Sport: Too Rough for Football

Mike McKeever—fast, rock-hard and big (6 ft. 1 in., 220 lbs.)—is the tougher of U.S.C.'s famed McKeever twins (TIME, Oct. 26). Last week, studying films of the U.S.C.-California game (U.S.C. 14, Cal 7), the president and chancellor of the University of California leveled serious charges against U.S.C.'s star lineman. While Cal's Halfback Steve Bates lay spilled on his back, out of bounds, after an 11-yd. run, McKeever had piled on him. The play was over, yet "McKeever not only continued his forward momentum but changed course towards Bates. He dived at Steve Bates with his elbow far extended, which hit Bates...

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