Varsit y F ootball
At the beginning of the 1932 season, Leo Calland was faced with the task of rounding a squad of thirty-six men, in cluding thirteen lettermen, into playing form for the season's opener with Whitman on the early date of September 24. In order to fill sever al vacancies in the center of the line, two practices a day were necessar y to give aspirants much-needed scrimmage experience. Despite the handicaps, the coaches were able to put a creditable eleven on the gridiron. The team went through the season displayi ng t he traditional fighting spirit characteristic of Vandal teams.
Western football teams again reigned supreme over national football during the 1932 season. The conference leader, U .. C., gain ed the distinction of national champion by defeating.Pittsburg in the annual Rose Bowl classic, as well as defeating otre Dame. Although eastern excursions proved none too successful for Oregon State and St. 1ary's, the teams from the far west, in general, won the majority of the intersectional tilts. These facts are significant when one realizes t hat this year Idaho overwhelmed one of the leading contenders of the Rocky Mountain Conference.
First Row: Eggers, Plastino, Wilson, W. Smith, Geraghty, Schutte, Kline, Garst, Tyrrel l, Callahan Second Row: Solum, Mcinerney, Cordon, Sackett, Davis, Schmitz, H. Jacoby, Swan, Oursteler Third Row: Manager Pence, Trainer Hutchinson, Hall, A. Berg, Fowles, Hanford, Eiden, Randall, Aukett, utting, Coach J:tcoby Fourth Row: Rieger, E. Smith, 1\loser, Herbig, P. Berg, Norby, 1\l itchell, H oggan, Taylor, Coach Calland