ARKANSAS VS. GA. TECH

The light but potent Razorbacks hurl speed at Yellow Jacket heft before 40,000 Jan. 2. CBS-TV, 2 P.M., E.S.T.
December 21, 1959

GEORGIA TECH
Good big men

This is not a vintage year at Georgia Tech, where generally the quality is high, but woe to the team that relies on that fact. There is plenty of body in Tech's punishing line, which averages 216 pounds per man. All-America Center-Linebacker Maxie Baughan calls the signals for a superbly refined defense that will keep Tech in the game. The Yellow Jackets are entirely capable of spending the afternoon punting, punting, punting until they force a fumble or an interception or a blocked kick. And their offense could get going if mercurial Quarterback Fred Braselton chooses New Year's to have one of his good days. When he is on he is a damaging passer and shrewd play-maker who can get a lot of yardage out of Halfbacks Billy Williamson and Frank Nix running wide. And if they're going well Braselton can send powerful, stand-up runner Taz Anderson straight up the middle, where his inability to cut, however, may hamper him. It would be old-style Georgia Tech football at its exciting best. An in-and-out team that has been plagued with injuries all year, Tech may sparkle fiercely. It hardly could go altogether flat.

ARKANSAS
Better little men

All season it was the same story: the good little men of Arkansas were usually better than the good big men they played against. Partly this was due to the astute game strategy of Coach Frank Broyles, but mostly it could be attributed to the team's great speed and mobility. Basically a running team, the fiery Razorbacks have two constant touchdown threats in Halfbacks Jim Mooty and Lance Alworth, running out of the slot-T formation which Arkansas favors. But Quarterback Jim Monroe is a deadly short passer and will throw long on occasion, mainly to the swift Alworth, thus giving his team a diversified attack. It is on defense that Arkansas will have to scramble. Its lack of size (the line averages 195 pounds) makes it vulnerable to straight-ahead power, and Arkansas frequently overshifts, exposing the short side of the field to end sweeps of the sort Tech dotes on. On the credit side, the fast Razorbacks seldom give up long passes and they possess a wonderful red-dogger in Linebacker Wayne Harris. Moreover, Broyles will want to shine against his old boss, Bobby Dodd. His team's speed and versatility should carry the day.

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ILLUSTRATION PHOTOMAXIE BAUGHAN: DEFENSIVE TROUBLESHOOTER PHOTOJIM MOOTY: BREAKAWAY RUNNER

THE RECORD

14

KENTUCKY

12

16

SMU

12

16

CLEMSON

6

14

TENNESSEE

7

6

AUBURN

7

21

TULANE

13

7

DUKE

10

14

NOTRE DAME

10

7

ALABAMA

9

14

GEORGIA

21

HE ROSTER

Braselton

11

QB

Ti bbetts

15

QB

Nix

20

RH

Faucette

25

LH

Graning

26

LH

Williamson

30

RH

Anderson

41

FB

Smith

42

FB

Baughan

55

C

McKinney

60

LG

Ericksen

61

LG

Reed

68

RG

Pilgrim

69

RG

Shaw

71

LT

Deese

72

RT

Nutting

75

RT

Powell

80

LE

Murphy

84

RE

Rudolph

85

RE

Burch

86

LE

X-RAY BOX

GA.

TECH

OPP.

Runs attempted

427

432

Rushing yardage

1,446

1,135

Passes attempted

96

146

Passes completed

44

75

Passing yardage

577

1,028

Passes int'ceptd by

9

5

TDs on int'cepts

0

0

Punts

73

80

Avg. dist. punts

36.7

35.7

Fumbles

22

25

Fumbles lost

15

15

Field goals att.

5

4

Successful

2

3

2-pt. conv. att.

2

5

Successful

0

0

1-pt. conv. att.

16

10

Successful

15

8

Best kickoff ret.

43

99

Avg. kickoff ret.

20.6

26.3

TDs on kickoff

0

1

Punt returns

28

29

Longest punt ret.

33

50

Avg. punt ret.

11.2

10

TDs, punt ret.

0

0

Penalties

33

36

Yds. lost pens.

280

307

THE RECORD

28

TULSA

0

13

OKLAHOMA STATE

7

3

TCU

0

23

BAYLOR

7

12

TEXAS

13

0

MISSISSIPPI

28

12

TEXAS A&M

7

14

RICE

10

17

SMU

14

27

TEXAS TECH

8

THE ROSTER

Monroe

10

QB

McKinney

11

QB

Alworth

23

RH

Mooty

24

LH

Kyser

27

RH

Cox

31

FB

Williams

43

LH

Alberty

45

FB

Switzer

53

C

Harris

55

C

Gardner

56

RG

Luplow

65

LG

Garrett

66

LG

Hollander

72

RT

Henderson

74

LT

Epp

79

LT

Gaston

81

LE

Tranum

83

RE

Butler

84

LE

Letsinger

88

RE

X-RAY BOX

ARK.

OPP.

Runs attempted

512

446

Rushing yardage

2,106

1,468

Passes attempted

90

164

Passes completed

45

84

Passing yardage

532

949

Passes int'ceptd by

9

13

TDs on int'cepts

0

0

Punts

53

56

Avg. dist. punts

36.6

34.6

Fumbles

30

48

Fumbles lost

20

26

Field goals att.

4

6

Successful

2

1

2-pt. conv. att.

5

2

Successful

2

1

1-pt. conv. att.

16

10

Successful

11

10

Best kickoff ret.

51

32

Avg. kickoff ret.

19.9

21.5

TDs on kickoffs

0

0

Punt returns

20

22

Longest punt ret.

44

13

Avg. punt ret.

7.2

6.1

TDs, punt ret.

0

0

Penalties

53

45

Yds. lost pens.

485

401

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)