Five Days of List-Mas: PA's A-List


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Whether you’re putting together a grouping of best quarterbacks or worst albums, or you’re making that special list for Santa, there’s nothing quite like a good list. So in honor of the holiday season we’re bringing you lists all week long — Merry List-Mas!

Today: Pennsylvania's A-Listers.

In the NFL, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers are A-Listers. In the NBA, it’s LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. But who are the A-Listers in Pennsylvania? That’s where today’s list comes in. Regardless of sport, here’s our list of the top five A-List athletes in the state. Can you think of an A-Lister we didn’t mention? Let us know in the comments.

5. Colton Storm (JR), Cumberland Valley, Soccer

Credentials: Rated the nation’s No. 5 recruit in the ESPNU 150: 2013, played on USA U-17 National Team

4. Jimmy Gulibon (SR), Derry, Wrestling

Credentials: Nation’s No. 1-ranked wrestler at 126 pounds by InterMat, Penn State recruit, three-time state champ

3. Noah Spence (SR), Bishop McDevitt, Football

Credentials: No. 4 in the ESPNU 150, Offers from 24 major college programs, state finalist, All-American

2. Amile Jefferson (SR), Friends’ Central, Basketball

Credentials: No. 24 in ESPNU 100, ESPNHS Cover (Holiday 2011), Recruited by a dozen major college programs

1. Rushel Shell (SR), Hopewell, Football

Credentials: No. 24 in ESPNU 100, All-Time state rushing leader, Pittsburgh recruit, ESPNHS cover (Sept. 2011), All-American

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Tomorrow: The top underclassman football players from Pennsylvania.