List and biographies of world's most famous American football players.

American football is the most popular sport in the United States, and the players of this game are accorded celebrity status in the football crazy country! American football is one of the many types of football that is played between two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The game has its origins in the sport of rugby football. Walter Camp, a legendary player of the game is said to be the “Father of American Football” as he set forth the rules for the modern version of the game as we know it today. Despite all the glamour attached to the image of football, becoming a professional football player takes a lot of hard work, and of course, good luck. Football is a sport that demands a high degree of athleticism, coordination, strength and stamina, and thus football players have to maintain their mental and physical health at the highest levels.

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
(American)
Bill BelichickBill Belichick
(American)

Aaron HernandezAaron Hernandez
(American)
Jerry SanduskyJerry Sandusky
(American)
Kirk CousinsKirk Cousins
(American)

Johnny ManzielJohnny Manziel
(American)
Bill GoldbergBill Goldberg
(American)
Robert Griffin IIIRobert Griffin III
(American)

Bill ParcellsBill Parcells
(American)
Michael VickMichael Vick
(American)
Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
(American)

Walter PaytonWalter Payton
(American)
Ray LewisRay Lewis
(American)
Sean TaylorSean Taylor
(American)

John MaddenJohn Madden
(American)
Julian EdelmanJulian Edelman
(American)
Jim BrownJim Brown
(American)

Michael StrahanMichael Strahan
(American)
Rae CarruthRae Carruth
(American)
Sam BradfordSam Bradford
(American)

Nnamdi AsomughaNnamdi Asomugha
(American)
Reggie BushReggie Bush
(American)
Tyrod TaylorTyrod Taylor
(American)

Lawrence TaylorLawrence Taylor
(American)
John ElwayJohn Elway
(American)
Lex LugerLex Luger
(American)

Will MuschampWill Muschamp
(American)
AJ McCarronAJ McCarron
(American)
Drew BledsoeDrew Bledsoe
(American)

Herschel WalkerHerschel Walker
(American)
Troy AikmanTroy Aikman
(American)
Kurt WarnerKurt Warner
(American)

Andrew LuckAndrew Luck
(American)
Von MillerVon Miller
(American)
Jon GrudenJon Gruden
(American)

Matt MitrioneMatt Mitrione
(American)
Wes WelkerWes Welker
(American)
Jim HarbaughJim Harbaugh
(American)

Josh McCownJosh McCown
(American)
Mark SanchezMark Sanchez
(American)
Michael SamMichael Sam
(American)