1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Oklahoma 0 7 3 0 10
Missouri 0 3 7 6 16
Mis takes a 3-0 lead with 5.10 left in the 1st half with a 39 yd fg.Setup by ou int.Mis has already missed 2 fg's and stopped
ou on a 4th and goal from the 1.
Mis ties the game at 10 with 8.00 left in the 3rd on a 21 yd draw play.A 37 yd dbp set it up, their 3rd long pass of the day.
incredibly Mis takes the lead with only 2.20 left in the game, again a long pass and a B run.They miss the xp, and lead 16-10.
A long punt return help set it up, as OU thought they were fixing to pin Mis deep.
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OU just could not put together their option game. Oklahoma Missouri
The goalline stand by Mis in the 1st qtr looms 10 SCORE 16
large in the end.Mis was extremely lucky with 12 1ST DOWNS 12
dropback passes today, which ultimately won the 244 TOTAL YDS 351
game, setting up 2 scores.†† 59 RUSH ATT 48
194 RUSH YDS 125
3.3 RUSH AVG 2.6
12 PASS ATT 13
3 PASS COMP 9
60 PASS YDS 226
1 INT THROWN 0
3 FUM LOST 4
4 TURNOVERS 4
3 PENALTIES 10
15 PEN YDS 60
1 SACKED 0
-10 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Richmond 0 0 0 10 10
Miami (OH) 7 14 7 7 35
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Richmond Miami (OH)
10 SCORE 35
13 1ST DOWNS 27
208 TOTAL YDS 490
35 RUSH ATT 63
76 RUSH YDS 379
2.2 RUSH AVG 6.0
28 PASS ATT 25
11 PASS COMP 10
132 PASS YDS 118
1 INT THROWN 1
2 FUM LOST 2
3 TURNOVERS 3
6 PENALTIES 6
55 PEN YDS 48
0 SACKED 1
0 YDS LOST -7
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
LSU 7 7 0 7 21
Michigan 3 3 0 7 13
44 yd punt return for td by lsu with 4.20 left in the half puts the tigers up 14-3.
lsu has had 2 turnovers in the red zone this quarter
mich opens up the offense a bit in the 4th and scores on a 26 yd qr to bring it to 21-13 lsu
mich hits a 44 yd dbp and eventually gets to the lsu 3, but throws and inc blp on 4th and goal and loses the game
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LSU really has a nice offense and is quite LSU Michigan
formidable on the line plunge/option 21 SCORE 13
qr attack.LSU outplayed Mich, who was stacked 16 1ST DOWNS 17
agains the tiger run game all day.Mich is not 259 TOTAL YDS 308
far from getting a chance to tie this one up. 60 RUSH ATT 46
I only wonder what would have happened in 225 RUSH YDS 223
this one had they turned to the pass earlier, as 3.8 RUSH AVG 4.8
their QR is lethal and LSU doesn't stop the pass. 9 PASS ATT 19
3 PASS COMP 8
40 PASS YDS 96
2 INT THROWN 2
1 FUM LOST 1
3 TURNOVERS 3
5 PENALTIES 3
40 PEN YDS 25
1 SACKED 3
-6 YDS LOST -11
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Arizona St 7 16 7 7 37
Kansas 10 14 14 21 59
asu takes a 7-3 lead with a 54 yd td pass on the dropback on 3rd and 14, kansas was in the ppl, but could not stop it
on the very next scrimmage play, kansas throws a dropback for 86 yds and a td, 10-7 jayhawks
the ballhawking jayhawks get an int and return it to the 3, afterward taking their 2nd qtr lead to 24 to 14.
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Arizona St Kansas
37 SCORE 59
22 1ST DOWNS 25
479 TOTAL YDS 503
43 RUSH ATT 43
214 RUSH YDS 207
5.0 RUSH AVG 4.8
34 PASS ATT 26
19 PASS COMP 17
275 PASS YDS 314
4 INT THROWN 0
2 FUM LOST 2
6 TURNOVERS 2
12 PENALTIES 8
95 PEN YDS 55
1 SACKED 2
-10 YDS LOST -18
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Notre Dame 10 6 10 7 33
Texas 0 13 0 0 13
nd first score off texas fumble
texas closes the score to 16-13 nd in the 2nd qtr with a 71 yd punt return for td, they have 3 pr's over 30 yds already
nd completely dominates field position, keeping the ball on texas' end most of the qtr and grows a 26-13 lead
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Notre Dame Texas
For the game, ND was much more fortunate than 33 SCORE 13
Texas at recovering fumbles.But, ND clearly 24 1ST DOWNS 6
dominates the game.Texas hangs in there well 485 TOTAL YDS 139
in the first half, but that ND defense shut down 65 RUSH ATT 41
the Longhorns in the 2nd half.Also, a very good 366 RUSH YDS 61
job offensively for the Irish in the 2nd half.It would 5.6 RUSH AVG 1.5
be hard for ANY chart to beat ND if they play like 21 PASS ATT 8
they did in the 2nd half on this one.†† 13 PASS COMP 7
129 PASS YDS 84
1 INT THROWN 0
0 FUM LOST 3
1 TURNOVERS 3
5 PENALTIES 5
35 PEN YDS 30
2 SACKED 1
-10 YDS LOST -6
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Temple 14 3 0 3 20
Penn State 7 0 3 13 23
penn state scores a td on the 1st play of the 4th qtr, but misses the xp, and still trails by 1.
with 7.40 left in the game, penn state takes their first lead of the game with an impressive drive
of 40 yds, all runs, against a bad run defense, setup by an int of the penn state defensive chart.23 to 17 psu.
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Temple Penn State
Unbelievable that Temple was even in it.In fact, 20 SCORE 23
PSU had to absolutely play their best down the 21 1ST DOWNS 19
stretch to pull it out.No way these two should 358 TOTAL YDS 434
play this close when glancing at the charts. 41 RUSH ATT 62
Astonished no fumbles were lost.And by the 111 RUSH YDS 398
low int's.A deeper look at the charts shows that 2.7 RUSH AVG 6.4
Temple's passing performance against PSU's 32 PASS ATT 12
secondary is not very surprising, and carried 18 PASS COMP 2
the Owls, almost to a huge upset.Really in shock 255 PASS YDS 53
over the game.In shock over PSU's poor pass 1 INT THROWN 1
performance, as I would have thought it would 0 FUM LOST 0
have been an important component of a big 1 TURNOVERS 1
Penn State win.Temple made it to the PSU 29 3 PENALTIES 8
before going out on downs, and only had 2 yds 12 PEN YDS 57
to go, with over a minute.It REALLY could have 2 SACKED 2
ended with a Temple win. -8 YDS LOST -17
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
UCLA 10 0 7 3 20
Nebraska 14 14 0 0 28
ucla fumbles on their first play, and neb converts to 7 pts
later in the 1st ucla converts a neb fumble for 3 pts, very strong goalline defense by huskers
still in the 1st, neb extends lead to 14-3 with a 72 yd draw play, tackled right on the goalline
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Turnovers almost beat NU today, one of their UCLA Nebraska
potential problems areas.But, the defense 20 SCORE 28
played outstanding and made tons of plays 18 1ST DOWNS 21
bailing out NU over and over again.They 448 TOTAL YDS 454
came up with a big stop that led to UCLA 56 RUSH ATT 52
settling for 3 in the 1st.UCLA played well, and 264 RUSH YDS 344
is impressive in several ways.Their potent 4.7 RUSH AVG 6.6
QR did do well.Somehow NU's offense finds 22 PASS ATT 18
ways to get it done.It was a really good game, 9 PASS COMP 7
but the finish was exceptional.UCLA rolled a 53 192 PASS YDS 110
yd dbp completion, but NU had a -5 yd result. 2 INT THROWN 3
That alone saved a td.All this was with only 2 FUM LOST 3
one minute left in the game.UCLA scored on each 4 TURNOVERS 6
of their plays, but NU stopped em with their defensive 5 PENALTIES 1
rolls each time.Then, on 4th and goal from the 1, 38 PEN YDS 9
UCLA gave up their running efforts and tried a BLP, 1 SACKED 0
using that very efficient play in hopes of having their -8 YDS LOST 0
QR come up, bringing a sure td.That happened,
but the Husker defense once again came through,
and befitting of a day they bailed out the team all
day, NU rolled a PPS and the ol' black box, for the win!
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
USC 6 7 14 10 37
Tulane 0 13 0 0 13
tulane closes to 13-6 with a 15 yd td pass on 3rd and 8, missed the xp, setup by int and 26 yd ret.
with 3:20 left in the 1st half, tulane strikes with a 27 yd dbp for a td, 13 all.
usc dominates the first half with unstoppable offense, but then they stop themselves with turnovers and tulane makes
some plays to get back in it, tulane is not bad.
sc starts off the 2nd half with a defensive stop, then a 3 yd td pass to lead 20-13, the strong QR resurges
for usc for the first time since the 1st qtr.
usc converts a fumble, moving the chains several times and kicking a 29 yd fg, to lead now 30-13, half-way thru 4th.
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The USC offense regained their early form in the USC Tulane
2nd half and ran away with it.Tulane had some 37 SCORE 13
2nd half fumbling problems and could not make 32 1ST DOWNS 18
enough plays, as they did early on.This SC offense 539 TOTAL YDS 380
is pretty awesome. 39 RUSH ATT 40
210 RUSH YDS 169
5.4 RUSH AVG 4.2
47 PASS ATT 32
28 PASS COMP 16
329 PASS YDS 213
4 INT THROWN 1
1 FUM LOST 4
5 TURNOVERS 5
5 PENALTIES 5
30 PEN YDS 45
0 SACKED 1
0 YDS LOST -2
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Alabama 0 7 17 3 27
Kent State 0 0 0 7 7
bama goes up 7 zip with a 26 yd option, they have laid low until now, and explode with a string of runs and good qrs, KS earlier missed a very short fga.
ala explodes on ks in the 3rd, on both sides of the ball, the bama D INTd 3 passes off their def chart.
