Football: Dec. 15, 1930

Not so well drilled as Army or so strong as Northwestern, both of which were beaten by Notre Dame, Southern California was rated higher in the betting odds because: 1) West Coast teams have generally won on their home fields from teams from other parts of the U S. enervated by the sunny weather; 2) Notre Dame had won 18 straight games in two seasons, was thought to be tired. Instead, Knute Rockne's various prancing backfielders at once bewildered the over-rated Trojans with brilliant plays, throwing for losses Southern California's famed Plungers Plinckert...

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