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Aug. 31, 1987
Aug. 31, 1987

Table of Contents
Aug. 31, 1987

News Of The Week
College Football '87
Sideline

CONTENTS

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '87

This is an article from the Aug. 31, 1987 issue

BETTER TO RECEIVE 22
A gallery of photographs captures the bumper crop of receivers who are expected to pile up the points and yardage this season

NOTRE DAME'S MR. T 30
While he's running pass routes and running back punts and kicks, Tim Brown just may run off with the Heisman
by Rick Reilly

THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST 40
There is a lot more to being a top college football player nowadays than blitzing, blocking, rushing and receiving
by E.M. Swift

THE FALL ROUNDUP 46
When it comes to wooing schoolboy talent, it takes a recruiting hostess to provide that gentle incentive
by Alexander Wolff

SCOUTING REPORTS 58
The Inside Slant on the season, including the Top 20, conference reports, a look at the smaller schools and profiles of rising stars

HEAD MAN 98
Erk Russell started from scratch at Georgia Southern and made the Eagles a dynasty in Division I-AA
by Douglas S. Looney

NILE KINNICK 112
When the '39 Heisman winner from Iowa died in World War II, the country lost a leader for the future
by Ron Fimrite

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 6
News Of The Week 13
Scorecard 19
For The Record 129
Point After 130

Art Director: Carol Devine Carson

Cover photograph by Andy Hayt; Inset by John McDonough

PHOTOJOHN BIEVERUP FOR GRABS: Harried by Iowa's Keaton Smiley, Michigan flanker John Kolesar (right) dropped this one. Smiley is redshirted for '87, but Kolesar is back as college football takes to the air (page 22).