Sport: Buckeye Fever

For one day Columbus, Ohio was the football capital of the U.S. At stake was the Big Nine championship and, just possibly, a California Rose Bowl trip.

Taking first things first, Ohio State's homegrown, all-civilian, unbeaten team crashed head-on into once-beaten Michigan. With backfield strength about equal, this was one more gridiron battle that was decided up front. The Michigan line hit hard, but not quite so hard as Ohio's, led by 190-lb. Bill Hackett, prospective All-America guard, and Bill Willis, husky Negro tackle. Their bone-crushing tackles were mainly responsible for four Michigan...

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