Tale of the Tape

Sept. 18, 2006
Sept. 18, 2006

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Sept. 18, 2006

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Tale of the Tape

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?

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6'3", 300 poundsSIZE5'1", 98 pounds
Ballou HighSCHOOLMission College Prep
Washington, D.C.HOMETOWNArroyo Grande, Calif.
4.69 in the 40 at the Elite Combine in Randolph,N.J., last springFASTEST RUNA 4:42.21 in the mile at the Golden West Invitationalin June
Bench-pressing 360 pounds six timesTYPICAL WEIGHT WORKOUTShoulder lifts with eight to 12 pounds
Orlando, for the AAU National Track and FieldChampionshipsWHERE I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATIONIndiana and North Carolina, for track meets
The Way Up by Pat Metheny GroupWHAT'S ON MY IPODYou're Beautiful by James Blunt
Anything my grandma cooks--especially her greensFAVORITE FOODPizza with Canadian bacon and pineapple
The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G.WoodsonBEST BOOK I'VE READTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
ESPN's Outside the LinesTV SHOW I CAN'T MISSFull House

School Ties

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