Gimme 5

Gimme 5: The SWAC’s greatest football players of all time

Grambling State has two of the top five players

It’s another Gimme 5 by ESPN’s Jay Walker.

He has already given us who he believes are the best Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference players in the NFL this season. This time, he’s naming the greatest players from the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

No. 5: Steve McNair, quarterback, Alcorn State

No. 4: Doug Williams, quarterback, Grambling State

No. 3: Buck Buchanan, defensive tackle, Grambling State

No. 2: Jerry Rice, wide receiver, Mississippi Valley State

No. 1: Walter Payton, running back, Jackson State

On the bubble: Texas Southern’s Michael Strahan and Jackson State’s Jackie Slater