Sport: Trophies and Gophers

Toward the mythical championship of U.S. college football, Minnesota still leads the nationwide march this week. The goal ahead is a new team trophy whose donor is Minnesota's own M Club (lettermen).

Its members have just put up a walnut-&-silver plaque in memory of the father of Minnesota football, Dr. Henry L. Williams, head coach from 1900 to 1922.

Like its two predecessors,* the Williams award will go to the college winning the mythical U.S. championship three times during the next ten years. But instead of a private jury, its basis of reckoning...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!