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List Rules Please rank the players based on who is the most unappreciated

The most underrated college football players are the unsung heroes that help their NCAA Football teams achieve great things but do so without the mainstream attention paid to other players. (click here for the hottest college female athletes.) You won't see these guys on the short lists for the Heisman Trophy or among the names on the lists of the best college football players but it's certainly not because they are not deserving.

These college football players are some of the brightest and most talented in the sport but for one reason or another don't get the same glitz and glamor of others. Some play for lesser known teams, such as Northern Illinois Huskies quarterback Chandler Harnish, who threw for 8,670 yards for 66 touchdowns in his first three years, or Stedman Bailey, a senior wide receiver for the West Virginia Mountaineers who leads the team with an average of 17.9 yards per catch.

Others are simply a great among greats and are overshadowed by stronger players on their team or division. Washington Huskies quarterback Keith Price falls into that category. As of October, Price ranked second in the country with 21 touchdown passes but with other amazing players such as 2011 Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, Kellen Moore and Andrew Luck, Price's name is rarely mentioned.

Each of these players are talented and help their respective college football team even without the media praise that other players receive. They don't play their hearts out for the attention, they play it because they love the game and want to succeed. That makes them not only the most underrated college football players in the game today but it also makes them local heroes that give the fans of their teams something to cheer about. That self sacrifice with little reward is pretty darn respectable.

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Nick Isham 
                    is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Melvin Gordon 
                    is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Stedman Bailey 
                    is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Rex Burkhead 
                    is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Rex Burkhead Running back

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Danny Woodhead 
                    is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Danny Woodhead Running back

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Mohamed Sanu 
                    is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Mohamed Sanu Wide receiver

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Bacarri Rambo 
                    is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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David Wilson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
David Wilson Running back, Kickoff returner

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Jordan Kovacs 
                    is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Jordan Kovacs Defensive back

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Mike Martin 
                    is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Nick Foles 
                    is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Nick Foles Quarterback

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Justin Hardy 
                    is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Jacob Coker 
                    is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Jacob Coker Transferring to University of Alabama to play his final year of eligibility, it may be Jacob Coker's time to emerge from the shadow of FSU stud Jaimis Winston. 

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Keith Price 
                    is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Keith Price Quarterback

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Isaiah Pead 
                    is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Isaiah Pead Running back

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Eric Page 
                    is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Eric Page Wide receiver

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Jordan Lynch 
                    is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Jordan Lynch

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Tim Fugger 
                    is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Tim Fugger Linebacker

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Paul Richardson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Paul Richardson

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Henry Josey 
                    is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Henry Josey

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Joey Bosa 
                    is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Joey Bosa

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James Street 
                    is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
James Street Quarterback

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Ronnie Hillman 
                    is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Ronnie Hillman Running back

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Jordan White 
                    is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Jordan White Wide receiver

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Joseph Randle 
                    is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Joseph Randle Running back

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Austin Davis 
                    is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Austin Davis Quarterback

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Danny Trevathan 
                    is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Danny Trevathan Linebacker

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Brandon Bolden 
                    is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Brandon Bolden Running back

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Chandler Harnish 
                    is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Chandler Harnish Quarterback

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Brandon Wilds 
                    is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Dennis Johnson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Dennis Johnson Defensive end

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Jermaine Kearse 
                    is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Jermaine Kearse Wide receiver

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Antonio Allen 
                    is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Antonio Allen Strong Safety

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Juron Criner 
                    is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Juron Criner Wide receiver

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Tauren Poole 
                    is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Tauren Poole Running back

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Jake Heaps 
                    is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Jake Heaps Quarterback

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Jake Knott 
                    is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Andrew Jackson 
                    is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Kyle Padron 
                    is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Cameron Chism 
                    is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Cameron Chism Cornerback

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Kamar Jorden 
                    is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Underrated College Football Player
Kamar Jorden Wide receiver