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SATURDAY'S TOUGH ONES
Mervin Hyman
November 20, 1961
Alabama over Georgia Tech. Bowl-conscious Tech will be ready for this one, but Pat Trammell and an unyielding defense will keep the Crimson Tide rolling.
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November 20, 1961

Saturday's Tough Ones

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Alabama over Georgia Tech. Bowl-conscious Tech will be ready for this one, but Pat Trammell and an unyielding defense will keep the Crimson Tide rolling.

Duke over North Carolina. The proud Blue Devils aren't eager to give up the Atlantic Coast title. Better passing will help them keep it for a second straight year.

Michigan State over Northwestern. Life has been far from pleasant for Duffy Daugherty lately, but better play should restore sagging Spartan spirits.

Michigan over Iowa. The Hawkeye defense has developed holes, and those swift Michigan backs will find them.

Minnesota over Purdue. But the Gophers will have to be extra careful against the Big Ten spoilsports. The hard-hitting Minnesota line will be the difference.

Syracuse over Notre Dame. Dave Sarette's passing and talented Ernie Davis' running will be more than even the tough Irish can handle.

UCLA over Washington. Scoring is a problem for the Huskies this year. But not for the Bruins, who have their hearts set on the Rose Bowl.

Utah state over Utah. The unbeaten Aggies carry imposing credentials—first in scoring, second in total defense and third in offense. They will be hard to beat.

Pitt over USC. Points come rather easily against these two teams. The Panthers will get more than the Trojans.

Princeton over Yale. Even without their two best tailbacks, the Tigers generate too much power from the single wing for the Elis.

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