#5. Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys)- Had Emmitt not played during the same years as Barry Sanders, We might not have known who was better.
#4. Jim Brown (Cleveland Browns) - Icon
#3. Bo Jackson ( LA Raiders) - Bo knows he is the number three on this list.
#2. Barry Sanders (Detroit Lions) - Thousands of fans told US that Barry has some of the best highlight film in football history. We agree!
#1. Walter Payton (Chicago Bears) - Walter's stats say it all.
#8. Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs)-Any rookie that can break a Payton Manning record belongs on this list.
#7. Eli Manning (Giants) - You need to respect the history and the fact that he is still playing.
#6. Russell Wilson (Seahawks)- Not only is Russell a great QB in the past but he can be even better in the future.
#5. Carson Wentz (Eagles) - Carson is the real reason the Eagles had the opportunity to even get to the Playoffs.
#4. DeShaun Watson (Texans) - DeShaun was an exceptional QB at Clemson and was even better in his first season in the NFL, He stood toe-to-toe with Tom Brady (at Tom's best) and was one play short of a win. DeShaun is the future of the NFL.
#3. Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers) - Ben is one of very few QBs that can throw for 500 - 600 yards a couple games a season, add that to his Super bowls and you have a top three QB.
#2. Aaron Rodgers (Packers) - Aaron is at number two because of his rough and tough play. Arron can take hit after hit and be seriously injured but he refuses to leave or quit. When the game seem lost Arron just doesn't let the clock run out because he's afraid he might get hurt, no, Arron plays to win and has thrown a few come from behind, game winning passes.
#1. Tom Brady (Patriots) - Tom is the most dangerous QB in the history of NFL football. Tom has a love of the game and plays with his heart.
An opponent can never feel confident in a victory against Tom unless the clock reads all zeros, all fans have left the stadium, and all players from both teams are home watching the recap of the game on their TVs while laying in bed before falling asleep for the night...Tom is that good!
#7. Steph Curry / Kevin Durant (Tied) (Both Actively Playing)
#6. Kobe Bryant
#5. Larry Bird
#4. LeBron James (Actively Playing)
#3. Bill Russell
#2. Wilt Chamberlain
#1. Michael Jordan
Honorary #. Forty (PT) NFL
7. Three (DE) NASCAR
6. thirteen (WC) NBA
5. Ninety-nine (WG) NHL
4. Forty-two (MR) MLB
3. Forty-two (JR) MLB
2. Twenty-three (MJ) NBA
1. Seven (MM) MLB
Can you guess who these players are by only their number and initials?
#7. PGA Golf
#6. NHL Hockey
#5. NCAA College Football
#4. MLB Baseball
#3. NBA Basketball
#2. NCAA Basketball
#1. NFL Football
#7. Villanova (Three national titles, two of them in the last 20 years)
#6. Indiana (Respecting History, five national titles, zero in the last 20 years)
#5. UCLA (You have to respect their history, 11 national titles, zero of them in the last 20 years)
#4. Kentucky (Eight national titles, two of them in the last 20 years)
#3. UConn (Four national titles, with all four national titles in the last 20 years, UConn is the most relevant team in the last 20 years)
#2. Duke (Five national titles, three national titles in the last 20 years and all five within the last 30 years)
#1. North Carolina (Six national titles, three national titles in the last 20 years)
#7. NCAA Football - Alabama (With the new national title games it's hard to quantify but you know it when you see it)
#6. NHL Hockey - Tied Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings (Combined, they account for nine of the last twenty Stanley Cups)
#5. NCAA Men's Basketball - Tied Duke and UConn
Duke (Five national titles since 1991 and three of them in the last 20 years)
UConn (Four national titles in the last 20 years)
#4. MLB Baseball - New York Yankees (Six World Series appearances, four World Series Wins in last 20 years)
#3. NBA Basketball - Tied Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs (Combined for eight of the last twenty NBA championships)
#2. NFL Football - New England Patriots (Eight Super Bowl appearances, five Super Bowl wins in the last 20 years)
#1. NCAA Women's Basketball - UConn (Ten national championships in the last 20 years and hundreds of records set in the last 20 years including 111 game win streak beating the 90 game win streak UConn also holds)
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