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

Joe NamathJoe Namath
31 May 1943, American
American Football Quarterback

Michael OherMichael Oher
28 May 1986, American
American Football Player

Peyton ManningPeyton Manning
24 March 1976, American
American Football Quarterback

Deion SandersDeion Sanders
09 August 1967, American
 
Russell WilsonRussell Wilson
29 November 1988, American
American Football Player

Brett FavreBrett Favre
10 October 1969, American
 

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

Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson
21 March 1985, American
American Football Player
Barry SandersBarry Sanders
16 July 1968, American
American football running back

Jerry RiceJerry Rice
13 October 1962, American
Former NFL Star
Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11 June 1956, American
American Football Player

Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe
28 May 1888, American
Athlete

Randy MossRandy Moss
13 February 1977, American
 
Terry BradshawTerry Bradshaw
02 September 1948, American
Former NFL Star & TV Analyst

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

Dan MarinoDan Marino
15 September 1961, American
American football player

Terrell OwensTerrell Owens
07 December 1973, American
American Footballer
Vince PapaleVince Papale
09 February 1946, American
American Football Player

Frank GiffordFrank Gifford
16 August 1930, American
American Football Player
Al CowlingsAl Cowlings
16 June 1947, American
Former American Football Player

Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
11 June 1913, American
American football player

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

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

Tony DungyTony Dungy
06 October 1955, American
Former NFL Coach & American Football Player
Rosey GrierRosey Grier
14 July 1932, American
Former American Football Player & Actor

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Brandon BurlsworthBrandon Burlsworth
20 September 1976, American
American Football Player

George BlandaGeorge Blanda
17 September 1927, American
American Football Player

Rodney HarrisonRodney Harrison
15 December 1972, American
American Football Player

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
14 February 1913, American
American Football Player and Coach
Jeremy ShockeyJeremy Shockey
18 August 1980, American
Former American Football Tight End

Ernest R. Davis Ernie Davis
14 December 1939, American
American Football Player
Marty SchottenheimerMarty Schottenheimer
22 September 1943, American
Former American Football Player

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel
05 August 1940, American
American Football Player

Morten AndersenMorten Andersen
19 August 1960, Danish, American
American Football Kicker
Frank ReichFrank Reich
04 December 1961, American
Football Coach

Tom OrborneTom Osborne
23 February 1937, American
Former American Football Player, Coach
Herbert Jackson Youngblood, IIIJack Youngblood
26 January 1950, American
American Football Player

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

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

Bill BelichickBill Belichick
16 April 1952, American
Sports coach

Jon GrudenJon Gruden
17 August 1963, American
American football player, Head coach

Michael VickMichael Vick
26 June 1980, American
American football player
Josh McCownJosh McCown
04 July 1979, American
American football player

Jim BrownJim Brown
17 February 1936, American
Advisor, Actor, Lacrosse player, American football
John MaddenJohn Madden
10 April 1936, American
American football player

Greg HardyGreg Hardy
28 July 1988, American
American football player

Doug FlutieDoug Flutie
23 October 1962, American
American football player
Johnny ManzielJohnny Manziel
06 December 1983, American
American football player

Lex LugerLex Luger
02 June 1958, American
Professional wrestler, Actor, Television actor,
Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
31 May 1984, American
Basketball player, American football player,

Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
10 July 1964, American
Baseball player, American football player, Coach,

John ElwayJohn Elway
28 June 1960, American
Baseball player, American football player
Lawrence TaylorLawrence Taylor
04 February 1959, American
Actor, American football player

Ryan FitzpatrickRyan Fitzpatrick
24 November 1982, American
American football player
Reggie BushReggie Bush
02 March 1985, American
American football player

Philip RiversPhilip Rivers
08 December 1981, American
American football player

Troy AikmanTroy Aikman
21 November 1966, American
Television presenter, NASCAR team owner,

Jim HarbaughJim Harbaugh
23 December 1963, American
American football player, Head coach
Todd GurleyTodd Gurley
03 August 1994, American
American football player
Kurt WarnerKurt Warner
22 June 1971, American
American football player

Jay CutlerJay Cutler
29 April 1983, American
American football player

Sean TaylorSean Taylor
01 April 1983, American
American football player

Mark SanchezMark Sanchez
11 November 1986, American
American football player
Nnamdi AsomughaNnamdi Asomugha
06 July 1981, American
American football player, Actor

Sam BradfordSam Bradford
08 November 1987, American
American football player

Mack BrownMack Brown
27 August 1951, American
American football player

Michael SamMichael Sam
07 January 1990, American
American football player

Herschel WalkerHerschel Walker
03 March 1962, American
Athletics competitor, Mixed martial artist,
DeSean JacksonDeSean Jackson
01 December 1986, American
American football player

Jesse PalmerJesse Palmer
05 October 1978, Canadian
American football player, Sports commentator
Bruce AriansBruce Arians
03 October 1952, American
American football player

Tyrod TaylorTyrod Taylor
03 August 1989, American
American football player

Luke KuechlyLuke Kuechly
20 April 1991, American
American football player
Rae CarruthRae Carruth
20 January 1974, American
American football player

Brock OsweilerBrock Osweiler
22 November 1990, American
American football player
Pete CarrollPete Carroll
15 September 1951, American
American football player

Alan AutryAlan Autry
31 July 1952, American
Actor, Politician, Television actor, American

Kirk CousinsKirk Cousins
19 August 1988, American
American football player

Charles WoodsonCharles Woodson
07 October 1976, American
American football player
Joe TheismannJoe Theismann
09 September 1949, American
Restaurateur, American football player, Television

Wes WelkerWes Welker
01 May 1981, American
American football player
Drew BledsoeDrew Bledsoe
14 February 1972, American
American football player

Ray RiceRay Rice
22 January 1987, American
American football player
Lane KiffinLane Kiffin
09 May 1975, American
Sports coach, American football player

Darren SharperDarren Sharper
03 November 1975, American
American football player
Matt MitrioneMatt Mitrione
15 July 1978, American
American football player, Mixed martial artist,