Bruce Springsteen wrote a song called “Glory Days” that plays into the human condition of romanticizing our successes of yesteryear. In any stage of life, you’re bound to meet people who tell stories about how great things used to be, how accomplished a high school pitcher they were, so on and so forth. Everyone has a story from the “good ole days,” and sure I’m as guilty as anyone.
But with the calendar turning to March and the Madness just around the bend, it’s as fitting a time as ever to tip our cap to the All-Glory Days Team. This select group of collegiate heroes had their greatest successes as the Big Man on Campus.
For the sake of simplicity and to find a way to narrow this list into a digestible consideration set, we’ve narrowed our selections only to dudes who played on National Championship teams. As always, there are surely tourney legends that we omitted, and if that’s the case, drop them in the comments below. Here we go, in descending chronological order: