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Deficient in muscle power, the East has old rivalries, color

That there's no business like show business was proved again last year in the East, which had some of the most forgettable football but also the most famous player in the country. Fans from Sandy Hook to San Diego warmed to Army's dazzling experiment in apartheid, followed the luck of the Lonely End, Bill Carpenter, with keen anticipation and cheered Colonel Earl H. (Red) Blaik, director and choreographer of the entire production, during a splendid valedictory season at West Point.

It is a pleasure to report, then, that Carpenter will be exiled again this year. Indeed, it would take a federal court order to get the new head man, 35-year-old Dale Hall of Blaik's 1958 staff, to reintegrate the team.

By the same token, we may expect stout affirmations from Harvard that the real name of its little gamecock of a quarterback is actually Charlie Ravenel, not Charlie Brown. People soaked in that name, Ravenel, and thought, "Gee, look at that southern boy dealing out those plays like a river boat gambler dealing faro. I mean, with a name like that, he might have a derringer up his sleeve."

All right, so Ravenel is from Charleston; the name is real. The thing is, if there are many more Lonely Ends or Charlie the Gamblers—things like that—people are going to start thinking that the bright boys over at BBDO are handling eastern college football. What's that formation they're using at Brown? The side-saddle T? Uh huh.

Actually, while the East can use all the showmanship it can get, its football is not necessarily dropping dead. Possibly it would take Barnum himself to convince anyone that the glory days are returning, but the major independents get in their licks against intersectional opponents, and the various bands of brothers who play heavily de-emphasized football belt the blazes out of one another within conference boundaries.

In New England, the very cradle of football, the Ivy League outlook is dominant. The primary educational responsibilities of the schools are stressed; athletic recruiting and practice sessions are curtailed. All told, 26 New England colleges and universities have football teams. With the exception of the Yale Bowl, which seats 70,896, there are no huge craters to be filled each weekend. Harvard, the apotheosis of ivy, went so far as to remove 17,000 end-zone seats in 1951 and reduce the capacity of its stadium—the first big one in the country—to 38,114.

"Let's face it," says John P. Curley, director of athletic facilities at Boston College, "football here is very provincial. We get a good share of the local talent, but we don't draw athletes much beyond the New England-New York area. Neither do the other schools, except Harvard, Yale and Dartmouth, which have a greater geographical representation.

"The reason is simple. Our educational standards are high. We want the good boys, but their marks must be good, too. Many fine players apply, but you'd be surprised at the number who have to be turned down. Their grades just aren't good enough to meet our standards.

"The high school football in New England is as good as any. This is one of the hottest recruiting sections in the country. That is obvious when the Big Ten and southern schools come in every year and siphon off a lot of good boys.

"My observation is that we will have one outstanding team in New England every 10 years or so. I've also noticed that many of our finest players are the best students. Our Sugar Bowl team in 1940 had the finest scholastic record of any of our clubs. Nearly a third of the team was graduated with honors."

Harry Arlanson of Tufts, one of the most successful small-college coaches in the East, rarely has a full squad on hand for practice.

"With late classes and lab periods," he says, "I'm lucky if I can get all the boys together even one day a week."

Like his fellow coaches at the larger schools, Dr. Eddie Anderson of Holy Cross can usually count on only one good team and a few capable substitutes. This lack of depth is often a cause of defeat; still, a New England coach can usually count on not being rudely strung up in effigy.

"Dr. Anderson," says the Very Rev. William A. Donaghy, president of Holy Cross, "is one of the finest gentlemen I have ever met. He is not merely a good football coach. By precept and example on the football field he extends the function of the classroom.

"With a coach like Dr. Anderson, loyal to the school and cooperative with our academic ideals, I am sure there is no danger of Holy Cross football degenerating into a matter of importing mindless muscle merchants who would be valuable to the school only eight or 10 hours a year."

