“FOOTBALL AT FENWAY”


 


LOU MONTGOMERY

FOOTBALL AT FENWAY  
The Eagles' pass attack whips Kansas State, 38-0

November 25, 1939 ... After scaring the living daylights out of Missouri, Oklahoma and Nebraska, Kansas State's mighty machine rolled into Fenway Park.  When the crowd left, the weather had become colder, the day darker and the Eagles had wiped up the terrain with the midwesterners by a score of 38-7.  Henry Toczylowski had caught two touchdown passes of 23 and 40 yards in the first quarter from Charlie O'Rourke to start the stampede. In the second quarter Al Morro retrieved a Kansas fumble on their 29-yard line. On the eighth play, Vito Ananis added the third score on a left tackle buck to end the first half.  In the second half, the much perfected deep pass worked from O'Rourke to Ananis and touchdown number four was put on the board.  O'Rourke sped a prodigious pass of 52 yards which Ananis snared over his left shoulder and took into the end zone in two strides. 

At that point, Coach Leahy withdrew the first string backfield, but then Lou Montgomery dazzled the Wildcats with his shifty speed, putting up two touchdowns in the second half.  Kansas gambled with their passing game in the final period.  It went wrong as Dave White intercepted a pass and ran it back for 16 yards setting up the first Montgomery score.  It was a 14 yard sweep over the  left side in which Montgomery escaped the grasp of one tackler and escaped another to go in for a touchdown. The second score came nine plays later.  It was an 16 yard spot pass from Bobby Jauron that Montgomery caught down the middle, and without breaking stride, carried into the end zone.  A 55 yard march in eight plays, climaxed by a Gene Fair to Don Munzer pass for Kansas' only score of the afternoon with nine seconds left in the game.

 

 

 
 

F  E  N  W  A  Y   P  A  R  K

 
 

 

1

2

3

4

 

R

H

E

 
 

KANSAS STATE

0

0

0

0

 

 

0

 

 
 

BOSTON COLLEGE

12

7

7

12

 

 

38

 

 

 

 1st Qtr

23 yd Pass – Charlie O'Rourke to Henry Toczylowski (BC)
PAT failed

Kansas State  (0)
Boston College (6)

 1st Qtr

40 yd Pass – Charlie O'Rourke to Henry Toczylowski (BC)
PAT failed

Kansas State  (0)
Boston College (12)

 2nd Qtr

1 yd Rush – Vito Ananis (BC)
Charlie O'Rourke (PAT)

Kansas State  (0)
Boston College (19)

 3rd Qtr

52 yd Pass – Charlie O'Rourke to Vito Ananis (BC)
Charlie O'Rourke (PAT)

Kansas State  (0)
Boston College (26)

 4th Qtr

14 yd Rush – Lou Montgomery (BC)
PAT failed

Kansas State  (0)
Boston College (32)

 4th Qtr

16 yd Pass – Bobby Jauron to Lou Montgomery (BC)
PAT failed

Kansas State  (0)
Boston College (38)

 

 Attendance – 11,000