Sport: Scoreboard: Dec. 15, 1961

>When the National Football Foundation chose football's top scholar-athletes for $500 Earl Blaik Fellowships, all eight turned out to be linemen—who are supposed to be long on brawn and short on brains. The winners: Tufts' David Thompson, Rutgers' Alex Kroll, Vanderbilt's Wade Butcher, Western Reserve's Albert Iosue, Colorado's Joe Romig, Rice's Robert Johnston, Oregon State's Mike Kline, Utah State's Merlin Olsen.

>In the first Gotham Bowl at Manhattan's Polo Grounds, one of the West's best football teams proved no match for an also-ran from the rugged Southwest. Unbeaten, once tied Utah State bowed,...

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