In 1974, the game did not ultimately have national championship implications, but the game did feature two of the best teams in football. The Ohio State Buckeyes and the USC Trojans played in the game. Entering the game the Buckeyes were 9 0 1 on the season and the Trojans were 9 1 1.
Bart Starr, QB (Sidney Lanier High, Alabama): A 17th round draft pick in 1956 after playing little during his final two seasons at Alabama, he took over as the Green Bay Packers’ starting quarterback in 1959. He was named the MVP of the first two Super Bowls, won the league MVP award in 1966, posted a 9 1 postseason record, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977. He threw for 24,718 yards and 152 touchdowns in his pro career..
“Bill does a tremendous job of understanding the pulse of his team. He relates to everyone very well and I’ve been able to see that and look at that through a different lens. When we need a push, he pushes us. The blues rock guitar hero of the late returns to his childhood home of Ottawa, the place where he saw Jimi Hendrix as a youngster and found his life path in electrifying blues rock. Remembered as the guy who seared blistering hard rock tunes such as Snortin Whiskey and Boom Boom (Out Go The Lights) into our impressionable brains, he now tours as a power trio with bassist David Pastorius and drummer Tommy Craig. During an Ottawa club show a couple of years ago, he showed he still rocking as hard as he did in his Chaud days..
Langford showed flashes of brilliance last season, but this could be a tough matchup for him. I would definitely start him though, if you have him. He’ll get at least 15 carries I think, and maybe even see action in the screen game. The Browns play hard and there’s little reason to think that they can’t get in the win column here. At this point in time, the Colts have more promise but the Jaguars have to be considered the better team. This one figures to stay tight as both teams will try to establish a superior run game.
Lineman are at a premium in this league and to get a player of Matt quality back into the Green and Gold allows us to protect the quarterback and get a good player back, said Eskimos general manager Ed Hervey. Familiar with him, but more importantly, it adds depth to that Canadian group, especially as banged up as we been over the last few weeks. Drafted by the Saskatchewan Roughriders out of Queen University, the six foot 11, 340 pound O opted to spend his first year of professional football on the Bengals practice roster..