The SCROLL of Phi Delta Theta
Phis Still Dominate Gridiron
By MURRAY S. SMITH, Knox '25
RIORITIES OF 1942" might well be dung of Minnesota and Al Wistert of
the title oxir Phi Delt football Michigan were also chosen most valuable
saga of the war year just past. However, players by their respective teams. Quite
priorities did not prevent King football a Phi Delt of the Big
Nine's most valuable players.
from ruling again in grand style.
The year marked many innovations in
The Coach of the Year, and honorary
the grid sport with freshmen again play- coach of this team, is Brother Howard
ing on many teams and the service men's Odell, Yale's young mentor, who inspired
teams featuring many schedules. Phi the Blue to wins over Harvard, PrinceDelta Theta had the most publicized ton, Dartmouth, and Brown.
The Play of the Year
freshman player of the
year in Clint CastleBrother Mark Hoskins
berry of Georgia Tech.
of Wisconsin when he
Attendance held up
caught a touchdown
well this year, despite
pass with 20 seconds
to go to defeat NorthStrong teams where
western in a 20 to 19
A has chapters inthriller.
cluded Ohio State,
Bob Steuber of MisWisconsin,
souri led all major
Georgia Tech, Michiteam players in scoring
gan, Minnesota, Illiwith 114 points. Whitnois, and U.C.L.A.
man College placed an
Among smaller schools,
all Phi backfield on the
gridiron and MinneLehigh, and Lafayette
sota had a Phi on the
squad for every posiOur Player of the
tion on the team. In
Year is Co-captain
the East-West Shriners'
Dave Schreiner of Wisgame, there were six
consin, who was awardPhis on the two teams.
ed the Chicago TribHowARD HARRY ODELL, Pittsburgh '34
Our team this year
une Trophy as player Honorary coach of team and "Coach
most valuable to his of the Year," Odell inspired Yale to a has five backs, with two
team in the Big Nine great season. He coached previously at of them, Evans and CasConference. Dick Wil- Pitt, Harvard, Penn, and Wisconsin. tleberry, being game