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            *** Voting for the 2000 Walter Payton Award ***
               (Presented annually by The Sports Network)

 NAME (School)                          1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th    Points
 -------------                          ---   ---   ---   ---   ---    ------
 Louis Ivory (Furman)                    37    20     9     4     3      303
 Adrian Peterson (Georgia Southern)       9    20    12    10     6      187
 Brian Westbrook (Villanova)             11     9    11     9    11      153
 Charles Dunn (Portland State)            5    11     9     8     8      120
 Ryan Helming (Northern Iowa)             4     7    11    12    11      116
 Charles Roberts (Sacramento State)       5     4     4     8     7       76
 Stephen Campbell (Brown)                 2     3     3     6     9       52
 Charles Tharp (Western Illinois)         3     4     3     2     5       49
 Chris Sanders (Chattanooga)              2     1     5     4     6       43
 Tony Taylor (Northwestern State)         4     2     1     3     0       37
 Tony Romo (Eastern Illinois)             1     2     3     5     5       37
 Jimmy Blanchard (Portland State)         0     1     6     5     3       35
 Montrell Coley (Hampton)                 2     2     1     3     3       30
 Jacquay Nunnally (Florida A&M)           0     1     6     2     3       29
 Darnell Kennedy (Alabama State)          2     1     2     1     4       26
 Marcel Shipp (Massachusetts)             1     0     1     5     4       22
 Drew Miller (Montana) *                  0     0     1     0     0        3
 Matt Cannon (Southern Utah) *            0     0     0     1     0        2

 * - denotes write-in vote.

 Voting Information
 ------------------
      Voting was conducted by a panel of 90  FCS  media  and
 sports information directors. A first-place vote is worth five points,
 a second-place vote is worth four points, a third-place vote is  worth
 three  points,  a  fourth-place  vote is worth two points and a fifth-
 place vote is worth one point. Voters received a ballot with  each  of
 the  16  finalists  for  each  of  the three awards. Votes were due by
 Monday, November 20th, 2000, following the final week of  the  regular
 season. Postseason play has no effect on the outcome of the awards.



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