rough going until reserve Quarterback Toppy Vann threw 46-yard scoring pass to
George Volkert to provide Engineers with 7-0 margin over embattled LSU at Baton
speedy Ed Vereb going over twice on short plunges, had easy time with Wake
Forest, rolled to 28-7 victory at College Park, Md.
beefy Pitt line for two touchdowns by crashing Fullback Dick Guest, picked up
third on pinpoint passing of Quarterback
, out-scored Panthers 21-0
close to vest in first half, then overpowered Oregon State 38-0 at Los Angeles
on brilliant running of Sam Brown and
, last-quarter passes of
Steve Roake teamed up with Ends Jim Houston and Corkey Lewis on 80-yard
forward-lateral in last quarter for game's only score, upset Southern
California 7-0 at Seattle to put Huskies in first place in Pacific Coast
riding high in National Football League, upset Green Bay Packers 24-20 at
Milwaukee on long-range passing of
, last-quarter field goal by Bert
Rechichar, won third straight to keep pace with Los Angeles Rams at top of
Western Conference standings.
but eliminated slipping Detroit Lions from race, handed 1954 division champions
their third consecutive loss in 17-10 game played before 54,836 at Detroit.
Norm Van Brocklin
passed for one Ram touchdown, set up other.
moved into contention in Eastern Conference, outscored Philadelphia Eagles
21-17 on veteran
Otto Graham's passing,
Dante Lavelli's skilled receiving at
took advantage of Washington miscues, expert direction by second-year
, handed Redskins their first defeat by 24-10 score at
Steelers came from behind on Jimmy Finks's 23-yard touchdown pass to Ray
Mathews in last quarter, throttled New York Giants 30-23 at Pittsburgh after
Coach Walt Kiesling was fined $500 (heaviest in league history) by Commissioner
for Kiesling's behavior toward officials week earlier.