Strange as it may seem to observers west of the Appalachians, where the Ivy League game has been compared unfavorably with squat tag in some quarters, Ivy League football and hard-nosed football are not mutually exclusive terms. Harvard's John Yovicsin, for example, is considered a teacher of the hard-nosed school, and Yovicsin is a man who feels that some of the most competitive football in the country is played—without benefit of spring practice—right in the Ivy League. Each Saturday Ivy opponents come jaw to jaw on relatively equal terms.

"This year," says Yovicsin, "the league is stronger from top to bottom than at any time since it became a formal competitive conference."

Look, too, say Ivy fans, at the diversity of offenses emanating from hallowed Ivy halls. Dartmouth has one of the game's cleverest strategists in Coach Bob Blackman, originator of the V formation. Yovicsin features a T with flankers. Lefty James is coming out with a spread at Cornell. Penn uses a multiple offense. Princeton sticks with the old reliable single wing. New Coach John McLaughry teaches the side-saddle T, if you'll pardon the expression, at Brown.

"Eastern football," says Coach Johnny Michelosen of Pitt, a school that plays a somewhat suicidal schedule, "is good football and on the upgrade, if you think it was ever down. The East compares very favorably with any other section of the country. Syracuse was in a bowl. The Boston teams are coming up. We were in bowl games two straight years and did pretty good. Army, Navy [which also has a new head coach, Wayne Hardin, succeeding his old boss Eddie Erdelatz] and Villanova are all plenty strong. Penn State is starting to play a more representative schedule.

"And football is leveling off. On any given Saturday any team can beat any other team. If you don't believe it, look at what Nebraska did to Pitt last year.

"It's real nice when you beat Notre Dame and tie Army as we did last year, but it's hell to lose to Nebraska and Penn State. The importance of depth was never better illustrated than in our game with Penn State. We lost three quarterbacks: Kaliden just before the game started with a freak attack of pleurisy, Toncic with a rib injury in the first few minutes of the second quarter, and Sharockman got his nose busted after only two minutes of the third quarter. We completely outplayed Penn State in the first half and wound up with a fourth-string quarterback, Peter Prince, in the second half. When you are an eastern independent playing major teams from all sections of the country week after week, a fourth-string quarterback suddenly becomes very important. For the fans it's great to play outstanding teams, and it fills the stadium. So long as you lose a few games you have no trouble getting top teams to play you.

"This year the offense is definitely opening up, trying to blow the lid off the defenses with flankers, open ends, things like that. You have to—to cope with the changing or so-called loaded defenses such as the 5-4 or nine-man line, or stunting from the 5-4. Most offenses are trying to stabilize the defense—trying to get the defense to stay in one alignment. You may not be able to stabilize a complete line, but you can stabilize a part of it by flankers and open ends. We used a so-called sentinel end who stood straight up about 10 yards out on the weak side last year. Army had Lonesome George, a similar maneuver."

Indeed, Army did. Ready, Lonesome? Ready, Charlie the Gambler? Let's play ball.


Amherst, Mass.
Colors: Purple and white

THE DOPE: The Lord Jeffs are in for endless trouble. It's not that the team will suffer a losing season but rather that the Jeffs do not have reliable replacements for two starting ends lost through graduation. Bob Leach, a 5-foot-8 quarterback, can raise himself up high enough to fire some fine passes. Catching the ball will be up to sophomores and last year's substitutes. There are other problems for new Coach Jim Ostendarp. He has no dependable fullback, little depth and a starting team that averages a pint-sized 180 pounds. However, with Veteran Terry Farina and Junior Bruce Willard at the halfback slots, and with Skip Innskeep or 1958 freshman star Steve Van Nort at fullback, the running should be good. And with line returnees like Tackle Al Wentzel, Center Tom Thompson and 165-pound dynamo Guard Ken DiNisco it should be an endurable year. In fact, this could be the year to dethrone Williams for the Little Three title.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 6, lost 2, tied 0

SEPT. 26 at Springfield (12-0)
OCT. 3 Union (58-0)
OCT. 10 Bowdoin (34-0)
OCT. 17 at Coast Guard (50-6)
OCT. 24 Wesleyan (19-0)
OCT. 31 at Tufts (7-42)
NOV. 7 Trinity (22-12)
NOV. 14 at Williams (7-12)

