We proudly present the Leaders and Best in 50 States, a comprehensive list of the best athletes to wear the Maize and Blue from each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The University of Michigan athletics media relations office in cooperation with the Bentley Historical Library went through thousands of names of great U-M athletes from all over the country to choose the best of the best. Our decisions are a product of much deliberation and debate and though some may not agree with every selection, we'd love to hear what you think. Email us your comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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