Aug 30 2013
After watching thousandsâ€”maybe even millionsâ€”of hours worth of sports, we often marvel at some of the most well-known athletes on the planet.
Deservedly so, guys like Kobe Bryant and Tom Brady get brought up around the bar, but what about the other athletes who have had just as much successâ€”if not moreâ€”and never even cross our minds?
Just as we did yesterday by giving you the most underappreciated teams in sports right now, we’ve decided to give some due credit to some of the most underappreciated athletes too, so stop overlooking these guys!
8. Frank Gore – San Francisco 49ers
During his time in San Fran, Gore’s seen it all.
He’s been on team’s that boasted top-5 picks, and finally saw the team earn a Super Bowl berth last seasonâ€”though they lost to the Ravens.
The running back has been the one staple week in and out, tallying six 1,000-yard seasons in his eight-year career, proving he’s the workhorse that helps wear down defenses in the Bay Area.
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