Connecticut's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:43 PM ET

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

Jim Calhoun (Connecticut Huskies) - The Hall of Famer has won two NCAA Men's Basketball titles.

Chris Drury (Trumbull/Fairfield Prep) - The multi-talented Drury pitched Trumbull to an upset win in the 1989 Little League World Series. As a hockey player he led Boston University to an NCAA title and went on to win a Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche.

Geno Auriemma (Connecticut Huskies) - Won five NCAA Women's Basketball titles and is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Walter Camp - Born in New Britain, he is considered "The Father of American Football."

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