There is too often a tendency to think of the college game in terms of Columbus and South Bend. The country knows of and has come to recognize Bear Bryant, Darrell Royal and Woody Hayes. But these things are only a part of college football. The game, as these and succeeding pages show, is also played in such places as Frostburg, Md. and Spearfish, S. Dak. and, while they are in no danger of being recognized, Hornsby Howell, Tillman Sease and Gladden Dye Jr. are coaches, too. When the Millsaps squad comes barreling onto the field, it is just as charged up as USC, and the action promises to be furious, even though it does not cost as much to watch.
Late November in Albuquerque is sweater weather as an underflow crowd watches New Mexico score against Brigham Young. It is warmer in Daytona Beach, part of the heat generated by the Bethune-Cookman band. In McMinnville, Ore., Linfield College has enough going against Lewis and Clark to excite all of its substitutes except a remarkably casual No. 66.
Presenting the well-disciplined Black Hills State (non-marching) Band of Spearfish, S. Dak. as it entertains itself and friends during the Nebraska Wesleyan game. New Hampshire's acrobatic cheerleaders go through an on-campus warmup drill while a couple of the victorious Frostburg State Bobcats give each other a muddy hand.
Just 25 minutes from Broadway, Columbia-Fordham are on stage