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one Limey u-uuneipan ¦ mar. a, Delta Tau Delta Makes Playoffs In Fraternity A By DAN GIBSON Of The O'Collegian Staff Delta Tau Delta intramural basketball team advanced to the playoffs of the Fraternity A division on the strength of a 63-50 win over Lambda Chi Alpha Tuesday at Colvin Physical Education Center. The fast-breaking Delta Tau Delta squad broke open a tight game in the second half by outscoring its taller opponents, 20-4, in a span of seven minutes. Lou Whitely started the second-half Delta Tau Delta scoring spree by canning four straight field goals and widening his team's lead by eight points, with 8:10 left on the clock. on Gaddert Gaddert was the only Lambda Chi Alpha player 'to score Burin Delta T a D lta's outburst. Gaddert's two free throws a, one field _goal were__ e onj, oints Lambda Chi Alpha couk De to atini to rae ed to a 56-40 lead with four min utes left in the game. Lambda Chi Alpha made a last-ditch effort to get back in the game and almost made it with a full-court press that pulled them within nine points. But continued cold shooting kept Lambda Chi Alpha from closing the gap as Delta Tau Delta stalled the ball during the final two minutes for a final victory, 63-50. muster as Wed 31UUCH11 Pledge at OSU STILLWATER Oklahoma State University officials have -released names of 1969 pledges to campus sororities and fraternities. Area students are listed by the social organization from which they received bids. Included are: FRATERNITIES ACACIA Ken W. Smith, Bethany; Jack Cowden, Sid Barrett, Bill G. Lytle, Thomas L. Peek, all of Oklahoma City. BETA THETA PI Mike Swearengin, Del City; Evans Rector, El Reno; Jim Sughru, Bill Spaeth, Paul Skaggs, Bill Lacy, Herm Muehlelsen, Bruce Mad-dux, Harley Campbell, Greg Heading-ton, Steve Gold, Fred Kempf, Bill Jackson all of Oklahoma City. DELTA TAU DELTA Bill Earl Mace, Robert K. Price, Ronnie Prather, Midwest City; Dan Dennehy, Bill Baldwin, Mike Bergin, Terry Mitchell, Sammy McAdams, Kenney Willson, David P. Helmev, Rich Fransen all of Oklahoma City. KAPPA ALPHA John Barnett, John Masilon, Mark L. Oldham, Harold Tompkins, Ben Vanpett, Glenn Tucker all of Midwest City; David A. RaY, Oklahoma City; KAPPA SIGMA Tom Moore, Donald Martin, Ron Britton, all of Oklahoma City; LAMBDA CHI ALPHAWes Dryden, C. E. Laird, Richard L. Odle, John Springer, Bill W. Finch, Anthony Baeddert all of Oklahoma City. Phi Delta Theta Gary Palu, Danny While, both of Oklahoma City; PHI GAMMA DELTA Greg Dennis, Edmond; John Prince, Mike A. Lucas, Terry Sanger, Scotty Turnbull, all of Oklahoma City; Lyle Belimn, Yukon, PHI KAPPA PSI George Edwards, Oklahoma City. PHI KAPPA TAU Barry Bolding, Midwest City; Richard Baikie, Yukon. SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Jack L. Farr, Mike England, both of El Reno; John Goff, Midwest City; Dris Dunkelberg, Craig Dawkins, Gary Conrad, Charles Norval!, Jim Oswalt, Jerry Ritter, Bobby Sands, Robert Reinauer, Earl Remmel, Mickey Hornsey, all of Oklahoma City. SIGMA .CHI Ronnie Partridge, Ross Pope, Charles Turpin, Bart Shedeck, Mike Riddler, Ron Capron all of Oklahoma City; SIGMA NU Chris Buck, Galen Aycock, Randy Gray, Larry Ewert, all of Oklahoma City; c'GMA PHI EPSILON David Macy, Edmond; Gary Dickerson, Kit Murphy, Delbert Phillips, Charles Riddle, Bill Renshaw, Richard Vaughn, all of Oklahoma City; TAU KAPPA EPSILON Dorian Reeder, Elmer Troxell both of Oklahoma City. SORnRITIES ALPHA CHI OMEGA Terry Shrivet-, Midwest City; Susan G. Black, Judi Childs, Kayty Ann Ray, Denise Roberts, Shirley Snider, all Oklahoma City; Dolores Sinclair. Snencer. ALPHI DELTA PI Vicki Fernema, Edmond; Cathryn Ann Cronell, Debbie Heuser, Rebecca Jayne Thomas of Oklahoma City. ALPHA XI DELTA Pamela Magee, LeclIP Jane Wylie. of nklahoma City KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA Shellve Horton, Cleda Hulett, Joye Jones, Nancy Ann Rice al' of Oklahoma City DELTA ZETA Carolyn Henderson, okl,h"rn. City. DELTA DELTA DELTA Hope Wright, Midwest City; Lynn Basanda, Cr"nie Geist, Mary Jane Loosiev, Becky Ricks, Meg Satterlee all of Oklahoma CHI OMEGA Nancy Andrews, Debra Ann Blackman: Debbie Bowman, All of ()Mai-roma City. Stds,AAA PHI PFTA Barbara Burton, Bethany, Kathy Bevoni, Lucinda J. Garidenow, Barbara Myers of Midwest City: Marva Jean Barn e s. Angela Hennes, Susan Howell, Marsha McCollum. Donna Moio, Susan Carol Owens. Diana Samrad, Linda Smith, Debi Yra.no all of rw.,,hornn rTtv. KAPPA ALPHA THETA Nancy Arnald, Chary trairet, Robin I each, Linda Gave Lundien, March McGuire, Betty semtner, Nancy Stenh, Susie Suggs, Vicki Vaughn, Jean Wetzel all of Oklahoma City; Patricia A. Jones, Tinkpr A,F.B. KAPPA DELTA Ann Cummings, MirhAipt City; Carolyn Kaye Cnnk, Judy Kratzer. Patricia Laurence, Peony Luerlhera Nana MrCraoker. Pamela Lynn. Pesch!, Sheron Smith all of Okl-hom, City! PI BETA PHI Linda Stacker, Be`h,ny. Nancy Filen Martin, Frimond; Jeanne Cindy Herron. Norman; I FIrwre. huh rep Dirkey, Nancy Ficher, Hil?Ary Hart, Sue Jarrett, all of rify. ZETA TAU ALPHASherri Beth Durham, El Reno? Sarah DiAnne Dunn, /V,,rclo Lynn Mr4fr,., PAiri\NP5t City: Co-teen Farrell. Paula Pli7pheth Fauss, Reiaa Firlaeralcf. Annette Garrity, TD:,na Hermes. Sally Kendall. Jean Rhe,des, Sue rain r7uthr.y, VPI,nda Guthrey, all of Oklahoma City; _ 115 ... A le DAILYY GIAN R. 5, 1974 NEWSSTAND COPY 5c by a total 1,195 votes. if 2,971 was Association around 3,000 election. dates were it and vice 'ates were to posts. student Cro the for wing n-.e ar adent 4ets, the .:andidate running :e running ,e desire to projects. cket, Kim ,jan, ran e theme .rough I to im- cations ime of t ad- new Liie the each Tiber of college udents up. many ved no ran tits, for .k. he sie .e By MIKE WARD O'Collegian Staff Writer with special photos By MARK SCHNEIDER An apparent epidemic of spring fever drove several hundred Oklahoma State students outdoors Sunday night in a demonstration marked by minimal property damage, shouting, fireworks and the first reported "streaking" incident in Oklahoma. A crowd estimated at its peak of 1,400 roamed from the high-rise dormitory area through various parts of the campus and fraternity house area for four and one-half hours, with a 15 minute stopover at the home of Mayor C. W. "Bill" Thomas. Damage was estimated at $500, after a window was broken and a television reportedly destroyed at the Delta Delta Delta sorority house, 1506 W. Third Ave. No arrests were reported. OSU Security officials termed the incident "an outbreak of spring fever" and said police were on the scene "to observe." "Streaking"dashing through a public area nudeoccurred in at least seven incidents witnessed at various points during the generally good-natured gathering. A street sign and real estate sign were uprooted and thrown into the yard of Mayor Thomas after obscenities and various chants about the movie "Last Tango in Paris" were shouted while the crowd loomed outside his residence. University officials indicated Monday no disciplinary action would be taken unless ringleaders of the incident were located but said "streakers", if caught, would be disciplined. The incident began around 10 p.m. after residents of the Kerr-Drummond complex began flashing room lights and yelling at each other. The actions reportedly then spread to the Willham Hall Complex with toilet paper throwing, yelling and striptease acts in upper floor windows going on between the two halls. Reports of "streakers" brought approximately 300 people outside around 10:40 p.m., and after nearly an hour the group enlarged and moved to other residence halls on campus. Two of Sunday night's streakers beat a hasty retreat behind some buildings after dashing down fraternity row. Students succumb to spring fever More than 1,000 students roamed the campus for about four hours gathering supporters at each dorm. 'he group stopped off at Mayor C. W. Thomas' home and several fraternity and sorority houses. 4 OKLAHOMA STATE football coach Floyd Gass signed morning. Carter is 6-1 by 245' pound' while Gaeddart is tackles John Carter (left) and Tony Gaeddart to Big 6-3 by 215. Carter played at Northwest while Gaeddart Eight Conference letters of intent here early Tuesday did his gridironing at Capitol Hill. Cowboys Sign U Carter Oklahoma State plucked the prize football plum from the Oklahoma City area Tuesday when the Cowboys signed Northwest's versatile John. Carter to a Big Eight Conference letter-of-intent. Carter, All-State lineman of the year, was signed by new Cowboy coach Floyd Gass and chief defensive assistant Duke Babb shortly after the 8 a.m. deadline. Signed by 0-State at the same time was two-way tackle Tony Gaeddert of Capitol Hill, also an All-Stater. Oklahoma landed two Oklahoma City Douglass standouts, All-State nose guard Raymond Hamilton and end Albert Chandler, an all-star alternate. They, were signed by OU aide Don Jimerson. Carter Versatile Gass reportedly headed for Clinton and OU caach Chuck Fairbanks also was active out in the state Tuesday morning. Both schools were believed in strong contention for Clinton's 190-pound fullback, James Willams, the All-State back of the year. Carter, the most versatile gridder the state has produced in many seasons, is a 6-1 by 245-pounder who played 10 positions for Northwest, the Class AAA state runner-up with an 11-1 cdaa crvii riannrri Doubles in Basektball Gaeddert played all but about 10 minutes in 31 games during his career at Capitol Hill under coach C. B. Speegle. The 6-3 by 215- pounder also is a basketball player. 