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Pete Elliott, 30, ambitious former Michigan quarterback, pulled up stakes after one season at Nebraska to become youngest football coach ever at U. of California. To succeed him at Nebraska: Backfield Coach Bill Jennings.

Tenley Albright, pert junior at Radcliffe who won her first figure skating title at 11 and went on to take national, Olympic and world championships, has been accepted by Harvard Medical School and will give up competition "for a while."

Bud Ekins, 26, intrepid motorcyclist from Tarzana, Calif., whizzed his Triumph 150 miles across desert, through sand washes and up snow-packed mountain passes in 3:55 to win the Big Bear (Calif.) Hare and Hound national championship.

Philip K. Wrigley, chewing gum king, president-owner of Chicago Cubs and the last major league holdout against night ball, has been selected by the New York baseball writers to receive Bill Slocum award "for meritorious long service."