Penny played a fantastic game rushing for 221 yards and 4 TDs on only 14 carries. Those first few Midline Dives with Traps just tore SDSU up. Actually, you probably mentioned it and I'm claiming credit. Ohio State had murdered UCLA earlier in the season and here was that body just layin' there on the field. He told an interviewer “We’re just lucky that way,” but there are some who say it’s because the Utes have contact during bowl preparation.
A strong case could also have made been for Army’s four Fullbacks as a group, who collectively out-rushed Bradshaw with 45 carries for 210 yards (vs. However, my personal vote would have gone to the Army Offensive Line who led several long sustained TD drives and again successfully put the team on their shoulders with the game on the line, as they have done all season long in our several close wins.*********** Army - What else? If you get a chance to look at the later Traps, look at the offside LB. Independence Bowl (Florida State 42, Southern Miss 13) Seemed like this damned thing went on forever.
Still plenty good, you understand - but not as good as it could be.
So, for a limited time, I’m offering a SPRING SPECIAL - just in time for your pre-season planning - “EVOLUTION OF AN OFFENSE” at HALF PRICE! Jack, West point Class of 1959, was a two-way lineman on Army’s undefeated 1958 squad.
Amazingly, there was a decent crowd: 35,986 Hawaii Bowl (Fresno State 33, Houston 27) Redemption for Jeff Tedford.
And will the people in Honolulu ever turn out for a college football game?
(SDSU certainly did not help themselves with five 15-yard Unsportsmanlike Conduct Penalties.)Army QB Bradshaw’s 180 yards rushing gave him 1,646 yards for the season, breaking the Service Academy single season rushing record previously set at 1,587 yards by Navy’s Napoleon Mc Callum in 1983.. There’s some midline and some of that Emory Bellard/John Bond stuff - and a healthy dose of “G” from an unbalanced set.
SDSU RB Penny’s 221 yards rushing broke the previous SDSU single season rushing record of 2,133 yards set by Donnell Pumphrey last season. " 'N PLEEZE don't go for 2 and PLEEEEEZE don't run Rocket Toss against that D and.... And then, to top it off, the toss-sweep from a tight slot. Once they know you can run option, you don’t even have to run it!Texas Bowl (Texas 33, Missouri 16) Texas punts 11 times, averages less than 4 yards per play - and still wins by 17 GOOD GAMES Birmingham Bowl (South Florida 38, Texas Tech 34) Took them awhile - the over/under was 66 and it was only 10-10 at the half, but when they got it cracked up, they gave us quite a game.Coming back from the heartbreak of the loss to UCF, USF QB Quentin Flowers ran for 106 and threw for 311, including the winning TD at the end.These were two very talented players leading their respective teams with all that they had to give. *********** Hi Hugh, I really enjoyed the Army/ SD game.However, IMO the difference in the game was the Army O Line that won the big battle up front, as they have all season long, physically wearing down a very good SDSU Defense. But could hear you yell from here in Juneau when SD ran the kick back at the end of the half and then almost did it again to win the game.(3) A SIMPLE BUT EFFECTIVE STACK-I PACKAGE - I'VE BEEN RUNNING THIS FOR 20 YEARS NOW AND I'VE NEVER PUT IT ON A VIDEO.