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undoy, December 7, 1975


Page Seven

Bowls from fruits to flowers .t 0
saturate Post-season schedule ;

_ _ , _.

With the regular season out of
he way, the fight for the myth-
al national championship be-
ins in earnest with the coming
nslaught of college football
owl games. The Tangerine
owl kicks the season off De-!
ember 22 in Orlando and the
ational championship may not
e settled until the Orange
owl on New Year's night.
Woody Hayes and the Ohio
tate Buckeyes (11-0) are in the
river's seat for the coveted
rown, and a win over UCLA
8-2-1) in the Rose Bdwl would
vrap up Woody's first title since
ie Rex Kern-Jack Tatum gang
f 1968. A UCLA victory would
cramble the championship pic-:
Ire, with Texas A&M, Ala-I
ama, Oklahoma having the
est shots. Nebraska, Michigan,3
exas, Arkansas, Penn State,
nd Arizona State still entertainI
isions of a possible champion-N

While Michigan and Oklahoma Jayhawks face the Pitt Pantners
joust in Miami, the Southwest in Fl Paso, and look for Tony
Conference champ hosts Geor- Dorsett to run the Kansas de-
gia in the Cotton Bowl. The Bull- fense ragged.
dogs boast winsover archrival North Carolina State, the Dr.
Georgia Tech and neighboring Jekyll and Mr. Hyde of college
Florida, but losses to Pitt and football (the Wolfpack lost to
Mississippi cast a dark shadow W a k e Forest and Michigan
over any Georgia hopes for a State, yet beat Penn State and
New Year's win. Florida) spars with West Vir-
Either Texas A&M or Arkan-|ginia in the Peach Bowl.
sas, the two possible hosts, The Mountaineers beat Cal
should collar the Bulldogs. early in the season, but stopping
In the Fiesta Bowl, Arizona the passing combination of the
State (11-0) has a chance to Buckey brothers, Dave and Don,
boost Western Athletic Confer- may be beyond the Mountain-
ence prestige with a win over s .
Big Eight runner-up Nebraska. EXPLOSIVE Florida, show-
The Cornhuskers (10-1), locked casing runner back Jimmy Du-
out of a major bowl by Bryant's bose and quarterback Don Gaff-
subterfuge, should regain some ney faces Maryland in the
of their lost pride from theireGar swMFrydandholdhe
35-10 thrashing at the hands of Gator Bowl. Florida should be
Oklahoma by whipping the ex- unhospitable hosts to the Ter-
OlomabyDeippins. theexrapins, and send the turtles
plosive Sun Devils, back to Chesapeake Bay without
After three successive Rose a bowl victory.
Bowl appearances Southern Cal- Texas and Colorado, sporting
ifornia moves to the Liberty identical 9-2 records, lock horns
Bowl in Memphis to play either in the Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl.
Texas A&M or Arkansas in John With fullback Earl Campbell
McKay's swan song at USC. leading the way, Texas should
come out on the long end.
BOASTING the nation's lead- Miami (Ohio) returns to the
ing rusher in Ricky Bell the Tangerine Bowl for the third
Trojans should have enough fire- consecutive year, this time to
power left after four straight battle S o u t h Carolina. The
defeats to beat Arkansas. How- Gamecocks have second - team
ever, should USC meet Texas All-America quarterback J e f f
A&M, the defense-minded Ag- Grantz, but the Miami defense
gies will be able to put a stop has been strong enough to carry
to Bell and the Men of Troy. the 'Skins through three years
Kansas (7-4) earned a Sun with only one loss, and should
Bowl on the basis of its upset also be stout enough to stop
victory over Oklahoma. The Grantz and the Gamecocks.


Woody Hayes
John Sciarra heads the offense,
which s c o r e d more points
against the Buckeyes than any
other team this year.