0 Raids Texas, Colorado; Pokes Get Carter James Williams Mark Grimes tato s anny Reed ar Velma- Alma s Dick- CoatE herald a pair of towering, 99 a Vcr8 AicIdls (edliii laN1 '£S) eue a1 1d peo vg LADal88 i,a1)100 ia}sapos uos) 8L LL Pla/,.1)1009 ¦ 11101111111 By AL ESCHBACH Dipping deep into the heart of Texas' big and talented linemen, the University of Oklahoma put a little twist into its football recruiting and struck oil Tuesday with prize prospects from Texas, Oklahoma. and Colorado. The twist that the Sooners put into their signing program was that unlike in the past years when they looked for small, quick players, OU put the emphasis on the large and quick variety. Another change was that Oklahoma concentrated most of its efforts in Texas and signed 14 from the Lone Star State, compared with only 11 from Oklahoma. Oklahoma State, hindered by the late start due to the hiring of Floyd Gass, did a remarkable job considering the lateness involved and topped its signings with John Carter of Northwest, the state's lineman of the year. Oklahoma grabbed three All-American picks, quarterback Dan Buster of Little- Ruster is considered the No. 1 blue chipper in Colorado this season. The 6-1, 185-pounder threw. 125 times this season with a 60 per cent completion average. He rushed for 850 yards in 87 *attempts, and intercepted 10 passes from his defensive back position. He runs the 100 in 10 flat. ord this year and most of the success was due to Danny. He was by far the best in the state and is a tremendous college prospect." Foster has been labeled as the most sought-after linebacker in the country. The powerful 6-4, 235-pounder made all-state at four different positions in his last tion on the Super All-State team, was a standout as a running back and as a linebacker. He is 6-0 and 219 and covers the 100 in 10 flat. Others signed from Texas were end Kelly Roach (6-5, 225 ) from Midland, tackle Harold Paul (6-5, 218) from Galveston Falls, John Mil-stead (6-0, 195), Gary Baccus (6-5, 2101 of Browns-field, Tom Brahaney (6-2, 220 ) of Midland, and Jim Butler (6-1, 220), also of Midland. All were all-district selections, with Brahaney being termed as "almost equal to Eddie Foster as top linebacker in the state," by Texas coach Darrell Royal. The Sooners, in addition to getting Ruster from Colorado, signed 6-2, 240-pound tackle Dennis Cumbach from Englewood, Colo. He was an all-state choice. Joe Wylie, considered the top running prospect in Texas, did not sign with anyone Tuesday and will wait until the track season is completed this spring. Some of the top players in Oklahoma remained unsigned. 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Gass. Photos by George Wilson Foster of Monahans, Tex. back I have seen in years," Perryman, a member of and running back said Ruster's coach Lee Scholastic Magazine's All- Perryman of Lufkin, Daniels. "We had a 9-2 recAmerican team and a selec- Tulsa Central did not . their names. Grimes is supposedly lez ing toward SMU, Clark hedging to Oklahoma at both Williams and Harri: have scholastic problems that may have to be solved before they sign. But Williams is still leaning to OSU. All-slaters that Okiihir 44613 612 69 uelIsI.D-I3 eu-1001,10 'Z,L uots6uel a4o4s Knights Hurdle Pirates 60-49 By DOYLE MAY Northwest and Douglass scored impressive victories Tuesday night to set the stage for their all-important Friday- clash in the Knights' gym. The K nights, having to play without the injured John Cheatham, were on the ropes at Putnam City but bounced back to whip the Pirates, AA AA I.1_ _ 1 AAA_ -1- WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1969 9 and Allan Dukes, bombed Southeast, 72-61, after trailing by 10, points at one juncture. Grant, with Clay Hoster and Dennis Wood pouring in 26 and 21 points, ripped Enid, 74-59, to finally level its league record at 6-6. The Generals are 12-6 for the season and ranked fourth in Class AAA behind Northwest, Douglass and Tulsa ass SI eping Less, injoying It More STILLWATER This is the time of year that college football coaches rank among the most misunderstood people on earth. There is nothing that bugs them as much as somebody strolling up and saying, "What do you do to keep yourself occupied these days when nobody's playing football?" Some of them have been known to actually revert back and throw temper tantrums at such questioning. Floyd Gass has not really slowed down long enough yet to have that question asked, however. Since his appointment as Oklahoma State football coach January 4 he figures he's averaged three hours sleep nightly. It's to the point now he sometimes blinks and thinks he's had a nap. It's also to the point now that he believes it's all been worth it. The Cowboys' new boss is pleased, and a little surprised, in fact, with the success accumulated during this FitANK BOGGS recruiting campaign. "It's been 10 times better than I thought it would be," he 'says. "We got an awfully late start, but we're real happy with what we've signed." Like their rivals down the inter-state, the Cowboys have scored handsomely in Texas. It's not surprising, clue to the background of Gass and many of his assistant coaches who have lived in Texas in recent years. 0-State also considers itself successful in the state, especially with the luring of Northwest's John Carter, 245 pounds of solidly constructed tackle. When signing day arrived Tuesday, Gass left Dallas at 4:3U a.m. He flew into Oklahoma City where he launched the day by signing Carter and Capitol Hill's Tony Gaeddert, another tackle of All-State quality. He spent the rest of Tuesday and half of Wednesday flying into state and west Texas towns. "I feel like a bird," he said. Gass is still trying to become acquainted in Stillwater. He hasn't spent much time around here yet. "I don't suppose I've been here any night except occasionally on a weekend when we had some boys visiting the campus. Several of the assistant coaches he's hired haven't had time to move here yet. Gass' family checked in (Continued on Page 25. Column 11 Floyd Gass FRANK BOGGS Gass Sleeps Less, Enjoys It More CONTINUED FROM PAGE 23 only a few days ago from Sherman, where Floyd was coaching at Austin College before landing the job here. He says the recruiting pace is a little more hectic in the Big Eight than at Austin College. "But," he says, "from the standpoint of work, recruiting is about a 24-hour a day job anywhere, if you want to get good boys." He does and he thinks he has. It isn't over yet, of course, with many topflight individuals still unsigned. As of now, however, Gass is happy. Oklahoma's Chuck Fairbanks says he's happy. Everybody's happy. They surely will both stay that way right up until the time some guy walks up and asks, "What do you do to keep yourself occupied these days when nobody's playing football?" t c d * * * THE OKLAHOMA JOURNAL, SUNDAY, AUGUST, 1971 15 Cowboys Long On Ability "We have very few people on offense who have played varsity ball. But the ones we do have are winners." Harvey Griffin. "We're not making any drastic changes on defense. For the first time, we have depth back of our front-line players, and it's the kind of depth that could change the lineup without injuries entering into the picture." Duke Babb. These quotes from the offensive and defensive coordinators reflect the optimism that the Cowboys are carrying into the third season of Floyd Gass' regime at Oklahoma State. OSU publicist Pat Quinn lets Griffin and Babb do most of the talking about their respective units in his excellent 1971 brochure that, fittingly, features game-wrecker Dick Graham as the coverboy. There isn't a more valuable performer in the Midlands than the 178-pound bundle of energy from Amarillo who is an all-the-way threat anytime he touches the football. He makes things happen when he's in there," says Gass of the two-time Big Eight back-of-the-week selection in 1970. Graham scored twice on kick-off returns, four times as a receiver and three times as a rusher last season when the Pokes went 4-7 Others featured by Quinn as Cowboys to watch in '71 are tailback Bobby Cole, who rushed for 713 yards last season, stellar cornerback Tom Carraway, perhaps the club's best bet for all-America, linebacker Joe Crews and defensive guard Gilbert Barnes. All are two-year regulars. Gass admits the staff is optimistic following a "good spring practice." The task of locating the best 44 athletes will be completed in fall practice. "We must be quick to establish a system of priority in our pre-season practice," said the 1969 Big Eight coach-of-the-year after a stunning 5-5 rookie year at State. Turning now to Griffin and Babb, who evaluate the offense and defense: -You can't have better leaders than Bobby Cole, Dick Graham and Tony Pounds," allows Griffin, who is back on the field after sitting at a desk all last season as Gass' assistant AD. Harvey and his aides must rebuild the entire offensive line, one of the critical areas where experience is mandatory, writes Quinn. The candidates are larger and more gifted than their predecessors but it's a painstaking process to develop the timing necessary- to make the Cowboy multiple offense function consistently. "We don't have good overall speed it's not bad but isn't quite what we'd like considering the caliber of teams we face," Griffin adds. "But we have better athletes and if we don't get hurt in some crucial spots, we'll have a good offense before the year ends." Undoubtedly, Griffin was referring to rookie tackles Mike Treece and Ron Boatright, guard Danny Yates and converted defensive line veteran John Carter, who might get a shot at the center post. State's weakside tackle has the 260-pound Treece, a juco transfer, rated a slight choice over red-shirted Tony Gaeddert. Boatright is a bright prospect at strong tackle. Weak guard Richard O'Connell was getting better with each practice. The Pokes' center job became unsettled when tough little Bert Jacobson needed knee surgery. Squadman Matt Wynn is big and tough enough, yearling Randy Flood