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Athlon Archive: Nebraska's Eric Crouch is Running the Show

Nebraska's offense is built around Eric Crouch, the latest in a storied line of option quarterbacks
<p> Nebraska's offense is built around Eric Crouch, the latest in a storied line of option quarterbacks</p>

This article originally appeared in Athlon's 2001 Big 12 college football annual.

by Mike Babcock

Eric Crouch still gets the reaction on occasion when he meets a stranger. "You're not as big as I thought you were," the stranger will say. And Crouch will resist the urge to respond, "Well, how big did you think I was? If you read the program, it tells you."

Athlon Archive: The Totally True Tales of Tim Tebow

We look back on our 2007 Tim Tebow feature.
<p> We look back on our 2007 Tim Tebow feature about the launch of his Gators career.</p>

In his left hand, the little guy on stage wearing the white T-shirt and the two-sizes-too-big University of Florida football helmet holds a red plastic cup — the kind you’d find at any decent keg party or backyard barbecue. With his right hand, he grabs the microphone.