Sport: Southern Accent

Last year only four major football teams wound up their regular seasons undefeated, untied. Three of them were Southern: Texas Christian, Duke, Tennessee. All three were invited to participate in post-season Bowl games. Two of them beat their opponents and the third (Duke) had Southern California licked until 18 seconds before the Rose Bowl's final whistle.

This year the Dixie landslide has continued. On the second Saturday of the season, Louisiana State and Alabama overpowered Holy Cross and Fordham—two of the East's most powerful teams. The following week, Tulane trimmed Fordham and North...

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