College Football: As the Pros See Them

From end to end, the starting line averages 239 lbs. per man. The fullback runs the 100 in 10 sec. flat, and he is only the third fastest man on the team. The four backs, between them, have accounted for 25 touchdowns. It is the best college football team in the U.S.—but it exists only on paper. All season long, perched in some remote corner of the stadium, immune to the blare of the band and the frenzy of the fans, the professional football scout sits with notebook and binoculars, looking for tomorrow's...

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