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Texas' Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:32 PM ET
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ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Texas' Sports Rushmore are below:

Lance Armstrong (Austin) - The international symbol of cancer survival won 7 straight Tour de France titles ('99-05).

Earl Campbell (Tyler, Texas Longhorns, Houston Oilers) - The Texas running back won the 1977 Heisman Trophy and went on to five Pro Bowls with the Houston Oilers.

Tom Landry (Mission, Dallas Cowboys) - He led the Cowboys to five NFC titles and two Super Bowl victories in 29 seasons as head coach.

Nolan Ryan (Alvin, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers) - The flame thrower threw the most no-hitters (7) and K's all-time (5,714) while also setting the single-season record for Ks (383, 1973).

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