Over the next week, we're counting down the Top 30 American Family Insurance ALL-USA athletes — across all sports — of all-time. These athletes were named ALL-USA in high school and continued their strong athletic careers to the professional or Olympic level.
30. Chris Spielman, Washington (Massillon, Ohio), 1983, Football
Five-time All-Pro linebacker.
29. Sue Bird, Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.), 1998, Basketball
Seven-time WNBA All-Star point guard and two-time WNBA champion.
28. Chris Paul, West Forsyth (Clemmons, N.C.), 2003, Basketball
Guard has been a two-time Olympic Gold medalist and has been an NBA All-Star in his past six seasons.
27. Dawn Staley, Dobbins Tech (Philadelphia), 1988, Basketball
Guard was a six-time WNBA All-Star, one-time ABL All-Star and three-time Olympic gold medalist.
26. Paul Pierce, Inglewood (Los Angeles), 1995, Basketball
Small-forward is a 10-time NBA All-Star.
25. David Wright, Hickory (Chesapeake, Va.), 2001, Baseball
Seven-time All-Star third baseman has hit double-digit home runs every season.
24. Chris Bosh, Lincoln (Dallas), 2002, Basketball
Power forward has won back-to-back NBA titles and is an eight-time NBA All-Star.
23. Adrian Peterson, Palestine (Texas), 2003, Football
Holds the NFL single game record of 296 yards rushing.
22. Carmelo Anthony, Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), 2002, Basketball
Small forward is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and six-time NBA All-Star.
21. Orlando Pace, Sandusky (Ohio), 1993, Football
Offensive lineman was a seven-time Pro Bowler.