By The Associated P
Speaking of Bo's complaints, he was none too pleased CHICAGO - Gary H
with the Wolverines' defensive performance either. yard touchdown passt
"We had some poor play from our defense, except for Dave ley Wade shot Chicago
Brown and Dan Jilek," he offered. "We didn't get after them early 10-0 lead, then th
-we didn't execute, survived three Chester
"Our defense didn't collapse in the second half. It took those field goals last night f
two calls for them (Wisconsin) to score in the second half." National Football Lea
The first half was a different story. Wisconsin ran straight tory over the Green Ba
at the Wolverines and ground out yardage in huge chunks. ers.
"Wisconsin has a great offense," Schembechler said. "No one
has stopped them all year, and I doubt that anyone will."
"I'd have hated to have to play this game without Brown," he1
said of his senior defensive captain Brown made five open
field tackles in the first half alone, most saved touchdowns.
"You're not going for your team goals against teams like -
Wisconsin and Michigan State," Bo reasoned. "You're not playing e

AP Photo

Good for first doen
ACK Gil Chapman is finally dragged down by Badger defender Bill
picking up 14 yards and a crucial first down on a pass from quarter-
. This play was one of many crucial third down plays that the Wolverines
. Reaching out to aid his teammate is Wisconsin's John Zimmerman (50).
COMEBACK FALLS SHORT
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L"UMJ inntspass
By ED LANGE Griffin became the gera test Key interference calls against
The forward pass, long a dis- career rusher in Big Ten his- Illinois set up two of State's
dained tool at Ohio State, is tory when he swept left end for scores as Charlie Baggett had
playing an instrumental role in eight yards with eleven -nilutes a hand in all three MSU touch-
the Buckeyes success thus far remaining, giving him 3,321 ca- downs, pasing for one and ran-
this season. Quarterback Cor- reer yards to forge anead of ning for two more. Illinois' Dan
nelius Greene, believe it or Otis Armstrong's old mark of Beaver missed a 42 yard field
not, is the leading passer in the 3,315. Against Indiana, he s.-an- goal in the waning moments
Big Ten! pered for 146 yards and *wo that would have salted it for the
Greene has gone to the air scores. favored Illini.
thirty times in conference action Although the Bucks were way Baggett had a good day for
and has completed twenty-three ahead, Coach Woody H a v e s the Spartans as he hit an six
of these attempts for an amaz- put the starting offensive unit of ten passes for 123 yards but
ing percentage bf .766. He has back in the game when it be- was unable to master a drive In
connected for three touchdowns came obvious that the mark the second half. I
and amassed 452 yards without was within Griffin's reach. Minnesota's Rick Upchurch
an interception. The game was never in showed signs of his predicted
Last Saturday against Indiana, doubt as the Buckeyes scored prowess as he galloped fo an
Greene put on a dazzling display the first three times they had eighty-six yard touchdown tl-e
of running and throwing as the the ball and forged to a 38-3 first time he had the ball as the
powerful Buckeyes . completely halftime lead. The Indiana al- Golden Gophers rolled up 385
dismantled a hapless band of tack was not able to sustain yards rushing to nip Iowa, 23.17.
Hoosiers, 49-9. Greene threw any kind of a drive against Upchurch picked up 210 yards
eleven times, hit on nine of them, Ohio State but they were not on 21 carries as he added ano-
good for 235 yards and two completely stifled as quarter- ther six points on a nine yard
scores. backs Terry Jones and Bob burst.
For the afternoon, Greene Kramer connected on seven- The Gophers never trailed as
piled up 330 yards in total of- teen ofrtwenty-six passes fo- they won their first conference
fense. This performance, cou- 130 yards. game and evened theiroverall
l pled with a record breaking "The defense isn't quite as record at 3-3.
Iperformance by Junior All- good as we would like it to be" Senior Bobby Ousley led the
American Archie Griffin bat- lamented Hayes, attributing Hawk offense which ran for 237
tered the mismatched Indiana most of the trouble to injuries. yards and had 336 total offense.
squad into submission. He was very pleased, however, Halfback Jim Jensen and full
sq -.-- with the club's 568 total yard back Mark Fetter both scored
offensive effort. "Up to now, on one yard bolts as the Hawk-
they (1974 Buckeyes) are the eye's conference record dropped
most versatile team we have to 1-2.
ever had," he claimed. Quarterback Mark Vitali di.
Illinois and Michigan State, rected the Purdue Boilermakers
two teams beginning to slow to a 31-26 victory over N )rth-
signs of returning to promin- western by running for three
ence, went at it down in Chami scores and outshining his North-
S McGeorge in the end zone. paign on Red Grange Day and western counterpart, Mitch An-
rn the result was a mistaKe filled derson, who completed seven-
Chicago scored the first time 21-21 deadlock.- teen of thirty-six passes for 270
it had the ball with Roder's At times the contest re- yards and one touchdown.
field goal capping a 46-yard sembled a comedy of errors as Boilermaker defensive tackle
march in 13 plays. The three- State continued its fumbling Stan Parker was the defensive
pointer came after Huff missed ways and Illinois looked all star as he recovered a fum-
on three straight passes from but sharp in its nerformance. ble and intercepted an errant
the Green Bay seven-yard line. A roughing penalty helped set Anderson toss. Purdue' gain-
up the Illini's first score. State ed 304 yards on the grond
THE PACKERS finally got on uarterback Charlie Baggett, while Vitali passed for. 136
the board at 4:55 of the third fumbled at the Illinois 22 yard more. Northwestern's Jim Pool.
14 period when Marcol's 34-yard line, the Illini taking It from er was the leading rusher as be
rd field goal followed an inter- there for their second TI) and rambled for 173 yards in 35
ry ception of a Huff pass by Al Illinois' Joe Smalzer parlayed carries and scored three times.
ie Matthews on Chicago's 29-yard two missed tackles by Spar- The win was Purdue's first in
up, line tan defensive backs into a 45 league action while Northwest-
The victory pulled the Bears yard game-tieing touchdown. ern is still winless.

