Joey Harrington cover athlete for NCAA College Football
Electronic Arts announced that they have signed Joey Harrington as the cover athlete for NCAA College Football 2003. Harrington is a quarterback out of Oregon and was the top pick in the NFL Draft. Now playing for the Detroit Lions, the former college phenom was a finalist for the 2002 Heisman Memorial Trophy. Harrington helped the Oregon Ducks win the 2001 Pacific 10 Conference title and led the team to victory in the Fiesta Bowl in 2002. Harrington, the Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year, threw for 2,414 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior, the second-highest single season total in school history.
"This has been a very exciting year for me and being on the cover of NCAA Football 2003 is a huge thrill," said Harrington. "Iím a big fan of video games and never imagined I would ever be on the cover of one. EA is known for making the best games and it is an honor that they chose me to be on theirs." Harringtonís image will appear on all NCAA Football 2003 packaging and merchandising.
NCAA College Football will be released in July for the Playstation 2, Xbox, and GameCube.
5/14/2002 Matt Stensrud