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UCLA University of Carrollton, TX and Lower Addison, TX , working on a 10-game win streak and sporting a Heisman Trophy Heisman Trophy
Annual award given to the outstanding college gridiron football player in the U.S. The trophy was instituted in 1935 by New York City's Downtown Athletic Club and was officially named the following year for the club's first athletic director, the player-coach candidate in quarterback Cade McNown Cade McNown (born January 12 1977 in Portland, Oregon) is a quarterback who played in the National Football League. He attended played college football at the University of California, Los Angeles. , landed the No. 7 ranking on the Associated Press preseason football poll, which was released Saturday.
The news was considerably less favorable across town, though. USC An abbreviation for U.S. Code. , coming off a 6-5 season and switching coaches from John Robinson Several notable individuals have been named John Robinson: Politicians
UCLA won its final 10 games of the 1997 season, including a 29-23 victory over Texas A&M in the Cotton Bowl. The Bruins concluded that campaign ranked fifth in the nation.
Ohio State, which hasn't been No. 1 since 1980, earned the top spot. The Buckeyes return 18 starters from last year's 10-3 team.
``If it's been 18 years, it's been too long,'' said Ohio State coach John Cooper John Cooper can refer to:
Florida State, a team USC will face in its fourth game, Sept. 26 in Tallahassee, Fla., is ranked No. 2. The Seminoles, coming off an 11-1 season, gained 22 first-place votes to Ohio State's 30.
The Pacific-10 Conference The Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. It participates in the NCAA's Division I. Membership
Full members is well-represented in the rankings. In addition to UCLA, Arizona State is No. 8, Washington No. 18 and Arizona No. 24. Arizona State faces USC on Oct. 3 at the Coliseum, one week after the Trojans' trip to Florida State.
Oregon cornerback arrested: A University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. football player has been charged with threatening to bring a bomb into a state office because a clerk refused to void his parking fines.
Davis Sanchez Davis Sanchez (born on August 7, 1974 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a former National Football League and current Canadian Football League cornerback for the Montreal Alouettes. , 24, a senior cornerback, was arraigned Friday in Lane County Circuit Court on two counts of attempted coercion. He was released from jail after posting $1,500 bail.
Sanchez was arrested Thursday while attending a football orientation meeting.
Sanchez claimed it was all a joke, but Oregon football coach Mike Bellotti said he had been suspended from the team indefinitely because of a violation of team rules.
Police said Sanchez told a clerk at the Oregon Public Safety office on Thursday that he was upset because the $580 in unpaid fines prevented him from registering as a student.
While one clerk went to look for a supervisor, Sanchez allegedly leaned over the counter and told another clerk to go to a computer and void the tickets.
The first clerk returned and told Sanchez she could not find a supervisor. She offered to leave a message for the supervisor to call him, but police said Sanchez told her to write a note saying, ``If you don't get rid of those tickets, I'll bring a bomb in here.''
Arizona player on mend: As the Arizona Wildcats entered their first workout sessions in full pads this weekend, they got good news on tailback Trung Canidate's broken right foot. The injury has mended and the cast he had worn for five weeks was removed Friday.
``I almost cried, my foot felt so good,'' Canidate said.
Daily News staff writer Scott Wolf is an Associated Press top 25 voter. Here's how he voted this week:
2. Florida State
4. Ohio State
6. Kansas State
7. Louisiana State
8. Arizona State
11. Colorado State
12. Texas A&M
13. Notre Dame
15. West Virginia
16. Penn State
19. North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop.
25. Michigan State
BOX: EXPERTS` CONSENSUS (see text)