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Herman Hickman

All Herman Hickman Stories

Oct. 18, 1954

LOST PLATOON

Free substitution had its points, but football is a better game without it.

Oct. 25, 1954

NEYLAND'S BOYS

The Tennessee general has sent fine coaches to a lot of U.S. colleges.

Nov. 12, 1956

HICKMAN'S HUNCHES

•Minnesota vs. Iowa. TV game of the week. Warmath winning with minimum of mistakes. Gophers feature goal-line stands and field goals. Next goal Rose Bowl.

Nov. 11, 1957

CALDWELL OF PRINCETON

When Princeton Coach Charles W. Caldwell Jr. died of cancer last Friday, at the age of 55, college football lost one of its finest figures. In an era of Ts, split-Ts ...

Oct. 08, 1956

HERMAN HICKMAN SAYS:

Having just returned from a West Coast football weekend, let me offer some impressions. These are not happy days for the Pacific Coast Conference, where the ...

Dec. 06, 1954

LETTER TO BIGGIE

I read with interest and amazement your dissertation on the demise of the free substitution rule, erroneously referred to as the two-platoon system.

Feb. 07, 1955

NOW AND THEN

The name was definitely the thing in selecting the 1955 freshman class in the National Professional Football League—and checking over the draft choices was  ...

Oct. 15, 1956

HERMAN HICKMAN SAYS:

The Tennessee system, which is enjoying such success this season, is not just a set of plays from a single-wing balanced-line formation; rather, it is a philosophy ...

Nov. 29, 1954

SLAUGHTER IN THE COLISEUM

The largest crowd of the football season, 102,548, sweltered in midsummer heat last Saturday in the huge Coliseum in Los Angeles. A thermometer at ground ...

Oct. 29, 1956

YOU SHOULD KNOW: if you're watching football

HERMAN HICKMAN and Artist ROBERT RIGER combine their talents in an illustrated guide to the common rule infractions which the fan—as well as officials on the field—can be alert to

Oct. 10, 1955

HICKMAN'S HUNCHES for Games of Saturday, Oct. 8

•Miami vs. Notre Dame. (Friday night.) Miami has long awaited the Fighting Irish's Orange Bowl visit. Possession of the ball is nine-tenths of the law but, NOTRE ...

Nov. 21, 1955

HICKMAN'S HUNCHES for Games of Saturday, Nov. 19

•Michigan vs. Ohio State: A win for the Wolverines means the Rose Bowl. Opportunist Howard Cassady and his ground-minded crew from Columbus will be ...

Nov. 25, 1957

HICKMAN'S HUNCHES for games of Saturday, November 23

•Notre Dame—Iowa. The fighting Irish reached hew heights in Oklahoma game. Must maintain same peak if they hope to beat Hawkeyes, who lost Big Ten  ...

Nov. 11, 1957

HICKMAN'S HUNCHES for games of Saturday, November 9

•Michigan State—Notre Dame. Each team has been downed once. Irish were outclassed by the Middies. Spartans seem to have regained poise after ...