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Gimme 5: N.C. A&T’s all-time best players

Chicago Bears’ Tarik Cohen is one of them

Jay Walker’s Gimme 5 for this week are the top players in the history of North Carolina A&T football.

No. 5: Connell Maynor, two-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Year at quarterback, now coach at Alabama A&M.

No. 4: Chris McNeil, the first player from a historically black college to win the Buck Buchanan Award as FCS Defensive Player of the Year.

No. 3: Running back Maurice Hicks, the top Aggies running back until No. 2 came along.

No. 2: Tarik Cohen, MEAC all-time leading rusher and current player for the Chicago Bears.

No. 1: Elvin Bethea, NFL Hall of Famer, a defensive lineman who played for the Houston Oilers from 1968-83.