TITLE

Way too early HEISMAN WATCH

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Sporting News;1/20/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 3, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the performance of several college football players in the U.S. If Adrian Peterson of Oklahoma University healthy, he could reach 2,000 yards. He's that good, and the Big 12--other than Texas--will be that bad. Brady Quinn of Notre Dame (ND) has the numbers, the ND publicity machine and the All-American looks. Marshawn Lynch of California is a fast, powerful back primed for a big season--and to grab attention away from the USC Heisman factory.
ACCESSION #
19442126

 

Related Articles

  • Rookies are for rookies. Winkler, George // Sporting News;8/27/2007, Vol. 231 Issue 35, p48 

    The article presents the author's opinions on several rookie football players who are available for picking in a draft in fantasy football in 2007. A discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of several rookie players, including Marshawn Lynch, a running back for the Buffalo Bills, and Adrian...

  • TO KNOW LIST 5: It should be a Heisman race for the ages. Hayes, Matt // Sporting News;1/13/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 2, p5 

    The article presents information on the expected performance of various college football players in the U.S. Texas University's quarterback Vince Young will be better than his previous performances. Notre Dame University's quarterback Brady Quinn will have the Irish publicity machine--and...

  • RB.  // Sporting News;4/23/2007, Vol. 231 Issue 17, p32 

    The article discusses various running backs available for selection in the 2007 National Football League (NFL) draft. The highest rated running back is Adrian Peterson from the University of Oklahoma. Marshawn Lynch is the second highest rated running back, and is expected to be drafted in the...

  • The Biggest Man On Campus. Taylor, Phil // Sports Illustrated;8/21/2006, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p83 

    The article discusses college football players that are worth watching in the 2007 football season. Included in the list is Oklahoma University running back Adrian Peterson who people are expecting to produce a winning season. Ohio State University running back Ted Ginn Jr. is a Heisman Trophy...

  • Oklahoma. Anderson, Lars // Sports Illustrated;8/15/2005, Vol. 103 Issue 6, p97 

    Offers a look at the Oklahoma Sooners college football team. Loss of the Sooners in the Orange Bowl; Report that many of the Sooners' veteran football players have moved on, including Jason White, Mark Clayton, and Dan Cody; Praise for quarterbacks Paul Thompson, Tommy Grady and Rhett Bomar;...

  • Received Wisdom. Beech, Mark // Sports Illustrated;12/13/2004, Vol. 101 Issue 23, p59 

    The article focuses on college football wideout receiver, Mark Clayton. He is such an imposing figure on the field that it's hard to believe he arrived at Oklahoma in 2000 as a wispy 150-pounder. "He about broke his breastplate in two," says Oklahoma co--defensive coordinator Brent Venables, who...

  • Phil Taylor's Sidelines. Taylor, Phil // Sports Illustrated; 

    This article comments on recent events in college football. Should a freshman win the Heisman Trophy? Good question. Here's a better one: Why isn't California tailback J.J. Arrington getting more consideration for the award? It's time for voters to stop trying to decide whether they should cast...

  • The Oklahoma Kid. Murphy, Austin // Sports Illustrated;10/11/2004, Vol. 101 Issue 14, p46 

    The article profiles Oklahoma Sooners tailback Adrian Peterson. The Sooners are suddenly running wild thanks to true freshman Adrian Peterson, the best tailback prospect in a generation. Seven years after he lost his brother to a drunk driver, Adrian said goodbye to his father, who went to...

  • THE MAIN EVENT McFabulous. Greenberg, Steve // Sporting News;11/19/2007, Vol. 231 Issue 47, p4 

    The author reports on professional football player Adrian Peterson and college football player Darren McFadden. Comparisons are made between the two players in areas such as their running statistics for 2007, their height and weight and what others are saying about them. Descriptions are given...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics