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American Family Insurance ALL-USA Legends Top 30 Countdown: 30-21



From L to R: Carmelo Anthony, David Wright, Adrian Peterson and Dawn Staley are among the 30 greatest American Family Insurance ALL-USA athletes of all-time. / USA TODAY Sports, AP

Over the next week, we're counting down the Top 30 American Family Insurance ALL-USA athletes -- across all sports -- of all-time. These athletes were named ALL-USA in high school and continued their strong athletic careers to the professional or Olympic level.


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30. Chris Spielman, Washington (Massillon, Ohio), 1983, Football
Five-time All-Pro linebacker.

29. Sue Bird, Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.), 1998, Basketball
Seven-time WNBA All-Star point guard and two-time WNBA champion.

28. Chris Paul, West Forsyth (Clemmons, N.C.), 2003, Basketball
Guard has been a two-time Olympic Gold medalist and has been an NBA All-Star in his past six seasons.

MORE: 30th Anniversary ALL-USA Boys Basketball Team

27. Dawn Staley, Dobbins Tech (Philadelphia), 1988, Basketball
Guard was a six-time WNBA All-Star, one-time ABL All-Star and three-time Olympic gold medalist.

MORE: 30th Anniversary ALL-USA Girls Basketball Team

26. Paul Pierce, Inglewood (Los Angeles), 1995, Basketball
Small-forward is a 10-time NBA All-Star.

PHOTOS: All-Time ALL-USA Basketball Team Then & Now

25. David Wright, Hickory (Chesapeake, Va.), 2001, Baseball
Seven-time All-Star third baseman has hit double-digit home runs every season.

MORE: 30th Anniversary ALL-USA Baseball Team
PHOTOS: All-Time ALL-USA Baseball Team Then & Now

24. Chris Bosh, Lincoln (Dallas), 2002, Basketball
Power forward has won back-to-back NBA titles and is an eight-time NBA All-Star.

23. Adrian Peterson, Palestine (Texas), 2003, Football
Holds the NFL single game record of 296 yards rushing.

22. Carmelo Anthony, Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), 2002, Basketball
Small forward is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and six-time NBA All-Star.

21. Orlando Pace, Sandusky (Ohio), 1993, Football
Offensive lineman was a seven-time Pro Bowler.

 

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