Washington, for all its troubles lately, thought its defense could hold almost anyone. But OREGON STATE Halfback Charlie Shaw ran through it for a touchdown, Steve Clark kicked over it for a 23-yard field goal and the busy Beavers surprised the Huskies 9-7. OREGON, riding high on Quarterback Bob Berry's superb passing, fought off Idaho 14-8 for its fourth in a row.
THE TOP THREE:
1. TEXAS (4-0)
2. ARKANSAS (4-0)
3. TEXAS TECH (3-1)
Many things about the rowdy Texas-Oklahoma game were familiar. The Cotton Bowl had its usual sellout crowd of 75,504, TEXAS Coach Darrell Royal won his seventh in a row over the Sooners and Texas' vicious defense and powerful running game again won out. Even the score—28-7—was the same as it has been in three of the last four years. Nor were there any new Longhorn stars. Linebacker Tommy Nobis made most of the tackles as Texas got its landbound offense rolling in the second half behind Fullback Harold Philipp and Halfbacks Ernie Koy and Phil Harris.
Arkansas remained unbeaten by doing precisely what Coach Frank Broyles ordered. "As many times as Baylor puts the ball in the air," Broyles said, "they're bound to catch some. We're going to have to catch some of theirs, too." Arkansas caught three Baylor passes, recovered three Baylor fumbles, and the Razorbacks took a 17-6 victory.
Donny Anderson of TEXAS TECH has played some good games, but last week against TCU he played his best ever, ripping off a 90-yard touchdown run and gaining 164 yards altogether, as the surprising Red Raiders won 25-10.
THE TOP THREE:
1. OHIO STATE (3-0)
2. MICHIGAN (3-0)
3. ILLINOIS (2-1)