Academic and Athletic Elite

Notre Dame, Stanford tops in football, academics

BY MARK LAZERUS mlazerus@suntimes.com October 10, 2012 9:40PM 

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Like countless other 20-year-old college students, Notre Dame wide receiver T.J. Jones likes to unwind by virtually blowing things up — maybe a little “Call of Duty” or “Resident Evil.” Also some “Sleeping Dogs” of late.

But not in the morning. He wakes up between 7:20 and 7:40 and heads straight to either a class or the weight room. No downtime at lunchtime, either. He has to eat quick and get to four hours or so of team meetings and practice, then maybe a little extra time meeting with the media. The evening? No way. Two or three hours of homework every night. 

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