Who is College Football's Fastest Man?


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<font class=caption>Clemson's speedster Airese Currie.</a>
Clemson's speedster Airese Currie.

Qualifications:
Athlete has to be a current member of
his school's track and field team and he has to
compete in the 100 meters.


Since "the fastest man in the world" is considered to
be the man with the quickest time in the 100 meters-it
will be our distance of choice as well.


But first, here is a look at the top 10 60
meter(indoor sprint event) times from football players.
60m = 65.616798 yards

1)Leonard Scott,WR Tennessee 6.55
2)Samie Parker,WR Oregon 6.63
3)Terence Newman,DB Kan-State 6.67
3)Anthony Buchanan,WR Wash-State 6.67
5)Ahmad Carroll,DB Arkansas 6.69
6)*Marquis Davis,DB Miss-State 6.71
7)Leo Bookman,DB Kansas 6.80
7)B.J.Tucker,DB Wisconsin 6.80
9)Andre Johnson,WR Miami 6.83
10)Taylor Jacobs,WR Florida 6.88

Clemson: Terrance Huey,CB 6.92
Tye Hill,RB 7.10

Here are the fastest guys in college football for
2002-2003.

100m = 109.36133 yards

10)Leo Bookman,DB Kansas 10.51
10)Sultan McCullough,CB USC 10.51
9)B.J.Tucker,DB Wisconsin 10.45
7)Darrell Rideaux,CB USC 10.44
7)Taylor Jacobs,WR Florida 10.44
6)Airese Currie,WR Clemson 10.43
5)Ahmad Carroll,DB Arkansas 10.34
4)Marquis Davis,DB Miss-State 10.30
3)Anthony Buchanan,WR Wash-State 10.23
2)Terence Newman,DB Kan-State 10.20
1)Leonard Scott,WR Tennessee 10.13

NOTES:

Scott finished second in the NCAA 60 meter finals.
Parker finished third and Newman fourth.

There were no football players in the NCAA finals of
the 100 meters-Scott withdrew because of injury, but he
posted 10.23 in the semis. Buchanan did not finish and
Newman ran a 10.26 in the prelims before his
disappointing 12.26 in the semis.

For ACC fans: Craphonso Thorpe,WR FlaState 10.53(100m)
Dennis Davis,CB GaTech 6.88(60m)

# All times posted are the best times for these
athletes during any meet in the 2002-03 track season.

*Davis is a track athlete who will play football for
the Bulldogs in 2002-2003. He participated in spring
ball as a defensive back.

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