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Herman Hickman says: PASTE THESE IN YOUR HAT
Herman Hickman
September 13, 1954
?The two-platoon system will be used by many of the better teams this fall. Yes, I've read the rules.
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September 13, 1954

Herman Hickman Says: Paste These In Your Hat

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?The two-platoon system will be used by many of the better teams this fall. Yes, I've read the rules.

?Attention, Midwest fans: Maybe you've never heard of him, but Murray Warmath, Minnesota's new head coach, might surprise you and win his first three games.

?In three years of high school football at White Plains, N.Y., where he was coached by his father, and as a freshman at Yale last year, Dean Loucks, the promising sophomore quarterback, has never played in a losing game. Tip: he may not this year either.

?Season's best T-formation quarterbacks: Guglielmi of Notre Dame, Larson of California, Calame of Oklahoma, Shaw of Oregon, Barger of Duke and Miller of Wisconsin.

?Season's best single-wing tailbacks: Wade of Tennessee, Flippin of Princeton and Villanueva of U.C.L.A.

?Season's best football players at Negro colleges: Charles Wright, the 6-foot 4-inch, 255-pound end from undefeated (1953) Prairie View, Texas; Elijah Childers, Prairie View's 250-pound tackle; Leo Lewis, Lincoln ( Missouri) University's halfback who last year scored 22 touchdowns. The pros know all about them.

?Attention, Illinois opponents: when you shift over to stop halfback J.C. Caroline, who broke all of Red Grange's and Buddy Young's records last year, keep at least one eye on Abe Woodson, the Illinis' other halfback. He's a 6-foot 1-inch, 182-pound sophomore who scored a touchdown for the varsity in his first scrimmage September 4; and he's a fine defensive player too. On second thought, maybe you'd better keep both eyes on him.

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