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Douglas S. Looney
October 20, 1986
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October 20, 1986

College Football

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We know we just mentioned last week Cal coach Joe Kapp being under fire, but we felt sure you would want an update. At a press conference the other day a reporter asked Kapp whether he intended to remain in coaching—a sensible question. Kapp made an obscene comment and said, "You've stripped me bare of my heart and my mind. Do you want to see everything?" With that, he unzipped his fly....

Elsewhere in higher education, Georgia is reaching out to California and Texas for recruits because Bulldog coaches think the state's secondary-education system is so weak that they are afraid instate prospects won't qualify under the tougher NCAA standards....

You have to wonder about the depth of devotion of Miami fans. The week after the huge win over Oklahoma, the Canes played again at home against Northern Illinois. The 33,905 who bothered to drop by were the smallest home crowd to see a No. 1 team since 1958, when Army played in a stadium that seated only 27,000....

Seventy years ago last week, Georgia Tech beat Cumberland 222-0 in the most lopsided game in college history....

Saturday's game between Ivy powers Penn and Brown was preempted on Channel 12 in Philadelphia by The Magic of Oil Painting....

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