West Point, N. Y.
Colors: Black, gold and gray

THE DOPE: The Cadets lost quite a bit during the off season—Coach Earl Blaik and Captain Pete Dawkins—and there has been talk that Army will lose a few games on this fall's schedule, which has been called the Cadets' toughest ever. This year's foes won 58, lost 28 last season. To help him face these teams, rookie Coach Dale Hall can count on some of the finest players in the nation. Don Usry and Lonely End Bill Carpenter form one of college football's best pass-catching duos. In the backfield are two-time All-America Halfback Bob Anderson, plus a slim slingshot passer named Joe Caldwell at quarterback. Steve Waldrop should do an adequate job replacing Dawkins. A potentially sensational prospect to watch is Halfback Roger Zailskas. The first unit is strong but the line lacks dependable substitutes. One of the top junior linemen anywhere is Guard Al Vanderbush, the key man in a line that will be rebuilt from tackle to tackle.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 8, lost 0, tied 1

SEPT. 26 Boston College (no game)
OCT. 3 at Illinois (no game)
OCT 10 Penn State (26-0)
OCT. 17 at Duke (no game)
OCT. 24 Colorado State (no game)
OCT. 31 Air Force at New York (no game)
NOV. 7 Villanova (26-0)
NOV. 14 at Oklahoma (no game)
NOV. 28 Navy at Philadelphia (22-6)

Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Colors: Maroon and gold

THE DOPE: The Eagles' coach, Mike Holovak, refuses to be a pessimist in spite of losing 14 lettermen, including nine starters. He has 21 monogram winners coming back, and, although he has to ready an all-new first-string backfield, Holovak can depend on Halfback Vin Hogan and Fullback Frank Robotti, his No. 3 and No. 4 ground-gainers a year ago. Halfback Bob Perreault will also be handy. In restyling his air attack he will rely on the deft hands of Quarterback John Amabile for the passing and the big hands of Ends Larry Eisenhauer and Lou Kirouac for the receiving. Amabile hit for eight TDs and over half of his passes as Don Allard's understudy in 1958. The line, weak only at the tackles, will average 212 and will be more mobile. Key linemen are Guard Frank Casey and a pair of ex-Marines—Center Terry Glynn and Guard Don Gautreau. Team speed is improved but so is the level of competition.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 7, lost 3, tied 0

SEPT. 19 Navy (no game)
SEPT. 26 at Army (no game)
OCT. 10 Villanova (19-21)
OCT. 17 Dartmouth (no game)
OCT. 24 Marquette (21-13)
OCT. 31 at Detroit (40-0)
NOV. 7 Pittsburgh (no game)
NOV. 14 at Boston U. (18-13)
NOV. 28 at Holy Cross (26-8)

Colors: Scarlet and while

THE DOPE: The Terriers will be reinforced by last year's undefeated freshmen. Coach Steve Sinko's 1958 headaches were caused by a need for depth and another quarterback. Both needs will be filled. Supporting Emo DiNitto at quarterback will be Jack Farland, who, as a freshman, completed 21 of 30 passes for 500 yards and five TDs. Best of the halfback returnees is Paul Cancro, and he should get aid from Hugo Bolin and Sophomore Dick Robichaud. Not even the loss of All-East End Jim Kenney upsets Sinko, for he will insert Senior Gene Prebola, who led the Terriers with 15 catches, and Dave Viti, who was captain of the freshman squad, will join the end corps. In the middle of the veteran line are stalwarts like Tackle Bob Minihane and Guards Len Pare and Hal McAvoy. Yet Sinko does have a headache: finding an injury-free fullback. Bob Dell Isola, Nick DeNitto or Jim Luker may supply the relief.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 4, lost 5, tied 0