has super long-range potential, but it may be the jolly round man, Carter, who'll solve the problem. In four spring workouts, Carter picked up the pivot assignments and executed lead blocking maneuvers with amazing effectiveness.. Two three-year regular receivers, all-league Hermann Eben and Tom Dearinger, have graduated, but the Pokes expect another strong group of catchers. You can't replace Eben overnight but Graham is unbeliev able after he gets the ball. Despite his lack of size, he runs great patterns, and always positions himself where he can go after the ball. With his versatility he may turn up at any spot in the OSU backfield or either flank. In speedsters Steve Pettes and' Reuben Gant, the Pokes have game-breaking receivers. Gant is an amazing tower of muscles (6-4 by 225) with unlimited potential. Another newcomer is Torn Stremr-ke, who is compared favorably to the record-setting Eben as far as the ability to catch the ball and run pass routes. "We aren't hurting at tight end," offers Griffin. Transfer Charlie Beall is a crafty tough receiver who catches the ball in a crowd and, like Graham delights in delivering bone-rattling blocks. Others in the picture are sophomore Eddie Garrett and squadman Bucky Utter. Of the running backs, Griffin praises Cole, the 190-pound senior from Gatesville, Tex. "The only thing he lacks is the blazing speed to be the perfect football player. He'll block, runs tough every down, can catch the football he's the perfect example of what is known as a team leader, on and off the field." . The Pokes have imported juco transfer Terry Metcalf for insurance and class. Metcalf is a super athlete who can place kick and punt, gained over 1,200 yards rushing and scored 14 juco touchdowns last fall. He has long-jumped 25-10. One of the best rookie prospects is burly fullback Cleveland Vann, whom Griffin calls "the best freshman blocker I've seen in years." Next in line is transfer Tommy Woods. The quarterbacking should be sound, if not spectacular. Incumbent Tony Pounds passed for 1,871 yards last year and Griffin thinks he's a better thrower now. He'll have to be to hold off the bids by slender rookie Brent Blackman, husker transfer Gene Nichol, - squadman Mike Robichaux See May Page 16 Doyle May The Daily O'Collegian April 14, 1971 Page 5 Footballers Have Talent, By GARY SHUTT Of the O'Collegian Staff Head Football Coach Floyd Gass is pleased with the progress of his young squad, as the Pokes continue to fight for positions in spring workouts. One of the biggest battles is at quarterback. Tony Pounds, who set two school records by throwing for 1,871 yards and 15 touchdowns as last years' starter, appears to have an edge. Mike Robichaux, a 5'10" junior from Houma, La., Brent Blackman and Don Hardcastle, Tulsans coming off a good freshmen team, and transfer Gene Nichol, 6'10" sophomore from Dallas, Tex., are also in competition for the number one job. "Everyone has been picking up the offense real well," said Gass of the five prospects, "For our first scrimmage we had three sustained drives, which isn't bad." The other offensive positions are also seeing competitive races. Sophomores Reuben Gant, 6'4", and Tom Stremme, 6'2", are fighting senior Joe Badgett for the split end spot. The top tight end prospects are transfer Charles Beall, junior from El Paso, Tex., and sophomore Eddie Garrett. Gass said junior Mike Treece, 6'7", 270--pound tackle from Orange, Tex., is OSU's top transfer prospect. His competition is coming from red-shirt sophomore Tony Gaeddert and sophomore Benny Metcalf. The fight for the other tackle spot is led by sophomore Bon Boatright, 6'5", 250-pound Texan. Junior Al Jilbun, 6'4", and red-shirt sophomore Bob Bosworth, 6'4", are also in the picture. Richard O'Connell, 232pound red-shirt sophomore, Mike Webb, 218pound junior letterman, Ron Mills, 195-pound red-shirt sophomore, Mike Clendennen, 210-pound sophomore, and Robert Barbee, 189-pound senior, are all fighting for one of the guard spots. Danny Yates, 6'5", 249-pound junior college transfer, leads the other guard race over juniors Steve Gammon, Bard Peevy and Dan Helker. The fight for center is between Bert Jacobsen, 200-pound junior letterman, Matt Wynn, 205-pound junior, Glenn Spiller, 245-pound sophomore, and Randy Flood, 205-pound sophomore. Returning tailback Bobby Cole is the top prospect for that position. Cole, a 6', 190-pound two-year letterman, rushed for 713 yards and five touchdowns last year. Other tailback prospects are red-shirt sophomore Bruce Otzmann, senior Tim Hague, red-shirt sophomore Richard Bird, and sophomore Steve Elliott. Two year letterman Dick Graham is OSU's number one flanker. The firey 5'9", 172-pound, Graham also excited last year's OSU fans as a kickoff and punt return specialist. The versatile speedster also played tailback and quarterback for Gass. Behind Graham, who scored eight touchdowns last year, is Phil Cody, junior letterman, and sophomores Steve Pettes and Dave Rosenthal. Fullback will be filled by transfer Tommy Woods or sophomore Cleveland Vann, 6'2", 220-pound Texan. Other possibilities are senior Bill Heilman, sophomore transfer Jim Aycock and sophomore Rick Berry. The defense is headed by six returning starters. Returning starter Don Geier, 6'3", 222-pound senior, appears to have the edge over sophomores Randall Jones and Wayne Stephens at left defensive end. Right defensive end is headed by 6'4" junior Jay Cruse, junior letterman John Allen and sophomore Danny Case. Sophomore wrestler Barry Price, 6'1", 240-pounds, has looked good at left defensive guard. Others trying for the spot are sophomores Worthie Johnson, Stanley Looper, and Sam Carraway. Right defensive guard is led by starter Gilbert Barnes, 6'2" senior from Balko. Other candidates are junior Jimmy Wiliams, red-shirt sophomore Duke Atterberry and sophomore Harold Rogers. Doug Tarrant, junior letterman, Mark Grimes, red-shirt sophomore, Alfred Horsechief, sophomore, Ed Scholfield, red-shirt sophomore, and Larry Colbert, red-shirt sophomore, are the top prospects for the left linebacker spot. The middle linebacker position is a fight between transfer Bubba Bain, sophomores Ray Ennis and Clark Ogilvie and letterman Matt Clapp. Joe Crews, 6'1", 193-pound senior starter, heads the right linebacker list and is followed by senior letterman Mark Hatley, sophomores Bobby Bacon and Bill Kolb, and red-shirt sophomore Marshall Perry. Junior letterman Gene Jefferson has the nod at left halfback, followed by sophomore Eddie Jones and senior Frank Silva. Senior starter Tom Carraway is back at right halfback and will be Depth backed up by sophomore Jay Ennis and red-shirt sophomore Lester Cavins. The top prospects for strong saftey are junior letterman Dick Coates and sophomore Travis Wilkey. Red-shirt sophomore Brad Grant and sophomore Olbert Tabor are also in contention. Senior letterman Glenn Bonner, junior Rod Warner and sophomore Steve Holderby are in the race for free saftey. Last year's free saftey, junior Lee Stover, led the Pokes in pass interceptions with four. Stover has joined junior letterman John Carter, defensive guard, and sophomore Danny Briggs, offensive guard, on the sidelines with injuries. The Pokes return their kicker Uwe Pruss, German senior, and punter Jim Benien, Tulsa junior. "There's more spirit than we've had since I've been here. We have a great deal of talent and a lot of depth. Trouble is we're young, but we'll play some good football," Gass said. Pokes Ready Gass STILLWATER "We appear to be ready," said Oklahoma State coach Floyd Gass Thursday after his team ran through a brief workout'. The Cowboys drilled for one hour in shorts and shoulder pads as they checked their offensive and defensive signals for the final time before Saturday's contest against Texas Tech. - There were no line-up changes made, but Gass said he planned to use quite a few players, "because of the heat." Coach Bob Burris indicated he has been very pleased with the work of the freshmen. He had great praise for the defensive front four by saying, "They have done an excellent job. They have picked up their assignments rapidly." The defensive front barrier includes Jay Cruse (6-4, 228) OFFENSE SE Mike Bundy, Phillip Cody, Larry Colbert, Lee Greiner. LT Bob Bosworth, Duke Atterberry, Bill McComas. LG Mike Marks, Bard Peevy, Brent Grimmett. C Clifford Johnson, Terry Shaffer Matt Wynn. RG David Wood, Danny Thornton, Rick Scherler. RT Tony Gaeddart, Ed Schoffield. TE Mark Grimes, Tommy Gibbs. QB Emory Bellard, Mike Robichaux, Mike Fussell, Dick Grant. TB James Williams, Bruce Otzmann, Jack Gipson, Randy Guillory. FL John Weldon, Marshall Perry. FB Pryor Nunn, Bill Kolb, Lester Cavins, Sid Vaught. from Lindsay, John Carter (6-2, 245) from Northwest, Jimmy Williams (6-0, 207) from Austin, Tex., and Mike McCain (6-1, 203) from Hahnville, La. DEFENSE LE Jay Cruse, John Allen, Richard Gabbert. LG Johnny Carter, Dan Mayes. RG Jimmy Williams, Wallace Williams, Joe Boyce. RE Mike McCain, Richard O'Connell, Chris Charles. LLB Matt Clapp, Ron Mills, Dave 'Snyder. MLB Mike Moore, Jerry Dobbins, Dan Helker. RLB Wendell Reeves, Doug Tarrent. LH Lee Stover, Gerald Clopp, Dan Gibson. LS Dick Coates, Richard Bird, Mike Skidmore. RS Rod Warner, Eric Benson, Dusty Mar.tin. RH Eugene Jefferson, David Gleason, Steve Holderby. OSU Frosh Depth Chart Doyle May (Continued from page 15) and swift soph Don Hardcastle'. "We'll start with four or five quarterbacks and then cut it down to. three. Don't ask me who'll be the three. I don't know. They'll decide that." Now tune in to Duke Babb, who talks about the defense, which was shelled for 223 points in the final six games and surrendered a school record total of 2,863 yards rushing. Six returning starters among 13 defensive lettermen are on