California Pasadena Independent Newspaper Archives Jan 2 1958, Page 44

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Independent, The (Newspaper) - January 2, 1958, Pasadena, CaliforniaDoughty ducks nosed out 10-7 f m Sutherin s Boot wins for Bucks Elmarr quarterback Jack Crabtree and an inspired univer sity of Oregon football team stole the hearts of Rose bowl spectators yesterday but heavily favored Ohio state stole the game 10-7. A second siring halfback Don Sutherin provided the vital Points for the buckeyes in a Sii Spenser that had the sunbathe throng hanging on the Cliff until the dying seconds. Sutherin came in to kick a Field goal from the 24-Yard line Early in the fourth Quarter. It broke a 7-7 tie and gave Woody Hayes mythical National champions their Creaky margin of Victory in this 44th annual Pasadena presentation. This Overall 34-Yard Boot marked the third time a bowl game had been decided by a within the lost eight years. Ohio state did it in the 1950jfdition when Hague s kick trimmed Cal., 17-14, and Dave Kaiser did it Michigan state to Best Urcla by the same 17-14 count two years ago. Morris remorse As it turned out. A Field goal try by Oregon fullback Jack Morris from the identical spot on the Emerald turf meant the difference Between a tic and defeat for the plucky Webfoot three touchdown underdogs. Morns third Quarter up from the same Angle on the same 24-Yard by a matter of two to three Yards. It sailed wide to the West As Morris kicked the turf in disgust. At the time Len Casanova s valiant web foots had the mls Lity monsters of the big ten on the run. And even Long after Sutherin s Field goal they had j the ohioans pinned against the ropes. Oregon did t even require a punt during the contest. The spectacular Crabtree a 191-Pound senior from Lake Wood Cal. Passed and ran them dizzy with a vast Assort ment of split to Maneu Werings. He was voted the outstanding player of the Ganie. Stover the Rover but lust As outstanding was Ron Stover the sure fingered 197-Pound Oregon end. Stover caught 10 passes for 144 Yards them he we hacked Oregon s 85j narrowly missis blocking Jim Sitf Citrin s goal Oregon out gained out downed and out fought the Buck eyes All the Way in the Battle Between two Well poised teams. But when it was Over All the ducks had to show for it was the coast s Lith defeat in 12 games against the big ten in the current series. Crabtree completed 10 of 17 aerials for 133 Yards. And although the Bucks out rushed the ducks 245 to 160 Yards this was enough to give Oregon an Overall Lead of 331 to 304 in Yards gained. Ohio state had its customary Power. Seven of the eight1 _ times it had the Ball it marched into Oregon territory. But on All but two of the occasions the fired up footballers from the. Atom fir tree country turned Back the charge. Ohio s vaunted squad depth never even began to Tell on these stubborn ducklings. And if Ever there was a time they were to crack it was at the outset of this stirring Battle. But they did t. Blistering Start the buckeyes took the opening Kickoff and with Quarter Back Frank Kremblas running things like a live Star general in arched 79 Yards in 13 Snappy plays to score their touchdown. Kremblas himself scored it on a one Yard sneak through left guard. His 36-Yard to Sophomore end Jim Houston had set it up on the two Yard line. Before that big Bob White the Bull dozing Sophomore fullback and Don Clark the Swift by Mauldin Junior halfback had alternated in slashing the Oregon line to coach Len Casanova of Oregon visibly shaken after his ribbons. I Webfoot came within an eyelash of upsetting powerful Ohio Clark s 27-Yard ramble off right tackle to the web state in the Rose bowl yesterday praised his Gutty Crew was the big ground play in Hie drive. And after Krem land conceded nothing to the buckeyes. Bias had scored and converted with Only gone it looked his face was drawn with emotion and he spoke with like the widely anticipated rout was on. Slight break in his voice As he thursday Jan. 2, 1958, Bob Shafer editor Gutty ducks greatest was the ducks even lost their All conference guard. A mob of newsmen Mondale during the grinding March. He suffered a leg injury in a special interview room asked from the rear that him out for the remainder of the game. After the 10-7 Buckeye vie but Oregon was far from panic. It took the Kickoff no the ran five Quick plays before it even called a huddle. The scrappy ducks marched All the Way to the Ohio state 45, be Ohio someone Grey a reporter ventured haired coach answered softly. Fore a Crabtree pass finally was intercepted to halt the drive.1, ducks Don t Waddle it s the Best Damn team in the began hoarsely. Oregon made amends the next time it got its hands on the Ball. 1 electrified the crowd to travelling 80 Yards in 10j plays to tie the heralded buckeyes. The drive got winging on the first play of the second i Quarter when Fleet Jim Shanley the diminutive halfback went bowl scores 22 Yards on a pitch out. And it ended two minutes 35 seconds later when Shanley went five Yards on another pitch out to score standing up. Morris then booted the extra Point that was to keep the game knotted Sutherin s heroic Entrance Dirac. F regaining his composure. Any of ragged on team that can go there Ike Nev p a same like that is worthy of More Casanova j compliments than i m capable to Page d-2 suffering Sutherin Rose bowl Ohio state 10. Oregon 7. Orange bowl Oklahoma 48, Duke 21. Sugar bowl Mississippi 39, Texas 7. Cotton bowl Navy 30, Rice 7. Sun bowl Louisville 34. Drake 20. Of giving. I they Don t have much Nat i ural ability. They just played on guts. In fact they be played on guts All year. J i m prouder of them than of any Tsam i be Ever he said with considerable Pride. Ever since we came Down Here we be been nothing but derided in the papers. You to Page d 4 Sutherin kisses Ball he booted Tea i statistics Ohio state Yards gained running. 