Sport: Bowlmania

It was a weekend to make the most diehard TV football fan feel as if he were caught at the bottom of a goal-line pileup. There, stutter-stepping and buttonhooking across the screen last week, were no fewer than 20 teams battling away for 30 eye-straining hours. By the time the last goal post had been torn down, a few basic truths had filtered through.

Nebraska's Johnny Rodgers, who accounted for five touchdowns in the Cornhuskers' 40-6 rout of Notre Dame in the Orange Bowl, more than merits his Heisman Trophy. U.S.C., which savaged Ohio...

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