Sport: Hail the Halfbacks

Just as the season has produced no football team that towers head and shoulders above all the others, it has uncovered no single outstanding player in the tradition of Minnesota's Bronko Nagurski (1929), Michigan's Tom Harmon (1940), Ohio State's Hopalong Cassady (1955). Instead, All-America selectors—and the pro teams—will have to choose among a large group of topflight, if not superhuman players.

As always in the T formation world of football, the congestion of good players is heavy at quarterback. Three of the year's best are California's Joe Kapp, a vicious blocker and tackier who...

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