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Louisiana's Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Updated: February 2, 2009, 6:55 PM ET
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ESPN reviewed the submissions and discussions on your state/region's conversation page. The four figures on Louisiana's Sports Rushmore are below:

Terry Bradshaw (Shreveport, Louisiana Tech Bulldogs) - The first pick in the 1970 draft, Bradshaw won four Super Bowls for the Pittsburgh Steelers before being inducted in the Hall of Fame.

Pete Maravich (LSU Tigers, New Orleans Jazz) - The Hall of Famer is college basketball's all-time leading scorer.

Shaquille O'Neal (LSU Tigers) - The 1991-92 AP National Player of the Year was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft.

Bill Russell (Monroe) - Russell led the Celtics to 11 NBA championships, was the first African-American head coach in NBA history and was a 1975 Basketball Hall of Fame inductee.

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