Best Lacrosse Players

This is the list to find out which Lacrosse players are the best.

The Top Ten

1 Paul Rabil

He is amazing

The best good deal

The best player ever


2 John Grant Jr.

Absolute legend


By far the best Lacrosse player ever. Especially if you include his Box lacrosse acomplishments as well.

When I metJohn Grant at a Valor lacrosse tryout, my heart nearly stopped. John Grant isn't just one of the top three of all time, he's the best to ever play the game. You think about his persistence when he injured his knee, it almost ended his life. But he fought through it and became better than he was before at the position of attack. John Grant has always been my favorite player, even though I play midfield. Now granted, Lyle Thompson will some day be higher on this list than he is, but in my opinion, he is presently the greatest player of all time.

3 Thomas Sears

First goalie I ever saw take over a lacrosse game. At Uva in '81 (I think)... incredible save, lazer clearing passes... and coming out of the goal decking guys...

4 Conor Gill

Muito legal

5 Paul Gait

His brother isn't bad either. - XxSpitfire34109xX

I think he's the best of all time

He is as soon good like me

Paul gait is lacrosse

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6 Mikey Powell


Mikey Powell can do amazing tricks like doing a front flip then shooting it behind his back! He is an amazing lacrosse player and his brother isn't too bad either.

Cool how his last name is named after a Skateboard brand. He has a great Lacrosse brother too. - XxSpitfire34109xX

When I met you at rhino camp you had awesome moves props to the "Ostrich"

7 Brian Wood

Played with angainst Brian all I can say it was pure poetry. He is and always will be the greatest of all time. Watch his film. You tell me



8 Mark Millon

Mark Millon is the best and an insiration to who ever sees him play

9 Kyle Harrison

he's cool

Love this guy. I've seen him in person in multiple occasion. He is an amazing play as well!

Amazing got his kit as well designed by him to

This guy has skills!

10 Jim Brown Jim Brown James Nathaniel Brown is a former professional American football player and actor. He was a running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League from 1957 through 1965.

He is way better than any lacrosse player ever. He was so big and fast he could run over anyone and was amazing at the game

Jim was probably the biggest, strongest,and fastest player on any team he's ever been on

One thing I have to say, : The only reason people think paul rabil is the best is because he gets all the endorsements. I watched him play live and he isn't that good. he doesn't play real lacrosse. by that I mean he doesn't pass. This guy Jim Brown the football running back fro the browns actually had mad skills at lacrosse. he should be at least top ten. I don't if he's better than rabil or not because he played 50 years ago but people please realize that paul rabil isn't as good as you think he is.

Tremendous athlete - played during a period when lacrosse was not nearly as popular as it is today


The Contenders

11 Gary Gait


For Paul Gait to be higher than his brother is OUTRAGEOUS. Gary Gait changed the game. No one will ever forget the Air Gait. He carried Syracuse on his shoulders, and it was him that brought them to the championship title. Now yes, Paul does sometimes get overshadowed by Gary, but Gary is still one of the top three ever.

Should probably be #1 player. Dominant, spectacular, made those around him better; changed the game.

Having Gait at 12 gives this list zero credibility. Number 12? Are you kidding me?

12 Matt Ward

Are you brothers with Dillon ward?

13 Casey Powell

Casey Powell not being on the top 5 makes me so mad. You think about how long this man has played and how much he has changed the game, and you find that he is classified as a LEGEND. Casey Powell truly is a lacrosse legend.

Casey is a legend. He always sets up clinics at my lacrosse fields and he is a true legend. If you haven't seen him up close, you haven't seen him before.

Ryan Mastin which is me

This man should be top 5. MLL MVP and Off MVP when he's in his late 30's. Unreal.

14 Max Seibald

Best MLL player by far. Since coming into the league this guy has proven he's one of the best scoring middies. He is one of the fastest players on his team... The Denver Outlaws.

Did a clinic at a summer camp I was at clearly there to help the kids and to show his overall skill

My name is max

15 John Tavares

Hall of Fame Class of 2016. Ranks first in points, goals, and assists.

