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William F. Reed
September 24, 1990
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September 24, 1990

College Report

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So is Mayweather. In leading the Cadets to a 24-7 win over Holy Cross, he spun and slashed his way to 127 yards and scored twice. But it's a different world at the Point now.


Gannon, a Division III school in Erie, Pa., won its first game in 40 years by defeating Hobart 20-10. No, Gannon hasn't been that bad that long. The Knights dropped football following the 1950 season and went 0-7 last year after resuming the sport....

Another school that has revived football is NAIA Division II Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn. Last Saturday, the Bulldogs took a 38-0 beating from Campbellsville (Ky.) College in their first game since giving up the sport in 1949. Cumberland is still in the record books for being the loser in college football's biggest rout—222-0 in 1916 to a Georgia Tech team coached by John Heisman....

The early leader for hard-luck-team-of-the-year has to be 0-2 Stanford. Colorado beat the Cardinal 21-17 by scoring with 12 seconds remaining, and then UCLA squeaked by Stanford 32-31 on a 21-yard field goal by Brad Daluiso with a second to go....

In a 45-20 victory over Oregon State, Nevada-Las Vegas failed to convert after each of its six touchdowns, missing with three kicks, two runs and a pass. The botched conversion attempts didn't matter, because Oregon State lost six fumbles....

New Arkansas coach Jack Crowe had a strange feeling in his debut, a 28-3 win over Tulsa. "I kept wondering why everybody was looking at me," he said. "I figured that out. I was the head coach. So I got busy doing things."

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