Maryland receiver Vince Kinney will miss the final two games of his senior year with a broken leg.
Xrays taken yesterday showed Kinney broken the tibia, or large bone in the lower part of the leg. He finished his year of impossible catches with 32 receptions for 505 yards, giving him a career total 71 for 1,116 third best on the Terps all-times list. Kenny was injured in a pileup while blocking.
Maryland beat Villanova, 19.13, but was knocked out of the Atlantic Coast Conference race by North Carolina's 13.13 tie with Clemson.
The ACC title probably will end up with North Carolina which leads the ACC at 3-0-1 with games left at Virginia and Duke Cleason wound up ACC play at 4-1-1 and could still win the title if UNC loses to both Virginia and Duke , which is highly improbable. Carolina needs just a win a tie to take the title or a win and a loss for a cochampionship with Clemson.
Elsewhere around the nation Saturday was a day for the inevitable in college football.
The Top Ten won outscoring its opposition.408-125.
Alabama sewed up another Southeastern Conference title and a Sugar Bowl bid prompting Crimson Tide coach Bear Bryant to talk national title.
USC clobbered Stanford 49-0, thus proving rumors of the Trojans' death are highly exaggerated and throwing the Pacific Eight Conterence into a three-way tie first place.
Earl Campbell continued his campaign for the Heisman vote, rushing for 173 yards and three touchdowns despite a throat infection that left him gasping for breath. Top - ranked unbeatens Texas rolled over Houston, 35-21.
The trophy chase sis looking like a one-horse race, but not so the national championship, according to Bryant.
Second-ranked Alabama overcame four fumbles to crush Louisiana State, 24.3, for a 6-0 conference mark. Kentucky is 4-0 but can go nowhere because of NCAA probation.
Bryant seemed unimpressed with Saturday's accomplishment. "We've got bigger things aheads," he said. The Tide is 3-1 overall.
LSu coach Charlie McClendon is a believer. "They kind of stuffed it to fourth national title throughout its seven-year romance with the wishbone offense, but has been unsuccessful in postseason bowls.
Washington , USC and UCLA are all 4-1 in the final two games as USC takes on Washington and UCLA.
Before Ohio State's game against outmanned IIIinos, a confident Woody Hayes went to the Buckeye student sections and led cheers.
"The cheerleaders were late, so we needed somebody to lead the cheers for the rooting section," said Hayes.
Hayes was so calm he didn't even blow a fuse when the Buckeys led just 7-0 at the half.
"We knew they don't have the kind of personnel to stand aup to us for 60 minutes," said Hayes, "We got off to a slow start, but after we got things going, I thought we played pretty well." Ohio State won, 35-0.
Missouri quarterback Pete Woods is lost for the rest of the season after breaking a finger in the Tigers' 21-10 loss to Nebraska. In the same game, the Cornhuskers' I.M. Hipp became I.M. Hurt> leaving after gaining just 39 yards. The Cinderella-story injury.
While Maryland's third-string tail back. George Scott, was breaking Steve Atkins' single-game rushing records worth a 237-yard effort. RYU sophomore quarterback Mare Wilson passed for an NCAA record 571 yards.