Fox Best player from each state list recognizes one Notre Dame star

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Earlier this week Fox Sports released a fun list where they named the greatest football player to ever come from each of the 50 states. Some were more accomplished than others (ie – Reggie Bush, California vs. Jamie Duncan, Delaware) but it was a fun list nonetheless.

Of the 50 states only one to ever play at Notre Dame was named the best to come from their home state and that was Angelo Bertelli of Massachusetts. Bertelli won the 1943 Heisman Trophy as he quarterbacked the Fighting Irish team that won that season’s national championship.

Related: Notre Dame’s seven Heisman Trophy winners

The list is a fun one and there probably is no absolute right answer for many of the states but without giving too much away I will say that Red Grange should have been chosen over Dick Butkus in my home state while Cam Newton getting the nod over Herschel Walker in Georgia is borderline criminal (and yes, I’m aware of what Newton did in his one season at Auburn).

As for Rod Woodson being chosen for the state of Indiana, I’d love to argue for a Notre Dame player if there was one but this former collegiate hurdler is in 100% agreeance with that selection.

Related: The winningest college football coaches of all-time

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