hand, plus a flock of promising rookies. "This is the first time we've had that player going into his third year with us, so we'll basically be a 4-3, or pro-type defensive team. The running game hurt us last year but we led the league in pass defense. We'll have to see what we can do to correct this situation." OSU's defensive secondary has always performed creditably and the Pokes feel this year's deep four will be the best since Gass returned to Stillwater. Carraway, who batted away 14 enemy aerials last year, is probably the premier defensive player. Another secondary regular coming back is lanky Lee Stover, the straight "A" free safety. Eugene Jefferson took over at mid-season in 1970 and will start again. Letterman Dick Coates is hack at strong safety but swift and gifted newcomer Travis Wilkey is on hand to move in if Coates falters. If the depth situation is tender, it's at the outside linebacker spots. Crews, serving as co-captain for the second straight season, and junior semi-regular Doug Tarrant. a walk-on and a straight "A" student, are excellent front-line starters. But the Pokes need to get reliable aid from Mark Hatley and newcomers Jay Ennis, Mark:Grimes, Alfred Horse- ,. chief and Wendell Reeves. In transfer Bubba Bain, the Cowboys have size and game experience plus an agile young man who plays with reckless abandon. As Babb says, "Bubba has the ideal attitude for a middle linebacker he plays like he doesn't have any friends out there." If State has picked up more size and quickness, it has been across the front four. Barnes is okay after knee surgery. His running mate this spring was sophomore Barry Price, perhaps the quickest and strongest interior defender for OSU since John Little. Price shucks blockers with ease and delivers a jolting punch. Other front four hopefuls are Jimmy Williams, Jay Cruse, Danny Case, John Allen, veteran Don Geier, Wayne Stephens and "can't miss" prospect Randall Jones. Quinn sums up the defense thusly: "Beleaguered at times in the recent past, State's defense may be of the quality and quantity to meet the challenge ahead. While injuries are always of concern, they aren't paramount this year. In the past, State has had to hide the lack of size behind some surprising but dangerous stunting defenses, and now it's time for the Cowboys to rely on a stout steed rather than look for that short-cut through the nags "
Texas Star Signs OU Grid Letter Oklahoma University coach Chuck Fairbanks and Oklahoma State mentor Floyd Gass put the finishing touches on highly successful recruiting seasons Wednesday by signing outstanding prep prospects to national letters of intent. Oklahoma State inked everyone which signed a Big Eight letter to a national letter. This included James Williams, the back of the year from Clinton, John Carter, the lineman of the year from Northwest and blue - chippers Mark Grimes of Northwest and Anthony Gaeddert of Capitol Hill. Meanwhile, Oklahoma, whict concentrated most of its re cruiting outside of the state received some good news anc some bad news._ The good news was that A. J. Perryman, Texas all-state) from Lubbock, signed with the Sooners. Perryman, a 219 pound fullback, had signet several conference letter: and OU coaches were doubt ful as to whether he woulc sign a national letter witl them. The bad news OklahomE received was that Joe Petros hus, a prep All-Americar from Tucson, signed a nation al letter with Arizona. Pet roshus, a fleet running half back, had placed OU among his final choices. Among the top Sooner signees from Texas were JOE Wylie from Henderson, anc linebacker Eddie Foster of Monahans. Assistant coact Leon Cross indicated tha. Oklahoma would not lose any player who signed a Big Eigh letter. Orange-Black Game Is Saturday Oklahoma State's annual Orange-Black intrasquad scrimmage will kickoff 2 p.m. Saturday at Lewis Field. A new draft-type player selection system finished with the Orange team, coached by defensive coordinator Duke Babb, fielding all running back lettermen, and offensive coordinator Harvey Griffen's Black team copped all three first string linebackers. "The teams came out fairly even, said team coach Floyd Gass, "With the defenses probably being 'stronger." Joe Crews, Tom Carraway, Ray Ennis, Bubba Bain, Gilbert Barnes, Charles Beall, Mike Clendennen, Ron Boatright, Steve Pettes, Dick Graham, Bobby Cole, Brent Blackman, Tony Pounds, and Mike Robichaux all graded high in last Saturday's scrimmage., A comparison of both teams defensively, beginning with the Orange line shows: John Allen, 6'3", 234-pound Junior; Sam Carraway, 6'2", 213-pound Sophomore; Dan Case, 6'4", 222-ppund Sophomore; Jay Cruse, 6'4", 226-pound Junior; Stan Looper, 6'3", 257-poune Sophomore ; Barry Price, 6'1", 235-pound Sophomore; and Harald Rogers, 6', 205-pound Sophomore. The linebackers for the. Orange are: Tony Boxell 5'11", 175-pound Sophomore; Ray Ennis, 6'1", 205- pound Sophomore; Mark Hatley, 5'9", 185-pound Senior; Alfred Horsechief, 6'1", 215-pound Sophoomore; Bill Kolb, 6', 205-pound Sophomore; Clark Ogilvie, 6'1", 21.8-pound Sophomore; and Marshall Perry, 6'1", 183-pound Sophomore. The Orange defensive secondary consists of: Emory Bellard, 5'10", ?87-pound Sophomore; Tom Carraway, 5'9", .180-pound Senior; Brad Grant, 6'2", 180-pound Sophomore; Eddie Jones, 6'1", 180-pound Sophomore; and Travis Wilkey, 6'3", 185-pound Sophomore. The Black defensive line has: Duke Atterberry, 6', 209-pound Sophomore; Gilbert Barnes, 6'2", 235-pound Senior; Don Geier, 6'3", 228-pound Senior; Randall Jones, 6'3", 233-pound Sophomore; Wayne Stephens, 6'3", 218-pound inhomore; and Jimmy Williams, / 78-pound Junior. /./ linebackers are: Bobby Bacon, 6'2", 195-pound sopho- more; Bubba Bain, 6'1", 210- pound junior; Larry Colbert, 5' 10", 188-pound sophomore; Joe Crews, 6'1", 193-pound senior; Mark Grimes, 6'3", 223-pound sophomore; Ed Schofield, 5'10", 197-pound sophomore; and Doug Tarrant, 6'3", 190-pound junior. The defensive secondary for the Black fields: Glenn Bonner, 5'9", 181-pound senior; Lester Cavins, 6'1", 200-pound sophomore; Dick Coates, 6', 174-pound junior; Steve Holderby, 6'2", 164-pound sophomore; Eugene Jefferson, 5'9", 185-pound junior. The offensive line for the Orange has: Robert Barbee, 5' 11", 189-pound senior; Tony Gaeddert, 6'3", 220-pound sophomore; Al Hilbun, 6'4", 240-pound junior; Benny Metcalf, 6'1", 225-pound sophomore; Ron Mills, 6'2", 195-pound sophomore; Matt Wynn, 6', 205-pound junior and Danny Yates, 6'5", 249-pound junior. For the Black offensive line, Ron Boatright, 6'5", 265-pound sophomore; Bob Bosworth, 6'4", 223-pound sophomore; Mike Clendennen, 6', 210-pound sophomore Randy Flood, 6'2", 205-pound sophomore; Steve Gammon, 6'2", 210-pound junior; Richard O'Connell, 6'1", 232-pound sophomore; Bard Peevy, 6'1", 212-pound junior; Glenn Spiller, 6'2", 245-pound sophomore; and Mike Treece, 6'7", 269-pound junior. The receivers for the Orange are: Joe Badgett, 6'1", 170-pound senior; Charles Beall, 6'1", 190-pound junior; Phil Cody, 6'1", 185-pound junior; Dick Graham, 5'9", 172-pound senior; Tom Stremme, 6'2", 185-pound sophomore; and Bucky Utter, 6'1", 202-pound senior. The Black receivers list: Rue-ben Gant, 6'4", 232-pound sophomore; Eddie Garrett, 6'2", 200-pound sophomore; Steve Pettes, 5'11", 160-pound .sophomore; Ronnie Pope, 6'4", 190-pound sophomore; and Dave Rosenthal, 5'8", 165-pound sophomore. Carrying the ball at the running back positions for the Orange will be: Rick Berry, 6'1", 190-pound sophomore; Richard Bird, 6'1", 198-pound sophomore; Bobby Cole, 6', 190-pound senior; Tim Hague, 5%10", 193-pound pound senior; and Cleveland Vann, 6'2", 220-pound sophomore. The ball carriers for the Black are: Steve Elliott, 6', 185-pound sophomore; Bill Heilman, 5'10", 192-pound senior; Bruce Otzmann, 6', 194-pound sophomore; and Tommy Woods, 5'10", 197-pound junior. Quarterbacks for the Orange will be: John Ballard, 6'1", 182-pound senior; Don Hardcastle, 6'3", 180-pound sophomore; and Tony Pounds, 6', 163-pound senior. The Black signal-callers are Brent Blackman, 5'11", 160-pound sophomore and Mike Robichaux, 5'10", 184-pound junior. Floyd Gass of Oklahoma State . . . Big Eight coach of the year. GA S IS KANSAS CITY (AP) Floyd Gass, who climbed up the hard way to a major college football coaching job, was honored Thursday by the Associated Press as Big Eight Conference coach of the year. Gass, whose dossier reads like a tedious journey in obscurity, returned to Oklahoma State, his alma mater, as head coach last Jan. 4 and this fall guided the Cowboys to a stunning 5-5 season. Picked at the bottom in pre-season prognostication and not given a chance of winning a game by some, the Cowboys scored three Big Eight victories to tie Kansas State for fifth place and lost to Oklahoma 28-27 after spurning an almost certain tie in favor of trying for a two-point conversion. Gass won the AP coach award by a healthy margin over Nebraska's Bob Devaney COAC and Kansas State's Vince Gibson, with Missouri's Dan Devine fourth. "We had some boys who had been pretty well coached before we got there," said the modest Gass, referring to his Oklahoma State predecessor, Phil Cutchin. "Winning attitude has a lot to do with it and we tried to instill that," Gass added. "When you have good, dedicated athletes, a pat on the back will do wonders. "We didn't make it this year. We were very fortunate we didn't have key injuries. But we've gotten ourselves into the position in college football that the good football team can get beaten badly on a given Saturday and then come back and beat somebody else good the next week. "I got a good lesson in the Big Eight this year. I really believe the Big Eight Conference is the toughest in the country." Gass, a 1950 Oklahoma State graduate, played under Jim Lookabaugh. A native of Hominy, Okla., northwest of Tulsa in Osage County, Gass was a quarterback and defensive back at OSU in 1947-49. He coached high schools at Cherokee, and Frederick, Okla., five years before becoming basketball coach and assistant football coach at Austin, Tex., College in 1955. He became Austin's athletic director in 1958 and head football coach in 1961. In his eight years as head coach, Austin had a 48-26-1 record. His final team finished 8-1, and his 1966 and 1968 teams were ranked No. 1 among Texas' small colleges. One of his sons, Rick, 21, is a senior at West Point, and the other, Danny, 18, is a freshman at Oklahoma State. OF EAR H THE SUNDAY OKLAHOMAN Section D March 10, 11,969 5
