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Who's on Stanford football's Mount Rushmore?

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Quarterbacks rule the day on Stanford's list of most distinguished players

Andrew Luck, Jim Plunkett, John Elway and Pop Warner
Andrew Luck, Jim Plunkett, John Elway and Pop Warner
Patrick Gray

Andrew Luck

- 2-time Heisman runner-up, 1st overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft (Colts), 2011 Johnny Unitas and Walter Camp award winner, school record holder in Touchdown passes (career and single-season), Completion Percentage, Passing Efficiency, 2011 Orange Bowl champion, 2012 Fiesta Bowl

Jim Plunkett

- Only Heisman trophy winner in school history (1970), 2-time Super Bowl Champion, 1st overall pick in 1971 NFL draft (Patriots), 1971 Rose Bowl champion, Pac-8 champion

John Elway

- 1982 Heisman runner up, Pro Football Hall of Famer, 2-time Super Bowl Champion, 1st overall pick in 1982 NFL draft (Colts), School record for TD passes in a game (6), Schools records for TD passes broken by Andrew Luck

Pop Warner

- Most wins in school history (71), 1926 National Championship, 1927 Rose Bowl champion, creator of modern American football (specifically: the screen pass, the spiral punt, the single- and double-wing formations, and the use of helmets and shoulder pads)

Should the list be different? Here's some other players and coaches considered for the list:

- Jim Harbaugh

- David Shaw

- Toby Gerhart

- Ernie Nevers

- Troy Walters

- John Lynch

- Stepfan Taylor

- Darrin Nelson