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The Bears opened the nation-
ally televised game impressive-
ly on Mirro Roder's 23-yard
field goal and Huff's bomb to
Wade in the first period.
But linebacker Ted Hen-
dricks, the 6-foot-7 "Mad Stork
of the Packer defense, led a"
strong Green Bay comeback.

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NIGHT EDITOR:
LEBA HERTZ

HENDRICKS figured in two :....
pass interceptions which led to Packers drive 77 yards in
Marcol field goals of 34 and 33 plays to the Chicago two-ya
yards in the third period, then 'line. On a fourth-and-one t
the towering linebacker blocked from the two, Bryant and rook
a Chicago punt to set up Mar- tackle Dave Gallagher piledt
col's 36-yarder with 6:02 left in John Brockington for no gain

for the point-spread; you're playing to win. They're too damn!
good football teams."

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B NEVER talks about Michigan's national ranking. He's said
many times before that a team cannot win the National
title on the football field. That, he said, is decided by the Amer- Wolverine tennis stars Victor
ican Broadcasting Company before the season ever starts. (Re- Amaya and Freddie DeJesus
member ABC's "'The Quest for Number One", which never iwill face world - renowned pro-
mentined Mchiga?) fessionals Jimmy Connors and
metoe Mihga, Ilie Nastase in the first annual
What puzzles many people who have followed Michigan foot- Southwestern Michigan Tennis
ball the past few seasons is the Wolverines' high ranking so early Classic November 3 in the St.
in the year. Joseph High School gym in
When the Wolverines moved past Alabama last week, it mark- Benton Harbor.
ed the first time in memory Michigan passed another undefeated, Connors is the Wimbledon
nationally recognized power without that power losing. and U. S. Open champion, and
Many writers question whether Michigan deserves its num- the regular doubles partner of
ber two United Press International ranking and number three Nastase.
Associated Press position. The defensive line certainly does not Amaya, ranks as one of the
match up to its predecessors physically, and Wisconsin ex- country's top three amateurs.
ploied tat aea.Michigan coach Brian Eisner
plAited that area. predicts the match will be close.
Asked If the Badgers seeming ability to run between the "You might think our kids
tackles. at will indicated a defensive weakness, Schembechler would be overwhelmed by play-
said, "I don't know. I hope not." ing Connors and Nastase, but
The Wolverines sorely lack the piledriving fullback they have they're not," Eisner said.
had in the past. Maybe the fans didn't think third and Shuttles- Amaya and DeJesus used to
worth was imaginative football, but it got the job done, compete in doubles matches
Chuck Heater runs hard, blocks well and gives 100 per cent with each other, but were split
effort, but on third and two he can't be counted on to get the up by Eisner last year. The
necessary first down. The offensive line shares this rap, too. Maize and Blue mento se this
Heater rushed for his best total all year against the Badgers, year.
101. yards. But his inside dives didn't work until Michigan set "Their strength in doubles
them up with the outside options. play is that they compliment
These shortcomings have made the passing game an im- I each other in their styles," Eis-
portant offensive weapon. Bo doesn't like to say so, but he ner explained. "Victor is big
did admit yesterday, "We have to rely on the pass a little and has a lot of power. He hits
more than we did in the past." For Bo Schembechler that's all his shots with a great deal
like saying he quit eating hamburgers because he doesn't like of velocity."
beef. (His heart attack necessitated that sacrifice.) "Freddie is smaller, but very
Sure Michigan put together long touchdown drives three times quick, and he hits a lot of soft
and a fourth for a field goal. But the attack does not compare shots and angles. The opponents
with the meatgrinders of the past few seasons. Eisner added

the game. With 59 seconds left in the into a second-place tie with
go, Chicago punter Bob Par- half, Bryant ended a Green Green Bay in the National Con-
sons sealed Green Bay's fate Bay drive that had started on ference's Central Division at 3-3
with a pinpoint 35-yard boot the Packers' 42 by wrestling a each - two games behind the
which bounced out of bounds on five-yard Tagge pass from Rich Minnesota Vikings.
the Packer's four-yard line.
And Gary Lyle intercepted a
desperation pass by Jerry Tagge
:around rnidf'lId with just one a lt d lt k
mi~nute left.
Chicago r o o k i e linebacke
Waymond Bryant played a key
role as the Bears twice shut
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Standings
Conference Games
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MICHIGAN
Ohio State
Illinois
Mich. State
Wisconsin
Indiana
Iowa
Purdue
Minnesota
Northwestern

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Minnesota at MICHIGAN (pick
score)
Ohio State at'Northwestern
Illinois at Iowa
Wisconsin at Indiana
Purdue at Michigan State
UCLA at Cal (Berkeley)
Colorado at Missouri
Iowa State at Kansas
N.C. State at Maryland
Texas A&M at Baylor
Georgia at Kentucky,
Duke at Florida
Tulane at Georgia Tech
Memphis St. at N. Texas St.
Delaware at Temple
Yale at Cornell
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Miami (Fla.) at Notre Dame
Oklahoma State at Nebraska
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Bo said the Wolherines must improve every week in order to
gain an undefeated season and a trip to the Rose Bowl. The in-
centives are present. No one doubts that.
But, have the Wolverines improved? That question remains
open. Perhaps the Wolverines will put it all together in one big
emotional climax November 23 in Colhmbus. All the speculation in
the world can't answer that one. No one will know until the
game is played.

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