Pokes Spring Onto Gridiron Tuesday By Bob Hurt Collectively, Oklahoma State's new football coaching staff has spent more than 160 hours looking at last year's game films. Tuesday they come out of the dark of the projection room into the light of the practice field. Floyd Gass couldn't be happier. "I'm looking forward to spring training enthusiastically," said the new coach. "This is the fun part of it. The rest is work." Drills are scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays until the final spring scrimmage game May 3. Gass' teams won 48, lost 26 and tied one over the past eight years at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. He doesn't expect to maintain that pace at 0- State next season. But a little light has come from the darkened film room. "After looking at the film I think we've got some pretty good football players that can compete against the schedule we've got to play," he said. Hitting the practice pits Tuesday will be 27 of the 43 Cowpokes who earned letters last year. Among them will be 14 of the top 22 players. But optimism must be tempered. This gang managed to win only 3 of 10 games last year. Gass says there are two main objectives of spring drills: 1. Find out who can play, and 2. Find out where they can play. Gass hinted there may be numerous position changes but said they probably wouldn't come until after the second week of practice. Primarily, he hopes to shore up the offensive line and uncover offensive receivers. Backs could be shifted to both areas. Gass lists the offensive line as a depressed area. But, ironically, one of the Cowpokes' best "all" candidates is offensive tackle John Ward, a 6-4, 242-pounder from Tulsa Rogers. He is attracting much pre-season attention as is John Little, a 6-3, 207-pound defensive guard. Other Cowpokes to watch include offensive end Tom Dearinger, defensive halfbacks Benny Goodwin and Larry Kirkland and linebacker Gary Darnell. Gass said a "controlled" scrimmage will be held Saturday but added that the first game-type scrim- mage will be a week later. The youngish 0-State staff probably will find spring practice a relief. It has hit the road hard in recruiting. T h e 0-Staters have signed 45 prospects, 17 of whom attained All-State status. Listed below are the 0-State recruits with All-Staters indicated by asterisks: XJohn Allen, E, 210, Velma-Alma XDuke Atterberry, G, 205, Pawhuska Emory Ballard, QB, 180, Austin Reagan XBob Bosworth, T, 217, Dallas Bishop Lynch Joe Boyce, T, 220, Bartlesville Sooner Mike Bundy, QB, 180, Amarillo Palo Duro XJohn Carter, T, 245, OC Northwest XLester Cavins, QB, 190, Poteau Matt Clapp, LB, 192, Tyler Lee XDick Coates, HB, 180, Ponca City Phillip Cody, E, 185, Coalgate Larry Colbert, QB, 180, Clinton XJav Cruse! T, 225, Lindsay Jerry Dobbins, LB-FB, 200, Thomas XTonv Gaeddart, T, 245, OC Capitol Hill Jack Gipson, FB, 180, Garland, Texas XDavid Gleason, HB, 185, Choctaw XMark Grimes, E, 215, OC Northwest XRandy Guillory, HB, 175, Natchitoch- es, La. Steve HolderbY, QB, 180, Cherokee Dan Helker, G, 190, Perryton, Texas Eugene Jefferson, HB, 185, Clinton XClifford Johnson, C, 235, Westlake, La. Bill Kolb, FB, 200, Vinita Mike Marks, T, 210, Richardson, Texas Ron Mills, G, 200, Richardson, Texas Mike Moore, FB-LB, 196, Shamrock, Texas XMike McCain, G, 205, Hanhville, La. Jim McKenzie, QB, 185, Pasadena, Texas Pryor Nunn, FB, 210, El Paso Coronado Richard O'Connell, G, 220, Houston Westchester XBruce Otzmann, H/3, 195, Westfield, N. J. Bard Peevy, T, 205, Tulsa Hale XDanny Reed, FB-T, 200, Minco Wendell Reeves, G, 195, Amarillo Palo Duro Terry Schaffer, C, 195, Clinton Ed Schoffield, G, 200, Denton, Kan. Lee Stover, HB, 180, Amarillo Palo Duro Danny Thornton, T-G, 200, Lindsay XRod Warner, QB-HB, 165, Stillwater John Weldon, E, 190, Midland, Texas Jimmie Williams, G. 205, Austin Rea- gan XWallne Williams, FB, 205, Calipatria, Calif. David Wood, TA 225, El Paso Burgess Steve Yandell, T, 205, Edmond X-Denotes All-Stater Floyd Gass .......... * * * THE OKLAHOMA JOURNAL, SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 1973 19 Orange Team STILLWATER - With talent evenly divided, the Oklahoma State University football team tangles-in its an nual -Bean Bowl" game at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lewis Stadium. The Orange will be captained by quarterback Brent Blackman, offensive tackle Mike Clendennen, defensive tackle Barry Price and cornerback Darryl Stewart. The White co-captains are linebacker Cleveland Vann, sive afety Lee Stover, tight end Reuben Gant and offen and Bon Boatright. lackmann will engineer a Wishbone attack, using half- s Tony Boxell and Alfred Nelms and fullback James Tom Stremme will be at split end and Ron Boyer at Tiore-to-be Coy Everett of Shawnee will quarterback the White team, utilizing swift Fountain Smith, hard-hitting Steve Elliott andstandout fullback George Palmer in the running game. Gant and swift Dave Rosenthal are prime receivers on the flanks. Of the 37 lettermen, 19 are on the White team and 18 on the Orange. Six other monogram winners are on the injury list or out for other spring sports. On the starting teams, the Orange has 18 lettermen and the White 15. The White has three rookies in the offensive line - center Randy Flood and tackles Phil Shannon and Monte Stone. Allen Roberts of Miami is the only non-letterman on the defensive team. The Orange's starting rookies are guard Gary Chlouber and center Bruce Neph. The defensive line has only one starter from last year, Price, but has red-shirt sophomore Bc-Y Bruce Neph (242), Richard dall Jones in the trenches. LE - Don Louis (225), Don Koch tackle Carl Devorce and Clendennen (210) Tony (1997 James Nunn (198), m lc - r ,lanivi(2ik15e) idert (N121: Kennedy (227), Ton end Mark Loman, a spring surprise, and tough tackle Ran- DEFENSE solid secondary with Mike Terry, (79173), Terry Smith / s (2o s) Boyer og ya en r , Britt R5) The Orange has a Travis LT - Barry Price (238), Sam Moses 8_4 ) , nBr(ein8t7 Blackma'n (162), Scott Wilkey, Danny Imhoff and Stewart. The lettermen2hQrP Room-a RT - Randall Jones (222), Ron Tate ichard Rivers Tony 4oxell linebackers are Tony Buck, Clark Ogilvie and Jesse Hudson (11-01-)1,. 1--i Mark Loman (220) Marty Abel Gerard (19,L5Tred Nelms (185), Ed Tisdel 185), Alt ((117941) Simpson (218) (190) RH - Tony Buck (199), Kimbal Mike Allen at his side. Stover and Alvin Brown head secondary and are joined by Ed Harris and Bob Shepi The line is spearheaded by ; Glenn Robinson and James White along with snev Roberts. as the players do battle. The losers eat bear Vann leads the White linebacking with Brent Robinson a Head coach Jim Stanley will assume the role of 0\ steaks in a celebration next Monday. ,_',6 (257) 4 (19J) MLB RLB - Jesse Hudson winners Jenkins (207) ( LLB _ RE - C l a Tr ke r Or Terry (17b), i (I v17i e6 (21 on Pokes Square Off For Bean Bo Bryant G(4,m)ai ),,yvvRoicclfkh7Cooper a( d1e85A/i), oPs al euly1 S a Ln:f (2co, 7030)_ SE (2-46)rr OFFENSE tremme (198), Edd'e ouber (230), Bill Jeff 2 1 6 ) , Larry f Netznik ( 20-6C) -Mike S S - Danny Imhoff (180) WS - Travis VVilkey (180), Milton Kirven (164) RC - Darryll Stewart (170) Kickers - Mike Nickel, Robbie Rice White Team OFFENSE SE - Dave Rosenthal (149), Ron Spencer (180), Arthur Westmoreland (170), Jon Campbell (165) LT - .hillip Shannon (230) (215) LG - Calvin Payne (251), Lee Babb C - Randy Flood (209), Denny Teel (230) RG- Bon Boatwright (253), James Butler (199) (225)RT- Monte Stone (210), Steve Bowen TE - Reuben Gant (221), Barry Bollenbach (202) QB - Coy Everett (175), Jeff Troutt (199)Hal Guttery (178) Smith LH (178)- Fountain Smith (174), Isaac , Mike Richard Bolton (175) Mitchell (193), RH - Steve Elliott (180), Mike Liddell (164), Eddie Jones (190) FB - George Palmer (212), Mike Cartmill (212) DEFENSE LE - James White (229), Larry Harris (235) LT - Allen Roberts (210), Brent Price (235) RT - Carl Devorce (240), Bill Ganci (210) RE - Glenn Robinson (214), Dave Barfa (210) LLB - Brent Robinson (200), Tony Briley (188) MLB - Cleveland Vann (216) RLB - Mike Allen (200), Kyle Lackey (190) LC - Ed Harris (185) SS - Lee Stover (182), Mickey Couch (185) WS - Alvin Brown (162), Torn Christopoulos (190) RC - Bob Shephard (176), Harold Hampton (181) Hildebrand. Kickers - Robbie Woods, Hugo Pokes Show Depth SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1971 '15, Five Oklahoma City area alums will be doing their best to help Oklahoma State bring in a successful season this fall. The pretty young lady in the middle is Karen McMurray, an OSU pompon girl from Classen high school. The players included are (kneeling, left to right) linebacker Mark Grimes and center John Carter, both from Northwest; and (standing, left to right) offensive tackle Tony Gaeddert (Capitol Hill) and defensive tackle Barry Price (Midwest City). By DOYLE MAY Sports Editor STILLWATER Floyd Gass detected some welcome depth at linebacker in Oklahoma State's final scrimmage Saturday prior to the Sept. 11 home opener with Mississippi State, and may have been in- Blackman fluenced in deciding