'95 RETURNING
DIVISION I-AA RECORD STARTERS

1. Marshall 12-3 16 QB Eric Kresser and WR
Randy Moss: I-A transfers

2. Montana 13-2 16 Grizzlies' 42.5 points per
game led I-AA a year ago

3. Delaware 11-2 13 Leo Hamlett's 165.4 QB
rating best among I-AA
returnees

4. Stephen F. Austin 11-2 16 RB Dameian Vallery, a
'Bama transfer, gets a
leading role

5. McNeese State 13-1 8 FS Zack Bronson leads D
that forced 40 turnovers
in '95

6. Appalachian State 12-1 13 LB Dexter Coakley will vie
for Player of the Year
honors

7. Northern Iowa 8-5 15 Have won or shared six
straight Gateway Conference
titles

8. Murray State 11-1 12 William Hampton returned
four pickoffs for TDs
in '95

9. Troy State 11-1 11 DE Pratt Lyons had 14
sacks and 88 tackles last
season

10. Southern 11-1 10 RB Melvin Williams led
SWAC with 1,086 yards
last fall

11. Eastern Kentucky 9-3 12 Colonels seeking 17th
playoff appearance in 19
years

12. Hofstra 10-2 13 Kicker Dave Ettinger
led I-AA with 22 field
goals in '95

13. Georgia Southern 9-4 13 Schedule includes Florida,
Marshall and Appalachian
State

14. Rhode Island 7-4 17 Chris Hixson threw for
2,250 yards and 15 TDs
last fall

15. Youngstown State 3-8 16 Penguins will rebound
after first losing season
since '88

16. Middle Tennessee 7-4 16 Ends Anthony McCord, Anthony
State Hicks lead stingy defense

17. Liberty 8-3 14 Sam Rutigliano's Flames
on the verge of first
playoffs

18. William & Mary 7-4 10 FS Darren Sharper spearheads
outstanding secondary

19. Idaho State 6-5 16 Alfredo Anderson 1,341
yards shy of Big Sky
rushing mark

20. Southwest Missouri 4-7 13 Jeremy Hoog completed 62%
State of his passes last season

'95 RETURNING
DIVISION II RECORD STARTERS

1. North Alabama 14-0 9 Lions are primed for fourth
straight national title

2. Texas A&M-Kingsville 11-2 10 Fifteen transfers give
Javelinas added depth

3. Pittsburg (Kans.) 12-1-1 11 Gorillas are winningest
State Division II team of all
time

4. New Haven 10-1-1 15 Chargers are replacing
their entire secondary

5. North Dakota 9-2 15 LB Tim Tibesar anchors
a veteran defense

6. Ferris State 12-1 10 Chris Pulliams rushed
(Mich.) for 1,729 yards in '95

7. Virginia State 8-2 14 CB Telley Priester had
eight interceptions last
fall

8. Edinboro (Pa.) 9-2 13 Defense is the Fighting
Scots' strength

9. Carson-Newman 9-3 9 1995 brought Eagles
(Tenn.) their first NCAA playoff win

10. North Dakota State 10-3 14 QB Rob Hyland is back after
injury-marred '95

11. Valdosta (Ga.) State 6-5 13 Lance Funderburk threw
for 26 touchdowns last
year

12. Albany (Ga.) State 8-4 12 Protean quarterback Ed
Taylor leads charge

13. Texas A&M-Commerce 8-4 15 New moniker for former
East Texas State

14. Fort Hays (Kans.) 8-2-2 13 Four starters are back
State on veteran offensive line

15. Millersville (Pa.) 9-1-1 14 Had first unbeaten regular
season since '40

16. Indiana (Pa.) 8-3 7 End-of-season Top 20 for
12 straight years

17. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 9-1-1 12 Family affair: four sets of
brothers on team

18. South Dakota 8-3 14 Coyotes have nine starters
back on offense

19. Central Arkansas 7-4 15 Bears are bracing for a brutal
schedule

20. West Georgia 8-3 10 Braves must rebuild their
entire backfield

'95 RETURNING
Division III RECORD STARTERS

1. Mount Union (Ohio) 12-1 16 Raiders' .911 is best
percentage in college
football in '90s

2. Rowan (N.J.) 10-3-1 12 QB Greg Lister's previous
stops: Maryland and Pitt

3. Wisconsin-LaCrosse 14-0 13 Roger Harring will pass
Woody Hayes on career-wins
list

4. Albion (Mich.) 8-1 14 QB duo of Joe Pesci and
Kyle Klein best in
Division III

5. Washington & Jefferson 10-1 15 Presidents in semis two
(Pa.) of the past three election
years

6. St. John's (Minn.) 8-1-1 14 Johnnies be good: 29 years
since last losing season

7. Wisconsin-River Falls 9-3 16 Linebacker with bite: Woody
Fangmeier, 12 sacks in '95

8. Wittenberg (Ohio) 10-1 16 Divine intervention: Ken Pope
had nine pickoffs last fall

9. Buffalo State 9-2 14 Perez Dinkins led team's
425-yards-per-game stampede

10. Central (Iowa) 10-1 7 Mark Kacmarynski 748 yards
shy of 5,000 in his career

11. Lycoming (Pa.) 8-3 19 Converted RB John Verton
All-America at safety in '95

12. Emory & Henry (Va.) 9-2 14 Wasps' 22-game home winning
streak longest in division

13. Cornell (Iowa) 10-1 11 Safety Heath Allard has 15
interceptions past two years

14. Coe (Iowa) 7-2 14 Ray Neosh ran for 1,354 yards
as a freshman in '95

15. Washington (Mo.) 9-1 16 QB Thor Larsen put the hammer
to opponents (27 TDs)

16. Allegheny (Pa.) 9-1 16 Scored 42.5 points a game last
fall; allowed 9.4

17. Wisconsin-Stevens Point 8-2 14 Out of Harms way: Nate Harms
averaged 5.2 yards per carry

18. Wartburg (Iowa) 9-1 14 Lost Grant Bearbower (30
tackles for losses last season)

19. Franklin & Marshall 7-3 16 QB Beau Eckert was team's
(Pa.) ball boy from 1980 to '89

20. Dickinson (Pa.) 7-2-1 12 Matt Bixler: 105 tackles,
seven interceptions in '95

COLOR PHOTO: ROBERT ROGERS [Football player in game]

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