The Greatest College Football Players by the Numbers: 71-80

Chris HumphreyCorrespondent IAugust 3, 2010

The Greatest College Football Players by the Numbers: 71-80

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    Who's the greatest?

    This is the eighth slideshow in a series that will reveal the greatest college football players by the number jersey that person wore at their respective universities.

    Let's continue with numbers 71 through 80...

Number 71: Merlin Olsen, Offensive Tackle

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    Utah State University from 1959-1961

    - College Football Hall of Fame
    - 1960 All American
    - 1961 All American
    - 1961 Outland Trophy

Number 72: Bob Lilly, Defensive Tackle

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    Texas Christian University from 1958-1960

    - College Football Hall of Fame
    - Two-Time All-Southwest Conference Selection
    - Consensus All-American

Number 73: John Hannah, Guard/Tackle

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    University of Alabama from 1970-1972

    - College Football Hall of Fame
    - 1971 All-American honors
    - 1972 Consensus All-American
    - University of Alabama All-Century Team
    - Alabama 1970s All-Decade team

Number 74: John Hicks, Offensive Tackle

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    Ohio State University from 1970, 1972-1973

    - College Football Hall of Fame
    - 1973 Unanimous All-America Selection
    - 1973 Outland Trophy
    - 1973 Lombardi Award
    - 1972 All-Big Ten
    - 1973 All-Big Ten
    - 1972 First Team All-America Selection
    - Three Big Ten Championships
    - Three Rose Bowl Berths

Number 75: Orlando Pace, Tackle

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    Ohio State University from 1994-1996

    - 1995 Lombardi Award
    - 1996 Lombardi Award
    - 1996 Outland Trophy
    - 1996 UPI Lineman of the Year
    - 1996 Jim Parker Award
    - Finished Fourth in Heisman Voting in 1996

Number 76: Warren Sapp, Defensive Tackle

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    University of Miami (FL) from 1992-1994

    - 1994 Nagurski Trophy
    - 1994 Bednarilk Award
    - 1994 Lombardi Award

Number 77: Ron Yary, Tackle

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    University of Southern California from 1965-1967

    - College Football Hall of Fame
    - 1967 National Champion
    - 1967 Outland Trophy
    - 1965 Pac-8 Defensive Lineman of the Year
    - 1966 Consensus All-American
    - 1967 Unanimous All-American
    - 1967 Knute Rockne Award

Number 78: Bruce Smith, Defensive Tackle

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    Virginia Tech University from 1981-1984

    - College Football Hall of Fame
    - 1983 First-team All-America
    - 1984 First-team All-America
    - 1984 Outland Trophy

Number 79: Bill Frallic, Tackle

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    University of Pittsburgh from 1981-1984

    - College Football Hall of Fame
    - 1984 UPI Lineman of the Year
    - 1983 Consensus All-American
    - 1984 Consensus All-American

Number 80: Rick Bryan, Defensive Tackle

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    University of Oklahoma from 1980-1983

    - 1982 Consensus All-American
    - 1983 Consensus All-American
    - 1982 Big Eight Defensive Player of the Year
    - Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame