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College Football Final Rankings #56221

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1979
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(Studio) Controversy over number 1 college football team in United States reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Details given about contention for top position in college football among Alabama, USC, Oklahoma and Penn State. Films from Sugar Bowl (Alabama versus Penn State), Rose Bowl ( USC versus Michigan) and Orange Bowl (Oklahoma versus Nebraska), latter 2 courtesy NBC Sports, shown. USC player Charles Wright mentioned. United Press International sportswriters' poll of 41 head coaches and former coach Woody Hayes to determine United Press International final rankings reported [MAN - says USC wins title by 5 points.] Upcoming Associated Press poll of sportswriters for its choice of top teams for year noted.
REPORTER: James Walker

Reporter(s):
Robinson, Max;
Walker, James
Duration:
00:02:10

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