I really didn’t see this coming, but one could speculate that EA Sports had this planned from the jump and already had their player picked. This is merely speculation and it certainly appears that Barry Sanders won fair and square.
According to ESPN Sports Nation, over 40 million votes were cast. Sanders and Peterson dominated the polls, unfortunately 2012-2013 NFL MVP Adrian Peterson couldn’t pull out the victory. This will be the second video game cover appearance by Barry Sanders, He appeared with Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on the cover of NCAA Football 13.
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