Football: Countdown to Pasadena

Though the college football season is barely under way, the experts are already excited about the expected climax. The date Jan. 1, 1969. The place: the Rose Bowl, in Pasadena, Calif. The teams: Purdue (probable champions of the Big Ten) and Southern California (favorites to lead the Pacific Eight conference). That game, if it does take place, will probably decide the national championship. But the real drama will lie in the competition between the two most colorful players in college football: Purdue's Leroy Keyes, 21, and Southern Cal's Orenthal James Simpson,...