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INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• LICENSE AGREEMENT• REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED• j." BILL ODOM of Mr. Dora has been named for FSU in tomorrow's game. Whitmarsh O ufing ~3~e next four games of Florida State's 195/~ football can make or break the Seminoles' chances for amg season. The first comes up tomorrow night. a dandy. l'Ics'~s of stories and radio broadcasts out of Virginia tl]at the 1956 edition of the Virginia Tech football is absolutely the best in that area of the country, the University of Maryland• a pretty fancy claim for anybody to make, in because that section of the country has produced pretty fair football teams recently--such as Mary- West Virginia, and George Washington to mention VPI Favored Over Seminoles', In Tomorrow Night's Contest FOOTBALL FACTS By BEN BALSER Flaml~au Sports Writer A rngged ~l,d fast VPI football squad will tread on enemy territory tomorrow when it meets the once beaten Florida State Seminoles at 8 p.m. in Desk S. Campbell Stadium. The FBU team with it~ spirits hell'backs should also se~ action since VPI uses the type of two al4ghtly bruised by a 3-0 lou to platoon offense the Tribe does. Georgia last weekend will be Bobby Conner, a Imw,ff run- trying to get back in the win nor with better than average column. ' el~d will open at fullba~k. On the other hand, the Gob- He Is also a capable punter and blent from Virginia, whohad s better thaa 4.0 average trouneed N. C, 8tat, 35-? last pea ean-y in "55." weekend, will enter the eonteat with an "on top of the world attitude." The FSU backfield will be weakened by the Ic~s of injured halfback Bobby Renn. Renn wsa hurt in the Georgia game and is not expected to see action in tomorrow's battle. Billy Odom will probably start ip Renn's halfback po~ition. Dee Corse, who coach Wally Butts of Georgia praised last week, will open the game at the quar- terback slot. Buck Me/as, will be at the other halfback post for the Tribe and Joe Holt will handle the fullback d~tles once more. Reserve backs Bill Weaver and Jen'y Henderson are in dDubtful playing shape. Weaver has a charley horse while Hen- derson i~ still recovering from a leg injury. The Gobblers enter the scrap with a t~'o and one record. They were defeated by Tu!ane 21-14 ": but proved that they could move / tl~e ball against N. C. State. ROUGH GAMg "~ Coach Frank Mosely of VPI "[~t '~',~}~4.f~ expects it to be a rough game but stated that his boys are in O~48~f~t~T good condition, ihi~)Q. ~Ot~¢,~bt£ Moaely's charges run from a fast and deceptive spilt T and trove shown in the p~Ist to be a ball control team, The 'Techmen' have a large, Game: Florida 8 t a t e vs. Virginia Tech. Place: Desk S. Campbell Stadium. Date: October 8. Time: g p,m. FSU Record: 1 win, 1 lou. VPI Record: 2 wins, 1 loss. FSU To Date: FSU 47. Ohio 7. FSU 0. Georgia 3. Next Home Game: October 20, tHomecoming) Wake For- ~st. Next Game: October 13. North Carolina State, at Ra- leigh. N.C. Still, the Gobblers of Frank Molly have a power, if/ ~a reerjrcl[ek ,, of tha, there can be no doubt. Rated,light ,i7 ~,'¢ k;~,t, kl)5~ rdo~ to North Carolina State, they smothered the /J L~aa~. ~tbJ ~ack las! Saturday; 35-7. .~'re told that they re a running team, a ba],-contro] solid line. Tile bright light in "~ l ;/ '~0~O W~.I\KI~# and that Mosely uses a two-platoon system simi- their forward wall, Is right end ~ #/[/r ~ ~ Br£~t~ lar to our owll Tom ~u~ertt. Grocer Jonem a 200 pa,und ~en- By virtue of the fact that they alternate lor from Richmond, Virginia. ~ If- '~0tA~.~O~ Accordinp, lo Measly, he is a " ~ ~&~e7 {'~"~(('~, two units, you can't"realh" sav Virginia smart defensive man and an AO~ ~¢~it.~$~ Tech has a'first or second team in the excellent pass catcher, t~.~~ usual conceotion. The unit that opens the Bill Cranwell, who was the (ye~r~i~.~ i game might be called the "first team", but preseason pick at quarterback tl~; cIll