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September 26, 1972 - Image 7

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Tuesday, September 26, 1972


Page Seven

Chiefs martyr
By The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS - Jan Stenerud
kicked a 22-yard field goal with d a il
less than two minutes to play. to
lift the two-touchdown favorite
Kansas Ctiy Chiefs to a 20-17 vic-
tory over the New Orleans Saints
last night in a nationally televised NIGHT EDITOR:
National Fotball League game. CHUCK DRUKIS
The Chiefs generally appeared ._
able to do what they wanted to
with the. Saints, but New Orleans ed a 12-yard field goal eariler in
capitalized on numerous Kansas the second period.'
City errors and were in it until The Saints had gone on the score-
Stenerud's winning boot with 1:21 board first with Charlie Durkee's
left in thie game. 31-yard field, goal in the second
period after linebacker Ray Hester
A crowd of 7,793 saw the under- fell on Larry Marshall's fumbled
dog home team ahead until the punt reception at the Chief 27.
final period when Kansas City tied The Saints went back ahead
it 177 on a 22-yard pass from about two minutes after Stenerud's
quarterbactksLey Dawson to wide first field goal when safety Doug
receiver Otis Taylor. Wyatt picked up a Jeff Kinney
FDawson had hit tight end Willie fumble and streaked 35 yards into
Frazier with a three-yard scoring! the end zone.
pass with only 43 seconds to play The final Saint touchdown, which
in the half and Stenerud had kick- gave them a 17-10 lead in the thirdI
/a~t .faPectL
The. torrid terrors
ofr Tinsel Town,
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quarter, came on an eight-yard
pass from quarterback Archie
Manning to tight end Dave Parks.
It was the only sustained drive of
the night for the Saints, covering
74 yards in 10 plays.
However, this drive, .too, .zem-
med from a Kansas City fumble.'
Dawson and center Jack Rudnay
sintcomplete the snap and de-
fensive end Richard Neal grabbed
the ball.
The Chiefs tied it on a thirdj
play of the fourth period when
Dawson found Otis Taylor for a
22-yard touchdown, culminating a'
57-yard drive.
The Chiefs appeared headed for
a winning touchdown on their next
posession, but Taylor slipped and
fell at the New Orleans five yard
line and cornerback Bivian Lee
gathered Dawson"s pass in and re-
turned it to the 'Saint 39.
New Orleans drove out to mid-
field. but started losing- grounda
and wound up punting to the
Chiefs, who started their winning
drive at their own 28.
The big, gainer on the drive was
a 23-yard pickup by split receiver
Elmo Wright on an end-around
Stenerud kicked the . winning
points with just 1:21 remaining in,
the game.
The Saints could not move and
turned the ball over to the Chiefs
on downs. The clock ran out before
Kansas City could run a play.
Pro Standings

National leaders crush
feeble weekend rivals'

It seemed that this was the week for top teams
to show their power, as there were some very
decisive victories along with a surprising upset.
Top ranked powerhouses completely demolished
their opponents, proving their superiority.
Oklahoma showed they deserve their number
two ranking as sophomore halfback Mike Thomas
raced 90 yards for a touchdown the first time he
carried the ball, leading the Sooners to a 68-3
victory over Oregon.
All-American halfback Greg Pruitt made up
for an early fumble by scoring a two-yard touch-
down and gaining 103 yards.
With the new freshmen eligibility rule Joe
Washington, an Oklahoma freshmanscored twibe
on two devastating runs.
Oregon's coach Dick Ehright had this to say
after the game, "If Oklahoma is not number one
they will do until something else comes along."
In the south, Tulane, Michigan's next opponent,
pulled a surprising upset over Georgia. Two 80
yard scoring drives plus a 57 yard punt return
for a touchdown by safety George Ewing gave
Tulane a decisive 24-13 victory.
Meanwhile, the powerful Georgia running attack
was unable to move consistently against the rug-
ged Tulane defense.
Air Force quarterback Rick Haynie took to the
air with two touchdown passes and Mike Mark ran
for two more touchdowns, as the Air Force bombed
Pittsburgh, 41-13. Air Force capitalized on two of

four Pittsburgh fumbles and completely overpow-
ered the Pitt offense.
Injuries and all, Tennessee went to Wake Forest
and pulled a convincing 45-6 victory. Tennessee,
with three of four running backs injured, was bad
ly handicapped entering their game with Wake
Conwood Halloway passed for one touchdown
and then made way for substitute Gary Valbuena
who hit on three scoring tosses.
Defending national champion Nebraska com-
pletely dominated Army, crushing them 77-7 and
scoring the most points ever against the Military,
Johnny Rodgers, who in the past has had some
trouble with the law, seems to be settling down to
business, scoring twice in the first quarter lead-
ing the Cornhuskers to their overwhelming victory.
Sophomore quarterback Dave Humm passed for
one touchdown and ran for another while running
back Dave Goeller scored twice as the Cornhuskers
built a 35-0 lead at the halftime.
It was no contest as Nebraska dominated the
entire game, scoring seven touchdowns within a
span of nine minutes and 13 seconds.
Eleventh-ranked Penn State had to rally in the
second half to finally outscore Navy 21-10. Navy
led early in the game but made costly mistakes
which Penn State capitalized on. The Nittany Lions'
John Skorupan returned an interception 32 yards
for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to end any
hope for a Navy victory.


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S ANGELES. Home of movie stars, used cars, drive-in
churches, surfer boys, Jesus freaks, bottomless bars, massage
parlors and lots of leggy blonde bronze-skinned coeds.
Too bad Michigan's Wolverines had to miss all the fun.

