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Ivan Maisel
September 11, 2000
Miami Senior Wideout Santana Moss, who scored on a 75-yard reverse and a 77-yard punt return in a season-opening 61-14 rout of McNeese State last Thursday, is a big reason that Florida State coach Bobby Bowden thinks the Hurricanes can contend for the national title. "They're for real," Bowden says. "They've got a Peter Warrick." That's the highest compliment Moss is likely to get all year....
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September 11, 2000

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Miami Senior Wideout Santana Moss, who scored on a 75-yard reverse and a 77-yard punt return in a season-opening 61-14 rout of McNeese State last Thursday, is a big reason that Florida State coach Bobby Bowden thinks the Hurricanes can contend for the national title. "They're for real," Bowden says. "They've got a Peter Warrick." That's the highest compliment Moss is likely to get all year....

Tulane received good news last week when two players taken in June's baseball draft reported to the Green Wave's football camp. Freshman tailback Mewelde Moore, a fourth-round choice of the Padres, signed a contract that allows him to play football, and freshman wide receiver Roydell Williams, a fifth-round pick of the Reds, opted not to sign. Moore rushed for a team-leading 82 yards and Williams played but didn't have any receptions in Tulane's 49-20 loss on Saturday at Ole Miss....

Is nothing sacred? Air Force senior quarterback Mike Thiessen has looked so good throwing the ball that Falcons coach Fisher DeBerry is talking about occasionally ditching the option to line up Thiessen in the shotgun....

Before the season Virginia coach George Welsh spoke of how the Cavaliers needed to overcome a crisis of confidence following a 63-21 loss to Illinois in last December's MicronPC.com Bowl. In its opener Virginia blew a 21-0 lead at home to BYU and lost 38-35 in overtime....

Tennessee freshman right tackle Michael Munoz (SI, May 29) won a starting job in preseason camp and then got a rude awakening from an athletic Southern Mississippi defense. Munoz struggled with his pass protection and was benched after allowing a sack in the third quarter of the Volunteers' 19-16 victory. He's expected to start Tennessee's next game, against Florida on Sept. 16.

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