88. Buck Williams, basketball

His coach at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000188" title="Maryland Terrapins" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/maryland-terrapins-ORSPT000188.topic">Maryland</a>, Lefty Driesell, called Williams "my horse." Though just 6 feet 8, the Terps' rugged center routinely outmuscled taller players, such as Ralph Sampson, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000224" title="Virginia Cavaliers" href="/topic/sports/college-sports/virginia-cavaliers-ORSPT000224.topic">Virginia</a>'s 7-4, three-time National Player of the Year. Twice, Williams led the Atlantic Coast Conference in rebounding, earning All-America honors as well as a berth on the 1980 Olympic team. He left college early and played 17 seasons in the NBA.

( Sun file photo / March 6, 1979 )

His coach at Maryland, Lefty Driesell, called Williams "my horse." Though just 6 feet 8, the Terps' rugged center routinely outmuscled taller players, such as Ralph Sampson, Virginia's 7-4, three-time National Player of the Year. Twice, Williams led the Atlantic Coast Conference in rebounding, earning All-America honors as well as a berth on the 1980 Olympic team. He left college early and played 17 seasons in the NBA.

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