who will emerge as the Cowboys' No. 1 quarterback. Brent Blackman, the scrambling sophomore from Tulsa, put on a whale of a show as the offensive teams put 55 points on the scoreboard during a game-type closed-door scrimmage before some 2,000 invited guests. Blackman, battling to unseat iast year's passing whiz, Tony Pounds, at the quarterback slot, snaked his way 80 yards for a touchdown and led all rushers with 120 yards in eight attempts during the action-packed after-' noon that saw the Pokes break two successive kickoffs for Veteran Dick Graham wheeled 88 yards to score on one kickoff and led all pass receivers with five catches for 114 yards. Sophomore scooter Dave Rosenthal blazed 98 yards with another kickoff, other kickoff. The Cowboys continued to use their "Mickey Mouse" return where the deep men either hand-off, or fake to a post man, stationed around the 10-yard line. It was confusing Saturday even to the folks who have been working against it for two seasons. Gass was aware that Blackman had a good day. "So was everyone else," Floyd said. "Tony got away to rather a bad start." Pounds didn't move his unit on his first two tries and Blackman came on to get two quick touchdowns, one on an 88- yard drive. Gass said the depth chart for Saturday's opener will be decided Sunday after coaches grade the film of the scrimmage. Blackman's scrambling ability can be used when the Pokes are in their Veer-option offense, and that Pounds will be the man when the drop-back passing series is effective. It is possible, Gass said, that they'll alternate throughout the season. Pounds completed six of 15 attempts for 148 yards, including a 52-yarder to Graham. Swift sophomore end Steve Pettes caught two passes for 30 yards. Because the defense is liberally sprinkled with veterans, Gass says the Cowboys are farther along at this time than they were a year ago. He had been worried about depth on defense, especially at linebacker. However, two sophomores, Bill Kolb of Vinita and Bobby Bacon of Austin, Tex., impressed Gass. Kolb participated in 14 tackles. "I believe they'll help us," the coach said. "Mark Grimes (Northwest sophomore ) also will help when he recovers from a bad ankle." He also cited the play of sophomore linemen Jay Cruse and. Barry Price and senior Gilbert Barnes. "Gilbert was more aggressive today than he has been in other scrimmages. It was one of his better days." Bubba Bain, a junior from El Paso, intercepted two passes and made nine tackles. He returned one theft 38 yards for a touchdown: "Bubba played a good game," Gass said. ".He reads and reacts well to passing situations." Gass expressed concern over the Pokes' physical condition. "We got tired out there. We've worked mighty hard for 20 days. It could be that we're just worn down, but right now, the conditioning has me worried." Two regulars, defensive halfback, Tom Carraway and tight end Eddie Garrett, did not suit up because of minor ailments. Carraway has a boil and Garrett has a slight ankle sprain. Both will be ready to play Saturday, Gass assured. Gass praised the blocking of sophomore fullback Cleveland Vann, who carried eight times for 38 yards while run- ring mate Bobby Cole picked up 73 yards in 16 carries, one a 24-yarder. Cole scored twice on 'runs of one and four yards. Gass said the No. 1 offensive unit lacked poise in key situations. "We had some busted assignments," he said: "We were attempting to look at the different phases of our offense and defense. We didn't go into the scrimmage with a game plan. We wanted to see how well we're organized. We wanted to work our specialty teams (kicking and returning)," the coach said: As for Blackman and Pounds, Gass said both quarterbacks were given a certain amount of plays in which to run. "We told them that it was their game, and to move their teams. We didn't give them a lot of help, not even from the press-box phones." The Pokes didn't miss an extra point all afternoon. Uwe Pruss toed through a 38-yard field goal and Matt Clapp connected on a 34-yarder. The individual statistics: RUSHING Alt Yds Blackman 8 120 Cole 16 73 Vann 8 38 Woods 8 19 Hague 9 16 Elliott 9 8 Robichaux 1 6 Bird 5 1 Heilman 1 1 Pounds 6 -1 Otzman. 3 -4 Nichol 1 -20 PASSING C-A Yds Pounds 6-15 148 Robichaux 5-10 56 Blackman 3- 7 26 Nichol ..... . . . . . . . . 1- 9 11 PASS RECEIVING No. Yds Graham 5 114 Gant 1 34 Pettes. 2 30 Rosenthal 1 30 Badgett 1 11 Bird. . . . ..... . . 10 Elliott 1 8 Horsechief. 1 4 Cole 1 0 Hague. 1 0 Pokes Polish Kicking. Game STILLWATER Oklahoma State gave its kicking game a thorough workout Wednesday as the Cowboys spent their last day in pads before facing sixth-ranked Arkansas Saturday night at Little Rock. "We've had pretty good workouts this week," said Cowboy coach Floyd Gass. "The players seem pretty high and they have been very enthusiastic this week." Gass was pleased with the practice performances of several reserves, including flanker Tommy Stremme of Tulsa Hale, split end Reuben Gant of Tulsa Washington and offensive tackle Danny Case of Jones. "Danny is just starting to come on for us," Gass said. "We definitely figure to use him more." Case is a 6-4, 222-pound junior who is alternating on the second unit with Tony Gaeddert at weak-side tackle. The Pokes also worked on their defensive recognition against Arkansas sets,' "We hit a little," Gass said, "but only for about ten minutes." The Cowboys plan a drill in sweatsuits Thursday, and will work out at Little Rock Friday afternoon. All 54,000 tickets to the game have been sold. * * * THE OKLAHOMA JOURNAL, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 2, 1 97 I 15 OSU To En arge Lewis Fie id STILL WATER Oklahoma State University officials Saturday announced plans for a major expansion of facilities for intercollegiate giant athletics. including the enlarging Lewis Field Stadium to seat 52,000 by the 1972 season. The OSU concrete-steel stadium now accomodates 35.198 in permanent seats. about an equal number in north and south stands. President Robert B. Kamm presented stadium enlargement construction plans in a financing proposal to the university board of regents in its regular montly meeting at Stillwater. to which the regents responded with unanimous approval. Construction is expected to get underway in early December after the Cowboys' closing game this season against the University of Oklahoma Dec. 4. Cost of the overall program and improvements is $2.5 million. President Kamm told the regents "It is time to improve our taciiities for intercollegiate athletics to the level expected of Big-8 conference members." Floyd Gass. OSU director of athletics, expressed his great pleasure at the regents action. Gass, who is also the head football coach. said the stadium expansion and other needed facilities "Will be a great asset in our attempt to upgrade the varsity athletic program at Oklahoma State University." He said there were several good reasons why the stadium enlargement is needed. -One is to increase our football season ticket sales. We have good seats to sell to new season ticket buyers. We have a limited number of these seats now. Upon completion of the stadium expansion we hope to double our season ticket sales," Gass declared. Besides providing more and better seat locations, Gass said the expansion would aid in recruiting and "help improve our overall financial operation." Dr. E.E. Davidson, OSU vice-president for business and finance, told the regents that the timing would be important in order to begin construction in early December. Hudgins. Thompson and Ball, Oklahoma City and Tulsa architects and engineers, have been employed to design the stadium improvements. Davidson said he expected final plans to be ready to advertise for construction bids in early November and for the letting of a general contract later that month. Construction plan proposes for 17,000 seats to be added below the present ground level. The cinder track will be removed and new facilities for an outdoor track will be. located elsewhere on the campus. . . ...... 41 Lewis Field Stadium, which currently seats 35,198, will hold 52,000 in 1972. Oklahoma State University officials proposed enlarging the stad ium at their monthly board of regents meeting. The current field will be lowered 12 feet to make room for the proposed seating. Mark Grimes is all smiles, just like his mother and Oklahoma State coach Floyd Gass, as he pens his name to a Big Eight letter of intent to attend the Stillwater school. Grimes was one of Northwest's (Class AAA runner-up) premier receivers this fall, and one of its better defensive aces. Knights' Grimes Inks With Pokes Texas Star Also Signs OSU Pact One of Oklahoma's top high school prospects, Mark Grimes of Northwest, signed a letter of intent to attend Oklahoma State University, school officials announced Wednesday. Captain of the state runner-up Knights' football team, the 6-3, 220-pound end is labeled "a real gogd major college prospect" by Northwest football coach Dean Choate. Grimes caught 37 passes for 432 yards and played end and linebacker on defense. The 18-year-old blocked two punts. Choate said Grimes played tackle as a sophomore and junior and was switched to end the latter part of his junior year. "He's a real team leader," Choate said of the All-State and all Mid-State conference player. From his end position, Grimes scored 22 points for the Knights, who were rated the No. 1 team in the state during the regular season. Mark will be following in the footsteps of his father Billy, who played on the OSU bowl teams of the mid-1940's. The Cowboys also announced the signing of split end and flanker John Weldon of Midland Lee, Tex., High School. Weldon, a 6-2, 190-pounder, led Texas' District 4- AAAA in pass receptions with 37_, good for 457 yards. The signings of the two top receivers brings to 38 the total number of prep athletes who have inked Big Eight grid letters of intent ... ...