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THIS WEEK: OKLAHOMA!
Jack Olsen
October 29, 1956
After testing Michigan State, the nation's No. 2 team, the Irish of Notre Dame on Saturday grapple with Oklahoma—No. 1; Coach Terry Brennan looks ahead with concern but no fear
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October 29, 1956

This Week: Oklahoma!

After testing Michigan State, the nation's No. 2 team, the Irish of Notre Dame on Saturday grapple with Oklahoma—No. 1; Coach Terry Brennan looks ahead with concern but no fear

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3 Now the play has developed and Hornung decides to throw, protected by the blocking of the right guard (68), who pulled out of the line. He finds right end Myers (82) cutting rapidly into the area vacated by the defensive players who are covering Morse (deep) and Royer (shallow). He might have run in this situation, and sometimes he does, but the pass thrown here is the usual riposte to this reaction of defense which has been decoyed neatly.

SOPHOMORES ARE IRISH PROBLEM

THE LINE
Youngsters are notoriously apt to chase ducks in football—especially on defense. The Irish line has sophomores at both ends and both tackles. The middle—Center Ed Sullivan and Guards Gene Hedrick and Bob Gaydos—are all capable juniors. So the wise opponent only feints at the middle and aims his big guns outside.

84 DICK ROYER
End
66 FRANK GEREMIA
Tackle
65 GENE HEDRICK
Guard
52 ED SULLIVAN
Center

THE BACKS
When you talk of the Notre Dame backs, you start with Paul Hornung, an incomparable quarterback who can—and must—do everything. At halfback, Aubrey Lewis is fleet, good on defense; Jim Morse is a fine receiver and slashing runner. Fullback Jim Just can run with power but is subject to a sophomore's normal naivet�.

23 AUBREY LEWIS
Halfback
44 JIM JUST
Fullback
17 JIM MORSE
Halfback
5 PAUL HORNUNG
Quarterback

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