Daily Photo by TERRY McCARTHY
MICHIGAN LINEBACKER TOM KEE crushes Northwestern runner
Jim Trimble during the Wolverines' 7-0 skunking of the 'Cats a
week ago, as teammate Don Coleman looks on. Kee was named
defensive player-of-the-game for Michigan's 26-9 triumph over
UCLA Saturday night. See Last Respects.

Well, they didn't miss all the fun. They did manage to enjoy j
some of the old ultra-violence, when they went over, to the Los I
Angeles Coliseum and destroyed a bunch of guys who thought
they were pretty tough: the UCLA Bruins.
It was a game that Michigan had to win, and if the
71,000 who yawned through the Wolverines' 7-0 opener against
Northwestern had seen it, they would have been awed by the
exquisite game that Michigan played.
The Wolverines marched relentlessly for touchdowns the
first two times they had the ball, while UCLA's touted wish-
bone offense, which stunned Nebraska and battered Pitts-
burgh, was held to minus six yards in six plays and two punts.
Everybody in Los Angeles thought that the Bruins would
beat Michigan, even most, of the writers who accompanied the
team to the coast. But once everyone settled into the Huntington-
Sheraton Hotel, Michigan Rose Bowl headquarters for its two
bitter defeats, a geluiqe electricity permeated the air and you
could sense that a big game was coming up and that the,
Wolverines were not to be denied.
The coaches were all business, and a strict minute by minute
schedule was arranged for the players. Their Friday night'
practice in the Rose Bowl got the juices flowing. Saturday they.
had to be up at eight, on a bus at nine, for a tour of an arboretum
next to Santa Anita racetrack. They returned for brunch, a short,
nap, dinner at three,.,meetings, then the trip to the Coliseum at
five. . . . ,,
Then the game. Pow, they owned it all the way. Glory-
boy Mark Harmon, featured in father-son stories in every
Los Angeles paper, was yanked after running six inept,
offensive plays. The report was that the son of foemer Michi-
gan great Tom Harmon was conked in the head on the second
play, and was a bit woozy. They said he could still play. But
he never went back in.
Michigan's offensive line of Bill Hart, Tom Coyle, Mike
Hoban, Jim Coode and Paul Seymour sliced through the
Bruin defense almost at will. Big Ed Shuttlesworth ate. up
yards through the middle and Harry Banks and Clint Haselrig
scooted through mammoth holes off-tackle and outside the
Quarterback Dennis Franklin continued to show poise in
directing the Wolverines, scrambling for 75 yards, throwing key
blocks, and hitting on four of six pass attempts. Once each
during the first two touchdown drives he converted third downs
with screaming bullets to Paul Seal and Bo Rather.
The Wolverine defense, superbly coached by Jim Young (and
it's about time he got the credit he deserves), was awesome
once more, stopping the wishbone with authority. Tom Kee had
ten solo tackles was named by the coaches as defensive champion
of the week, and Randy Logan, who also had ten solo stops was -
chosen as the defensive star by the writers in the Coliseum
"We used the best defense a team can use," Schembechler
said yesterday. "We didn't let them have the ball. But UCLA
never gave it to us either. Whatever we got, we earned."
Really, Michigan played the game practically to per-
fection. They never fumbled, were never intercepted, and
were called for three penalties, none of which, in Schembech-
ler's mind, should have been penalties. j

W L T Pct.
Dallas 2 0 0 1.000
washington 2 0 0 /1.000
St. Louis 1 1 0 .500
N. Y. Giants 0 2 0 .000
Philadelphia 0 2' 0 .000
W L T Pct.



Green Bay.
Los Angeles
San Franci
New Orlean

11 0 .500
1-10 .500
1 1 0 .500
0 1 1 .250
3 1 0 '1 .750
sco 1 1 0 .500.
1:1 0 .500.
as 0 2 0 .000

40 50
E40 30
155 34
t34 50
47 27
54 30
57 42
31 54


W L T Pct. PF PA
N. Y. Jets 2 0 0 000 71 44
Miami . . 2 0 0 1.000 54 23
New England 1 1 0 .500 28 51
Buffalo 1 1 0 .500" 51 61
Baltimore 0 2 0 .000 37 54!
W L,.rPct. PF PA
Cincinnati 2 0 0 1.000 46 17
Pittsburgh 1 '1 0 .500 ' 44 43
Cleveland 1: 1 0e .500 37 43j
Houston 0 2 ..0 .00 .30 64
San Diego 1 1 0 .500 40'51
Denver 1 1 0 .5D0 4'54
Kansas City 1 1 0 .500 30 37

Minnesota 34, Detroit 10
Los ,AnIes' 13, %hicago 13
-Qaland" 20,.Gr i Bay 14
N.Y. Jets 44, Baltimore 34
Dallas 23, N. Y. Giants 14
Miami 34, Houston 13
Cincinnati 15, Pittsburgh 10
Buffalo 27, San Francisco 20
New Englant'21, Atlanta 20
Cleveland 27, Philadelphia 17
washington 24, St. Louis 10
Sa s* Dieg 37, Denver 17
Kansas City 20, New Orleans 17


According to Drug Help of-
ficials Quaaludes - a common
street drug in the city - are
highly addictive and with-
drawal is a dangerous process.
Withdrawal, they say, is safe
only under medical supervi-
sion, and "cold turkey" with-
drawals can be fatal in some
Both Drug Help (761-HELP)
and the Free People's Clitiie
(761-8952) can arrange fre.
medically 'supervised w i t'h-
drawal. These agencies urge
anyone who- suspeots e or she
may be addct d to call'or visit.

"It was a good game," Bo said. "We didn't make any.
mistakes. I can't say if it was the best game I ever: coached,'
but damn, it was a good game."








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