1965 Recap

Written by: Big 33 Staff on August 14, 1965.


Swift Jerry Levias scored two touchdowns to lead Texas to a 466-yard offensive show in a 26-10 defeat of Pennsylvania at Hershey.

Altoona’s Mike Reid gave Pennsylvania a 3-0 lead with a 32-yard field goal. Levias, the fastest player ever to play here, gave Texas the lead for good on a seven-yard pass from Bill Bradley.

Levias opened the second quarter scoring on a three-yard pass from Bradley. Levias finished the game with six catches for 108 yards.

Ted Kwalick, who had eight catches for 95 yards in the top performance for Pennsylvania, scored on a 34-yard play from John Waller of Ridley to cut the lead to 14-10 at the half.

Bradley passed 22 and 34 yards to Levias as Texas moved 90 yards to get a 20-10 lead on a short plunge by Jimmy Harris.

Texas put the game away on a 15-yard run by Ronnie Scroggins in the fourth quarter. Terry Hanratty completed the only pass he threw after spending the night as a defensive back.