The SCROLL of Phi Delta Theta for January,
ball squad selected by the Associated Dame was sensational. A great little man
Press. This ranking was all the more on both offensive and defensive play.
Fastest man on the Coast was not a
remarkable when viewed in the light
that his team was one of the weakest
outfits in the nation though it played scatting, half-pint halfback but a 194a major schedule against the toughest pound, bone-bruising fullback, Randall
opposition in the midlands. Evans was (Buck) Fawcett. Shown a streak of daynamed Co-captain and was unanimous light in the opposition barrier and Buck
choice on the A.P. All Big Six team, and was gone. He broke up the crucial game
appeared in the starting lineup of every with Santa Clara by dashing inside
other all star team selected by news syn- tackle for 85 yards and goal, and "dashdicates and individual newspapers ing" is the right word. Before Coach
throughout the Midwest. Out of 198 pass- JirA Lawson joined the Navy he put his
ing attempts, Evans completed 101 for seal of approval on this spirited, rougha mark of 51 per cent. This marked the riding Los Banos junior. "The fullback
second time during the modern era of of the coast," said Jim, "will be Fawcett.
football that over 100 passes were com- That's one thing sure." Fawcett lived up
pleted during a single season. Not only to his coach's hopes and his speedy end
was Evans a sharpshooter in connecting sweeps sparked him to All-Coast honors.
The Little A-ll-America: With such
with his own receivers, but he was also
equally adept at keeping the ball out of players as Zupek of Lawrence, Szymaopponents' hands. He had just eight of kowski of Lehigh, Pniak and Bums of
his 198 passes intercepted during the South Dakota, showing the way, an unseason, a figure never before attained by usually fine small college All America
any of the more prolific passers. Not Phi team has been chosen for the 1942
content to be on the throwing end of season. Many of these men would be
the pigskin at all times, Evans proved stars in the larger universities and colhimself proficient at catching as well. leges, but cannot be given the same conOur other scat back is the freshman sideration in All America balloting bestar of the year, Clint Castleberry of cause they did not compete against the
Georgia Tech. He was a great runner and tough opposition afforded men playing
left handed passer. To make Grantland a major schedule. Tackle Dick Miller of
Rice's All America squad in one's fresh- Lawrence is the holder of one unique
man year, has never been done before. record, however, and has received wide
Clint was the spark of the great Georgia recognition as the Nation's highest scorTech team and his play against Notre ing tackle. Dick booted 19 conversions
and scored a touchdown for 25 points.
Buesing, Lawrence; Elsaesser, Denison; Shafer, Kurtz, Lehigh