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Alabama Kent State
Bama is just a strong team.Nice option and QR 27 SCORE 7
game from them today.KS really doesn't have 13 1ST DOWNS 17
the defense to hold that down all day.Although 302 TOTAL YDS 276
KS moved the ball, the Alabama defense came up 50 RUSH ATT 50
with good plays on every one of KS's possessions. 262 RUSH YDS 169
Ala had INT problems offensively early.KS did 5.2 RUSH AVG 3.4
get to Bama via the line plunge, a weaker part 11 PASS ATT 26
of the Tide's defense. 2 PASS COMP 10
40 PASS YDS 118
3 INT THROWN 5
0 FUM LOST 1
3 TURNOVERS 6
7 PENALTIES 8
35 PEN YDS 60
0 SACKED 2
0 YDS LOST -11
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Tennessee 14 7 0 10 31
Ohio State 13 7 13 10 43
a 78 yd td run breaks the ice for osu, who still trail after missing the pat, 7-6.
a 101 yd kor by osu again brings them to within 1, 14 to 13 in the 1st still, vol offense doing real well.
tenn gets a 5 yd qr for a td right before ht, they got a 25 yd dbp, and then an sop, nice job, 21-20 vols.
osu opens the 3rd with a39 yd option for a td, missing another xp, 26-21 osu, kor and bad vol coverage setup.
an 86 yd kor for a td extends osu's lead to 40-24 early 4th.
tenn gets a 28 yd td pass on 4th and 1 to bring it to 40-31 osu, so it ain't over yet.
Tenn ought to win some games.OSU was Visitor Home
just too much for them overall.OSU is amazing Tennessee Ohio State
on their returns.Tenn does a great job of moving 31 SCORE 43
the chains.They are like the early version of 24 1ST DOWNS 14
the late 90's Purdue charts.Tenn was ultra 435 TOTAL YDS 403
clean in their game.This one was higher 60 RUSH ATT 50
scoring than I expected, and OSU needs to be 262 RUSH YDS 360
thankful for 2 kor for tds.I love OSU's power 4.4 RUSH AVG 7.2
football. 25 PASS ATT 6
15 PASS COMP 3
197 PASS YDS 50
0 INT THROWN 2
1 FUM LOST 1
1 TURNOVERS 3
1 PENALTIES 4
15 PEN YDS 20
3 SACKED 1
-24 YDS LOST -7
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
NC State 7 0 9 0 16
Houston 10 10 0 13 33
houston takes a 7 zip lead early with a 26 yd td dbp on 3rd and 6, following state's fumble on their first play.
a couple of minutes later, a wolfpack int turns into 3 for houston, 10 zip.
a 51 yd int ret put the cougs up 17 to 7, start of 2nd, off hu def chart.
a houston fg at the horn puts hu up 20-7 at the half, also off a hu drawn int.
houston takes a 27-16 lead early 4th with a 4 yd QT for a td, they have hit 3 long dbps today.
a 65 yd int ret puts hu up 33 to 16.
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It was the ints that did it to State, but most of NC State Houston
those were off the HU defense.Houston only 16 SCORE 33
had 7 pts not off ints.Fumbles hurt Houston 21 1ST DOWNS 15
though.State moved the ball better most of the 394 TOTAL YDS 355
day, the Cougers were hardly shabby. 59 RUSH ATT 48
307 RUSH YDS 201
5.2 RUSH AVG 4.2
23 PASS ATT 11
6 PASS COMP 7
87 PASS YDS 160
7 INT THROWN 1
1 FUM LOST 5
8 TURNOVERS 6
5 PENALTIES 2
30 PEN YDS 10
0 SACKED 1
0 YDS LOST -6
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Texas Tech 3 10 7 13 33
Maryland 0 3 0 7 10
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Texas Tech Maryland
33 SCORE 10
23 1ST DOWNS 14
439 TOTAL YDS 301
62 RUSH ATT 35
285 RUSH YDS 77
4.6 RUSH AVG 2.2
16 PASS ATT 24
10 PASS COMP 15
154 PASS YDS 236
0 INT THROWN 1
0 FUM LOST 2
0 TURNOVERS 3
6 PENALTIES 3
45 PEN YDS 25
0 SACKED 1
0 YDS LOST -12
                 
week 2
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Michigan 3 0 0 0 3
Oklahoma 7 0 14 7 28
ou gave much a short field the entire 2nd qtr, but mich only got 3 out of it all, mich missed 2 fga's in that time and
had to punt without fga a couple of times, solid ou defense stopped mich, plus an off 15 cost mich a td pass.
early 3rd a 47 yd option puts ou ahead 14-3.
ou goes up 21-3 with a 5 yd qr, they got the short field after a mich int and long int return, mich has missed 3 fga's so far.
ou extends lead to 28-3 early 4th, short field after punt and return, and they do what mich has not done all day, cap on it,
another B option was basically the drive.
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Very defensive game as these two cancel Michigan Oklahoma
each other out most of the day.The OU defense 3 SCORE 28
really shut down Mich, and eventually the Sooners 8 1ST DOWNS 10
hit an option here and there, although Mich did 231 TOTAL YDS 231
a very good job of stopping the run.Mich gave 47 RUSH ATT 64
away many opps for scoring, especially in the 1st 162 RUSH YDS 232
half, but most of those were opps taken away from 3.4 RUSH AVG 3.6
them by OU.The Mich D could not come up with 15 PASS ATT 4
those stops on OU in the 2nd half. 5 PASS COMP 1
91 PASS YDS -1
2 INT THROWN 1
1 FUM LOST 0
3 TURNOVERS 1
6 PENALTIES 2
44 PEN YDS 15
3 SACKED 0
-22 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Nebraska 0 3 0 7 10
Notre Dame 3 14 0 10 27
nd goes up 3-0 with 2 min left in the 1st via neb fumble.
nd hits a 33 yd td pass with only :10 left in the 1st half after both teams trade fumbles, 17-3 nd.
neb cuts it to 17-10 with a 2 yd qt.
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More of what was expected in the '73 tourney. Nebraska Notre Dame
ND had many more longer runs and Neb could 10 SCORE 27
not throw against the Irish D.ND was sloppy 15 1ST DOWNS 15
with fumbles and that could have hurt them more. 266 TOTAL YDS 369
The ND defense controlled the game. 50 RUSH ATT 52
194 RUSH YDS 257
3.9 RUSH AVG 4.9
28 PASS ATT 16
6 PASS COMP 8
72 PASS YDS 112
3 INT THROWN 1
3 FUM LOST 5
6 TURNOVERS 6
7 PENALTIES 5
56 PEN YDS 29
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Houston 0 20 6 7 33
Alabama 0 0 14 21 35
a 99 yd int ret for a td (missed xp) puts houston up 20-0 on the last play of the first half,
the cougers have also recorded a 15 td fumble ret for a td, both teams getting chances,
bama several times inside the couger 35.
ala comes back in the 3rd to close it to 20-14, one of those tds a pass off houston defense ( ).
houston answers with a 3rd qtr td of their own, but missed their 2nd xp, 26-14 cougers.
bama cuts it to 26-21 half way thru 4th with a 74 yd option for a td.
a 7 yd qr off a blp puts bama finally ahead with :40 left in the game, 35-33.
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Big play passes down the stretch overcame Houston Alabama
int problems for Bama.The 2 missed PATs killed 33 SCORE 35
Houston.†† 14 1ST DOWNS 15
286 TOTAL YDS 442
59 RUSH ATT 45
220 RUSH YDS 235
3.7 RUSH AVG 5.2
10 PASS ATT 21
6 PASS COMP 10
76 PASS YDS 207
0 INT THROWN 4
2 FUM LOST 1
2 TURNOVERS 5
4 PENALTIES 2
30 PEN YDS 15
2 SACKED 0
-10 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Miami (OH) 7 7 0 3 17
Arizona St 0 0 0 14 14
with 7:20 to go in the game, ASU just won't go away.First, Miami black boxed a 40 yd dbp out of the B defense!
then, ASU got a 43 yd gain from a QT, to the 5, another QT followed, but they got a 5 yd td run, to make it 17-14.
ASU drives down the field, and, with :40 to go in the game, on the Miami 8 yd line, a BLP gets a QR, which is
what ASU wanted, but the result is F+2, and ASU loses the ball, Ö heartbreaking for them.
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Miami (OH) Arizona St
It actually turned out to be a whale of a game. 17 SCORE 14
ASU would not give this one up, and the Redhawks 25 1ST DOWNS 16
had to make a bunch of defensive plays in the end. 424 TOTAL YDS 326
Before that, ASU did stop themselves often, but 65 RUSH ATT 33
it was good in the end, and a dramatic finish. 320 RUSH YDS 149
4.9 RUSH AVG 4.5
16 PASS ATT 28
10 PASS COMP 11
111 PASS YDS 184
0 INT THROWN 0
1 FUM LOST 2
1 TURNOVERS 2
8 PENALTIES 8
50 PEN YDS 52
1 SACKED 1
-7 YDS LOST -7
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Penn State 0 20 12 14 46
USC 0 7 6 7 20
with 2:20 to go in the first half, USC returns an int (PS off chart) 18 yds for a td, 14-7 PSU.State has played very
consistent defensively and gotten a couple of big plays offensively, and edged USC here and there.
PSU hits an 18 yd td pass with :30 to go in the first half, and goes up 20-7 (missed xp).They got another
big play, this one 42 yds on a dbp.
