Vick Lands on ESPN the Magazine Cover Once Again
Issue hits newsstands Wednesday

April 3, 2001

Cover Credit: Phil Mucci
COVER STORY: With a Bullet. The Virginia Tech star possesses speed, strength, agility and a great arm. It's everything you look for in a No. 1 draft pick. But as The Magazine's David Fleming uncovers one little problem: Michael Vick is a long way from being a No. 1 quarterback in the NFL.

Also in this issue, The Magazine's Gene Wojciechowski writes about how the Virginia Tech Athletics Department is moving on after the departure of Vick. The story, entitled "Filling the Void," has interviews with QBs Grant Noel and Jason Davis, Associate AD Sharon McCloskey, equipment manager Lester Karlin, assistant S.I.D. Bryan Johnston, head coach Frank Beamer and more.

ALSO:
2001 NFL Draft Package: Jamar's Journey. Wisconsin cornerback Jamar Fletcher had a superior junior year. And then the real work began. By The Magazine's Monica Lewis

Mel Call. All-World draft guru and ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. peers into his crystal ball and tells us who is going where - and when.

Dream Catchers. In a photo essay, Florida State's wideout Marvin Minnis has a phat ride in mind. He is not the only 2001 draftee with a fantasy to fulfill.

Total Access: Pro Day at the University of Texas The Magazine goes behind the scenes and joins 80 NFL scouts and coaches as they test a half-ton of prime Longhorn.

In the Crosshairs: Drew Brees The "other quarterback" in the draft hears the whispers about his arm - and the Purdue Boilermaker can't wait to prove them wrong.