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Aug. 11, 2003
Aug. 11, 2003

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Aug. 11, 2003

College Football 2003

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Compiled by Gene Menez

34.4 MILLION Total attendance at Division I-A college football
games last season, an alltime high.

This is an article from the Aug. 11, 2003 issue Original Layout

10,030 Miles round-trip that Army will travel for its Nov. 22
game at Hawaii, the longest road trip of this season.

592 Pages in the Texas football media guide, more than any other
team's.

526 Yards rushing by Arizona last season, worst among the 117
Division I-A teams.

199 Points scored by Connecticut in its last four games of 2002,
all victories; the Huskies' opponents combined for 55.

80% Boise State's winning percentage over the last four seasons,
fourth behind those of Miami, Oklahoma and Marshall.

25 Consecutive ACC losses by Duke, a league record and the
longest conference losing streak in the nation.

22 Shoe size of 6'6", 297-pound Maryland sophomore left tackle
Stephon Heyer.

6 Kicks returned for touchdowns last season by Kentucky's Derek
Abney, an NCAA record.

5'5", 144 Height and weight of San Jose State junior running back
Lamar Ferguson, the smallest player in Division I-A football this
season.

4 Oklahoma players on the 36-man watch list for the Nagurski
Award, given to the nation's best defensive player; the SEC has a
total of four.

3 Woods brothers--Rashaun, D'Juan and Donovan--on the Oklahoma
State roster.

2 Reserve QBs SMU lost in the off-season. David Page took a job
with an accounting firm, and Kelan Luker moved to Orlando after
his rock band, Submerged, got a recording contract.

1 Receptions in 2002 by Kendrick Jones, Illinois's only
returning wideout with a catch.

COLOR PHOTO: BILL FRAKES (FANS)COLOR PHOTO: TONY DEJAK/AP (GUITAR) SMUsic