THE BUCKEYES steamrolled4
ie Bruins 41-20 before a na- TEN YEARS ago D u f f y
aonal TV audience early in the Daugherty's Michigan S t a t e
eason. With Archie Griffin, Spartans beat UCLA 13-3 early
'ete Johnson, Cornelius Greene in the season and marched
nd B'rian Baschnagel leading through the rest of the season
ie Scarlet and Gray offensive unscathed for a number one rat-
harge, and Aaron Brown, Nick ing. But on New Year's Day the
uonamici, Tim Fox, and Ray Bruins turned the tables.14-12,
riffin spearheading the de- costing Sparty a national cham-
ense, OSU rates a strong favo- pionship. Nevertheless 0 h i o
ite to beat the Bruins once State should win the granddaddy
gain. of the bowl games if for.no other
The Uclans have improved reason than to preserve the san-
ince September, overcoming a ity of college football fans.
evere case of dropsy (11 fum- New Year's eve the Crimson
les) to beat USC to gain the Tide of Alabama and the Penn
owl berth ahead of California. State Nittany Lions square-off in
11- West C o a s t quarterback the Sugar Bowl.
After a season opening loss to
Bowl Schedule Missouri, the Tide has rolled to
ten straight victories, over the
)range: MICHIGAN vs. Okla- likes of Southern Mississippi,

Daily Photo by KEN FINK
THE MICHIGAN DAILY LIBELS, unbeaten in 100 straight games, won a bid to meet The Rolling Stone Dukes in the Ink Bowl
in San Francisco New Year's Eve by defeating the hapless Ohio State Lantern 13-0in the season finale. Led by the brainstorm-
ing Fielding H. Deming, the Libels should have no problem in handling the shifty hunted S. Thompson, and Jan "The" Winner
in their 30th consecutive Bowl appearance.



fe ver




ose: Ohio St. vs. UCLA
ugar: Alabama vs. Penn St.
otton: Texas A&M vs. Georgia
lesta: Nebraska vs. Arizona St.
iberty: Arkansas vs. USC
ator: Maryland vs. Florida
angerine: Miami (Ohio) vs.
South Carolina
stro Bluebonnet: Texas vs.
each: North Carolina St. vs.
West Virginia
un: Pittsburgh vs. Kansas
Oklahoma Daily
Blue tast 'e
first f(or
Back in 1902, Michigan troun-
d Stanford 49-0 in Pasadena
the first post-season bowl

Clemson, LSU, Tennessee and By SCOTT LEWIS from the lower 70's to the mid- Miami. The public is invited, nates in the 1976 Orange Bowl
Mississippi. None of Bama's op- When Michigan and Oklahoma 80's, with sunshine dominating the cost being $10 a plate. Classic. The game takes place
ponents are participating in clash on the gridiron January 1, the sky. The nationally reknowned in the Orange Bowl Stadium,
bowl activities, while Penn State many weeks of hard work by From the 22nd to the 29th of Orange Bowl Parade takes place and starts at 8 p.m. The
battled five bowl-bound teams. the Orange Bowl Committee will in downtown Miami, on New stadium seats 80,010 spectat-
Losses to first ranked Ohio rechis lma.December, Junior Orange BowlindwtnMamo Ne
sr reach its climax.festivities abound. This includes Year's Eve. The parade begins ors, and will undoubtedly be
State (17-9) and North Carolina Although the football game many other activities that take at 8 p.m., and lasts 90 minutes. filled.
BtnState'sJoe Patens sla- will assume the center of atten- place in Coral Gables, connect- The theme of this parade ._ Tickets have been sold out
But Penn State's nine wins in-, tion i im ayohrfs d> ic ueadaevrul
lude triumphs over Pittsburgh, t n Miami, many other fes ed to the actual Orange Bowl. "Odyssey of Freedom" - also since June, and are virtually
Maryland and West Virginia. tivities take place beforehand Early in the week there is a deals with the bicentennial, all impossible to get at large in
which bring the southern Florida , of the floats deal with an aspectMiami.
BEAR BRYANT has not won city into a frenzy. tenst bowling championship, of American heritage, describ- No known scalping is known
spitewering te yaus. e eMany non-footb fans stilldOe and soccer match. On the 28th, ing periods in our history from to be going on, as all those
spite engineering the matchups. ece o the e a sailing regatta takes place. the beginning of America to the Miamians who purchased tickets
ThisBowl because of these festivities present. are content to keep them, and
Lions to run the Bear's streak Which include parades, lunch- ;Junior Orange Bowlfestivities attend the ame.
enfsinsosgoftun-culminate on Monday, the 29thI Normally, the Orange Bowlatndtegame.
to nineens,adano therna- with the Junior Orange Bowl, Parade does not appoint a An indication of the enthusi-
ments, and many other, events. Parade. The theme of the pa- Grand Marshall, but this yearEasm in the Miai area concern-
itself in the occasion of which, rade is in conjunction with the i General Don James Jr., com- ing the game is that the Miami
bicentennial, "S t a r Spangled mander-in-chief of the United, Dolphins usually attract only
the football game is onlypart of.Heritage." States'.North American forces, about 70,000 fans to their games,
R ~To begin with, Miami is a eitge has been nadashonrr
TobgnwtMai i The coaches luncheon takes hsbe ae shnrr while the Michigan'- Oklahoma
tourist attraction all year lace on TusdayDecem er 30. clash will have over 80,000 fans
rokandmny ils p e n xTua ece r 3J Granallthisculmi- at the contest.
D ,~~~~fl ~~flock there during Christmas-t This is one of the most popular OnJnay altiuli ttecnet
time just to partake in the en-f events next to the actual game.-_ _ _
Orange . Bowl. (Michigan State joyment of Floridian sunshine. All the players and staff of
Collegeott.e(M38cogntttoBeautiful w e a t h e r can be both teams are present at the
Auburn, 6-0, but the Spartans counted on during this time. I luncheon, which takes place
did not join the Big Ten until' Wintertime temperatures range at the Du. Pont Plaza In
1950). - ------- -

"The people here are really
excited about the game," said
an Orange Bowl spokesman.
"We have great football fans
here and a game of such na-
tional interest will no doubt
create excitement in Miami."

711 N._UNIVERSITY 902 S. State

me in collegiate football his- Oklahoma, on the other
ry. hand, will be making its
The practice, originally just eighth Orange Bowl appear-
e more part of the Tourna- ance.
ent of Roses festivities, was Currently, the Orange Bowl
introduced in 1915, and be- Committee has a contract with
ame known as the Rose Bowl. the Big Eight effective through'
Not until two decades later ast, the Committee
did the elaborate bowl games In the past, itteot
spread to other parts of the had an agree ent Cot ereo
ountry. The Orange Bowl in and the Big Seven (which be-:
Nn in 13 ere the .came the Big Eight) from 1954-
'ew rlens n 135 erethe 58. From 1959-61 the contract.f
earliest imitators. was with the Big Eight only and
Michigan will have the dis- it was renewed in 1962.
nction of being the first Big - -----en t
en teamn to ever play in an
Orange Bowl
35-Bucknell 26, Miami 0
36-Catholic U 20, Mississippi 19
37-Duquesne 13, Mississippi St. 12
338-Auburn 6, Michigan St. O I
39-Tennessee 17, Oklahoma 0
40-Georgia Tech 21, Missouri 7
.41-Mississippi St. 14, George-
town 7
942-Georgia 40, Texas Christian 26
43-Alabama 37, Boston College 21 S
44-LSU 19, Texas A&M 14
945-Tulsa 26, Georgia Tech 12
94-Miami 13, Holy Cross 6
47-Rice 8, Tennessee 0
B--Georgia Tech 20, Kansas 14
49-Texas 41, Georgia 28
50--Santa Clara 21, Kentucky 13
51-Clemson 15, Miami 14
52-Georgia Tech 17, Baylor 14 FEATURING
53-Alabama 61, Syracuse 6 JOHNNY CARSON
54--Oklahoma 7, Maryland 0 QIJH NYCRO
55-Duke 34, Nebraska 7 Q BOTANY 500
56-Oklahoma 20, Maryland 6 L I V-LINE 1 LEVI
57-Colorado 27, Clemson 21
58-Oklahoma 48, Duke 21 MAJOR CREDIT CA
59--Oklahoma 21, Syracuse 6
60-Georgia 14, Missouri 0)
961-Missouri 21, Navy 14
962-LSU 25, Colorado 7
963-Alabama 17, Oklahoma 0
964-Nebraska 13, Auburn 7
p65-Texas 21, Alabama 17
66--Alabama 39. Nebraska 28
67-Florida 27, Georgia Tech 12 D o
68-Oklahoma 26, Tennessee 24
969-Penn State 15, Kansas 14
s for not-s
970-Penn State 10, Missouri 3:onir o
97 1--Nebraska 17, LSU 12
972-Nebraska 38, Alabama 6
973-Nebraska 40, Notre Dame 6
P74-Penn State 16, LSU 9
p75-Notre Dame 13, Alabama 11
76-MICHIGAN vs. Oklahoma

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