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RED GRANGE PREDICTS
Mervin Hyman
October 05, 1959
Dartmouth vs. Pennsylvania The Indians must be better than their shocking loss to Holy Cross would indicate. Penn is improved but the choice is DARTMOUTH.
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October 05, 1959

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Dartmouth vs. Pennsylvania
The Indians must be better than their shocking loss to Holy Cross would indicate. Penn is improved but the choice is DARTMOUTH.

Pitt vs. UCLA
Porous pass protection cost Pitt dearly against Southern California, and the Panthers will find UCLA's defenders just as tough to contain. It looks like a win for UCLA.

Army vs. Illinois
The Illini are overmatched in this one. Joe Caldwell's great passing and Bob Anderson's running will make it easy for ARMY.

Iowa vs. Northwestern
A tough one to pick. Northwestern was up for Oklahoma, and the Wildcats can't afford any letdown against that smart-looking Iowa attack. In a close game, IOWA.

Oklahoma vs. Colorado
Coach Bud Wilkinson's teams rarely ever get thumped and, when they do, they get mad. Look for the Sooners to come bouncing back against Colorado. OKLAHOMA.

Purdue vs. Notre Dame
The Irish, even without Red Mack, George Izo, looked good against North Carolina. But Purdue's rough-tough defense will be harder to crack. A vote for PURDUE.

Louisiana State vs. Baylor
After this one, LSU will just about own the Southwest Conference. Billy Cannon and his three-deep Bengal teammates make Baylor their third SWC victim. LSU.

Georgia Tech vs. Clemson
Tech wins the close ones, but Clem-son's ground power and stifling defense will be more than the Engineers can handle. CLEMSON.

Southern Methodist vs. Navy
SMU's loss to Georgia Tech proved that the Mustangs need more than Don Meredith's great passing to win. Navy has a fine passer in Joe Tranchini and explosive runners in Joe Bellino and Joe Matalavage. A tossup, but I'll take NAVY.

Texas vs. California
This is the NBC-TV game, so I won't pick it. California showed defensive weakness against Iowa, and Texas, with its wide-open offense, will try to exploit these deficiencies.

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