Sport: Terrifying Tigers

On defense, Memphis State's burly linemen (average weight: 222 Ibs.) gang-tackled viciously: every pile-up seemed to be covered by flocks of blue-and-grey jerseys. On offense, Memphis State was far from peak form, but still had more than enough power to brush aside sturdy Abilene Christian whenever it counted. Coach Billy Jack Murphy cleared his 38-player bench in a merciful attempt to keep the score down, but even that tactic failed: the unbeaten Tigers rolled up 379 yds. and romped to an easy 35-0 victory.

Too Good. When the slaughter finally ended, outclassed Abilene Christian could take some comfort in the fact that...

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