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Top 15 Greatest College Athletes
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No. 3
Bo Jackson
At Auburn, Jackson won the 1985 Heisman Trophy, hit over .400 and was the first pick of the 1986 NFL draft. Having never pole-vaulted or thrown a discus, he reportedly taught himself to do both in one day, winning the Alabama state decathlon title while competing in only nine of the 10 events -- his time in the 100 meters exempted him from having to run the mile.
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