Most Under Appreciated Players in MSU History

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Dec 14, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay (23) runs onto the field before the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

We have periodically taken a look at some of the best players at the different position groups on the football field. If you missed any of them, here are the ones we have currently knocked out.

You may not agree with our lists, but now, I want to take a look at some of the overlooked players. So if we didn’t get one, I want to take a look at some of the players who we may have cheered for at one time or another, but they have gotten lost in the mix. As the game of football has changed, the numbers that one player put up might have been surpassed by others. It doesn’t make those guys any less of a player, it just means times are different now.

There are also players who have come through who weren’t the best or most athletic, but they were able to make an impact on Mississippi State by giving everything they had. We might not remember them for their athletic gifts, but we remember them for leaving everything on the field every single time they put on the Maroon and White.

It’s obviously a subjective list, and it is one that will certainly overlook some players. We are talking about under appreciated players, so it is only natural that players will get overlooked. I still think there are some guys who deserve some recognition for their accomplishments even though they may not shine like they once did, or had other guys who got more of the attention.