Top 15 Greatest College Athletes

Monday, July 24, 2006

At North Carolina, Julius Peppers won the Chuck Bednarik and Lombardi Awards, a testament to his ferocity as the nation's best defensive end. He also played power forward for the storied Tar Heels, who reached the Final Four in 2000. He even led the team in field goal percentage, shooting over 60 percent from the floor. (

An All-America in track and a multiple-medal winner in Olympic competition, Marion Jones also steered the North Carolina Tar Heels to a 92-10 record during her tenure with the basketball team, including the national championship in 1994. (Sports Illustrated)

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