SEPT. 25 George Washington, N (no game)
OCT. 3 at Kansas (no game)
OCT. 9 West Virginia (36-30)
OCT. 17 at Penn State (0-34)
OCT. 23 Connecticut (36-22)
OCT. 31 at Massachusetts (28-14)
NOV. 7 at Holy Cross (8-16)
NOV. 14 Boston College (13-18)
NOV. 21 Syracuse (0-42)

Colors: Brown and while

THE DOPE: The Bruins, even with a new coach and renovated offense, will have a hard time clawing their way to the top of the Ivy. Coach John McLaughry, who moved over from Amherst, will have just nine of 30 lettermen back. Elusive Wingback Bob Carlin and Tailback Ray Barry can both scamper with the ball. Each has a problem: Carlin to stay healthy; Barry to improve his passing. At fullback will be Paul Choquette, No. 2 rusher in the Ivy League, who has the power to go inside and the speed to go outside. Nick Pannes should fit well in the saddle at quarterback in a backfield that ranks with the best in the league. He is a nifty runner but only a so-so pass threat. Good as these backs are, they will be hampered by a jerry-built line headed by Tackle Tom Budrewicz and End Charlie Olobri, top all-round players. Unless these men get support, Brown will not match its fourth-place finish in 1958.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 6, lost 3, tied 0

SEPT. 26 Columbia (22-0)
OCT. 3 at Yale (35-29)
OCT. 10 at Dartmouth (0-20)
OCT. 17 at Pennsylvania (20-21)
OCT. 24 Rhode Island (47-6)
OCT. 31 at Princeton (18-28)
NOV. 7 at Cornell (12-8)
NOV. 14 Harvard (29-22)
NOV. 26 Colgate (28-6)

Lewisburg, Pa.
Colors: Orange and blue

THE DOPE: The Bisons, 1-8 last year, are not extinct. Leading the Herd in its attempt to stay alive is Quarterback Paul Terhes, winner of both the Middle Atlantic passing and total offense titles as a sophomore. Coach Bob Odell, who spent nine seasons tutoring Wisconsin backs, rates Terhes one of the niftiest in college ranks. The rest of the backfield is not so talented. To perk up the scoring punch, Odell will veer from the T and use a more diversified assault that will be filled with pass plays. A stickout in a slow-moving line is hustling Captain Larry Mathias, a sturdy center and linebacker. Vying for the vacated tackle jobs are Dick Bourdeau, Kirk Foulke and Bob Patzwell. Odell can only hope that End Dennie Cox and Center Tom Alexander will be recuperated from operations and that newcomers will produce. The Bisons will approach the .500 mark, but a real winning stampede is a year off.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 1, lost 8, tied 0

SEPT. 26 Gettysburg at Hershey, N (0-6)
OCT. 3 at Harvard (no game)
OCT. 10 Buffalo (0-38)
OCT. 17 Rutgers (12-57)
OCT. 24 at Lafayette (6-34)
OCT. 31 at Lehigh (14-34)
NOV. 7 at Colgate (0-7)
NOV. 14 Temple (44-6)
NOV. 21 Delaware (8-28)

Colors: Blue and white

THE DOPE: The Bulls' eye has been on the victory graph, and since 1954 there has been a steady raising of the eye as the line has climbed from a 2-7 record to last fall's 8-1, Improving this last mark will be tough, but the Bulls should level off at this plateau of success with a team that will be plenty strong. In fact, with just six seniors listed as starters, Coach Dick Offenhamer will have some good talent to carry over into 1960. Halfback Willie Evans, the lone senior starter in the backfield, is the mainspring in the running game, which is the impetus behind the offense. Quarterback Gordon Bukaty spearheads the split-T but is in need of trusty ends. Completing the backfield ensemble are Halfback George Maue and Fullback Tom MacDougall. Co-captains and standouts in a line that is solid from tackle to tackle are Guard Stan Kowalski and Tackle Sam Sanders. A fourth consecutive winning record seems imminent.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 8, lost 1, tied 0

SEPT. 26 at Temple (54-6)
OCT. 3 Cortland State (7-6)
OCT. 10 at Bucknell (38-0)
OCT. 17 at Baldwin-Wallace, N (0-26)
OCT. 24 Western Reserve (19-6)
OCT. 31 at Youngst'n (no game)
NOV. 7 Rhode Island (no game)
NOV. 14 Gettysburg (no game)
NOV. 21 Marshall (no game)

Hamilton, N. Y.
Color: Maroon

THE DOPE: The Red Raiders will be glad when Thanksgiving arrives. That's the day of their final game of what looks like an unpromising season for Coach Alva Kelley, formerly of Brown. His reconstruction problems are vast, for what holdovers he does have come from a team that was outscored 251-46 and lost its last six contests. Though the interior line will be the strongest in a number of years, the ends are in bad shape. Quarterback Bob Paske runs, passes, handles the ball well but needs to be game-tested to develop. Bernie Dailey, rampage-running 220-pound fullback, rolls out the yardage in a consistently convincing manner. Manning the halves will be Juniors Harold Jackson and Herman Brauch. Jackson will have to temper his speed with caution due to a leg injury. More speed and added deception with Kelley's flanker plays will bolster the point production. Still, tough times are ahead for the master of Colgate's fortunes.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 1, lost 8, tied 0

SEPT. 26 Cornell (0-13)
OCT. 3 at Penn State (no game)
OCT. 10 at Rutgers (7-21)
OCT. 17 at Princeton (13-40)
OCT. 24 at Yale (7-14)
OCT. 31 at Holy Cross (0-20)
NOV. 7 Bucknell (7-0)
NOV. 14 at Syracuse (0-47)
NOV. 26 at Brown (6-28)

New York City
Colors: Blue and white

THE DOPE: The Lions need something more than hope after two 1-8 records; specifically, they need a classy quarterback. Coach Buff Donelli admits his Lions are in for some painful losses. What little hope there was for 1959 was extinguished when Tackle Brian Dennehy, the captain and No. 1 lineman, dropped out of school. With no reliable signal caller the offense looks as weak as a year ago when Columbia was outscored 291-35. Over-all, there will be improvement, due mostly to upcoming members of the best freshman team in a decade. Russell Warren is the top backfield candidate from this freshman squad, and the best newcomer on the line is Tackle Bob Asack. Halfback Harvey Brookins is the best backfield holdover. With one of the largest squads in modern Columbia history, the Lions will be out to remove the zero from the scoreboard, something they were unable to do in their final four outings of 1958.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 1, lost 8, tied 0

SEPT. 26 at Brown (0-22)
OCT. 3 Princeton (8-43)
OCT. 10 at Yale (13-0)
OCT. 17 at Harvard (0-26)
OCT. 24 Holy Cross (no game)
OCT. 31 at Cornell (0-25)
NOV. 7 Dartmouth (0-38)
NOV. 14 Pennsylvania (0-42)
NOV. 21 Rutgers (0-61)

Storrs, Conn.
Colors: Blue and white

THE DOPE: The Huskies have it again this year. Returning are 17 of 25 lettermen from a squad that set school marks of 2,341 yards rushing and 281 points in 10 contests. Coach Bob Ingalls, now in his eighth year as head coach, will have his boys moving out of an unbalanced wing T in quest of their fourth straight Yankee Conference crown. Pacing the running will be Halfbacks Bill Minnerly, who is tall and tricky, and Bob Horan, who is small and swift. Minnerly advanced the ball 4.4 yards a clip and Horan led with 6.4 yards a try, caught 12 passes, scored 58 points. Quarterbacking will be handled by Harry Drivas, one of the East's ace passers with 43% completions. Fullback work will be done by Jim Browning and Lou Noferi. Heading the line forces are Ends Barry O'Connell and Tom Conroy and Tackle Joe Llodra. Connecticut has just about everything except official bigtime status—and that's not far off.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 7, lost 3, tied 0

