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Even in spring a football game is the surest way to attract a crowd at the University of Oklahoma. More than 20,000 fans, hungry for a repeat of last year's AP national championship, came out Saturday for the 27th annual varsity-alumni game. The young guys, helped by the slashing runs of freshman Halfback Elvis Peacock (above), won 31-20 even though such stars as Tinker Owens and Steve Davis (right) were held out. Come New Year's night, however, they may all be playing in the Orange Bowl, celebrating the end of their postseason game and television probation and, perhaps, their 41st consecutive game without a loss.

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RICH CLARKSON