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Thursday, September 11, 1975


Page Seven I

Thursday, September 11, 1975 THE MICHIGAN DAILY Page Seven






Doily Photo by KEN FINK
Gordon Bell's (5) quickness makes him a dangerous threat on end sweeps, as he proved
last year against Iowa. Wisconsin has echoed concerns at the defensive end positions and
will have their hands full trying to contain the 5-9 tailback.
Bo*lermaker offense e

ByEDLAGE, ....... ........ .Ken Simmons, who also doubles'I
With all the hoopla about as the punter and Greg Lewis.
Wisconsin's offense the Badger Terry Buss returns at safe-
defense remains an unknown ty where he led the Badgers
quantity. Last year, the Wiscon- in tackles last year with 79.
sin defense did not exactly - .i Buss has good speed and hitsI
strike fear into the hearts of NIGHT EDITORS: hard.
their opponents. Recognized as Blackney isn't pulling any
a defense that would not col- LERNER & GLAZER punches with his secondary,
lapse, it did bend considerably- saying that Wisconsin has
The Badgers yielded an av- "made a few additions and de-
erage of 22.1 points per game defense and employ a roving letions but basically we'll be
last year and no matter how linebacker/defensive back call-
good Billy Marek and Co. are, ed the Buck man.
the defense will have to im- Wisconsin is reasonably
prove that mark if they expect strong at tackle with their
to take the Big Ten. top defensive lineman, John
Ten lettermen return to Rasmussen (6-31, 280) back
Coach John Jardine's starting on the leftside and soph Bob " "
defense but their presence is Czechowicz (6-1%, 219) on
not as encouraging as it the right. Czechowicz lettered
Defensive co-ordinator Lew Michigan game and lost for
sem.Fwstre ultiegaty amt anhutlintherB EB ET
Stueck doesn't think his de- the season. By LEBA HERTZ
fense is all that bad. "The im- The weak spot in the Badger Injuries and inexperience cur-
provement we showed last armament appears to be at rently plague the Michigan of-
year in our results has to be end, where inexperience is the fensive line. The first string in-
a great psychological boost to foe. Pat Collins, who at 195 cludes only four upperclassmen,
us," say Stueck, "We're believ- pounds possesses great speed, and of those, only quick tackle
ing in ourselves as a unit and is a letterman but saw little Steve King has played a con-
we're confident we can stop action last year. The key to siderable amount.
U people." any Badger success could be King, second team All-Big Ten
Wisconsin's defensive line av- on the left end, where Dennis last year, will be backed by
erages 224 lbs. and, like Michi- Stejskal a 5-11, 210 lb soph is Gerry Szara this Saturday
gan, the Badgers rely on quick- the starter. against Wisconsin.
ness. They use a standard 5-2 Stejskal was the top rusher The only other senior starter
for the Badgers JV last year is center Jim Czirr. Czirr, a
and was played at defensive two-year letter winner, is
back during spring drills. The backed by sophomore Steve
Wisconsin coaches switched him Nauta.
" to the defensive line, hoping
his quickness would overcome TWO JUNIORS will start for
X o s1Vi e his inexperience, the Wolverines at end, split end
Two veterans head up the Rick White and tight end Pete
! linebacking corps, where sen- Traber. White missed the 1974
na Tony Dungy returning to spark iors John Zimmerman (6-1, 222 campaign while playing on the
s- the offense. Fullback J. Dexter lbs.) and Jim Franz (5-11, 222) basketball team, and Traber
sn Pride heads the running game, return. Zimmerman was a missed last season with a leg
r- Upchurch. The offensive line starter last year and the team's injury.
io for Minnesota is lacking, plagu- fourth leading tackler. Franz Injuries have already taken
ed by injuriesand lacking ex- has started for two years and their toll on Bo Schembechler's
y perience. d is the hardest hitter on the squad. Quick tackle Jim Hall
e- On defense the Gophers have teamwill not play in Madison due to
e provensperformer and he Franz is injured and may an appendectomy. Hall played
is oneAlriven ter e Si- not play against Michigan. first string during spring when
Smons. Now a senior, Simons has Should he be indisposed, Wis- King was out with an injury.
en played in every game since he consin will go with Mike Kel- When Hall gets the final okay
e came to Minnesota. Beyond Si- ly, a 6-0, 217 lb. junior with from the doctors, Szara may be
mons, however the rest of the Ilittle game experience, moved to a new position.
e line is questionable andthe line- Defensive backfield coach Tight end George Przygodski
backing lacks depth.i Gary Blackney is high on the is still recuperating from a
b g ks pBadger secondary and with spring knee injury and fresh-
at T H E DEFENSIVE back- good reason. The four starters man Gene Johnson probably the
, field is another matter. It is are all two year lettermen and quickest tight end, is suffering
strong and deep with senior are led by Buck man and co- from a pulled hamstring.
st Doug Beaudoin and junior captain Steve Wagner. THE MOST disheartening in-
George Adzick starring. At 6-3 202 lbs., Wagner is one jury occurred last Saturday dur-
With the Big Ten's worst of- of the hardest hitters on the .n a scrimmage. Right guard
ch fense, it wm-1 be a long season team. He intercepted four and co-captain Kirk Lewis broke
for Cal Stoll. passes last year and against .
ir Down in Iowa the Hawkeyes Missouri took one in for a his arm and will be out for the
should go no higher than sixth score and earned honorable season. Walt Downing has
te in the Big Ten football race this mention all Big Ten laudits. He moved from left guard to re-
be year, despite a defensive sec- set the school record for break- place the injured Lewis4
ondary that was the best in the ing up passes with 11. Second string left guard Greg
is country last year, giving up The corners are manned by Bartnick's knee injury in yes-
ist only 732 yards. Rick Penney, ted ys pa ic ssio
nt Shanty Burks and Jim Caldwell terday's practice session by no
ht anchor this tough group. K u 0gs means enhanced the situation.
1e / rtni idefinitelv will teuout
a .-,.. ' -.-.

