9. Richard Sherman
Richard Sherman is a more efficient strategy maker than he is a player. During an NFL game in 2014, he gave a very aggressive interview that shock the football world. Sherman later said that he had planned to make waves all along in order to create a better market around for the league in Seattle.
Sherman attained an impossible 4.1 GPA and was ranked second best in his class. He subsequently landed a Stanford scholarship. His extensive theoretical study has turned him into an All-Pro comerback. He says he studies every player and every team extensively. He has notes on every single receiver in the NFL on his iPad.