People, Nov. 19, 1979

Very few football teams use an eight-three defense these days. But if one should, there is a fine running play against it in which the quarterback fakes to a running back, who moves off tackle to take out the outside linebacker, and then—wait a minute, those blackboard chalk lines resemble old Ski Nose himself.

Which is probably why Alabama Coach Bear Bryant, whose defenses are more sophisticated and whose team, as a result, is so far No.l this year, looked skeptical when Bob Hope dropped by to outline the Ski Nose slant for the Crimson Tide. Hope was in Tuscaloosa filming for...

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