Find out more about the greatest 20th Century American Football Players, including Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, O. J. Simpson, Cam Newton and Aaron Rodgers.
O J SimpsonO. J. Simpson
09 July 1947, American
Former American Football Player
Terry CrewsTerry Crews
30 July 1968, American
Actor, American Football Player

Russell WilsonRussell Wilson
29 November 1988, American
American Football Player

Michael OherMichael Oher
28 May 1986, American
American Football Player

Joe NamathJoe Namath
31 May 1943, American
American Football Quarterback

Deion SandersDeion Sanders
09 August 1967, American
 
Peyton ManningPeyton Manning
24 March 1976, American
American Football Quarterback

Brett FavreBrett Favre
10 October 1969, American
 

Bo JacksonBo Jackson
30 November 1962, American
Former Baseball & Football Player

Frank GiffordFrank Gifford
16 August 1930, American
American Football Player
Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe
28 May 1888, American
Athlete

Terry BradshawTerry Bradshaw
02 September 1948, American
Former NFL Star & TV Analyst
Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11 June 1956, American
American Football Player

Jerry RiceJerry Rice
13 October 1962, American
Former NFL Star

Vince PapaleVince Papale
09 February 1946, American
American Football Player
Dan MarinoDan Marino
15 September 1961, American
American football player

Randy MossRandy Moss
13 February 1977, American
 
Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson
21 March 1985, American
American Football Player

Terrell OwensTerrell Owens
07 December 1973, American
American Footballer

Walter PaytonWalter Payton
25 July 1954, American
American Football Player
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith
15 May 1969, American
NFL Star

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
11 June 1913, American
American football player
Al CowlingsAl Cowlings
16 June 1947, American
Former American Football Player

Barry SandersBarry Sanders
16 July 1968, American
American football running back

Mike DitkaMike Ditka
18 October 1939, American
American Football Player, NFL Coach

Alex KarrasAlex Karras
15 July 1935, American
American Football Player
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926, American
American Football Player
Brian BosworthBrian Bosworth
09 March 1965, American
Former American Football Player

Rosey GrierRosey Grier
14 July 1932, American
Former American Football Player & Actor

Tom LandryTom Landry
11 September 1924, American
Former American Football Player & Coach

Brandon BurlsworthBrandon Burlsworth
20 September 1976, American
American Football Player
Tony DungyTony Dungy
06 October 1955, American
Former NFL Coach & American Football Player

George BlandaGeorge Blanda
17 September 1927, American
American Football Player

Ernest R. Davis Ernie Davis
14 December 1939, American
American Football Player

Marty SchottenheimerMarty Schottenheimer
22 September 1943, American
Former American Football Player

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Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
05 August 1940, American
American Football Player
Woody HayesWoody Hayes
14 February 1913, American
American Football Player and Coach

Tom OrborneTom Osborne
23 February 1937, American
Former American Football Player, Coach
Chris WeinkeChris Weinke
31 July 1972, American
American Football Player

Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
08 October 1974, American
American Football Player

Daryl JohnstonDaryl Johnston
10 February 1966, American
American football fullback
Bart StarrBart Starr
09 January 1934, American
Entrepreneur, American football player, Journalist

Michael StrahanMichael Strahan
21 November 1971, American
Television presenter, American football player
Julian EdelmanJulian Edelman
22 May 1986, American
American football player

Jay CutlerJay Cutler
29 April 1983, American
American football player

Lex LugerLex Luger
02 June 1958, American
Professional wrestler, Actor, Television actor,

Bill BelichickBill Belichick
16 April 1952, American
Sports coach

Michael VickMichael Vick
26 June 1980, American
American football player
Jim BrownJim Brown
17 February 1936, American
Advisor, Actor, Lacrosse player, American football

Johnny ManzielJohnny Manziel
06 December 1983, American
American football player

Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
31 May 1984, American
Basketball player, American football player,

Sean TaylorSean Taylor
01 April 1983, American
American football player
Greg HardyGreg Hardy
28 July 1988, American
American football player

John ElwayJohn Elway
28 June 1960, American
Baseball player, American football player
Reggie BushReggie Bush
02 March 1985, American
American football player

Jesse PalmerJesse Palmer
05 October 1978, Canadian
American football player, Sports commentator

Troy AikmanTroy Aikman
21 November 1966, American
Television presenter, NASCAR team owner,
Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
10 July 1964, American
Baseball player, American football player, Coach,

John MaddenJohn Madden
10 April 1936, American
American football player
Nnamdi AsomughaNnamdi Asomugha
06 July 1981, American
American football player, Actor

Lawrence TaylorLawrence Taylor
04 February 1959, American
Actor, American football player

Jim HarbaughJim Harbaugh
23 December 1963, American
American football player, Head coach
Kurt WarnerKurt Warner
22 June 1971, American
American football player

Josh McCownJosh McCown
04 July 1979, American
American football player
Ryan FitzpatrickRyan Fitzpatrick
24 November 1982, American
American football player

Doug FlutieDoug Flutie
23 October 1962, American
American football player

Joe TheismannJoe Theismann
09 September 1949, American
Restaurateur, American football player, Television

Philip RiversPhilip Rivers
08 December 1981, American
American football player
Alan AutryAlan Autry
31 July 1952, American
Actor, Politician, Television actor, American
Todd GurleyTodd Gurley
03 August 1994, American
American football player

DeSean JacksonDeSean Jackson
01 December 1986, American
American football player

Herschel WalkerHerschel Walker
03 March 1962, American
Athletics competitor, Mixed martial artist,

Michael SamMichael Sam
07 January 1990, American
American football player
Archie ManningArchie Manning
19 May 1949, American
American football player

Sam BradfordSam Bradford
08 November 1987, American
American football player

Drew BledsoeDrew Bledsoe
14 February 1972, American
American football player

Marcus AllenMarcus Allen
26 March 1960, American
American Football Player

Jon GrudenJon Gruden
17 August 1963, American
American football player, Head coach
Wes WelkerWes Welker
01 May 1981, American
American football player

Tim HasselbeckTim Hasselbeck
06 April 1978, American
American football player
Darren SharperDarren Sharper
03 November 1975, American
American football player

Ray RiceRay Rice
22 January 1987, American
American football player

Pete CarrollPete Carroll
15 September 1951, American
American football player
Mike MayockMike Mayock
14 August 1958, American
Baseball player, American football player

Tyrod TaylorTyrod Taylor
03 August 1989, American
American football player
Kirk CousinsKirk Cousins
19 August 1988, American
American football player

Steve GleasonSteve Gleason
19 March 1977, American
American football player

Mark SanchezMark Sanchez
11 November 1986, American
American football player

Carson PalmerCarson Palmer
27 December 1979, American
American football player
Don ShulaDon Shula
04 January 1930, American
American football player

Matt LeinartMatt Leinart
11 May 1983, American
American football player
Vince YoungVince Young
18 May 1983, American
American football player

Bill ParcellsBill Parcells
22 August 1941, American
Coach, American football player

Bruce AriansBruce Arians
03 October 1952, American
American football player

Charles WoodsonCharles Woodson
07 October 1976, American
American football player
Matt BloomMatt Bloom
14 November 1972, American
Professional wrestler, American football player