PSU converts a fumble very early 3rd to lead 26-7 (missed xp)
PS returns an int 71 yds for a td mid 3rd, and now lead 32-7, missing their 3rd pat in a row.
The stats tell the story (for once).USC really moved Visitor Home
the ball better than PSU, but the INT's did in Penn State USC
USC.Penalties cost both teams big plays.USC 46 SCORE 20
started making big plays on offense and had several 18 1ST DOWNS 24
4th down conversions in the 2nd half, but the int's 435 TOTAL YDS 460
popped up again.PSU had an excellent day throwing 34 RUSH ATT 42
the ball. 96 RUSH YDS 251
2.8 RUSH AVG 6.0
32 PASS ATT 44
19 PASS COMP 19
347 PASS YDS 219
2 INT THROWN 6
1 FUM LOST 2
3 TURNOVERS 8
7 PENALTIES 8
40 PEN YDS 58
2 SACKED 2
-8 YDS LOST -10
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Ohio State 3 7 7 14 31
Texas Tech 7 28 3 0 38
TT gets exactly a 57 yd scr pass for td early to lead 7 zip.One of those things, 19 roll for B, blitz added 11,
and got a big B roll.
TT returns an int 37 yds for a td to extend lead to 28-3 mid 2nd.Horrible breakdown of turnovers for OSU,
TT capping on them, this int off TT def chart.
OSU gets a 19 yd td pass on 4th and 6 to make it 28-10, 6:30 left in 1st half
OSU scores on back to back long runs to make it 38-24 TT early 4th, TT held OSU on GL stand in the 3rd.
3:10 to go, TT having a turnover-fest, OSU just moved to 38-31 TT.
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TT simply hit on things in the 2nd when OSU was Ohio State Texas Tech
making lots of turnovers.OSU was stopped at the 31 SCORE 38
GL once and a couple of other times in scoring 15 1ST DOWNS 14
range.OSU's chart looks like a good low scoring 311 TOTAL YDS 313
type of team, but they continue to be involved 52 RUSH ATT 61
with these high scoring affairs. 249 RUSH YDS 225
4.8 RUSH AVG 3.7
19 PASS ATT 12
4 PASS COMP 5
80 PASS YDS 94
4 INT THROWN 1
1 FUM LOST 4
5 TURNOVERS 5
7 PENALTIES 3
45 PEN YDS 35
3 SACKED 1
-18 YDS LOST -6
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Kansas 0 6 0 0 6
LSU 0 6 0 10 16
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Kansas LSU
4 very solid qtrs of football for LSU. 6 SCORE 16
7 1ST DOWNS 22
174 TOTAL YDS 437
35 RUSH ATT 70
142 RUSH YDS 371
4.1 RUSH AVG 5.3
17 PASS ATT 10
5 PASS COMP 4
59 PASS YDS 69
1 INT THROWN 2
0 FUM LOST 1
1 TURNOVERS 3
3 PENALTIES 6
18 PEN YDS 45
5 SACKED 1
-27 YDS LOST -3
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Tulane 0 7 14 10 31
UCLA 7 0 7 21 35
After a tight first half, Tulane scores 14 quick pts to lead 21-7 early 3rd.
one score off UCLA fumble, then a 77 yd pr for a td.
In the 4th, Tulane gets a fumble from UCLA on their 4, but the Bruins D holds making 2 big plays
and force the fg from the 3, which Tulane hit exactly.††
Then UCLA makes it 24-21 Tulane, with an 80 yd dropback pass for a td.
UCLA makes an incredible comeback getting 2 tds (w/onside kick [19 roll]) in the last 2 min of the
game to take a 35-31 lead with :40 left.The first drive included several long QRs and
the 2nd drive culminated in a 16 yd td pass via the screen, a play that has been their enemy all day.
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The game was a great game in the first half, Tulane UCLA
with a good matchup of UCLA's offense vs. 31 SCORE 35
Tulane's defense.UCLA makes a lot of turnovers. 16 1ST DOWNS 23
Then on the other side of the ball Tulane grinds 291 TOTAL YDS 506
things out a little more, while UCLA does not 53 RUSH ATT 52
possess the defense to keep them from it.Nice 198 RUSH YDS 334
matchup worked out well in the first half. 3.7 RUSH AVG 6.4
UCLA had a lot of great QRs and had popped some 17 PASS ATT 20
nice runs, making up for their turnovers.Tulane 9 PASS COMP 7
dodged Bruin bullets early with help from turnovers 94 PASS YDS 177
but hurt themselves with penalties.In the 2nd half, 1 INT THROWN 3
the game broke down a little as things got a little 1 FUM LOST 3
crazy.Tulane quickly turned Bruin mistakes into 2 TURNOVERS 6
points.But, the hold to a fg by UCLA was huge, as 12 PENALTIES 8
UCLA had just enough time to comeback and score 79 PEN YDS 43
just enough.The onside kick was of course key. 1 SACKED 1
Good ball game overall.And, that UCLA offense -1 YDS LOST -5
with those QRs and good running is quite tough.
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Maryland 0 0 0 21 21
NC State 0 14 7 3 24
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The stats basically tell it all.The Terps scored on the Maryland NC State
last play of the game, so it wasn't quite this 21 SCORE 24
close.State's final drive ended in a short fg to 23 1ST DOWNS 20
put them up 24-14, and was indicative of the 389 TOTAL YDS 354
majority of the game, in which Maryland just could 44 RUSH ATT 55
not stop the Pack running attack.†† 182 RUSH YDS 279
4.1 RUSH AVG 5.1
33 PASS ATT 18
17 PASS COMP 6
212 PASS YDS 85
4 INT THROWN 1
0 FUM LOST 0
4 TURNOVERS 1
7 PENALTIES 6
60 PEN YDS 39
1 SACKED 2
-5 YDS LOST -10
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Missouri 0 21 10 0 31
Richmond 7 7 0 0 14
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Missouri Richmond
Shocked that it was this close, and Richmond 31 SCORE 14
came away empty handed 3 times inside 22 1ST DOWNS 12
the red zone! 403 TOTAL YDS 282
62 RUSH ATT 46
312 RUSH YDS 88
5.0 RUSH AVG 1.9
17 PASS ATT 16
10 PASS COMP 10
99 PASS YDS 194
1 INT THROWN 0
1 FUM LOST 1
2 TURNOVERS 1
7 PENALTIES 3
49 PEN YDS 21
1 SACKED 0
-8 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Texas 7 20 14 7 48.0
Temple 0 0 0 0 0
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Texas Temple
48 SCORE 0
28 1ST DOWNS 10
523 TOTAL YDS 217
83 RUSH ATT 33
510 RUSH YDS 99
6.1 RUSH AVG 3.0
7 PASS ATT 18
2 PASS COMP 7
13 PASS YDS 118
0 INT THROWN 2
2 FUM LOST 2
2 TURNOVERS 4
1 PENALTIES 7
10 PEN YDS 45
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Kent State 0 0 7 0 7
Tennessee 0 10 7 10 27
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Kent State Tennessee
It was a really good game and closer than the final. 7 SCORE 27
Kent St seems to make a good game out of things. 16 1ST DOWNS 21
They are pretty decent in the middle with Lambert. 298 TOTAL YDS 399
45 RUSH ATT 51
152 RUSH YDS 263
3.4 RUSH AVG 5.2
24 PASS ATT 22
15 PASS COMP 12
157 PASS YDS 136
2 INT THROWN 1
1 FUM LOST 2
3 TURNOVERS 3
2 PENALTIES 3
15 PEN YDS 15
2 SACKED 0
-11 YDS LOST 0
               
Week 3
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
LSU 0 7 0 3 10
Oklahoma 14 10 3 0 27
a 77 yd td run gets things started for ou
the tigers first score was a 67 yd td run.
a horrible break for LSU as OU gets a 60 yd td screen pass on the last play of
the first half, a (TD) on LSU's def chart
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Its good to see OU play right.LSU did not at all play LSU Oklahoma
bad, but this is how things will be when OU plays 10 SCORE 27
like they can.This is the OU team we have been 13 1ST DOWNS 19
wanting to see, this week and last.Just a real 293 TOTAL YDS 484
solid game, running the option and defensively. 56 RUSH ATT 61
LSU does not match up well, as they are weaker 266 RUSH YDS 397
vs the option than inside runs.†† 4.8 RUSH AVG 6.5
10 PASS ATT 10
4 PASS COMP 4
41 PASS YDS 91
3 INT THROWN 2
0 FUM LOST 1
3 TURNOVERS 3
3 PENALTIES 3
15 PEN YDS 19
2 SACKED 1
-14 YDS LOST -4
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Notre Dame 3 0 7 7 17
UCLA 3 7 3 7 20
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Notre Dame UCLA
I'm not sure itís a bigger upset than the week one 17 SCORE 20
Mizzou/OU game, but its pretty big.UCLA played 17 1ST DOWNS 20
great.ND seemed off on offense all day.UCLA 344 TOTAL YDS 354
does a terrible job with fumble recovery, but 46 RUSH ATT 62
recovered 3 of their own today!ND had the most 238 RUSH YDS 297
defensive problems I've seen them have.They 5.2 RUSH AVG 4.8
did not make plays when they really needed them. 16 PASS ATT 10
Down 13-3 early in the 3rd, the Irish responded 6 PASS COMP 5
like champs and started working their way back 118 PASS YDS 58
into the game.They got the extra 1st down or 2, 1 INT THROWN 0
made the punts with coverage and gained a field 0 FUM LOST 1
possession advantage.They completed a 50 yd 1 TURNOVERS 1
TD pass on a TD result on a dropback on 3rd and 18 10 PENALTIES 8
to score their first TD and make it a 3 point game. 52 PEN YDS 45
Still down in the 4th qtr 13-10, ND came back on 2 SACKED 1
another 3rd and long with a goal to go 14 yd td pass, -12 YDS LOST -1
to take a 17-13 lead.The game was now in the hands
of their awesome defense.ND made what all thought
to be the biggest stop of the game with a ( ) stop on
a UCLA B long run, when ND was in spread defense
versus a counter.UCLA responded with a 36 yd B††
and was in position and had the time to make the final
run at this upset.On 3rd and long, UCLA got a 9 yd QR
plus a DEF 15 to give them the ball on the ND 4.ND followed
with 2 DEF 5 penalties and UCLA was able to get it in
from the 1.ND returned the kickoff 54 yards to the UCLA
40, but failed to move the ball.Incredible game.ND has
that great pass defense, but still had problems with the very
strong UCLA QR today.Also, several QTs for UCLA turned
into good yardage.Strong showing for UCLA, who has a very
good offense.ND and OU have now dropped games earlier
than expected.This could make things interesting.The Irish
stopped themselves on offense most of the day, (it wasn't
really good UCLA defense.)
