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Douglas S. Looney
November 24, 1986
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November 24, 1986

College Football

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For the first time since 1967, the Big Eight probably will not have a 1,000-yard back....

The slickest team in the nation has to be The Citadel. Several of its offensive linemen were caught putting Vaseline on their arms for one game to make it harder for onrushing defensive linemen to grab them....

When normally subdued Nebraska coach Tom Osborne blew his top during halftime of the Iowa State game, Osborne watchers were impressed. They rank the tirade with his 1981 display of spleen during the Auburn game, and even with his heretofore all-world outburst during the 1977 Liberty Bowl against North Carolina. The Cornhuskers won all three games....

In what is claimed to be football's oldest continuous rivalry, William Penn Charter whipped Germantown Academy 28-18 on Saturday in the 100th meeting between the two Pennsylvania prep schools....

Although he's being ousted as of Jan. 1, by beating Vanderbilt 29-21, Virginia Tech's Bill Dooley became the winningest coach in Tech history (62-38-1). He's 8-2-1 for '86.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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