Tale of the Tape

September 17, 2006

MARVIN AUSTIN andJordan Hasay are two of the nation's top high school athletes. Austin is thetop defensive lineman in the class of '07; Hasay won the Foot LockerCross-Country Championships last year as a freshman. How do they compare?



MARVIN AUSTIN

DefensiveTackle

 

JORDAN HASAY

Cross-CountryRunner

6'3", 300 pounds SIZE 5'1", 98 pounds
17 AGE 14
Senior CLASS Sophomore
Ballou High SCHOOL Mission College Prep
Washington, D.C. HOMETOWN Arroyo Grande, Calif.
4.69 in the 40 at the Elite Combine in Randolph,N.J., last spring FASTEST RUN A 4:42.21 in the mile at the Golden West Invitationalin June
Bench-pressing 360 pounds six times TYPICAL WEIGHT WORKOUT Shoulder lifts with eight to 12 pounds
Orlando, for the AAU National Track and FieldChampionships WHERE I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION Indiana and North Carolina, for track meets
The Way Up by Pat Metheny Group WHAT'S ON MY IPOD You're Beautiful by James Blunt
Anything my grandma cooks--especially her greens FAVORITE FOOD Pizza with Canadian bacon and pineapple
The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G.Woodson BEST BOOK I'VE READ To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
ESPN's Outside the Lines TV SHOW I CAN'T MISS Full House



School Ties

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SIX PHOTOSSteve Boyle (Austin); Kirby Lee/WireImage.com (Hasay); Sara Dennis/Orange County Register (Vitters); tori l. sandys/twp (Lazear); Bill Frakes (Beasley); brian brainerd/Denver Post (Elway)

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