Best Tight Ends:
From Dave Casper in the '70s to Mark Bavaro in the '80s to Derek Brown (left) in the '90s, Notre Dame has had a series of pseudotackles with both the speed and the hands to pull down the Hail Marys.
Florida State's Deion Sanders and Terrell Buckley played the position so aggressively that they created a new niche: offensive defensive back.
Best Running Bucks:
Sony, USC, but Oklahoma State has produced three of the last 10 rushing champions: Gerald Hudson (right), Barry Sanders, who won the Heisman in '88, and Thurman Thomas.
Best College Town:
Home of the Heels
There are 23, 000 students at North Carolina, more than half the total Imputation of Chapel Hill, where fall explodes into a fantasia of foliation during the football season.
Best Marching Band:
In 1946 William P. Foster taught his Florida A&M musicians how to dance while they played, altering forever the course of halftime. Foster now uses computers to choreograph his Marching 100.
Penn State's garb is breathtakingly basic. True, the Lions look like generic brands on a super market shelf, but many schools, trying to be unique, choose uniforms that are just plain ugly.
From a seal in Washington's Husky Stadium, a fan can admire vistas of the Olympic and Cascade ranges, including Mount Rainier, and Lake Washington.
Best Academic Achievement:
Smart As the Devil
Duke has graduated 85% of its scholarship players over the past decade and remains competitive on the field.
Colorado opponents cringe at the sight of 1,200 pounds of buffalo charging up the sidelines, chased by 100 Buffaloes.
Men of Troy
For deep pass defense the choice is Southern Cal, which has had a siring of All-Americas that includes Dennis Thurman, Ronnie Lott, Tim McDonald and Mark Carrier