Sport: Red Blaik's Blues

All week long, West Point's Coach Earl ("Red") Blaik had been singing the blues. To hear him tell it, Penn State's Nittany Lions would gobble his hamstrung team in a single gulp. His backfield, if he could field one at all. would be an impromptu joke. Joe Cygler, Army's fleet left halfback, was out for the season with a snapped ankle. Dick Murtland, another halfback, was laid up with a charley horse. Bob Kyasky, the fastest back of all, was nursing a bad knee. Mike Zeigler had run afoul of Army discipline and was finished with 'football. Don Holleder, the All-America...

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