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TEAM OF THE CENTURY
Ivan Maisel
August 16, 1999
Close your eyes and envision a college football dream team on which John Elway could hand off to Earl Campbell or Barry Sanders or rifle a pass to Ozzie Newsome or Randy Moss. A team on which Doug Atkins and Billy Ray Smith would knock offensive tackles into the quarterback while coach Tom Osborne watched intently from the sideline. A team for the ages, yes—but a two-touchdown underdog to the squad you are about to meet.
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August 16, 1999

Team Of The Century

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CORNERBACK

Nile Kinnick, IOWA, 1937-39
Jim Thorpe, CARLISLE, 1908, 1911-12
John Lattner, NOTRE DAME, 1951-53

PUNTER

Ray Guy, SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI, 1970-72
Reggie Roby, IOWA, 1979-82

PLACEKICKER

Kevin Butler, GEORGIA, 1981-84
Jason Elam, HAWAII, 1989-92

SUSPENDED
George Gipp, NOTRE DAME, 1917-20

COACH
Paul Bryant, ALABAMA

ASSISTANTS

Red Blaik, ARMY, Woody Hayes, OHIO STATE, Frank Leahy, NOTRE DAME, Robert Neyland, TENNESSEE, Joe Paterno, PENN STATE, Eddie Robinson, GRAMBLING, Knute Rockne, NOTRE DAME, Pop Warner, STANFORD, Bud Wilkinson, OKLAHOMA

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