It’s Fred Van Vleet Mania right now, thanks to his big win with the Toronto Raptors. But did you know there are many other professional athletes that call the Stateline area home?

For a bonus, here’s FVV, Rockford’s hero!

Fred VanVleet-Auburn-Wichita State-Toronto Raptors

1. Dean Lowry-Boylan-Northwestern-Green Bay Packers

2. Dan Arnold-Boylan-UW Platteville-New Orleans Saints

3. Jake Smolinski-Boylan-Former 2nd Round Pick, currently plays in the Tampa Bay Rays minor league system.

4. Jake Junis-Rock Falls-Kansas City Royals starting pitcher

5. Corey Anderson-Hononegah-UW Whitewater-UFC Fighter, currently ranked #8 in light heavyweight rankings.

6. Isaiah Roby-Dixon-Nebraska-Likely NBA Draft pick next week

 7. Chad Knaus-Jefferson-NASCAR Crew Chief for William Byron

But that’s not all…

Athletes who could make it to the professional leagues soon:

Anthony McKinney-Harlem-Iowa Western-TCU offensive tackle

Josh Black-Harlem-Syracuse defensive linemen

Vederian Lowe-Auburn-Illinois University offensive linemen

Andrew Whilhite-Stillman Valley-Minnesota

Nate Durham-Hononegah-North Texas long snapper

If we missed anybody please let us know!

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