SEPT. 19 Springfield (41-14)
SEPT. 26 at Yale (6-8)
OCT. 3 at Rutgers (no game)
OCT. 10 Massachusetts (28-14)
OCT. 17 at Maine (21-6)
OCT. 23 at Boston U., N (22-36)
OCT. 31 New Hampshire (34-0)
NOV. 7 at Northeastern (38-14)
NOV. 14 Rhode Island (36-8)

Ithaca, N.Y.
Colors: Carnelian and white

THE DOPE: The Big Red's hopes lean on a trio of Ts—what with Marcello Tino, Phil Taylor and George Telesh leading a balanced attack out of Coach Lefty James's slot-T. Tino, a dandy runner but mediocre passer, has the difficult task of taking over for Quarterback Tom Skypeck, runner-up in Ivy League total offense as he led Cornell to a second-place tie. Unless Tino's passing improves, Sophomore Dave McKelvey will step in. Fullback Taylor is the lone returning starter in the backfield, and Telesh is a fast-moving newcomer. George Ekstrom and Dick Nicoletti are the leading halfbacks. End John' Sadusky and Guard Dave Feeney can go both ways and are the main cogs in an improved line that has speed but a deficiency of beef. James's most worrisome item is a spotty pass defense. The reserve strength is improved, and James, despite the loss of 14 of 28 lettermen, for his 13th year at Cornell feels optimistic.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 6, lost 3, tied 0

SEPT. 26 at Colgate (13-0)
OCT. 3 Lehigh (no game)
OCT. 10 at Harvard (21-14)
OCT. 17 Yale (12-7)
OCT. 24 at Princeton (34-8)
OCT. 31 Columbia (25-0)
NOV. 7 Brown (8-12)
NOV. 14 at Dartmouth (15-32)
NOV. 26 at Pennsylvania (19-7)

Hanover, N.H.
Color: Green

THE DOPE: The Indians got a wigwam-full of mail last summer. On the writing end was Coach Bob Blackman, and his letters contained information on new offensive patterns. He has spiced his V formation with single and double slots, men in motion, balanced and unbalanced lines. Quarterback Bill Gundy works the option beautifully, and his classy runs, passes and fakes keep the V zipping along. Converted End Bill Hibbs will be tried at fullback. Jake Crouthamel, sixth nationally in rushing (722 yards, 5.9 a try) and punt return average (17.1), is set at left half and will team with Len DiSavino or Al Rozycki. The Big Green will use a stunting defense led by Tackle Lee Horschman, a hard-hitting swing man. Ken DeHaven is a fine center and linebacker. With 14 of 29 lettermen missing, winning a second consecutive Ivy League title will not be easy, and Blackman's replacement problem will have to be solved for the stretch run.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 7, lost 2, tied 0

SEPT. 26 Holy Cross (8-14,)
OCT. 3 at Pennsylvania (13-12)
OCT. 10 Brown (20-0)
OCT. 17 at Boston College (no game)
OCT. 24 at Harvard (8-16)
OCT. 31 at Yale (22-14)
NOV. 7 at Columbia (38-0)
NOV. 14 Cornell (32-15)
NOV. 21 at Princeton (21-12)

Newark, Del.
Colors: Blue and gold

THE DOPE: The Blue Hens are one of the best teams in the Middle Atlantic Conference's university division. A strong ground game and a stubborn defense, characteristics of Coach Dave Nelson's squads, will dominate. If one man is to be singled out as the key to success or failure, it would have to be Quarterback Gampy Pellegrini, a passing threat but a plodder on the run. Last fall's leading rusher, Jack Turner, and Tony Suravitch will be running mates, and John Bowman will be stationed at fullback in the wing T. Captain Mark Hurm centers an experienced line. Dick Broadbent, the only nonsenior regular, stretches the measuring tape to 6 feet 3½ inches and is a sure-handed end. Although the golden egg really belongs to the goose, the Blue Hens could part the weeds and pluck the prize if they add a little more fleetness afoot and some support at the guards to fill out and firm up what appears to be an uncertain middle line.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 5, lost 3, tied 0

