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.

Suge KnightSuge Knight
(American)

Brock OsweilerBrock Osweiler
(American)

Johnny ManzielJohnny Manziel
(American)
Michael VickMichael Vick
(American)

Matt HasselbeckMatt Hasselbeck
(American)
Greg HardyGreg Hardy
(American)

Bill BelichickBill Belichick
(American)

Jim HarbaughJim Harbaugh
(American)

Aaron HernandezAaron Hernandez
(American)
Carson PalmerCarson Palmer
(American)

Bill GoldbergBill Goldberg
(American)
Reggie BushReggie Bush
(American)

Michael StrahanMichael Strahan
(American)

Julian EdelmanJulian Edelman
(American)

Doug FlutieDoug Flutie
(American)
Philip RiversPhilip Rivers
(American)

Wes WelkerWes Welker
(American)
Matt CasselMatt Cassel
(American)

Ryan FitzpatrickRyan Fitzpatrick
(American)

Ray LewisRay Lewis
(American)

Robert Griffin IIIRobert Griffin III
(American)
Amobi OkoyeAmobi Okoye
(Nigerian)

Tim HasselbeckTim Hasselbeck
(American)
Charles WoodsonCharles Woodson
(American)

Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
(American)

Blaine GabbertBlaine Gabbert
(American)

Ryan MallettRyan Mallett
(American)
Bart StarrBart Starr
(American)

Pete CarrollPete Carroll
(American)
Pat TillmanPat Tillman
(American)

Troy AikmanTroy Aikman
(American)

Marcus MariotaMarcus Mariota
(American)

Matt LeinartMatt Leinart
(American)
Sam BradfordSam Bradford
(American)

AJ McCarronAJ McCarron
(American)
Lawrence TaylorLawrence Taylor
(American)

Kirk CousinsKirk Cousins
(American)

John MaddenJohn Madden
(American)

Andrew LuckAndrew Luck
(American)
John ElwayJohn Elway
(American)

Walter PaytonWalter Payton
(American)
Ed McCaffreyEd McCaffrey
(American)

Steve GleasonSteve Gleason
(American)

Kurt WarnerKurt Warner
(American)

Andy DaltonAndy Dalton
(American)
Steve SarkisianSteve Sarkisian
(American)

Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
(American)
Lex LugerLex Luger
(American)

Herschel WalkerHerschel Walker
(American)

Mark SanchezMark Sanchez
(American)

Jim BrownJim Brown
(American)
Josh McCownJosh McCown
(American)

Ron RiveraRon Rivera
(American)
Ray RiceRay Rice
(American)

John LayfieldJohn Layfield
(American)

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