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CONTENTS

Aug. 26, 1991
Aug. 26, 1991

Table of Contents
Aug. 26, 1991

Reminiscence
Sideline
Blue Jays-Tigers
College Football '91 Preview
Spotlight
Nostalgia
Point After

CONTENTS

20
FLYING HIGH
The Toronto Blue Jays remained atop the American League East by winning two out of three in Detroit
BY HANK HERSCH

This is an article from the Aug. 26, 1991 issue Original Layout

26
HAPPY DAYS IN HAVANA
Host Cuba powered its way to the gold medal in baseball as the 11th Pan American Games drew to a close
BY MERRELL NODEN

COLLEGE FOOTBALL '91

28
ALL SHOOK UP
Seismic shifts are altering the sport's landscape as independents join up with ever more powerful conferences
BY WILLIAM F. REED

34
THE STOPPERS
An enormous burden falls on defensive backs, who must tangle with tight ends and outrace wideouts

42
SWEET DREAMS
The potential of Georgia Tech safety Ken Swilling, otherwise known as Captain America, is no illusion
BY SALLY JENKINS

50
THE KID
Quarterback David Klingler of the University of Houston gets free rein from his exuberant coach, John Jenkins
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

54
THE COACH
Cougar headman John Jenkins refuses to apologize for his wild offense with the wide-open throttle
BY CURRY KIRKPATRICK

SCOUTING REPORTS

BIG DADDY 62
Greg Skrepenak is Michigan's brute force
BY HANK HERSCH

TOP 10 68
The Wolverines should set the pace
BY WILLIAM F. REED

DUDE WITH A 'TUDE 72
How good is Tennessee's Carl Pickens?
BY AUSTIN MURPHY

SECOND 10 77
A crucial year for the Buckeyes
BY WILLIAM F. REED

CONFERENCES 89
All eyes are still focused on the ACC
BY TIM CROTHERS

LOWER DIVISIONS 99
Best of the smalls
BY JEFF BRADLEY AND JOHN WALTERS

104
CLEAR SIGNALS
For Gallaudet, a university for the deaf, the language may be different, but football is very much the same
BY BRUCE NEWMAN

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

15
SCORECARD

116
BASEBALL

123
FOR THE RECORD

124
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY THEO WESTENBERGER

PHOTOJOHN BIEVERCan't Catch This: Clemson's Robert O'Neal did his defensive duty against Emmett Merchant of co-national champion Georgia Tech. In these pass-happy times, guys like O'Neal are going to be busier than ever (page 34).