Sport: From the Halls of Siwash . . .

This year the Marines made college football. This week they are wrecking it.

Long before the beginning of one of the dizziest football seasons ever, Marine procurement officers scoured the colleges for the biggest, healthiest men—ideal Marine officer material. Many were naturally athletes. This week most of them (and some Navy trainees) move on from their foster alma maters to active training. The transfers will leave gaping holes in all but two of the top U.S. elevens:

> Alonzo Stagg's College of the Pacific team (which lost its glowing chance fortnight ago of representing...

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