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IVY PLAYS THE RIGHT HORSE
Booton Herndon
October 25, 1954
Alan Ameche, that is. Wisconsin's great fullback has helped lick Marquette, Michigan State, Rice, Purdue and has made 1954 happy for Coach Williamson
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October 25, 1954

Ivy Plays The Right Horse

Alan Ameche, that is. Wisconsin's great fullback has helped lick Marquette, Michigan State, Rice, Purdue and has made 1954 happy for Coach Williamson

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RUNNING FOR DAYLIGHT

Williamson gives The Horse his head completely. Al runs for daylight, cutting in or sweeping wide, wherever an opponent is not. It is the instinctive coordination of eye and foot, the incredible maneuverability, which makes The Horse a constant touchdown threat in addition to a battering-ram.

Ameche is a natural for professional ball. He is up for a commission in the Transportation Corps, but he'd like to make a little money first. Pro football is the only possible way, he figures, that he can get a phonograph of his own to play his three albums on.

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