The 100 Greatest Athletes of the Complex Decade

60. Reggie Bush

Sport: Football
Bonafides From 2002-2012: 2004 BCS National Champion, 2011 Super Bowl Champion, 2005 Heisman Trophy winner, 2x All-American
Hey—we see your eyes rolling, but we're talking college, not pro here. According to the NCAA, Reggie Bush doesn't exist (not literally, but close)—they vacated a USC National Championship and Bush's '05 Heisman Trophy when it was discovered that marketing agents put his family up in a townhouse, but we all know what No 5 and the Trojans accomplished in the mid 2000s. In the '05 season, Bush amassed over 2,600 all-purpose yards and scored 18 touchdowns during USC's Rose Bowl run. And although he'd later lose it, he dominated the Heisman voting with 784 first-place votes (Vince Young was the runner-up with 79 first-place votes). He only started 14 games at USC, be he finished tenth in NCAA history with 6,541 total yards.

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