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Mervin Hyman
November 30, 1959
The would-be mighty were still stumbling as college football began packing its trunks and locking up at the close of another season. It was a week of traditional games (for one of the oldest see page 16), and USC was caught up in the whirl of upsets, leaving Syracuse as the nation's only major unbeaten and untied team—but the Orangemen still have to face UCLA, the conqueror Saturday of the Trojans.
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November 30, 1959

Football's 10th Week

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Kentucky , which had yet to win in six SEC games, turned on Tennessee 20-0. Calvin Bird scored all Wildcat touchdowns, the last on a 62-yard punt return.

Coach Bear Bryant's reconstruction schedule at Alabama came perilously close to running late. Little Memphis State , which had the better of the statistics, was the culprit before Alabama prevailed 14-7 with a second-half comeback.

In other games Auburn drubbed Mississippi Southern 28-7 and Florida stopped Florida State 18-8. The top three:

1. LSU (9-1)
3. GEORGIA (8-1)

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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