SEPT. 26 Lehigh (7-8)
OCT. 3 at Massachusetts (28-14)
OCT. 10 at Lafayette (6-7)
OCT. 17 New Hampshire (36-14)
OCT. 24 Marshall (no game)
OCT. 31 at Rutgers (20-37)
NOV. 7 Temple (35-14)
NOV. 14 at Bowling Green (no game)
NOV. 21 at Bucknell (28-8)

Cambridge, Mass.
Color: Crimson

THE DOPE: The Crimson revitalization program under Coach John Yovicsin seems ready to pay off. Gamblin' Charlie Ravenel brought joy to The Square last year when his daring quarterbacking paid off, and for the first time in a long while Harvard is looking forward eagerly to a new season. Consistency was the trademark of the ground game: Ravenel, Fullback Sam Halaby and Halfbacks Chet Boulris and Larry Repsher averaged between 3.7 and 4.1 yards a carry from the T. Up front, however, there may be some frenetic efforts to ready an almost entirely new line, for End Hank Keohane is the only returning starter. New talent from a freshman outfit which had a 6-1 mark will have to give a lot of help. Most likely prospects are End Bob Boyda, Guard Bill Swinford and Tackle Darwin Wile. Harvard will show plenty of pep and just might have its first winning season in five years if the new linemen can hold up.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 4, lost 5, tied 0

SEPT. 26 Massachusetts (no game)
OCT. 3 Bucknell (no game)
OCT. 10 Cornell (14-21)
OCT. 17 Columbia (26-0)
OCT. 24 Dartmouth (16-8)
OCT. 31 at Pennsylvania (6-19)
NOV. 7 Princeton (14-16)
NOV. 14 at Brown (22-29)
NOV. 21 at Yale (28-0)

Worcester, Mass.
Color: Purple

THE DOPE: The Crusaders are under doctor's care—Dr. Eddie Anderson, that is. As he enters his 34th campaign as a major college coach and his 16th autumn at Worcester, he is prepared to treat his patient with care. He'll have to, for the patient has been hurt. First came the loss of Quarterback Tom Greene and Guard Jim Healy via graduation. Then came the news that John Moynihan, a fine junior fill-in for Greene, was ineligible. However, there is hope, for steel-like Guard Vince Promuto and Captain Charlie Pacunas, a two-way end, are healthy. Running the multiple T attack will be either Ken Komodzinski, Terry Byron or a sophomore flash named Joe Corr. With Greene gone there will be more running, most of it by John Allen, who does everything well at halfback. End Jack Fellin and Halfback Kevin Malone are standout sophomores who are given a chance of cracking the starting lineup.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 6, lost 3, tied 0

SEPT. 26 at Dartmouth (14-8)
OCT. 3 Villanova (no game)
OCT. 10 Dayton (26-0)
OCT. 17 at Syracuse (14-13)
OCT. 24 at Columbia (no game)
OCT. 31 Colgate (20-0)
NOV. 7 Boston U. (16-8)
NOV. 14 at Penn State (0-32)
NOV. 21 at Marquette (14-0)
NOV. 28 Boston College (8-26)

Easton, Pa.
Colors: Maroon and white

THE DOPE: The Leopards are spotty. Up front things are shaky, what with holes to be filled at both tackles. On the other hand, all the backfield posts in this split-T outfit should be well staffed. Cementing the defense will be four staunch linemen—End Dan Wooten, Tackles Joel Gustafson, Dave Bloyse and Guard Gary Schulz. Precocious Sophomore Halfback Walt Doleschal accounts for good yardage on runs and punt returns and is the most encouraging prospect from a freshman crop that won four without a setback. Others who should make the varsity are Fullback John Franco and Tackle Jim Fadule. Captain Don Nikies led the Middle Atlantic Conference university division in rushing and will be at fullback. Dividing the assignment at quarterback will be Merle Bainbridge and Wayne Cipriani. Over-all, Coach Jim McConlogue is in a good position to match or better his first year's results.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 5, lost 3, tied 1

