Millennium Men: the Best College Football Players of the 2000s

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It’s a good thing that whole Y2K thing didn’t play out. Otherwise we would’ve missed out on some serious college football talent. Assuming that the nuclear fallout and fire raining from the sky would’ve been a hindrance on the nation’s top programs, true fans (at least those that survived) would’ve been left searching for entertainment while Eric Berry ate canned beans in a bomb shelter and rats feasted on the charred carcass of Matt Leinart.


Luckily though, the world as we know it didn’t come to an end with the millennial changeover and as a result, fans were spared the horror of an existence without quality NCAA football. Instead we enjoyed a decade of flourishing talent, the best of which are listed below. These are the top five college football players of the 2000s…

Millennium Men: the Best College Football Players of the 2000s
Image Credit: ssuaphotos / Shutterstock.com
It’s a good thing that whole Y2K thing didn’t play out. Otherwise we would’ve missed out on some serious college football talent. Assuming that the nuclear fallout and fire raining from the sky would’ve been a hindrance on the nation’s top programs, true fans (at least those that survived) would’ve been left searching for entertainment while Eric Berry ate canned beans in a bomb shelter and rats feasted on the charred carcass of Matt Leinart.


Luckily though, the world as we know it didn’t come to an end with the millennial changeover and as a result, fans were spared the horror of an existence without quality NCAA football. Instead we enjoyed a decade of flourishing talent, the best of which are listed below. These are the top five college football players of the 2000s…
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There they are, the five guys who made sitting through hundreds of hours of Lee Corso losing his mind over the BCS worthwhile. Now granted, we’re talking about a ten-year span and there are thousands of college football players, so we may have missed a few. But rest assured, regardless of how highly you think of him, no one cares that your freshman roommate played a reliable outside linebacker for three years at Monmouth State. No one. And if it’s that important to you, then just make a list of your own…

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