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
NC State 0 3 0 21 24
Alabama 17 10 14 7 48
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NC State Alabama
Impressive.Bama crushes State.Actually, I'd even 24 SCORE 48
say it wasn't as close as the score. 17 1ST DOWNS 23
317 TOTAL YDS 499
46 RUSH ATT 55
196 RUSH YDS 294
4.3 RUSH AVG 5.3
26 PASS ATT 16
14 PASS COMP 12
124 PASS YDS 205
2 INT THROWN 1
0 FUM LOST 0
2 TURNOVERS 1
4 PENALTIES 5
31 PEN YDS 39
1 SACKED 0
-3 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Miami (OH) 0 0 0 14 14
Kansas 13 10 7 0 30
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Miami (OH) Kansas
The box score tells the story.Really a poor, pathetic 14 SCORE 30
game.Miami OH did not even show up.Kansas 18 1ST DOWNS 16
did what they do. 301 TOTAL YDS 271
46 RUSH ATT 44
225 RUSH YDS 141
4.9 RUSH AVG 3.2
32 PASS ATT 28
13 PASS COMP 15
101 PASS YDS 142
6 INT THROWN 3
2 FUM LOST 0
8 TURNOVERS 3
6 PENALTIES 3
35 PEN YDS 20
4 SACKED 2
-25 YDS LOST -12
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Penn State 0 3 6 13 22
Tulane 0 10 3 3 16
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Penn State Tulane
PSU dodges a bullet in a big way today.Tulane 22 SCORE 16
really outplayed them.Tulane picks up a FG on the 15 1ST DOWNS 17
last play of the first half.Penn State missed 2 XPs. 302 TOTAL YDS 316
PSU made a late run, thanks mostly to their defense 52 RUSH ATT 44
coming up with INTs.Their defense saved the game for 193 RUSH YDS 154
them in the 2nd half.Tulane made most of the important 3.7 RUSH AVG 3.5
plays on both sides of the ball.In the end, things got 13 PASS ATT 34
crazy.Tulane was down 22-13, so needed 2 scores 8 PASS COMP 14
with about 7 minutes left.They drove the length of the 118 PASS YDS 172
field, but had to settle for a FG, to make it 22-16. 2 INT THROWN 4
The rest of the game was a series of PS offensive 4 FUM LOST 2
miscues and bailouts by the D.Even with just :40 6 TURNOVERS 6
left in the game, PS held Tulane on downs and got 5 PENALTIES 3
the ball back to sit on it for the win.But, they fumbled 35 PEN YDS 25
and Tulane had the ball on the PSU 18.Tulane 1 SACKED 2
threw a TD pass!But, it was called back for a holding -9 YDS LOST -10
penalty.Tulane ended up losing a fumble on a completed
pass and loses a game they probably should have won.
Tulane had the ball 2 golden opportunities to win the game
in the last 4 minutes.
FINAL SCORE: 1973 Ohio State 41 / 1973 Maryland 3
1973 Ohio State Rushing: 63-245Passing: 6-14-151-2Fum Lost: 0
1973 Maryland Rushing: 49-97Passing: 10-21-100-1Fum Lost: 6
FINAL SCORE: 1973 Michigan 28 / 1973 Richmond 7
1973 Michigan Rushing: 68-410Passing: 2-10-5-4Fum Lost: 1
1973 Richmond Rushing: 31-62Passing: 10-28-129-1Fum Lost: 1
FINAL SCORE: 1973 Nebraska 31 / 1973 Temple 0
1973 Nebraska Rushing: 58-348Passing: 7-15-117-2Fum Lost: 4
1973 Temple Rushing: 53-142Passing: 4-7-11-0Fum Lost: 1
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Houston 0 7 0 7 14
Tennessee 7 3 0 7 17
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Very defensive game, both teams slanted towards Houston Tennessee
the run on offense, but both Ds calling a more balanced 14 SCORE 17
type of game.Still, the Ds dominated.Houston's first 11 1ST DOWNS 19
score came off a 50 yd INT ret.They only had one drive 219 TOTAL YDS 323
that really looked like that strong Houston running game 42 RUSH ATT 55
all day, that one bringing the score to 17-14 in the 125 RUSH YDS 207
4th.The Cougers threw an INT that gave the Vols 3.0 RUSH AVG 3.8
superb field position for the TD that took them to their 14 PASS ATT 26
10 point 17-7 lead.Tenn played better overall.The 6 PASS COMP 16
Houston defense played well, but their rushing attack 102 PASS YDS 129
did not come thru for them. 1 INT THROWN 4
2 FUM LOST 1
3 TURNOVERS 5
7 PENALTIES 4
40 PEN YDS 30
4 SACKED 2
-8 YDS LOST -13
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Arizona St 0 7 7 7 21
Missouri 7 6 10 0 23
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Arizona St Missouri
ASU doesn't have the run defense to stop the strong 21 SCORE 23
Mizzou running game, and the Tigers take it to 3-0. 15 1ST DOWNS 21
Good run at it in the 4th by ASU, but they threw an 342 TOTAL YDS 368
INT with good field position to seal it for the Tigers. 44 RUSH ATT 67
217 RUSH YDS 320
4.9 RUSH AVG 4.8
15 PASS ATT 11
8 PASS COMP 5
129 PASS YDS 48
2 INT THROWN 0
2 FUM LOST 3
4 TURNOVERS 3
5 PENALTIES 9
25 PEN YDS 70
1 SACKED 0
-4 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
USC 0 14 0 0 14
Texas 10 7 7 13 37
Texas picks up a FG early off a USC fumble, then later in the 1st gets a 45 yd pr for a td.
USC closes to 7-10 with a 50 yd dropback pass for td.
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For the most part, this was a bad match up for USC. USC Texas
They don't stop the option.On top of that, Texas 14 SCORE 37
did a good job running their option today.Overall, 15 1ST DOWNS 20
it was just a matter of Texas being able to run the 365 TOTAL YDS 447
option better vs. USC than USC is agains the Texas D. 33 RUSH ATT 66
USC does throw many INTs and that was revealed again 167 RUSH YDS 420
today.Lots of good QR yardage for USC.But, lots of 5.1 RUSH AVG 6.4
B yardage for Texas.A fun game to watch the contrasting 36 PASS ATT 10
styles.The Texas offense really took over.Also, field 15 PASS COMP 3
position was largely in favor of the Horns, because of 212 PASS YDS 33
the rather weak punting game for SC, combined with 5 INT THROWN 1
a very good Texas punt return.That actually meant 2 FUM LOST 2
more to this one than all the Trojan INTs. 7 TURNOVERS 3
4 PENALTIES 4
25 PEN YDS 33
4 SACKED 1
-14 YDS LOST -6
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Texas Tech 0 0 7 6 13
Kent State 7 14 14 0 35
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Which team is 2-0 and which one was 0-2?2 TT Texas Tech Kent State
fumbles turn into 14 easy points for KS, who returned 13 SCORE 35
one for 16 yds and a TD, the other took only a short 17 1ST DOWNS 20
drive to convert.At the end of the first half, TT left 324 TOTAL YDS 403
KS at midfield with :20 to go.KS hit a TD on the dropback 50 RUSH ATT 49
pass, for the 21 zip halftime lead.KS was stacked against 230 RUSH YDS 198
the option running game and had enough to slow them 4.6 RUSH AVG 4.0
down.But, the key early on was the TT fumbles.They 13 PASS ATT 21
recovered probably 5 or 6 of their own fumbles today! 8 PASS COMP 16
KS threw the dropback pass very well.TT played 94 PASS YDS 223
even with KS in the 2nd half, as their losing fumbles 0 INT THROWN 1
let up.†† 4 FUM LOST 2
4 TURNOVERS 3
3 PENALTIES 10
20 PEN YDS 76
0 SACKED 2
0 YDS LOST -18
                   
Week 4
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Oklahoma 0 9 0 27 36
Arizona St 10 3 3 0 16
ASU returns an INT 66 yards for a TD to open the scoring, 7 zip.
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Funny.ASU actually handled OU like they were Oklahoma Arizona St
nothing, for 3 qtrs.OU seems to lull for long 36 SCORE 16
periods of time offensively.But, when they show 23 1ST DOWNS 10
up, its impressive.ASU ripped several very long 495 TOTAL YDS 268
runs, and was close to busting this game open 79 RUSH ATT 34
their way, but had some turnovers in OU territory. 466 RUSH YDS 262
OU only passed once in the 2nd half. 5.9 RUSH AVG 7.7
OU had 10 runs of 10+ yds in the 4th qtr, 8 of them 6 PASS ATT 17
for 20+ yds. 2 PASS COMP 2
29 PASS YDS 20
1 INT THROWN 2
0 FUM LOST 3
1 TURNOVERS 5
2 PENALTIES 2
14 PEN YDS 10
0 SACKED 3
0 YDS LOST -14
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Notre Dame 14 17 3 3 37
USC 6 7 7 6 26
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Notre Dame USC
A lot of things happening in this one, which was a lot 37 SCORE 26
of fun.ND played really well offensively today, better 20 1ST DOWNS 14
than normal.But, USC does not play strong run 390 TOTAL YDS 306
defense.ND recovered 7 of their own fumbles 60 RUSH ATT 39
today!!!Woulda been a different story.Otherwise 303 RUSH YDS 182
the Irish running game was fantastic.Naturally, the 5.1 RUSH AVG 4.7
ND defense was great as always, and USC would 19 PASS ATT 28
have put a lot more points on the board against 9 PASS COMP 14
an even average defense.SC missed 2 PATs.†† 91 PASS YDS 124
USC shows how strong their offense is, hanging 0 INT THROWN 1
in this one for until the very end.USC played it 3 FUM LOST 3
safe on 3rd and long today, fearful of the BD PPL 3 TURNOVERS 4
INT ability.That worked very well. 6 PENALTIES 3
35 PEN YDS 20
1 SACKED 0
-4 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Alabama 0 14 14 7 35
Texas Tech 7 13 7 6 33
ala 95 yd kor for td makes it 14-13 2nd qtr
tt goes up 27-14 early 3rd with 73 yd int ret for td, int off ala chart
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What a ball game.It takes everything Bama has Alabama Texas Tech
to end up with the W here.Interesting that the 35 SCORE 33
chart analysis had both teams running the same 17 1ST DOWNS 21
customized option offense at each other.Alabama's 345 TOTAL YDS 334
problem was that they aren't good enough against 55 RUSH ATT 57
the run to defend TT consistently.To add to that, 231 RUSH YDS 253
TT does a pretty decent job against the option.†† 4.2 RUSH AVG 4.4
Alabama passes the ball well, and is much better 14 PASS ATT 9
overall on special teams.TT hit some huge passes 6 PASS COMP 7
very late in the game.But, the passing and special 114 PASS YDS 88
teams play by Bama may have been the thing that 1 INT THROWN 0
put them over today.It was a great back and forth 3 FUM LOST 2
game with a great ending.TT drove in the last minute 4 TURNOVERS 2
hitting on a 4th and 15 a 19 yd pass completion that 5 PENALTIES 5
was a fumble, but recovered by TT.Then, TT got 42 PEN YDS 35
a long completion and a DEF PI.They ended up 0 SACKED 1
at the 3 yard line with :20 left in the game, down 0 YDS LOST -7
35-27.TT completed a BLP for the TD.They tried
another BLP on the 2 pt try, but the QB lost 3 yards
and Bama avoids the same fate as recent #1's.
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Missouri 0 0 14 7 21
Miami (OH) 0 3 0 9 12
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Missouri Miami (OH)
Mizzou is apparently for real.They play a solid game 21 SCORE 12
today and win with what they do well, big plays. 10 1ST DOWNS 16
Included in that are only a couple of drives, filled 208 TOTAL YDS 248
with 20+ yd runs and passes, and one long INT return 43 RUSH ATT 53
for a TD.The Miami offense really let them down 110 RUSH YDS 194
today.Mizzou won the field position battle in a big 2.6 RUSH AVG 3.7
way.Miami did poorly once they got to about the 15 PASS ATT 19
Tiger 30 yard line, all day.†† 6 PASS COMP 9
103 PASS YDS 67
2 INT THROWN 0
0 FUM LOST 2
2 TURNOVERS 2
8 PENALTIES 7
67 PEN YDS 35
1 SACKED 3
-5 YDS LOST -13
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Texas 0 3 14 21 38
Penn State 13 3 7 10 33
With the Texas ground game grind to a halt by the PS defense,
Texas scores in other ways, getting back into the game with TDs
on punt returns of 80 and 94 yards in the 2nd half.They also get
another 2nd half TD via a 9 yd QR.PS fumbles halfway thru the 4th
giving the ball to Texas in good field position, but Texas fumbles
it right back to them on the next play and PS returns that 71 yards
for a TD, to now lead 33-24.
Texas closes to 33-31, but fails to recover the onside kick.PS fumbles,
as they are trying to run out the clock, and Texas takes over at midfield
with 1:20 left in the game.Texas then runs an option for 47 yards, and
scores the go ahead TD with :30 left, on another option after PS stuffed
a couple of inside runs.PS completes a long pass (42 yds) to get to
the Longhorn 28, but throw an inc pass on the game's last play.
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PS really did what they needed to do to win the Texas Penn State
game, stuff the Texas option attack.But, as the 38 SCORE 33
notes say, Texas found other ways to score.Both 16 1ST DOWNS 18
teams were effective with their punt returns.Texas 317 TOTAL YDS 427
also got some important gains via the QR when the 63 RUSH ATT 46
running game put them in bad situations.†† 252 RUSH YDS 185
4.0 RUSH AVG 4.0
10 PASS ATT 26
5 PASS COMP 12
70 PASS YDS 242
1 INT THROWN 1
1 FUM LOST 2
2 TURNOVERS 3
6 PENALTIES 5
30 PEN YDS 25
1 SACKED 0
-5 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Kent State 0 13 6 7 26
Ohio State 13 3 0 13 29
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The first qtr went mostly like expected, OSU playing Kent State Ohio State
their game and taking care of KS.But, things changed. 26 SCORE 29
KS made tons of plays in this game, always coming 14 1ST DOWNS 14
up with the big 3rd down and making several long 346 TOTAL YDS 310
passes and runs.The 2nd half turned into a great back 41 RUSH ATT 63
and forth game.Every time I thought the other team 176 RUSH YDS 259
would not come back, Ö back they came!KS could 4.3 RUSH AVG 4.1
not have played much better.OSU had some big 29 PASS ATT 11
QRs down the stretch and also completed a huge 36 11 PASS COMP 4
yd dropback to go up 23-19 in the 4th.Both teams 183 PASS YDS 64
missed a couple of PATs.KS came back with back to 4 INT THROWN 2
back long runs and took the lead 26-23, with about 1 FUM LOST 0
4 minutes to go.Then, it was vintage Ohio State power 5 TURNOVERS 2
football all the way, for the winning TD.The Buckeye 6 PENALTIES 4
defense shuts down the KS passing efforts in the last 45 PEN YDS 20
moments of the game for the win. 2 SACKED 2
-13 YDS LOST -13
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Kansas 7 6 7 0 20
Michigan 3 7 0 14 24
Int leads to quick 3 for Mich.
Back to back screens for 33 and 34 yds puts 7 on the board for Kansas, 7-3.
An int sets up a Kansas TD, missed xp, 13-3 Jayhawks.
Mich power runs down the field and then hits a 34 yd dbp for a td, 13-10 Kan, 1 to go in the half.
The Ballhawks do their thing in the 3rd with ints to stop Mich.
In the 4th, Mich gets a couple of B runs and score on a 16 yd run to make it 20-17 Kan, early 4th.
Mich goes 80 yds in 4 min and takes the lead with only :20 left with a 1 yd td plunge.
This drive was 15 plays long, only including one pass.And a DEF 15. and DEF 5
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Kansas Michigan
20 SCORE 24
14 1ST DOWNS 22
326 TOTAL YDS 379
37 RUSH ATT 66
123 RUSH YDS 304
3.3 RUSH AVG 4.6
27 PASS ATT 14
15 PASS COMP 7
206 PASS YDS 82
2 INT THROWN 4
1 FUM LOST 2
3 TURNOVERS 6
8 PENALTIES 5
63 PEN YDS 25
1 SACKED 1
-3 YDS LOST -7
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Tulane 0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 7 13 0 9 29
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Tulane 1st half Nebraska
0 SCORE 20
0 1ST DOWNS 16
14 TOTAL YDS 314
20 RUSH ATT 36
14 RUSH YDS 247
0.7 RUSH AVG 6.861111
4 PASS ATT 7
0 PASS COMP 4
0 PASS YDS 67
0 INT THROWN 0
0 FUM LOST 3
0 TURNOVERS 3
2 PENALTIES 1
10 PEN YDS 5
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
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Tulane Nebraska
0 SCORE 29
3 1ST DOWNS 27
73 TOTAL YDS 507
40 RUSH ATT 67
60 RUSH YDS 361
1.5 RUSH AVG 5.4
18 PASS ATT 15
1 PASS COMP 9
13 PASS YDS 146
3 INT THROWN 0
0 FUM LOST 5
3 TURNOVERS 5
8 PENALTIES 3
59 PEN YDS 15
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
FINAL SCORE: 1973 Maryland 10 / 1973 Houston 31
1973 Maryland Rushing: 53-144Passing: 8-14-126-1Fum Lost: 1
1973 Houston Rushing: 54-301Passing: 8-19-184-2Fum Lost: 3
FINAL SCORE: 1973 Richmond 14 / 1973 LSU 31
1973 Richmond Rushing: 46-89Passing: 15-29-240-2Fum Lost: 0
1973 LSU Rushing: 62-365Passing: 4-12-70-3Fum Lost: 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Temple 6 3 0 7 16
UCLA 13 7 7 0 27
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Temple was actually in this one and could have Temple UCLA
made a good run at UCLA, but blew numorous 16 SCORE 27
opportunities in the first half, missing a short FGA 22 1ST DOWNS 17
and turning it over every time their defense had 325 TOTAL YDS 415
given them good FP.UCLA plays steady as always. 60 RUSH ATT 46
233 RUSH YDS 344
3.9 RUSH AVG 7.5
31 PASS ATT 9
12 PASS COMP 4
104 PASS YDS 79
3 INT THROWN 1
0 FUM LOST 3
3 TURNOVERS 4
2 PENALTIES 7
10 PEN YDS 40
2 SACKED 1
-12 YDS LOST -8
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Tennessee 0 7 6 7 20
NC State 3 0 0 10 13
vols fum opening ko but hold state to a fg, 3-0 state
vols first scrimmage play is an int, but state misses a 31 yd fga.
tenn embarks on an 8 min drive that ends in a 1 yd td plunge for
a 7-3 lead.