SEPT. 26 at Pennsylvania (no game)
OCT. 3 at Muhlenberg (27-14)
OCT. 10 Delaware (7-6)
OCT. 17 at Temple (35-0)
OCT. 24 Bucknell (34-6)
OCT. 31 at Gettysburg (19-13)
NOV. 7 Rutgers (0-18)
NOV. 14 Tufts (8-16)
NOV. 21 at Lehigh (14-14)

Bethlehem, Pa.
Colors: Brown and white

THE DOPE: The Engineers have a lot of retooling to do. Faulty academic equipment claimed Fred Gross, total offense leader as a sophomore, and he'll be hard to replace. Studies and military service took two substitute guards. At the controls of Coach Bill Leckonby's split-T machine will be Bob Scheu and George Theiss. Sharing the halfback duties will be converted Fullback Charlie Lull and Al Richmond, a lithe 160-pounder with a six-yard rushing average. New arrival Boyd Taylor will battle Charlie Wentz for the fullback opening. When not going out for passes, Bill Jones and Jim Needham, a pair of skyscraping ends, will join Center Ed Murphy and Tackle Walt Meincke in forming a tough defense. Lehigh, with a sturdy defense and added experience, will better its treadmill-type 3-3-3 record. But Leckonby is glancing ahead to 1960, when all but one starter (barring another spring disaster) will return.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 3, lost 3, tied 3

SEPT. 26 at Delaware (8-7)
OCT. 3 at Cornell (no game)
OCT. 10 at Gettysburg (14-14)
OCT. 17 Tufts (no game)
OCT. 24 at Rutgers (13-44)
OCT. 31 Bucknell (35-14)
NOV. 7 VMI (7-7)
NOV. 14 at Davidson (no game)
NOV. 21 Lafayette (14-14)

Orono, Me.
Colors: Blue and white

THE DOPE: The Black Bears have been chasing Connecticut for the Yankee Conference honors for the past few years, and even with 18 of 28 monogram winners on hand the task is imposing. A wobbly defense, caused by the loss of six first-string linemen, is Coach Harold Westerman's major worry. He will reconstruct around Tackle Harold Violette and is grooming both Tackle Tom Vassar and Fullback Dale Curry for duty at center. The loss of Quarterback Bob Pickett is another problem, and it looks as though Manch Wheeler will get the call. His main targets will be Ends Maurice Dore and Dave Kerry. Running will supply most of the offensive punch. Wayne Champeon spearheads a trio of bruising halfbacks that also includes Jack Welch and Gerry de Grandpre. Furnishing added ground power will be Fullback Bob Bragg. It will take a lot of good runs to offset a line that averages little more than 190 pounds.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 6, lost 2, tied 0

SEPT. 19 at Massachusetts (19-6)
SEPT. 26 at Rhode Island (37-8)
OCT. 3 Vermont (26-0)
OCT. 10 at New Hampshire (14-0)
OCT. 17 Connecticut (6-21)
OCT. 24 at Bates (40-0)
OCT. 31 at Colby (12-16)
NOV. 7 Bowdoin (37-0)

Amherst, Mass.
Colors: Maroon and white

THE DOPE: The Redmen got their hides tanned under last fall's sun, and this year will be no more comfortable. Coach Charlie O'Rourke will have his braves charging from a wing T with flankers and will have much-improved John Conway sending out the smoke signals at quarterback. Conway is good on long passes, poor on short ones and is in need of receivers. Tom Delnickas has few peers in the Yankee Conference as a slashing halfback, and Roger Benvenuti should chip in with some assistance. Dick Hoss will crash up the middle from his fullback position. This rebuilt backfield shapes up fairly well, but O'Rourke will have to go with sophomores to plug the guard vacancies and, with just two senior regulars on the line, will experiment a lot. In all, the line is green and short on experience. The Redmen are improving in time to buck a tougher schedule but will have to wait until 1960 before they are a threat in the Conference.

SCHEDULE (1958 Scores)
1958 Record: Won 2, lost 6, tied 0<