Iowa State 9
Nov. 1, 1913
Nebraska shook off a shaky start in Ames, scoring the game's final 18 points after falling behind by 9-0. A long kick return and a lengthy field goal had the Cyclone partisans celebrating in the first quarter, but the Cornhuskers dominated play the rest of the way. Below is the Omaha Bee's account of the game. Also available is the Lincoln Star's game story.
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Omaha Bee | Sunday, Nov. 2, 1913
Ames Starts Off Like a Cyclone, but
Sucoumbs to Nebraska's At
tacks in Final Half.
HALLIGAN BACK IN THE GAME
Huskcr Tackle Who Was Injured
Plays Through Entire Game.
BECK IS INDIVIDUAL STAR
Nebraska Right Halfback Goes Over
Ames Line for Two Scores.
CRIPPLES MAKE FINE SHOWING
Cornhusker Line Gets Good After
It is Limbered Up.
I AMES LEADS IN FIRS.T HALF
Senrr Stand- Xlne to Sis, irltli Amn
at dong End nt End of Secuiiil
Period, lint Ilu-ltcrn Cnmo
AMBS, la-, Nov. 1. (Special Telegram.)
Scoreless at tho end of the first period
find beaten, 9 to 6, at the whistle of the
half, Stlehm's Cornhuskers came back
with a determined rush In tho last half
and defeated Ames, 19 to 9. The game
waa one of the most fierce!- fought ever
staged on State field. A howling crowd
. of 6,000 witnessed the defeat.
Excepting tho first quarter, when It!
looked gloomy for Nebraska, It waa Ne
braska's game. In the first period It
looked all Ames. Dut the Cornhuskers
came back on tho field In the last, halt
a different crew, outdoing Ames' dashing
offense with the same llne-batterfng. style
of play. ' Ueck, Towle, Rutherford, Coffee,
Ilalllgan and Elwell divided the honors
for Nebraska, neck's uncheckable . llnet (l
smashing and scoring waa the brilliant
feature of tho game, The star left-half
scored two touchdowns for Nebraska;
Halllgan, acting as captain Instead of
Towle, scoring the .third and final touch
down. Rutherford at right-half played a
censatlonnl smashing game, he being shot
Into and forced through the Cyclone line
time an dagaln for gains that made
uroups of successive downs In succession.
He was the backbone of tho Nebraska
defense In tho first quarter and the main
spring of Nebraska's overwhelming of- !
fenso through the rest of the game, until
he was wracked so severely by the stub'
born Cyclone defense that he was taken
out In the fourth period to be relieved
by eDlamater, who did not fall short of
Rutherford's magnificent game to any j
Ames started the game with a dash- 1
tearing speed that sw.cpt Nebraska down
the field. In the first quarter tho Cyclone
backs piled Into the 6ornhusker line with
ease. The Ames attack In the Initial
period was merciless, the Nebraska line
cffrelng a resistance as futile as a high
Ames' backs plowed great caps In the
Nebraska line, making gains of three to
seven yard at a plunge. It invariably be
ing up to the Nebraska secondary de
fense to stop the Cyclone, backs after
they had smashed through a hole In the
line. But the Nebraskans delayed the
rush In the socond period and stopped
it and turned the tide In the third and
Wilson, the Ames half who laid out
Tollfson, tho great "Gopher" quarter,
and since has been out of the game as
a result of that tackling, pounded the
Nebraska defense to pieces, he, Davta
and XJhl butchered the line for long
chunks of Cornhusker territory. Bron
nan. fighting little Ames' quarterback,
who gave the Cyclones all they got In
the way of scoring. In tho first quarter
he crossed the Nebraska goal for the
third time that that deed has been done
Brennan received the klckoff on his
own twenty-two-yard Hue, Jerked himself
loose o fthree tackles, dodged the clus
tered Nebraska defense and race seven
tyelght yards for a touchdown, hotly
chased by the entire Nebraska team.
Shortly after Brennan scpred Ames'
only touchdown and Ames had driven the
ball back from one of Howard's long
punts to Nebraska's thirty -eight-yard
line, the Cyclone general dropped back
near! yto the fifty-yard line and booted
with a light wind high above the bar
between the posts.
The first quarter closed with an Im-
v i 1 VL ' , , ; "? "c
baU was In the possession of Nebraska
on Ames one-yard line.