3rd qtr tenn 14 yd td pass, missed xp, 13-3 vols, got several DEF to help them
13.00 to go in the game, state gets 9 yd td pass on 3rd and goal to
cut it to 13-10 tenn, setup by tenn fum and 19 yd ncsu option
at 9.50 state ties after a def caused int, 18 yd ret, eventually with
a 35 yd fg, 13-13
tenn retakes the lead 20-13 with 5 yd td run, setup by state fum at
midfield, nice 4 min drive
state drives to the tenn 27, but is backed up to the 34 on a sack and
go out on downs with .5 left
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Tennessee NC State
Very, very good game.Hard to believe the Vols 20 SCORE 13
win it looking at the numbers.State did a better 19 1ST DOWNS 17
job of moving the ball, but Tenn put things together 251 TOTAL YDS 306
better.Very fun contest. 50 RUSH ATT 57
181 RUSH YDS 220
3.6 RUSH AVG 3.9
13 PASS ATT 25
5 PASS COMP 10
70 PASS YDS 93
3 INT THROWN 1
2 FUM LOST 1
5 TURNOVERS 2
4 PENALTIES 6
20 PEN YDS 44
0 SACKED 1
0 YDS LOST -7
                   
Week 5
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Kansas 3 3 3 0 9
Oklahoma 0 6 7 0 13
kan converts an ou fum into 3 late 1st
ou converts a kan (off chart) int and 30 yd ret into 6, missed xp
great ou defense holds kan to a short fg and we are tied at 6, 5:50 left in half
ou rips a 35 yd option for a td and a 13-9 lead on 3rd and long late 3rd
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Kansas Oklahoma
OU continues to drag offensively, but get some 9 SCORE 13
big plays and play great defense.Almost fumbed 15 1ST DOWNS 12
this one away.The D saved OU, who had a 236 TOTAL YDS 297
stopped a TD in the 2nd.†† 33 RUSH ATT 54
107 RUSH YDS 238
3.2 RUSH AVG 4.4
35 PASS ATT 10
13 PASS COMP 3
170 PASS YDS 69
2 INT THROWN 2
1 FUM LOST 4
3 TURNOVERS 6
7 PENALTIES 7
35 PEN YDS 48
6 SACKED 1
-41 YDS LOST -10
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Tulane 0 0 3 0 3
Notre Dame 0 14 0 3 17
each team misses a FG in the first qtr as Tulane plays well and hangs with ND.
Good defense by Tulane to stay in the game so far.
A def induced int by ND leads to a 1 yd plunge and 7-0 lead for the Irish
ND gets a 19 yd td run later in the 2nd to go up 14-0.ND is playing extremely well offensively.
An int and 24 yd ret leads to 3 for Tul, 14-3 in the 3rd
Tul holds ND at the 1, forcing short fg for 17-3 irish lead
ND just shuts down Tul hard all 4th to preserve the win
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Tulane Notre Dame
Fantastic football game.Not real close, but it's 3 SCORE 17
not often that 2 solid teams play well against 16 1ST DOWNS 16
each other for 4 qtrs.ND just too strong.Tulane 260 TOTAL YDS 317
had a few opps, but the ND defense was too 43 RUSH ATT 51
tough.ND really rolled very well on the offensive 186 RUSH YDS 246
end of things.†† 4.3 RUSH AVG 4.8
27 PASS ATT 17
8 PASS COMP 9
102 PASS YDS 94
1 INT THROWN 1
2 FUM LOST 1
3 TURNOVERS 2
1 PENALTIES 3
5 PEN YDS 21
4 SACKED 2
-28 YDS LOST -23
FINAL SCORE: 1973 Maryland 6 / 1973 Alabama 35
1973 Maryland Rushing: 55-172Passing: 5-10-66-0Fum Lost: 2
1973 Alabama Rushing: 65-374Passing: 5-10-136-3Fum Lost: 1
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Miami (OH) 3 3 0 7 13
LSU 7 6 6 0 19
with 8 min to go in the 1st lsu gets a 17 yd td run to lead 7 zip
lsu has fp per a fum, but missed a short fg earlier
they have stopped miami so far and got the fp after the miami punt
lsu has already started hitting blps
miami follows with a nice steady drive capping with a 28 yd fg, 7-3 lsu
lsu gets a 17 yd blp to cap a 5 min drive, miss the xp and lead
13-3 with 4.40 to go in the first half.Lsu proving to be a flexible team
with respect to gameplan and effective and different things.
miami is playing very good d, but lsu is overcoming
miami converts a lsu fum into 3 just before ht
lsu hits a short fg to go up 16-6 in the 3rd, then
miami fumbles the ensuing ko and lsu tacks on another 3, 19-6 lsu
it takes forever for miami to finish what was supposed to be part
of a comeback drive, as they donít' get their td til .20 left
great job by lsu
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Miami (OH) LSU
Great versitility of gameplan by the LSU team, 13 SCORE 19
and they prove to be tough with their great 14 1ST DOWNS 22
LP, option, and BLP.Just hard to stop all those, 277 TOTAL YDS 383
even for this awesome defense.Miami still has 42 RUSH ATT 64
the problem of going blank on offense for 169 RUSH YDS 256
periods of time.LSUs defense was very stiff 4.0 RUSH AVG 4.0
against the run, and it was another very 22 PASS ATT 14
solid performance for the Tigers. 11 PASS COMP 10
108 PASS YDS 127
1 INT THROWN 3
2 FUM LOST 1
3 TURNOVERS 4
6 PENALTIES 3
35 PEN YDS 24
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Penn State 14 7 0 7 28
UCLA 3 7 6 15 31
psu opens the game by going 88 yds in just 6 plays, scoring with a 21 yd td pass 7-0 ps
ps was running out the clock in the own terr but ucla stopped em and called to to maybe
get a score before ht, well, ucla threw an int and ps returned 24 yds to the ucla 36
then on the last play of the first half ps completes a dbp for 39 when they needed 36, ouch bruins
ucla dominates the 3rd and ps gives up a fum to ucla in fp
but the ps defense is incredible and gets
8 run stuffs in this qtr alone, 7 on ( ) results!!
ucla scores on 4th and gl from the 1 with 3.50 left to make it 28-23 ps
unbelievable, ucla gets a 25 yd screen pass to get them to the ps 22 with
only .30 left and ucla had one to, they call a blp and get qr, and roll a 19 , td,
2 pt run was good and ucla about to steal the game 31-28
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Penn State UCLA
Well, itís a tough road for some good teams. 28 SCORE 31
PS played such great defense in the 2nd half, 16 1ST DOWNS 21
but the many plays they were getting offensively 417 TOTAL YDS 402
stopped for the most part in the 2nd half.Just a great 48 RUSH ATT 60
game and UCLA finishes it. 277 RUSH YDS 319
5.8 RUSH AVG 5.3
17 PASS ATT 15
9 PASS COMP 8
148 PASS YDS 83
1 INT THROWN 2
1 FUM LOST 1
2 TURNOVERS 3
9 PENALTIES 6
65 PEN YDS 30
2 SACKED 0
-8 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Ohio State 14 10 0 14 38
NC State 7 7 0 3 17
Each team has had the ball only once and state has a 7-0 lead after a long
drive now at the 5.40 mark.But osu returns the ensuing ko 101 for td to tie at 7 5.30 left 1st
osu gets 45 yd td dbp for 21-7 lead 5.50 2nd
state scores with 2.20 to go in 2nd with 9 yd sop, 21-14 osu
amazingly osu ret ko 44 yds, then gets a def 15 and finds themselves just
outside fg range at the state 27 .20 to go in half, osu tries dbp,
but gets qt, but gains 10 yds, then kicks 34 yd fg on last play of half
rare chance of making that
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Ohio State NC State
Tired of seeing OSU allow gobs of points because 38 SCORE 17
on ints and not playing fp football, I only passed 16 1ST DOWNS 20
with them on the state side on the field, and set 352 TOTAL YDS 375
them to run a lot.It worked.OSU really played 53 RUSH ATT 58
well and shut down state in the 2nd half.It was 305 RUSH YDS 241
good ol fashioned Buckeye football.State has a 5.8 RUSH AVG 4.2
really good offense, so it was good to see this OSU 3 PASS ATT 24
team play like they can. 2 PASS COMP 9
56 PASS YDS 134
1 INT THROWN 2
1 FUM LOST 1
2 TURNOVERS 3
4 PENALTIES 8
20 PEN YDS 75
1 SACKED 0
-9 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Michigan 0 7 17 3 27
Missouri 3 0 0 7 10
miz gets the fp after a terrible mich punt, and get to the mich 1, but a fantastic
gl stand for mich, even overcoming a def 5, to hold miz to 3.8.3 left 1st
mich ends the 1st w/only 1 1st dn and 17 total yds, miz with 6 and 93 yds
Mich dodges some bullets in the 2nd, miz misses 2 fga
mich comes back with a drive that includes an 18 yd qr, a 31 yd run, and a 13 yd pass for
a fst on 3rd and long, scoring on an 8 yd opt
half way thru 3rd mich is capping on similar opps in fp that miz failed upon
earlier, and lead 17-3 with 6.20 lef tin 3rd
