Oregon's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:17 PM ET

ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Oregon's Sports Rushmore are below:

Steve Prefontaine (Coos Bay, Oregon Ducks) - The legendary Prefontaine won seven NCAA long distance championships, three cross-country titles, and at the time of his death (24) held every U.S. Track & Field record from the 2,000M to the 10,000M.

Phil Knight (Oregon Ducks) - The three-time letterman in track at the University of Oregon is also the founder and co-Chairman of Nike.

Gary Payton (Oregon State Beavers) - The No. 2 pick in the 1990 Draft is the Oregon State all-time leader in points, steals and assists.

Clyde Drexler (Portland Trail Blazers) - One of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players and a Hall-of-Famer, Drexler is the all-time Portland leader in points, rebounds and steals and also led the Blazers to two Finals appearances.

Other Mt. Rushmore of Sports conversations
Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida
Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland
Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada
New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio
Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Puerto Rico | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota
Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | Washington, D.C. | West Virginia
Wisconsin | Wyoming

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