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Reminiscence

A PAINFUL SNUB BY A SPORTS LEGEND BRINGS A FATHER AND SON TOGETHER

By Schuyler Bishop

Pro Football 1983

PRO FOOTBALL 1983

An Overdose Of Problems

The strike is history, but for Pete Rozelle the headaches keep getting worse, chief among them the NFL's increasing drug troubles and not just one but two rival football leagues

By Paul Zimmerman

THE CORNER

It's Not The Kind Of Place You Just Hang Around

By Ralph Wiley

'Hey, Wait A Minute! I Want To Talk'

John Madden has burst upon the American scene as few others in sport, but contrary to his bull-in-a-beer-ad image, he loves nothing more than good quiet conversation, and his skill as a communicator is the key to his success both as a football coach and as a broadcaster

By Sarah Pileggi

AFC EAST '83

By Paul Zimmerman

AFC CENTRAL '83

AFC WEST '83

NFC EAST '83

NFC CENTRAL '83

NFC WEST '83

SMALL BUT NOT WITH THE BALL

Hail the "impact player," NFL lingo for the little speedster who can amass big yardage running, catching passes and returning kicks

By Alexander Wolff

They Bought His Act Hook, Line and Sinker

When John Riggins said he wanted the ball in last year's NFL playoffs, the Redskins went along, and he reeled in the Super Bowl crown

By Paul Zimmerman

College Football 1983

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1983

HE'S TRACKING THE BEAR

Having molded remarkable teams and young men at Grambling since 1941, Eddie Robinson is closing in on Bear Bryant's record for career victories

By Rick Telander

Hut Two, Hut One, Blast Off!

From The Pits To The Heights

By N. Brooks Clark

1 MICHIGAN

By Ralph Wiley

2 NEBRASKA

By Alexander Wolff

3 ARIZONA

By Ralph Wiley

4 AUBURN

By Jack McCallum

5 TEXAS

By Franz Lidz

6 FLORIDA STATE

By Craig Neff

7 OKLAHOMA

By Douglas S. Looney

8 NORTH CAROLINA

By N. Brooks Clark

9 USC

By Jack McCallum

10 NOTRE DAME

By Rick Telander

11 PENN STATE

By Jill Lieber

12 LSU

By Franz Lidz

13 OHIO STATE

By Jill Lieber

14 GEORGIA

By Craig Neff

15 ALABAMA

By Jack McCallum

16 IOWA

By Alexander Wolff

17 UCLA

By Jack McCallum

18 WEST VIRGINIA

By N. Brooks Clark

19 MARYLAND

By N. Brooks Clark

20 TEXAS TECH

By Franz Lidz

THE CONFERENCES

By N. Brooks Clark

INDEPENDENTS

By N. Brooks Clark

DIVISION I-AA

By N. Brooks Clark

DIVISION I-A

By N. Brooks Clark

DIVISION II

By N. Brooks Clark

DIVISION III

By N. Brooks Clark

THE TWELFTH MAN

Since 1922 the Texas A&M student body—a.k.a. the Twelfth Man—has stood ready to serve the Aggie football squad. This season 15 diehards will get a chance to "splatter people" on the kickoff team

By Douglas S. Looney

Come One, Come All, And See The Sideshow!

The Anatomy of a Miracle

The wildest kickoff return in history began when Kevin Moen of Cal fielded a Stanford squib and ended, five laterals and a felled trombone player later, amid hysteria

By Ron Fimrite

Departments

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

By Robert L. Miller

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