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HICKMAN'S HUNCHES for GAMES OF SATURDAY, SEPT. 18
Herman Hickman
September 20, 1954
?California vs. Oklahoma. This is the big one. Cal is ready and willing. Oklahoma's only losses in recent years have been early season affairs. I'll have to take OKLAHOMA.
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September 20, 1954

Hickman's Hunches For Games Of Saturday, Sept. 18

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? California vs. Oklahoma. This is the big one. Cal is ready and willing. Oklahoma's only losses in recent years have been early season affairs. I'll have to take OKLAHOMA.

?Baylor vs. Houston. Houston upset Baylor 37-7 last year. Revenge is sweet. BAYLOR.

? Georgia Tech vs. Tulane. Two Southeastern Conference teams meet early. Tech is loaded. Tulane isn't. TECH.

? Kansas vs. T.C.U. Abe Martin is starting his second season as head coach at T.C.U. Chuck Mather is fresh from a fabulous high school record at Massilon, Ohio, but may not be adjusted yet. A trembling vote for T.C.U.

? Kentucky vs. Maryland. The grass is blue around Lexington and so are the fans. Coach Blanton Collier is new, his material is weak. Maryland is still mighty. MARYLAND.

?Rice vs. Florida. Florida has the manpower for an upset, win, but I vote for Dicky Moegle and RICE,

? Texas A & M vs. Texas Tech. A & M is starting anew under the brilliant Paul Bryant. Texas Tech should still be potent even without Bobby Cavazos. I'm out on a limb, but—A & M.

? Wyoming vs. Oklahoma A & M. A favorite son of the Skyline Conference meets the pride of the Missouri Valley Conference. Though they'll be playing at 7,148 feet altitude at Laramie—in a short breath, OKLAHOMA A & M.

? Virginia Tech vs. N. C. State. Earle Edwards is fresh at North Carolina State from Biggie Munn's coaching staff. By this time he's learned that North Carolina State isn't Michigan State. VIRGINIA TECH.

? Texas vs. L.S.U. This is a preview of loaded Texas on the Saturday before Notre Dame. Score last year: Texas 7, Louisiana State 20. Nonetheless—TEXAS.

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