end is sophomore Dave Harding.
The only other healthy tight end
is freshman Mark Schmerge.
Bill Dufek, brother of co-cap-
tain wolfman Don, starts at
strong tackle. Some regard Du-
fek as the best offensive line
prospect to enter Michigan since
Reggie McKenzie.

6-6, 245-pound sophomore Mike
Kenn plays behind, Dufek.
Michigan's offensive line is
young and it is difficult to tell
how it will hold up. The poten-
tial for a strong line is there
and time and experience as the
season progresses will aid the
unit's development.

using the same coverage. We ine offense.
have to be as simple and sound Steve Wagner thinks so, say-
as we possibly can, and at the ing that "Ever since I've been
same time, retain the sophisti- a sophomore here, I've felt we
cation needed to beat Ohio could, realistically, go to the
State and Michigan." Rose Bowl..Now others on the
It remains to be seen whe- team are feeling the same way.
ther the Wisconsin defense, We're no longer awed by the
made of a "healthy blend of
veteran players and newcom- prospects. The whole team is
ers", according to Stueck, can hungry? How hungry? Michi-
successfully stop the Wolver- gan will find out Saturday.
vjury epidem--ic

The Michigan Daily

1 p


By TOM DURANCEAU turning quarterback MarkI
Recently called the Big Two tali. He is a strong passer a
and little Eight, this year the average runner.
Big Ten Conference will be Running the ball for Purd
much more balanced. However will be Mike Pruitt, af
for the lower hal fof the con- yards per carry runner, a
ference, improvement will un- tailback Scott Dierking. T
fortunately mean stagnation. Boilermaker offense line lo
Purdue will be a much im- good enough to open holes
proved team from the one some places with such stea
Michigan romped over 51-0 last performers as senior cen
year. The biggest element Jim Polak, and tackles K
working against the Boilermak- Long.
ers and Coach Alex Agase will! The defense will be impro
be one of the toughest sched- ed but porous. All-Big Ten p
ules in the country. Try Notre' former Ken Novak anchors t
Dame, USC, Wisconsin, Michi- defensive line. The seconda
gan, Miami of Ohio, Michigan will be mediocre at best.
State and Ohio State. Overall Purdue's offense
rated good but with the suspe
T H E BOILERMAKER of- defense it should be a lo
fense will be strong led by re- year for Purdue.
_ If or-mat ion
In addition to a new director, the intramural program h
a new, "hot" item.
This year, there will be a 24-hour "Hotline" information nu
ber to answer most of the questions about building hours, co
reservations and entry dates. The Hotline number, 763-0050, is
three-minute tape recording, and will be the fastest wayf
students to' get most of the information they need.
What the intramural department currently needs is offici
for touch football. This year there will be 3 officials at ea

Vi- THE HOOSIERS of Indian
nd have only a slightly less impre
sive schedule than Purdue. I:
ue eluded are road games again
6.7 Michigan, Nebraska, North Ca
nd olina State, Wisconsin and Oh
'he State.
oks Offensively, the Big Ten
in leading passer, Terry Jones, r
dy turns for the Hoosiers, as do h
ter outstanding receivers, T r e n
yen Smock and Keith Calvin.
At running back All-Big T
ov- performer Courtney Snyder r
S turns to run from Coach Le
the Corso's pro set offense.
THE INDIANA defense r
is turns nine starters and th
ect may not be an improveme
ng considering they gave up an a
erage of 417 yards a game la
Overall Indiana will be muc
improved over last year, b
with a killer road schedule the
" record may not show it.
Northwestern, the only priva
school in the Big Ten, will 1
hard pressed to improve oni
1974 record of 3-8. Outstandin
quarterback Mitch Andersoni
gone and the offense is a gia
has question mark. The one brigl
snot will be the return of Gre
Boykin a running back outa
m- last year with an injury.
a THE WILDCAT defense is fi
for of holes, especially against t
run and in the Big Ten th
als means trouble with a capitalI
Minnesota coach Cal Stolr an
ach$ his Gophers have quarterbac

