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Logan Crawford, QB, @Symmetrik

 

156 GP (S11-S17 New York Herd; S18-S20 Los Angeles Reign; S21 Denver Steam)
48,946 Yards, 365 TDs, 180 INTs, 4,095/6,225 (65.8%), 97.2 QB Rating; 144 Carries, 357 Yards, 2 TDs
1 Most Valuable Player
1 Offensive Player of the Year
2 Quarterback of the Year
S11 Rookie of the Year

 

Logan Crawford may go down as the most touted prospect in EFL history. After winning three consecutive championships holding the clipboard behind Isaac Martin at Alabama, Crawford had a monstrous senior season in which he set a then NCAA record with 4,675 passing yards, just 6 yards off the current ECFA record despite playing two fewer games. Crawford was a no-brainer 1st overall pick for the New York Herd, and not only did he live up to the expectations, he surpassed them. It wasn't even for Crawford to just win Rookie of the Year, he also won Quarterback of the Year as a rookie, leading the entire EFL in touchdowns, passer rating, and completion percentage. Crawford would win the award a second time a few years later, picking up Offensive Player of the Year and MVP awards as well. Despite all his success, the one thing that eluded him was an EFL Championship. At the time of his retirement, Crawford led the EFL in just about every passing stat imaginable, and by quite the margin at that. The first player with over 3,000 completions, 33,000 yards, and 275 touchdowns, Crawford ushered in a new breed of quarterbacks to the EFL.

 

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Ian Kelley, LB, @Patdatass

 

184 GP (S9-S21 Miami Neptune)
1,241 Tackles (56 TFL), 152 Sacks, 8 INTs, 96 PD, 18 FF, 5 FR, 1 TD, 4 Blocks
3 Time EFL Champion
2 Defensive Player of the Year 
2 Linebacker of the Year
S9 Rookie of the Year

 

It's not every day you see a player spend their entire career with one team; it's even rarer when that career spans an incredible 13 seasons. Ian Kelley burst onto the scene with the Miami Neptune back in Season 9, making an immediate impact as he took home Rookie of the Year honors. He would team up with fellow linebacker Demetrius Sharkstrong the following season to form one of the most formidable linebacker duos in EFL history for the next decade. Kelley's impact was undeniable, as he is the all-time leader in career sacks with 152. A two-time Linebacker of the Year winner, Kelley is also just the second linebacker to win Defensive Player of the Year multiple times. His regular season dominance in both those seasons carried into the postseason, as the Miami Neptune went on to win the Championship during both his Defensive Player of the Year campaigns. Kelley was a 3-time EFL Champion, and he will go down as one of the greatest linebackers of all time.

 

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Harlon Connecticut, QB, @AW13

 

98 GP (S11-S12 Seattle Predators; S13-S15 Miami Neptune; S16-S17 San Antonio Wolfpack)
32,209 Yards, 224 TDs, 80 INTs, 2,432/3,661 (66.4%), 105.4 QB Rating; 121 Carries, 533 Yards, 5 TD
1 Time EFL Champion
1 Comeback Player of the Year

 

Harlon Connecticut may go down as the best Quarterback to never win Quarterback of the Year. Connecticut was part of one of the deepest draft classes of Quarterbacks in EFL history, and with other big names coming in the season before and the season after, Connecticut never had the chance to take home the big awards. Still, Connecticut was able to make a name for himself on the field, winning the Comeback Player of the Year award in Season 14 as he led the Miami Neptune to a Championship. Connecticut never stayed in one place very long, as he spent time with three different franchises during his seven season career, being traded from Seattle to Miami for Drew McPewPewPew early in his career then from Miami to San Antonio for Gavin Rose later on. What truly made Connecticut standout was his efficiency, as he is the only player in EFL history with a career completion percentage above 66%. And of course, no one can forget his classic Arm of Steel game, the quadruple overtime NCAA thriller where Connecticut attempted a ridiculous 92 passes and gained 649 yards.

 

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Drew McPewPewPew, QB, @MMFLEX

 

96 GP (S12 Miami Neptune; S13-S18 Seattle Predators)
28,702 Yards, 223 TDs, 63 INTs, 2,153/3,354 (64.2%), 105.6 QB Rating; 115 Carries, 391 Yards
1 Time EFL Champion
1 Most Valuable Player
1 Playoff Most Valuable Player
1 Offensive Player of the Year
1 Quarterback of the Year

 

With five big name quarterbacks entering the EFL in the two seasons preceding Drew McPewPewPew's arrival, the former Oregon alum had to find a way to set himself apart from the rest. McPewPewPew achieved this by maximizing his touchdown production while minimizing his turnovers. He ranks number one all time in Touchdown-to-Interception ratio with a very impressive 3.54. McPewPewPew really hit his stride in Season 16, as he stormed the EFL in route to a Quarterback of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, and MVP sweep. It was the following season that he may have been more proud of, however, as he led the Seattle Predators to their first Championship in 16 seasons, earning Playoff MVP honors for his efforts. He is one of the very few players to dominate at every level, winning a Heisman, an MVP, an NCAA Championship, and an EFL Championship. McPewPewPew's career has been closely tied to Harlon Connecticut's, as he took over as quarterback for him in Oregon once he graduated, then was traded to Seattle for him after his rookie season. With their careers so firmly entwined, it's fitting that the two of them enter the Hall of Fame together.

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