283 Yards lost running. 38 net Yards running. 245 passes 6 passes completed 2 passes had intercepted 0 passes incomplete 4 Yards intercepted passes returned. 304 net Yards running passing. 304 first Downs running. 11 first Downs passing 2 first Downs penalties 0 total first Downs. 19 scrimmage plays 70 kickoffs 3 average length kickoffs.48.56 total Yards Kickoff returns. 43 average length Kickoff returns.21.50 punts 2 yardage of punts 38 average length punts.19.00 total Yards punt returns. 0 average length punt returns. 0 penalties against 3 Yards lost penalties. 15 Ball lost on 3 fumbles 0 own fumbles recovered. 0 Ball lost on fumbles 0 put on Navino Clico Stanley Morrah pm tree Weil Hud Tourville tit fits -14 82 0 22 5.hs 0 Reimi 25 104 11 a a3 11 ft.8ft 0.stover ,.13 63 20 43 3.31 1 tour thu 1 0 5 5 00 1 it 7 7 7 0 it Kimbrough u in 2 42 m Forward t 3 0 32 1r 1.00 0 o in o Ohio 0 3 .1.00 n Sutlin fran 0 9 9.00 0 or Tambua 3.si 1 10 2 m it 3 0 i or Trithi f to Ivan to nor Rishi no. Vii Ai i 1 0 14 in of Morrolf 2 19 lbt 3 a Kickoff Ortuna Shanly Doris around mtg afar taking Pitcl out for Duck tally that sewed up the game for Ohio state As or. Rose bowl saw it mismatch one of the Best Ever by Rube Samuelsen they said it would be the greatest mismatch in Rose bowl history that Oregon would lose to Ohio state yester Day by As Many As 50 Points and that Len Casanova web foot coach was t kidding when he said he had finally detected a Buckeye weakness after lengthy probing in a fourth string guard. Instead the pc Standard bearer in Pasadena s 44th new year s Day classic outplayed the big ten s representative ranked As the nation s no. 1 team despite not even being the Best of the poorest far West crop in toss out moral victories. They Don t count. They Only Salve feelings. Toss out the fact that the Webfoot out gained the victors 351 Yards to 304, and out first downed the Bucks 21 to 19. They Don t count either any More than do hits in a baseball Fame there in t any More the score favored Ohio state. 10-7. That s it. Still. The Webfoot could t have done themselves More proud even by winning. They said the game was t Worth seeing that it would t sell out and that Pasadena s most important grand Pappy game had been turned from the Sublime into the ridiculous. Instead it was one of the finest contests of the entire series which goes Way Way Back to 1902 when the Sug Jestion of George Wagner original advocate of the Holiday fray was branded As so ludicrous that he was All but Ridden out of town. It was a strange game too. Oregon did t punt once. There was t a single run Back of a kick because one of Ohio state s two tries went out of Bounds on Oregon s 17 and while the other carried into the end zone. Each i team was penalized but three times for an unbelievable j grand total of 40 Yards 15 for the big tenders and 33 for the ducks. Only one 15-Yard penalty was assessed All Oregon that came in the j last minutes of play. Also the crowd was announced As less than under capacity. But to the naked Eye that fact was in discernible. An outstanding tuneup they said in no few areas that Woody Hayes deserved coach of the year accolade and that his Over Supply of horses would run Oregon right out of the bowl eve though was All on the Side of i the pc squad and not to take anything away from Woody s talents Casanova is credited with one of the finest coaching jobs i preparing his ducks for the Bucks in Many a season. J he certainly had Ohio state pegged and took Adan i Tage of every vulnerable situation George Lamphier. One or Milt Bruhn s Wisconsin aides appraised. And what a Beautiful offence that was a Ball yes. It was. Cas probably has no rival when it comes to taking full advantage of an underdog role and making his critics eat their words. He proved it in the 1951 Orange bowl game when his Santa Clara Broncos. 13-Point underdogs whipped Kentucky. 21-13. Actually. Oregon never was As weak As painted. Nor was Ohio state As potent As its backers insisted. The truth is. The Bucks were the weakest team defensively to play in the bowl since the pc big ten pact was signed 12 games ago. With the score 7-7 in the third period Jack Morris tried a Field goal for Oregon. It was wide. If successful the ducks would have been out in front. 10-7. And the Way the game was going chances were Good the score would have remained there. Less than six minutes later with 88 seconds gone in the fourth Quarter dons Therin tried the same stunt for Ohio state. The Boot was food putting the buckeyes in the Lead 10-7, which count held up As the final score. Morris and Sutherin both kicked from the 24-Yard line this writer picked Oregon to win. 10-7. The score at least was Correct. But even with Ohio state Gam Bleers Are Downing aspirin by the bottle full today after All these years Rose bowl petals and thorns Clark Shaughnessy whose to formation indoctrinated Stanford indians Wal loped Nebraska 21-13, in the 1941 game has been coach in football for 40 years. Vet in All that time Busy at his work seemingly at All hours from september to Jan uary he has never taken his wife to a game. Yesterday he did the couple sat in the stands watching the Webfoot and buckeyes in action. Norman Rockwell he famed Illustrator and one of the tournament s float judges was still laughing before the game about Fritz Howell s impish humor expressed during the Kickoff luncheon. I m going to use that one about the to Pige do

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