Note: *Active; first-place votes in parenthesis; a
player received 20 points for one first-place vote, 19 points for one
second-place vote, etc.
The 20 Greatest Players in AFL history, as chosen by the 20th Season Historical Committee. The esteemed Historical Committee consists of a diverse mix of AFL
personalities all with a strong knowledge of the league and its history. The
members are: Howard Balzer, a journalist who has covered the AFL since its
inception; Hunkie Cooper, a former player and current assistant coach who
holds the record for career all-purpose yards; DarRyl Hammond, an active
player who will begin his 16th season this year; Mike Hohensee, head coach
of the Chicago Rush and the first player to throw an AFL touchdown; Joe
KaufFman, the president of ArenaFan Online; George LaFrance, a former player
who won five ArenaBowl championships; Bill Niro, an AFL founder; and Gene
Nudo, head coach of the Arizona Rattlers, whose career has spanned 19 of the
AFL's 20 seasons.