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No. 2: Luke Staley

Staley was not just one of the best running backs in BYU football history, but one of the best runners in NCAA history.

Injuries unfortunately hampered his career – and killed his shot at the NFL – but make no mistake about it: Staley was a must watch player from 1999-2001.

Every time he touched the ball there was a chance (and a good one at that) that something special would happen.

Staley is still BYU football’s leader in career touchdowns (48) and he took home some serious hardware.

In his junior season (2001), Staley was named the MWC Player of the Year, a consensus All-American, the Jim Brown Award winner and the Doak Walker Award winner.

Staley ran for 2,507 yards and 41 touchdowns during his tenure in Provo and added 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns receiving.