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

Michael OherMichael Oher
28 May 1986, American
American Football Player

Peyton ManningPeyton Manning
24 March 1976, American
American Football Quarterback

Russell WilsonRussell Wilson
29 November 1988, American
American Football Player

Joe NamathJoe Namath
31 May 1943, American
American Football Quarterback
Deion SandersDeion Sanders
09 August 1967, American
 

Brandon BurlsworthBrandon Burlsworth
20 September 1976, American
American Football Player

Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe
28 May 1888, American
Athlete
Brett FavreBrett Favre
10 October 1969, American
 

Bo JacksonBo Jackson
30 November 1962, American
Former Baseball & Football Player
Terry BradshawTerry Bradshaw
02 September 1948, American
Former NFL Star & TV Analyst

Randy MossRandy Moss
13 February 1977, American
 

Terrell OwensTerrell Owens
07 December 1973, American
American Footballer

Jerry RiceJerry Rice
13 October 1962, American
Former NFL Star

Dan MarinoDan Marino
15 September 1961, American
American football player
Mike DitkaMike Ditka
18 October 1939, American
American Football Player, NFL Coach

Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson
21 March 1985, American
American Football Player

Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11 June 1956, American
American Football Player

Walter PaytonWalter Payton
25 July 1954, American
American Football Player
Vince PapaleVince Papale
09 February 1946, American
American Football Player

Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith
15 May 1969, American
NFL Star
Frank GiffordFrank Gifford
16 August 1930, American
American Football Player

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

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
11 June 1913, American
American football player
Brian BosworthBrian Bosworth
09 March 1965, American
Former American Football Player

Ernest R. Davis Ernie Davis
14 December 1939, American
American Football Player
Alex KarrasAlex Karras
15 July 1935, American
American Football Player

Al CowlingsAl Cowlings
16 June 1947, American
Former American Football Player

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
21 December 1926, American
American Football Player
Johnny UnitasJohnny Unitas
07 May 1933, American
American Football Player

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Tony DungyTony Dungy
06 October 1955, American
Former NFL Coach & American Football Player
Jason WittenJason Witten
06 May 1982, American
American Football Tight End

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

Rodney PeeteRodney Peete
16 March 1966, American
American Football Player

Rosey GrierRosey Grier
14 July 1932, American
Former American Football Player & Actor
Lyle AlzadoLyle Alzado
03 April 1949, American
American Football Player
Brandon MarshallBrandon Marshall
23 March 1984, American
American Football Player

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
05 August 1940, American
American Football Player

Bruce SmithBruce Smith
18 June 1963, American
American Football Player

Plaxico BurressPlaxico Burress
12 August 1977, American
American Football Player
Bill CowherBill Cowher
08 May 1957, American
American Football Player, Coach

George BlandaGeorge Blanda
17 September 1927, American
American Football Player

Cris CollinsworthCris Collinsworth
27 January 1959, American
Sportscaster, American Football Players

Dave DuersonDave Duerson
28 November 1960, American
American Football Player

Jeremy ShockeyJeremy Shockey
18 August 1980, American
Former American Football Tight End
Byron LeftwichByron Leftwich
14 January 1980, American
Football Player

Pat SummerallPat Summerall
10 May 1930, American
American Football Player
Frank ReichFrank Reich
04 December 1961, American
Football Coach

Ara ParseghianAra Parseghian
21 May 1923, American
American Football Player, Coach

Shawne MerrimanShawne Merriman
25 May 1984, American
Former American Football Player
Marty SchottenheimerMarty Schottenheimer
22 September 1943, American
Former American Football Player

Mark RypienMark Rypien
02 October 1962, Canadian, American
Former American Football Player
Eric BieniemyEric Bieniemy
15 August 1969, American
Coach

Tom OrborneTom Osborne
23 February 1937, American
Former American Football Player, Coach

Chris WeinkeChris Weinke
31 July 1972, American
American Football Player

Zach ThomasZach Thomas
01 September 1973, American
American Football Player

Bronko NagurskiBronko Nagurski
03 November 1908, Canadian, American
American Football Player
Morten AndersenMorten Andersen
19 August 1960, Danish, American
American Football Kicker

Jake DelhommeJake Delhomme
10 January 1975, American
American Football Quarterback

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
14 February 1913, American
American Football Player and Coach

Mark MoseleyMark Moseley
12 March 1948, American
American Football Placekicker
Rashaan SalaamRashaan Salaam
08 October 1974, American
American Football Player

Jevon KearseJevon Kearse
03 September 1976, American
American Football Player
Raghib IsmailRaghib Ismail
18 November 1969, American
American Football Player

Rodney HarrisonRodney Harrison
15 December 1972, American
American Football Player

George GippGeorge Gipp
18 February 1895, American
American Football Player
Curly LambeauCurly Lambeau
09 April 1898, American
American Football Player

Herbert Jackson Youngblood, IIIJack Youngblood
26 January 1950, American
American Football Player
Chuck BednarikChuck Bednarik
01 May 1925, American
American Football Player

Tommy MaddoxTommy Maddox
02 September 1971, American
American Football Quarterback

Dick LeBeauDick LeBeau
09 September 1937, American
Coach
Daryl JohnstonDaryl Johnston
10 February 1966, American
American football fullback

Sid LuckmanSid Luckman
21 November 1916, American
American Football Player
Todd BlackledgeTodd Blackledge
25 February 1961, American
American Football Player

John McVayJohn McVay
05 January 1931, American
American Football Coach

Don ShulaDon Shula
04 January 1930, American
American football player

Steve MartinSteve Martin
31 May 1974, American
American Football Player
Alex SmithAlex Smith
07 May 1984, American
Football player
Jack KempJack Kemp
13 July 1935, American
Politician

Reggie BushReggie Bush
02 March 1985, American
American football player

Greg HardyGreg Hardy
28 July 1988, American
American football player

Michael VickMichael Vick
26 June 1980, American
American football player
Jay CutlerJay Cutler
29 April 1983, American
American football player

Michael StrahanMichael Strahan
21 November 1971, American
Television presenter, American football player

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

Andy DaltonAndy Dalton
29 October 1987, American
American football player

Nnamdi AsomughaNnamdi Asomugha
06 July 1981, American
American football player, Actor
Jim BrownJim Brown
17 February 1936, American
Advisor, Actor, Lacrosse player, American football

Bill BelichickBill Belichick
16 April 1952, American
Sports coach
Bob HoskinsBob Hoskins
16 September 1945, American
American football player

Herschel WalkerHerschel Walker
03 March 1962, American
Athletics competitor, Mixed martial artist,
Steve McNairSteve McNair
14 February 1973, American
American Football Player
Shannon SharpeShannon Sharpe
26 June 1968, American
American footballer