Best to ever play

Most points in nll. Most consistent ever

All time leader indoor lacrosse..!.. #bestever

16 Rob Pannell

He is number one he is the goat way better than paul

Better than John Grant Jr. in my opinion.

Rob has elusev speed

17 Lyle Thompson

Best player ever. No way you would pick some1 else first. YOU DO NOT WANT HIM ON THE OPPOSING TEAM

All time leading points scorer in NCAA. 175 goals, 225 assists, 400 total points

18 Roy Colsey

Your skills amaze me so much and I know its hard to be a top middfielder with a hat trick every game

19 Dave Pietramala

This man REDEFINED lacrosse and the position of defense. I was shocked when I didn't see him in the top 5. Pietramala is a legend.

Best ever. Period.

20 Chazz Woodson

Go Raiders!

Dunk Master. Enough said

21 Frank Urso

For those of us who first learned with traditional sticks and even remember the advent of of plastic heads, Frank Urso cannot be forgotten. Frank and his coach, the great Bud Beardmore, dominated the game at the precise time the game began to evolve into the modern game we now know.

How could he not be listed? He changed the game at midfield. 4x All American at Maryland, and national champion. At the time, best shot in the game.

Frank Urso is the greatest player to ever play for Maryland. Urso helped redefine how to play the game, and it’s a shame that his legacy has been forgotten by today’s younger players.

22 Jordan Wolf

Best rattlers players I have ever seen. I'm your biggest fan.

23 Matt Rambo

He’s a goat

24 Scott Bacigalupo

Best of the. Best!

25 Brian Dougherty

YEAH PHILLY, even if nobody can play for the Barrage anymore

He is dope

26 Brendan Mundorf

I'm not saying he's the best of all time but didn't he win the MVP two years ago.

In my opinion brendan is the best

27 Tim Nelson

Could feed the ball like no other

Tim Nelson, Syracuse lax, 3 time NCAA attackman of the year, Hall of Famer from Yorktown, NY

28 Jesse Schwartzman

Plays for Denver Outlaws And was starting goalie for team USA. Need I say more?

Of course he’s great, he went to Johns Hopkins. That’s an indication of his superior intellect.

29 Ned Crotty

How is he not listed? He made the American Lacrosse team in college! College!

He's the best

30 Connor Martin
31 Jeff Cook

Jeff cook is a amazing lax player

Hopkins legend. 3 time all American. Hopkins Hall of Fame. National Hall of Fame. Holds record for most points in a season at Hopkins (80). Won MVP on the losing National Championship team in 81. Won the turnbull award twice. Won the Enners award for nation's best player in 81,

He was an unbelievably physical attack man.

32 Brodie Merril

Many MLL best Defensive Player of the Year

33 John Galloway


Legend in the making

Best ever

34 Dan Dawson

No one has the uncanny field vision that DDD does. He is unselfish but knows how to put it in the back of the net when needed. They don't call him "Dangerous Dan Dawson" for no reason!

I no 25 tennagers who play for the intermediet shamrocks and you are there favourite player and your on of mine you are the BEST DANGEROUS Dan Dawson

35 Tucker Durkin

He is like the best defender ever

He made the 2014 FIL world championship team and is on the same team as Myles and Lyle Thompson

36 Jordan Macintosh

My stick got signed by thig guy

37 Pete Eldredge
38 Ryan Flanagan
39 Lee Zink

MLL Defensive Player of the Year award 2013

40 Peter Baum
41 Josh Sims
42 Tom Maravich
43 Carlton Ferris

One of the best lacrosse players ever.

44 Ryan Powell

Started the Powell Brothers dynasty. Three time All American from Syracuse. Dominant, inventive, and yes, changed the game.

Not quite sure why he’s so far down on this list?

45 Mario Lopez

Better than Paul Rabil

46 Joe Cowan

Tewaaraton Legends Award

47 Trevor Baptiste

Best face off person ever

48 Tillman Johnson

Are you brothers with Lyle Thompson

He's really good

49 Roland Petit Jr.
50 Grant Johnston

A all star lacrosse player

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