You're invited toa meeting of
Thursday, 7:15

ik ,

good because it is a veteran
unit. Anchored by guard Joe
Devlin and Center Ed Myers
it should open holes for Coach
Bob Cummings Wing T attack.
But there are weaknesses.
There is no quarterback in
sight and the receivers are me-
diocre.The Hawkeyes do have
nummerous veteran running
backs but none are outstanding.
The Iowa defense against the

Chapm an Cut for the Wisconsin game. Senior
Tom Jensen or back up right
C.J. Kupec, starting center for guard Les Miles will replace
the Michigan basketball team him.
last season, has signed a two- "If we lose another guard,"
year contract with the Los An- Schembechler said, "We'll have
geles Lakers, the National Bas- to go with a freshman."
ketball Association club an-

CAREERS 1976-77
Preliminary applications' and faculty
nominations for Danforth Fellowships are
being solicited. Seniors graduating before
August, 1976 who are interested in pur-
suing a career in college teaching, and
faculty members who can recommend
such students, are encouragd to contact
Sam Wheelis, Director of the Office of
Study Abroad and Senior Scholarships,
1413 Mason Hall, immediately.
The Danforth Fellowship provides for
tuition, fees, and a generous fellowship
stipend for a period of up to four years of
graduate study at any U.S. institution.



game, which will create a need for even more striped uniforms.
For those interested, there will be a meeting Tuesday, Septem-
ber 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sports Coliseum.
For the past few nights, the Sports Coliseum has been
the scene of . . . well, hardly anything. The new facility,
located at the corner of Fifth and Hill, is suffering from lack
of attendance.

The Ton 70

nounced yesterday.
The first year of the six-figure
contract is no-cut. Kupec signed
only a~fter intensqive negotiations


"It's really a crime that the building is not being used to its
full potential," complained assistant IM director Ken Nemerouski.!
"The past few nights there have only been about three people
The problem may be from the warm weather Ann Arbor has
been having lately, encouraging more outdoor activities.1
The Coliseum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Monday
through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.-on Saturday, and from
1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sundays.
Between the hours of 12:00 noon and 2:00 p.m. on week-
days, the building is available for tennis on a reservation
basis for one hour only. Reservations are taken between 9:30
and 10:30 on the day you wish to play by calling 763-5195.'
Weekdays from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. the building is re- 1
served for women only.2
The men's intramural program has already begun this year
with softball. Paddleball, raquetball and soccer will be coming
up next in the all-campus division with entries being due on
Sept. 15. The fraternities are to turn in entries for water polo
today and for tennis by tomorrow, Sept. 15.
The next important date for co-recreational sports is Sept. 15,
when entries for tennis and golf are due.
ticket desk at the OLD ARCH. AUD. (corner
of Tappan and Monroe) at any regular show-
Available now-series tickets
(10 shows for $10)

The Top Twenty teams in The run is horrid. The only veter- with pro teams in Italy. The!
Associated Press college football i nlyr ntedfnieln i.TTh
soll, with first-place votes inpa- an players in the defensive line Italian teams offered more, but
rentheses, season records and total are injured or beset by aca- the 6-8 Kupec chose the security
points, Points bases on 20-18-16-14- demic problems and the young of the NBA.
12-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. people don't seem tremendously
1. Oklahoma 51 0-0-0 1,108 talented. The Hawkeves hope In other pro sports news, for-r
2. MICHIGAN 1 0-0-0 918me Mihgn wgbc Gli
3. Ohio state 3 0-0-0 787 peonle will pass against them mer Michigan wingback Gil:
4. S. California 0-0-0 746 all year but in the Big Ten this Chapman, was cut by the Buf-
5. Missouri 1 1-0-0 579 year the runs the thing. falo Bills of the National Foot-
6. Nebraska 0-0-0 528I ball Leag'ue. A seventh round
N7. Auburn 0-0-0 397 Tomorrow Dave Wihak takes draftchoie, Chanttried out
8. Texas A&M 0-0-0 382 a look at Illinois, Ohio State and for the Bills as a kick returner.
9. Notre Dame 0-0-0 300 i Michigan State.
11. Michigan State 0-0-0 280 ___-
12. Texas 0-0-0 257 CWHYWALK
13. Alabama 0-1-0 196! CO E
14. Maryland 1-0-0 125ji S O E l W YAL
1. N. C. State 1-0-0 124 LEVI'S 1
17. Arizona 0-0-0 71 Boston 7, Detroit 4 Availa
18. Pitt 1-0-0 63 New York 8, Milwaukee 2
19. Florida 0-0-0 59 Cleveland 7, Baltimore 1 W ild's Va
20. Tennessee 0-0-0 50 Pittsburgh 8, New York 4
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Curt Stephenson will play be-
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