mich uses their end run well and gets another td run as their offense gets in
gear in the 3rd.Miz has gotten just what they needed for 4 games when they
needed it, but all of a sudden they are getting 10 yds when they need 11
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Michigan Missouri
The Mich offense really gets in gear in the 2nd, 27 SCORE 10
and Mizzou unusally stops getting those long 19 1ST DOWNS 14
runs on 3rd down.Big thing in this one was the 387 TOTAL YDS 246
difference bet these two in the red zone.This one 60 RUSH ATT 50
could have looked very different if that wasn't so. 314 RUSH YDS 230
5.2 RUSH AVG 4.6
7 PASS ATT 14
6 PASS COMP 5
73 PASS YDS 21
1 INT THROWN 0
1 FUM LOST 0
2 TURNOVERS 0
6 PENALTIES 4
34 PEN YDS 30
0 SACKED 1
0 YDS LOST -5
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Nebraska 10 0 7 21 38
Texas 0 17 7 0 24
tex dominates fp in the 2nd and scores all 17 pts off to caps, and looked very good doing it
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Nebraska Texas
NU dominates the first and last qtrs and wins going 38 SCORE 24
away.Overall, NU does a good job against 23 1ST DOWNS 18
the powerful Texas ground game.†† 436 TOTAL YDS 285
65 RUSH ATT 47
343 RUSH YDS 175
5.3 RUSH AVG 3.7
17 PASS ATT 21
6 PASS COMP 8
99 PASS YDS 112
4 INT THROWN 4
2 FUM LOST 3
6 TURNOVERS 7
7 PENALTIES 0
39 PEN YDS 0
1 SACKED 1
-6 YDS LOST -2
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Houston 14 14 7 14 49
Kent State 0 0 0 0 0
hu 67 yd int ret for td 12.40 in 1st
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Houston Kent State
Houston has not looked so good, on both sides 49 SCORE 0
of the ball.Really great game for them.They 23 1ST DOWNS 13
were very steady and productive with their 425 TOTAL YDS 228
running game.Usually they only show flashes 62 RUSH ATT 47
of that.Very impressive. 337 RUSH YDS 147
5.4 RUSH AVG 3.1
15 PASS ATT 17
6 PASS COMP 7
88 PASS YDS 81
1 INT THROWN 3
1 FUM LOST 2
2 TURNOVERS 5
6 PENALTIES 6
41 PEN YDS 48
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Arizona St 21 0 7 3 31
Richmond 0 3 0 0 3
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Arizona St Richmond
31 SCORE 3
28 1ST DOWNS 11
620 TOTAL YDS 206
59 RUSH ATT 47
426 RUSH YDS 122
7.2 RUSH AVG 2.6
23 PASS ATT 15
13 PASS COMP 5
194 PASS YDS 84
1 INT THROWN 1
3 FUM LOST 1
4 TURNOVERS 2
8 PENALTIES 7
70 PEN YDS 41
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
USC 7 0 14 3 24
Temple 3 0 0 7 10
2nd qtr controlled by Temple defense, but they miss a fga
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USC Temple
The USC offense is just too much overall for Temple, 24 SCORE 10
who can't get much offense of their own to help out. 22 1ST DOWNS 12
399 TOTAL YDS 245
60 RUSH ATT 42
294 RUSH YDS 203
4.9 RUSH AVG 4.8
21 PASS ATT 18
12 PASS COMP 4
105 PASS YDS 62
1 INT THROWN 0
1 FUM LOST 1
2 TURNOVERS 1
7 PENALTIES 9
59 PEN YDS 74
0 SACKED 2
0 YDS LOST -20
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Texas Tech 0 7 0 0 7
Tennessee 6 0 7 0 13
a tt int sets up an easy td for tenn in the 3rd
tenn misses 2 short fgas in the 4th
vols come up with a couple of great def plays and stop a drving tt with .20 left in the game
at the vol 16 to preserve the win
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Texas Tech Tennessee
Just a good ol fashioned 70's college football 7 SCORE 13
game.Not the best TT I've seen this season. 18 1ST DOWNS 16
Fumbles were deadly for TT, and spoiled several 286 TOTAL YDS 291
scoring opps. 53 RUSH ATT 50
225 RUSH YDS 222
4.2 RUSH AVG 4.4
15 PASS ATT 13
8 PASS COMP 8
61 PASS YDS 96
1 INT THROWN 0
4 FUM LOST 2
5 TURNOVERS 2
6 PENALTIES 9
40 PEN YDS 65
0 SACKED 3
0 YDS LOST -27
                   
Week 6
FINAL SCORE: 1973 Oklahoma 20 / 1973 Richmond 0
1973 Oklahoma Rushing: 78-320Passing: 5-9-105-0Fum Lost: 2
1973 Richmond Rushing: 34-29Passing: 7-15-55-0Fum Lost: 1
FINAL SCORE: 1973 Temple 3 / 1973 Notre Dame 23
1973 Temple Rushing: 50-127Passing: 5-7-31-0Fum Lost: 1
1973 Notre Dame Rushing: 62-389Passing: 5-11-61-1Fum Lost: 3
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Tennessee 3 3 7 0 13
Alabama 7 7 0 10 24
vols rip a 90 yd td run to make it 14-13 bama in 3rd 7.10 left
vols turn it over twice in a row down the stretch in the 4th, leading to 10 pts for bama
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Tennessee Alabama
Great game.I wish I could watch this one on a virtual 13 SCORE 24
ESPN Classics.Tenn hangs tough for 3.5 qtrs.It was 14 1ST DOWNS 21
really a war.Good ol fashioned football, decided 317 TOTAL YDS 384
by who wins the battle at the los.The turnovers 42 RUSH ATT 69
bite Tenn in the 4th and Bama puts it away.†† 230 RUSH YDS 303
Tenn has a better passing game, but Bama did well 5.5 RUSH AVG 4.4
with hitting some timely screen passes.Also, the Tide 13 PASS ATT 12
got some important QRs for 1sts on 3rd downs. 8 PASS COMP 7
87 PASS YDS 81
2 INT THROWN 0
5 FUM LOST 4
7 TURNOVERS 4
7 PENALTIES 6
41 PEN YDS 55
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Michigan 3 3 0 0 6
Miami (OH) 0 3 0 0 3
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Michigan Miami (OH)
Amazing game.Two great defenses at their best. 6 SCORE 3
Both offenses actually did play well.The defenses 9 1ST DOWNS 6
are just great and made for a great one.Michigan 187 TOTAL YDS 159
was 2 for 2 FGAs, and Miami was 1 for 2.That was 51 RUSH ATT 47
it.Only scoring opp in the 2nd half was a missed 133 RUSH YDS 123
FGA for Miami.When Miami is playing right, they 2.6 RUSH AVG 2.6
are as good as any team.But, they have lulls on 13 PASS ATT 16
offense that have set them back.†† 7 PASS COMP 6
Today was just two tough teams going right at 54 PASS YDS 50
each other for 60 minutes.And two great defenses 1 INT THROWN 0
that stood up.What a game. 2 FUM LOST 1
It was not mistakes, turnovers, or bad offense that 3 TURNOVERS 1
spelled this score.It was all strong play and great D. 7 PENALTIES 7
40 PEN YDS 54
0 SACKED 2
0 YDS LOST -14
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Nebraska 0 10 0 6 16
Penn State 0 0 14 0 14
nu scores on a 4 yd option on 3rd and goal for a 7-0 lead,
nu got there via a 4th and 4 conversion on the ps 34, with a 17 yd sop
later in the 2nd nu controls the fp via short ps punts and convert another
4th this a 4th and 1, and end up getting a 29 yd fg to lead 10 zip
in the 3rd a 40 yd sop off an opt for ps leads to a 2 yd td run, 10-7 nu
just a few plays later, nu throws an int (off chart) and ps ret it 33 yds
to the nu 1 and cap with a td plunge, quickly 14-10 ps
with 6 min to go in the game nu comp a td pass fort 25 yds on 3rd and
long but miss the xp 16-14 nu, they converted 4 straight 3rd and longs with passes on the drive!
psu had 3 straight passes black boxed by nu at the end of the game to end it,
those passes totalled over 70 yds, enough for a td technically
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Nebraska Penn State
PSU hit their patented end run for a couple of 16 SCORE 14
big ones.NU was bit by their very popular 20 1ST DOWNS 10
turnover bug in the 3rd, but played clean 337 TOTAL YDS 236
before and after and when they were clean, 61 RUSH ATT 41
they looked like and played like the better team. 157 RUSH YDS 158
Great game, with tons of great defense.Two high 2.6 RUSH AVG 3.9
calibre teams.PSUs season in jepardy.†† 20 PASS ATT 23
11 PASS COMP 4
180 PASS YDS 78
1 INT THROWN 1
2 FUM LOST 0
3 TURNOVERS 1
7 PENALTIES 8
42 PEN YDS 60
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Houston 0 0 10 0 10
Ohio State 7 0 0 7 14
hu gets a 36 yd dbp after a short osu punt to set up a fg as their first score in the 3rd
a few min later, osu throws an int that hu ret for 76 yds and a td and hu leads 10-7
osu embarks on a 14 play 90 yds drive including a 4th ad 4 conv via an 11 yd qr,
capping it with a 2 yd td run to take a 14-10 lead, drive was all runs
hu goes to the hu in the last 2 min and drive the ball including qrs of
19, 12, and then a 17 yd qr to the osu 2 with only 10 sec left.
hu runs lp, but only gets 1 yd, osu wins!!