The Ames' line held solid for
downs, the Nebraska backs being ablei
to add a yard at each assualt. !
neck Pnshed Acrnn. 1
On the last down the Cyclone linemen
were staring down at the line of their
goal. Nebraska, backs had found a weak
pot at the center of the Cyclone line.
Towle gave the ball to Beck who was
shoved oer for a touchdown.
Nebraska stari ng to crawl up, rclmig- lch for Fultaway. Reerr: Rusli
. .v .. -i7. rw.n. .V. wn... lof Nebraska. I mp4re: Hath bone of Ne
orated the attack and Paris and W llion , tmsks. Head Unetiman: Chaumir of Ne
skirted ends for considerable gains which ) liraska. Time of quarters- Two twelve
I,- h fichtlne Cornhusker ' and B na,f minutes, one ten minutes and
ere offset b. me nsniing cornnuswer . one ffrfn m)nulN1 Touchdown- Muellrr.
defense. , Tamie 3. KeMle. Wit!i. Walker.
The ball went to A.ue Ames lost on , Plai e kl. ".-'fr Cos'' t-nm touch
down. rwerwl on a fumW- ana punte 1 down sx "r Nc "
with the advantage falling to Nebraska.; Persistent Aivert-s-n g H tr-e Rosd U
Kb CI clone strength teemed to have B g Retrain.
gone over to Nebraska at the end of
the quarter with Ames unable to check
tho smashing. Again In the second
quarter Nebraska cano near scoring;.
Howard, on an end rjw. gained tin
yards. Rutherford hit tho line for three
n ore. Beck" wast held 111 a plunge
through center. Towle passed a long
one to Howard who carried tho ball to
Ames' two-yard line, Rutherford then
tried to get around tho right end, but
failed. The Ames' lino holding him to
a scant yard gain. The Clclono line
stiffened like a stone-wall and threw
Beck back. Cowan then punted out
Mnntln I'nt Out of Game.
Mastln, Nebraska's right end, was taken
out of tho gamo for roughness, and Ne
braska submitted to a twonty-flve-yard
penalty. Gellwlck went Iri for .Mastln.
Coffee brilliantly Intercepted an Ames
paM .j nn twenty yftruj Ame8 took
,,, h ,,. ,i niimnA nut ta
m,ddIe fleM from the thirty.yard nno
afU)r i,unBUnfC passes. Ames distinctly
was outclassed In the smashing game In
the third quarter, when Rutherford, Beck,
Halllgan and Cameron literally dyna
mited the Ames defense, Tho gains were
J measured, Cameron five yards, Ruther-J
ford seven. Beck two, und with a repeti
tion of the same thing over again the
ball was on Ames five-yard line. Halll
gan broke through tackle and Rutherford
dug through Ames' lino until tho ball
landed on the five-yard line. Ruther
ford failed around right end and Towle
hit clear 'and plunged right upon Ames'
goal line. Beck again was given the ball
to score and he did. Towle missed goal.
Quarter closed with ball on Ames' five
yard line. Score: Ames, 9; Nebraska, 12.
Starting the fourth period on Ames
five-yard line, Klwell dove Into the Ames
center, tho point picked for attack. He
made three yards, and Halllgan waa
pushed over for a touchdown. Lineup:
Lineup and summary:
Cowan L.E. L.E,
Mattlson L.T. L.T. .
McKlnley ,ua. uu. .,
John C. C
Holmes R.G. R.G. .
Reeves R.T. ILT. .,
Tlernan U.H.i U.K. .
Brennan Q H. Q.B. ,
Davis UII.B.1 1..B.H.
Wilson R.H.F.I It.H.B,
Uhl K.B.i F.B. .
Substitutions: Wormhouldt fm- Mutti
son. Gellwlck for Mastln, Delamater for
Ruthorford, Klwell for Ueck, Beck for
Horard, Howard for Coffee, Powell for
uhl, Cunningham for Cowan. Touch
downs: Brennan, Beck (!), Halllgan.
Drop kick: lircnniin Kcnrc liv nnnM....
Ames, 9; Nebraska, 0;Ames, 0; Nebraska,
6; Amen, 0: Nebraska. 6; Ames, 0: Ne
braska, 6. Officials: Master, Northwest
ern, referee; Hylond, Iowa, Rellly, Kan-