Sport: Bulldozing Buckeye

In the brand of football that Coach Woody Hayes teaches at Ohio State, a fullback learns to expect a lot of punishment. "The only pass I like is the one in the classroom," says bluff Woody Hayes. In Ohio State's bread-and-butter play, the fullback simply hugs the ball to his belly, lowers his head and charges. This year such tactics have made unbeaten, once-tied Ohio State third among U.S. college teams. And no one plays the role of bulldozer better than Robert Eugene Ferguson, 22, a bullnecked (6-ft., 215-lb.) fullback who deals out as...

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