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Houston Ohio State
Another great, classic, defensive game.†† 10 SCORE 14
12 1ST DOWNS 13
262 TOTAL YDS 242
49 RUSH ATT 60
194 RUSH YDS 208
4.0 RUSH AVG 3.5
13 PASS ATT 8
5 PASS COMP 3
74 PASS YDS 34
1 INT THROWN 2
0 FUM LOST 0
1 TURNOVERS 2
11 PENALTIES 6
69 PEN YDS 35
2 SACKED 0
-6 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
LSU 7 3 3 7 20
Arizona St 7 0 7 17 31
asu quickly takes adv of the subpar lsu pass d with a td drive on their first touch
included are a 12 and 39 yd runs, and 3 for 4 passing with a 24 ydr
strong def play against a lsu pass at the gl forces a short fg, 10-7 tigers early 2nd
asu retakes lead 4.20 lef t 3rd when lsu gives up td on their def chart (td), 64 yds, 14-13 asu
asu regains lead at 24-20 6.50 left in game on 5 yd 3rd and goal td pass, key
play of the drive was a 3rd down def 15
things break down for lsu as they throw an int while trying to come back,
asu eats some clock and yds and get a td to lead 31-20
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LSU Arizona St
LSU is a very, very tough team against most of the 20 SCORE 31
teams in this league because they are strong against 24 1ST DOWNS 17
the run and their offense.But, they get tested today 407 TOTAL YDS 488
by a team that can pass.Although ASU did not 70 RUSH ATT 44
throw a lot, they were effective.ASU made a lot of 344 RUSH YDS 286
big plays, but made a lot of mistakes as well early 4.9 RUSH AVG 6.5
on.The big play running game was very important 13 PASS ATT 19
for ASU today, who played well.There were some 5 PASS COMP 11
very timely defensive plays for ASU as well.†† 63 PASS YDS 202
2 INT THROWN 0
1 FUM LOST 3
3 TURNOVERS 3
8 PENALTIES 7
55 PEN YDS 48
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
UCLA 10 10 7 0 27
USC 3 0 7 14 24
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UCLA just ran all over USC in the first half, and USC UCLA USC
could do nothing.Most of the game USC ruined 27 SCORE 24
good drives with penalties and turnovers.But, USC 16 1ST DOWNS 24
started making some long runs and big 3rd down 347 TOTAL YDS 493
passes and got back in the game.UCLA did a poor 53 RUSH ATT 51
job of moving the ball and the clock in the 4th, but 307 RUSH YDS 330
USC threw an int late to end it. 5.8 RUSH AVG 6.5
UCLA just more efficient team. 14 PASS ATT 26
4 PASS COMP 14
40 PASS YDS 169
2 INT THROWN 3
0 FUM LOST 3
2 TURNOVERS 6
5 PENALTIES 11
30 PEN YDS 81
0 SACKED 1
0 YDS LOST -6
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
NC State 7 6 7 7 27
Texas Tech 7 3 6 7 23
tt ret int 45 yds for td for 7-0 lead
state then goes 85 yds in 15 plays only one pass, for td
in the 2nd state caps on tt fum with 28 yd td pass, missed xp 13-7 state
state scores on a 7 yd option set up by a 43 yd er, following yet another tt fum
to extend to 27-16 with 2 min left in the game
tt does tack on a td with only :10 left
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NC State Texas Tech
ints hurt state early, but those tt fumbles seemed 27 SCORE 23
much larger.It was like tt lost 8 fums instead of 16 1ST DOWNS 18
4, they were all so huge 350 TOTAL YDS 384
60 RUSH ATT 51
272 RUSH YDS 259
4.5 RUSH AVG 5.1
9 PASS ATT 20
5 PASS COMP 9
78 PASS YDS 125
3 INT THROWN 0
1 FUM LOST 4
4 TURNOVERS 4
3 PENALTIES 5
25 PEN YDS 30
0 SACKED 0
0 YDS LOST 0
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Missouri 7 7 7 0 21
Kansas 7 7 10 13 37
mis scores just before ht to tie at 14 after a long pr on a short kan punt, then a 25 yd draw to setup
mis opens the 3rd with a 39 yd int ret for td
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Missouri Kansas
Kan had a tough task on their hands trying to deal 21 SCORE 37
with the mis running game, but they made important 13 1ST DOWNS 31
def plays most of the day.The kan balanced off\ 270 TOTAL YDS 491
did a nice job of keeping the mis d off balanced 51 RUSH ATT 58
all day and things fell apart for mis in the 4th 263 RUSH YDS 328
5.2 RUSH AVG 5.7
11 PASS ATT 27
1 PASS COMP 19
7 PASS YDS 181
5 INT THROWN 2
1 FUM LOST 3
6 TURNOVERS 5
9 PENALTIES 4
67 PEN YDS 35
0 SACKED 3
0 YDS LOST -18
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Texas 7 10 0 7 24
Tulane 7 7 7 0 21
first score of game is 71 yd pr for td by tex
tul passing warms up and they score on a 17 yd td pass,
then early 2nd tul scores on a 41 yd screen, cuahgt tex in blitz
tex ties it at 14 with 38 yd option for td
tex embarks on a hu drive with 2 min left and comp a dbp for 31 yds to the tul
3, then runs it in from there with :30 left to take a dramatic lead
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Texas Tulane
Tex made a lot of big runs as usual, but was shut down 24 SCORE 21
in the 2nd half.Yet another great game.Good Tulane 18 1ST DOWNS 19
team still winless. 366 TOTAL YDS 357
54 RUSH ATT 51
303 RUSH YDS 179
5.6 RUSH AVG 3.5
13 PASS ATT 23
4 PASS COMP 12
72 PASS YDS 185
0 INT THROWN 1
4 FUM LOST 3
4 TURNOVERS 4
5 PENALTIES 4
22 PEN YDS 20
1 SACKED 1
-9 YDS LOST -7
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Kent State 7 0 3 0 10
Maryland 0 10 7 3 20
ks td 24 yd int ret
mary takes the lead w a 19 yd er off a fum
ks ties it w a 22 yd fg in 3rd after time cons drive
16 play 74 yd drv incl 14 runs in a row
mary regains lead with 6 yd qr for td
ks drives with 3 min left but throws int, mary preserves by ret that 39 yds then ripping 25 yd end run and
keeps the fp for their first win
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Kent State Maryland
I thought ks would run better.Congrats to terps 10 SCORE 20
who play well today. 3 ints off terp d chart. 15 1ST DOWNS 11
233 TOTAL YDS 272
49 RUSH ATT 48
154 RUSH YDS 175
3.1 RUSH AVG 3.6
19 PASS ATT 20
7 PASS COMP 6
87 PASS YDS 97
5 INT THROWN 3
3 FUM LOST 0
8 TURNOVERS 3
5 PENALTIES 4
27 PEN YDS 25
1 SACKED 0
-8 YDS LOST 0
                 
Week 7
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Oklahoma 0 3 0 0 3
Miami (OH) 0 0 0 0 0
27 yd fg for ou in 2nd setup by mia fum, couple of qrs for ou
ou sacked mi on a play that mia had a td pass,
twice in the 2nd qtr mia failed on 4th down in ou land, but too far for fga
a 31 yd blp off an option gets mia to the ou 9, but then they throw an int, that was their chance
unbelievable finish, mia drives to the ou 26, then on 4th and 8, get a 10
yd qr, but had off 10, next play was 23 yd dbp for first down, then had a 9 yd pass comp
but ou had qr, and qr was -3, that diff was enough for mia to miss their fga to tie
the game on the last play of the game.
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1 chance to score for ou and 4 for redskins. Oklahoma Miami (OH)
3 SCORE 0
6 1ST DOWNS 11
81 TOTAL YDS 216
53 RUSH ATT 46
78 RUSH YDS 114
1.5 RUSH AVG 2.5
5 PASS ATT 19
1 PASS COMP 8
3 PASS YDS 113
0 INT THROWN 1
2 FUM LOST 2
2 TURNOVERS 3
7 PENALTIES 6
43 PEN YDS 40
0 SACKED 1
0 YDS LOST -11
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Notre Dame 0 0 3 14 17
Penn State 7 3 7 3 20
ps scores on first poss via patented end run for
a td, 83 yds
ps gets a 7 yd td pass on a scr to go up 17-0 on nd, early 3rd, ps ret ko 59 yds then
also got a 22 yd end run to setup
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ND just could not overcome the fumbles, and lost Notre Dame Penn State
every one of them.PS kept the end runs coming and 17 SCORE 20
that was enough.A long er and a long kor followed 20 1ST DOWNS 12
by a er (above) were the TDs.ND scores twice in the 318 TOTAL YDS 265
last 4 mins passing the ball, but had the ball in scoring 50 RUSH ATT 54
territiry many times 197 RUSH YDS 251
3.9 RUSH AVG 4.6
28 PASS ATT 12
14 PASS COMP 3
130 PASS YDS 23
2 INT THROWN 2
5 FUM LOST 2
7 TURNOVERS 4
8 PENALTIES 6
48 PEN YDS 33
2 SACKED 1
-9 YDS LOST -9
1973 1 2 3 4 FINAL
Alabama 7 24 10 0 41
Ohio State 0 14 0 7 21
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Wow.Alabama just plays wonderful and gets a Alabama Ohio State
big W.Ala explosive running game.Both teams 41 SCORE 21
stacked vs run, Ala let off later. 16 1ST DOWNS 18
first drive ala 7 runs 52 yds, 2 def 5s, 7 pts 306 TOTAL YDS 295
46 RUSH ATT 71
os gets the fp after pinning ala deep then getting the ball back on the bama 40 after 233 RUSH YDS 297
the punt, bug play was 4th down 15 yd qr, 8 yd opt for td 5.1 RUSH AVG 4.2
10 PASS ATT 7
ala replies with 22 yd scr for td, drive included passes of 5 PASS COMP 0
22 and 33 yds, (started with a 22 ydr) 73 PASS YDS 0
0 INT THROWN 3
scoring fest all of a sudden, 13 yd qr for td 0 FUM LOST 0
long kor 0 TURNOVERS 3
and 25 yd opt 6 PENALTIES 6
38 PEN YDS 37
ala responds with 94 yd kor for td 0 SACKED 1