- 1,oW . e.:. . Tony Pounds...He's No. 1. .... :e.. ..... Sooner Stanzas WE shout our cheers for OSU . . . For what they did was great . . . They came in with a wrecking crew . . . And knocked off Kansas State . . . It looked so fearful at the half . . . The Cowboys had no score . . K-Staters thought they had the laugh . .. As they have had before . . . They counted chickens early, though . . . Misfortune had its round .. . K-Staters took a lethal blow .. . With passes Cowboys found . . . And ended up in sad defeat .. . As Cowpokes saved the day . . . So Oklahomans got a treat . . . With OU swept away .. . This Cowboy Cutburth has an arm . . . When he gets off a pass . . . To fill opponents with alarm . .. For this lad has some class . . . So OSU gets out salute . . . We look on them with pride . . . Let's beat the drums, let cannons shoot .. . We're on the Cowboy's side. EMERY WINN OU Raids Texas, Color NOIT Northwest's John Carter (left) and Capitol Hill's Tony Gaeddert (center) chat with OSU coach Floyd Gass. Photos by George Wilson Get Carter James Williams -Ruster is considered the No. 1 blue chipper in Colorado this season. The 6-1, 185-pounder threw 125 times this season with a 60 per cent completion average. He rushed for 850 yards in 87 attempts, and intercepted 10 passes from his defensive back position. He runs the 100 in 10 flat. -He is the finest quarter- ck I have seen in years," said Ruster's coach Lee Daniels. "We had a 9-2 rec- By AL ESCHBACH Dipping deep into the heart of Texas' big and talented linemen, the University of Oklahoma put a little twist into its football recruiting and struck oil Tuesday with prize prospects from Texas, Oklahoma. and Colorado. The twist that the Sooners put into their signing program was that unlike in the past years when they looked for small, quick players, OU put the emphasis on the large and quick variety. Another change was that Oklahoma concentrated most of its efforts in Texas and signed 14 from the Lone Star State, compared with only 11 from Oklahoma. Oklahoma State; hindered by the late start due to. the hiring of Floyd Gass, did a remarkable job considering the la teness involved and topped its signings with John Carter of Northwest, the state's lineman of the year. Oklahoma grabbed three All-American picks, quarterback Dan Ruster of Littleton, Colo.: linebacker Eddie Foster of Monahans, Tex., and running back A.G. Perryman of Lufkin, Tex. d and Allan Dukes, bombed Southeast, 72-61, after trailing by 10 points at one juncture. Grant, with Clay Hoster and Dennis Wood pouring in 26 and 21 points, ripped Enid, 74-59, to finally level its league record at 6-6. The Generals are 12- `or the season and rargcc;",ilv h in Class AA tes west "i'vc2i't.10 (1,- ao-e t `11c vcc.k:0:101 A tion on the Super All-State team, was a standout as a running back and as a linebacker. He is 6-0 and 219 and covers the 100 in 10 flat. Others signed from Texas were end Kelly Roach (6-5, 225 ) from Midland, tackle Harold Paul ( 6-5, 218) from Galveston Falls, John Mil-stead (6-0, 195), Gary Baccus (6-5, 210) of Browns-field, Tom Brahaney (6-2, 220 ) of Midland, and Jim Butler (6-1. 220), also of Midland. All were all-district selections, with Brahaney being termed as "almost equal to Eddie Foster as top linebacker in the state," by Texas coach Darrell Royal. The Sooners, in addition to getting Ruster from Colorado, signed 6-2, 240-pound tackle Dennis Cumbach from Englewood, Colo. He was an all-state choice. Joe Wylie, considered the top running prospect in Texas. did not sign with anyone Tuesday and will wait until the track season is completed this spring. Some of the top players in Oklahoma remained unsigned. End Mark Grimes David Gleason signed from this state include quarterback Larry Roach from Watonga, end Mike Struck from Clinton, end Gary Rhynes from Ada, tackle Tom Speed of Lawton, linebacker Ray Hamilton from Douglass and tackle Neil Acker from Okmulgee. Roach accounted for 2,220 yards this season. He rushed for 750 and passed for 950, including 10 touchdowns, scoring 120 points. "He can do it all," said coach Gerald Daugherty. Struck was a two-way garter and caught 14 passes for 257 yards. Rhynes was a three-year, two way starter. He handled kickoffs, placements, led team in tackles (98) and scoring (55 points ). Hamilton was regarded as the top nose guard in the Mid-State Conference the Mid-State Conference the past two years. Speed was an outstanding defense and offensive tackle, and Acker has been a starter for the past two years at offensive tackle. "I am extremely pleased with the boys that we signed today,- said coach Chuck Fairbanks. "But we still have a lot of recruiting to do. and some of the boys we want to recruit are very important to, next .year's freshman team." Carter headed an impressive list of state stars sighed by Oklahoma State. Mark Grimes ord this year and most of the success was due to Danny. He was by far the best in the state and is a tremendous college prospect." Foster has been labeled as the most sought-after linebacker in the country. The powerful 6-4, 235-pounder made all-state at four different positions in his last two years at Monahans. Perryman, a member of Scholastic Magazine's All-American team and a selec- Rayford Clark of Northwest, fullback James Williams of Clinton, fullback Rayford Clark of Hugo and linebacker Ernie Harris of Tulsa Central did not ink their names. Grimes is supposedly leaning toward SMU, Clark is hedging to Oklahoma and both Williams and Harris have scholastic problems that may have to be solved before they sign. But Williams is still leaning to OSU. All-slaters that Oklahoma 1 e 9. Pokes Put On Pads, Camera STILLWATER Oklahoma State underwent its first filmed workout Thursday afternoon after slugging through its initial practice in pads in the morning and coach Dave Smith released the first Cowboy depth chart of the young football season. The Pokes ran through an hour's worth of drills for the benefit of the cameras on Lewis Stadium's unstriped Astro-Turf after preparing for that session in the morning. "We d i d n 't hit too much," Smith said. "The only hitting we did was in our fundamental and tackling drills. We won't have a lot of contact in the early stages." Smith said the first full-dress workout went "as good as we could expect. We've got a lot of tired players with tired legs, but we got a lot of work done and most of our people are pushing pretty hard." The filmed session "will help us evaluate our players better," said Smith. "We need to utilize film in grading individual performances." 0-State 's first depth chart was "very tentative," according to Smith. The Cowboy mentor said it was based primarily on spring practice results since little evaluation concerning individuals could be made during the first three days of work in shorts and tee shirts. "You can't change what Cont. on Page 24, Col. 3 Depth Chart OFFENSE Split end: Steve Pettes, Dave Rosenthal, Phil Cody. Left tackle: Tom Wolf, Gene Ritz, Sam Carraway. Left guard: Mike Kennedy, Danny Yates, Bob Bosler. Center: Bert Jacobson, Matt Wynn, Glen Spiller. Right guard: Tony Gaeddert, Bill Bryan, Bon Boatwright. Right tackle: Mike Clendennen, Bard Peevy, Dan Helter. Tight end: Eddie Garrett, Ron Boyer, Reuben Gant. Quarterback: Brent Blackmon, Jeff Troutt, Scott Christman. Left half: Archie White, Alton Gerard, Jim Evans. Right half: Alfred Nelms, Fountain Smith, Dennis Schultz. Fullback: James Nunn, Steve Elliott, George Palmer. DEFENSE Left end: Doug Tarrant, Bobby Bacon, Charlie Beall. Left tackle: Jay Cruse, Mark Loman, Gilbert Barnes. Nose guard: Tony Briley, Bubba Bain, Barry Price. Right tackel: Jimmy Williams, Randall Jones, Calvin Payne. Right end: Glenn Robinson, Jesse Hudson, John Sparks. Left linebacker: Cleveland Vann, Barry Bollenbach, Clark Oglevie. Right linebacker: Ray Ennis, Tony Buck, Mark Grimes. Left Cornerback: Eugene Jefferson, Isaac Smith, Bob Sheppard. Free safety: Alvin Brown, Travis Wilkey, Rod Warner. Strong safety: Lee Stover, Mike Terry, Dick Coates. Right cornerback: Darryll Stewart, Tony Boxell, Steve Stinnett. 4, Floyd Gass Gass, OSU First In Line At Wailing Wall NEW YORK (UPI) Talk to any major college football coach and he'll tell you his team is facing a suicide schedule this fall. Talk to lioyd Gass of Oklahoma State and you'd better believe it. If there's a tougher schedule anywhere in the nation than the 10-gamer coming up for the new-on-the-job Gass it's not readily apparent. The Cowboys face four teams generally rated as potentials for the Top 10. That's one more than anyone else. Furthermore, Oklahoma State, 3-7 last year under the departed Phil Cutchins, also is the probable underdog in all 10 games this year. Four others are probable underdogs in 10 games but only Wisconsin and Tulsa of that group will be playing any of the potential powerhouses. Each meets two of the big ones. So Floyd Gass, who came up from Austin College of Sherman, Tex., to help rebuild at Oklahoma State, rates the sympathy of his fellow coaches. They'd probably vote him a monogrammed "crying towel" if they weren't so busy weeping themselves. The Cowboys play Missouri and Oklahoma of their own conference and both those teams figure to hit the top 10. Outside the Big Eight, they'll play Arkansas and Houston, two more rated as top 10 probables. Also coming up are games against Texas Tech, Nebraska, Kansas, Kansas State, Colorado and Iowa State. Those foes are tough enough to handle even with great material. With what Gass inherited, it's the sort of challenge most coaches would rather do without. New Mexico, and VMI also are likely to be underdogs in every game all season. While neither plays one of the nation's true hot shots, their coaches have every right to moan about their prospects. Alex Agase of Northwestern, as usual, ranks high on the sympathy list. Northwestern, a probable underdog in nine games, must go against three of the potential top 10 Ohio State, Michigan State and Southern California . Mississippi State, Kentucky and Rice, who may be favored in only one of 10 games, all play two of the elite teams. Any team due to face three outfits likely to make the top 10 has a right to stand at the wailing wall. That includes Colorado, Kansas State, Michigan, Nebraska, Southern Methodist, Texas Christian and Washington in addition to Northwestern. At this time of the year, maybe they all look tough. But Oklahoma State facing four of the big ones and an underdog in all 10 looks like the "suicide" champ of 1969. PORTS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1969 13 ,.