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Stanford's Dual-Threat Throwback

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Somebody needs to start a campaign for Owen Marecic. Heisman, Walter Camp Award -- I don't care. Maybe somebody can design the Marecic Trophy. It will feature a cast-bronze football player trying to tackle himself.

Marecic is the starting fullback for a Stanford team that could win the Pac-10. He is also a starting inside linebacker for Stanford.

Occasionally players will line up on both sides of the ball, but it is extremely rare for players to start on both sides. It is rarer still for a player to do it as well as Marecic, on a team with BCS bowl hopes, at positions as physically grueling as fullback and linebacker.

How good is he?

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