-.., .. .. . Adding punch to O-Stafe's running game is 228-pound soph fullback Cleveland Vann. Poke Roster 155 1 /.5 178 180 20.5 183 155 154 190 135 140 190 198 195 149 188 171 194 191 203 190 215 176 211 179 140 197 196 186 10,4 128 194 121 215 200 208 213 218 22,3 213 223 21) 222 225 212 225 257 233 223 269 234 247 250 135 223 215 226 142 141 231 225 225 213 240 235 153 209 205 185 138 185 204 V3 147 145 203 230 193 136 133 165 So. Sr. Sr. SO. So. Jr. Sr. So. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Sr. Jr. S o. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. So. So. So. Jr. Jr, Jr. Sr. .1r. Sr. Jr. So. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. So. So. So. Jr. So. So. So. So. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr.. So. So. 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So. 10 Brent Blackman, qb 5-l1} 11 Tony Pounds, qb 4-0 12 Dick Graham, fl ......, 5-4 14 Don Hardcastle, qb . ... .. -. 6-3 15 Gene Niche(' qb 3.4 16 Mike Robichaux, qb 5-10 18 Uwe Pruss, k 6-I 64i . 20 Steve Pettes, se .... 21 Mark Halley, lb .... . 5-7 22 Gene Jefferson, db 5-10 23 Terry Metcalf, tb .. 5-10 24 Rusty Re.dell, db .... 6-0 25 Tim Hague, tb ........ 5-11 26 Bobby Cole, tb . 5-11 27 Phil Cody, fl ....... 6-2 30 Travis Wilkey, db ........ 6-2 31 Tom Carraway, db . 5-10 32 Bobby Bacon, lb 6-2 33 Matt Clapp, k ... . 6-1 35 Bill Heilman, Ib ... 5-10 36 Jay Ennis, db .. 6.0 57 Clark Ogilvie, lb ..... 6-1 40 Tony Boxell, db .:. 5-11 ... 41 Jim Benien, k .. . . . 6-2 .. 42 Dick Coates, db . 6-0 43 Lee Stover, db ... .. 6-1 44 Joe Crews, lb 6-0 45 Tommy Woods, fb . 5-10 46 Glenn Bonner db 5.I 47 Rod Warner, db ........ 5-1. 48 Cleveland Vann, fb 6-1 49 Bruce Otzmann, tb .... .. 6-0 5G Doue Tarrant, lb 6-2 :1 Bubba Bain, lb .... 5-1 52 Bert Jacobson, c 3-14 53 Ray Ennis, lb 6-2 54 Jimmy Williams, Og 5-11 55 Danny Yates, do S-5 56 Matt Wynn, -c ... .... 6-0 60 Mike Webb, dg. 6-0 61 Mike Clendennen, dg 6-0 63 Ron Mills, dg . ......... 6-1 64 Danny Case, oe 6-4 65 Barry Price, og 6-1 64 Bard Peevy, dg .............. . 6-0 67 Richard O'Connell, do .... ... 6-0 68 Stan Loaner, 09 ....... .... . 6-3 69 Randall Jones, oe ,... .... .. 6-3 70 Bob Bosworth, dl 6-4 71 Mike Treece, dt 6-7 72 John Carter, dg 6-2 73 John Allen, oe 6-4 74 Al Hilbun, dt 6-4 75 Bon Boatright, dt ......... 6-5 76 Glenn Spitler, dt ... ...... .., 5-1 77 Don Geier, oe. . .. 6-3 78 Tony Gaeddert, dt . 6-3 79 Jay Cruse, oe .... .... ... 6.4 80 Tom Stremme, de. 6-2 62 Charles Beall, oe ....... 6-1 83 Mark Grimes, 'fb .. 5-2 64 Eddie Garrett, oe ......... 6-3 85 Reuben Gant, 116-4 E6 Wayne Stephens, oe ... .. 6-3 87 Alfred Horsechief, lb ........ 6-0 88 Gilbert Barnes, oe 6-1 89 Joe Badgett, de .... .... 6-1 Duke Atlerberry, og .... . 5-11 Jim Aycock, tb 6-1 John Ballard, qb 6-1 Robert Barbee, dg ......... 5-11 Richard Bird, tb 6-0 Danny Briggs, dg 6-2 Sam Carraway, og ......... 6-1 Lester Cavins, rC .... .. 6.3 Steve Elliott, lb 6-0 Randy Flood, c 6-2 Eddie Jones, db 6-1 Bill Kolb, lb 5-11 Marshall Perry, lb .. 6-2 Wendell Reeves, lb 6-0 Dave Rosenthal, fl_f_L_.__ ____,_______ 5-0 Tulsa Memphis, Tex. 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IN THE EDMOND PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Z.' 3.41111111¦I )4111111WI 341M111¦041111111111-0411111111.04111.4 Tony Gaeddert ... 215-pound soph tackle Millal004111111111104)4¦04111111111K ,11111111111110.% P )4111111NitKI411111111111K. NYLON Cotton Fleece Lined 'JACKET 100% WATER PROOF $ 14"s ISnap Front Byron Collar, elastic cuffs and :patch pockets. Sizes: Small, Medium, Large, aBlue, Marroon tie string bottom. Two Ex. Large White, Royal The Daily O'Collegian April 14, 1971 Page 5 Footballers Have Talent, By GARY SHUTT Of the O'Collegian Staff Head Football Coach Floyd Gass is pleased with the progress of his young squad, as the Pokes continue to fight for positions in spring workouts. One of the biggest battles is at quarterback. Tony Pounds, who set two school records by throwing for 1,871 yards and 15 touchdowns as last years' starter, appears to have an edge. Mike Robichaux, a 5'10" junior from Houma, La., Brent Blackman and Don Hardcastle, Tulsans coming off a good freshmen team, and transfer Gene Nichol, 6'10" sophomore from Dallas, Tex., are also in competition for the number one job. "Everyone has been picking up the offense real well," said Gass of the five prospects, "For our first scrimmage we had three sustained drives, which isn't bad.'' The other offensive positions are also seeing competitive races. Sophomores Reuben Gant, 6'4", and Torn Stremme, 6'2", are fighting senior Joe Badgett for the split end spot. The top tight end prospects are transfer Charles Beall, junior from El Paso, Tex., and sophomore Eddie Garrett. Gass said junior Mike Treece, 6'7", 270--pound tackle from Orange, ' Tex., is OSU's top transfer prospect. His competition is coming from red-shirt sophomore Thu Gaeddert and sophomore yle ca The fight for the other tackle spot is led by sophomore Bon Boatright, 6'5", 250-pound Texan. Junior Al Jilbun, 6'4", and red-shirt sophomore Bob Bosworth, 6'4", are also in the picture. Richard O'Connell, 232pound red-shirt sophomore, Mike Webb, 21&-pound junior letterman, Ron Mills, 195-pound red-shirt sophomore, Mike Clendennen, 210-pound sophomore, and Robert Barbee, 189-pound senior, are all fighting for one of the guard spots. Danny Yates, 6'5", 249-pound junior college transfer, leads the other guard race over juniors Steve Gammon, Bard Peevy and Dan Helker. The fight for _center is between Bert Jacobsen, 200-pound junior letterman, Matt Wynn, 205-pound junior, Glenn Spiller, 245-pound sophomore, and Randy Flood, 205-pound sophomore. Returning tailback Bobby Cole is the top prospect for that position. Cole, a 6', 190-pound two-year letterman, rushed for 713 yards and five touchdowns last year. Other tailback prospects are red-shirt sophomore Bruce Otzmann, senior Tim Hague, red-shirt sophomore Richard Bird, and sophomore Steve Elliott. Two year letterman Dick Graham is OSU's number one flanker. The firey 5'9", 172-pound, Graham also excited last year's OSU fans as a kickoff and punt return specialist. The versatile speedster also played tailback and quarterback for Gass. Behind Graham, who scored eight touchdowns last year, is Phil Cody, junior letterman, and sophomores Steve Pettes and Dave Rosenthal. Fullback will be filled by transfer Tommy Woods or sophomore Cleveland Vann, 6'2", 220-pourid Texan. Other possibilities are senior Bill Heilman, sophomore transfer Jim Aycock and sophomore Rick Berry. The defense is headed by six returning starters. Returning starter Don Geier, 6'3", 222-pound senior, appears to have the edge over sophomores Randall Jones and Wayne Stephens at left defensive end. Right defensive end is headed by 6'4" junior Jay Cruse, junior letterman John Allen and sophomore Danny Case. Sophomore wrestler Barry Price, 6'1", 240-pounds, has looked good at left defensive guard. Others trying for the spot are sophomores Worthie Johnson, Stanley Looper, and Sam Carraway. Right defensive guard is led by starter Gilbert Barnes, 6'2" senior from Balko. Other candidates are junior Jimmy Wiliams, red-shirt sophomore Duke Atterberry and sophomore Harold Rogers. Doug Tarrant, junior letterman, Mark Grimes, red-shirt sophomore, Alfred Horsechief, sophomore, Ed Scholfield, red-shirt sophomore, and Larry Colbert, red-shirt sophomore, are the top prospects for the left linebacker spot. The middle linebacker position is a fight between transfer Bubba Bain, sophomores Ray Ennis and Clark Ogilvie and letterman Matt Clapp. Joe Crews, 6'1", 193-pound senior starter, heads the right linebacker list and is followed by senior letterman Mark Hatley, sophomores Bobby Bacon and Bill Kolb, and red-shirt sophomore Marshall Perry. Junior letterman Gene Jefferson has the nod at left halfback, followed by sophomoreEddie Jones and senior Frank Silva. Senior starter Tom Carraway is back at right halfback and will be Depth backed up by sophomore Jay Ennis and red-shirt sophomore Lester Cavins. The top prospects for strong saftey are junior letterman Dick Coates and sophomore Travis Wilkey. Red-shirt sophomore Brad Grant and sophomore Olbert Tabor are also in contention. Senior letterman Glenn Bonner, junior Rod Warner and sophomore Steve Holderby are in the race for free saftey. Last year's free saftey, junior Lee Stover, led the Pokes in pass interceptions with four. Stover has joined junior letterman John Carter, defensive guard, and sophomore Danny Briggs, offensive guard, on the sidelines with injuries. The Pokes return their kicker Uwe Pruss, German senior, and punter Jim Benien, Tulsa junior. "There's more spirit than we've had since I've been here. We have a great deal of talent and a lot of depth. Trouble is we're young, but we'll play some good football," Gass said.