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.

Alex Morgan Alex Morgan
American
Terry Crews Terry Crews
American

Tom Brady Tom Brady
American

Joe Namath Joe Namath
American

Tobin Heath Tobin Heath
American
Tim Tebow Tim Tebow
American

Pat Tillman Pat Tillman
American
Brett Favre Brett Favre
American
Eli Manning Eli Manning
American

Bo Jackson Bo Jackson
American

Jim Thorpe Jim Thorpe
American
Cam Newton Cam Newton
American
Drew Brees Drew Brees
American
Will Grier Will Grier
American

Tony Romo Tony Romo
American

Joe Montana Joe Montana
American
Jerry Rice Jerry Rice
American
Dan Marino Dan Marino
American

Randy Moss Randy Moss
American
Ray Lewis Ray Lewis
American

Robert Griffin III Robert Griffin III
Japanese, American

Joe Flacco Joe Flacco
American

Dez Bryant Dez Bryant
American

Al Cowlings Al Cowlings
American
Andrew East Andrew East
American

Andrew Luck Andrew Luck
American
Julio Jones Julio Jones
American

Mike Ditka Mike Ditka
American
Von Miller Von Miller
American
Alex Karras Alex Karras
American

Joe Paterno Joe Paterno
American

Derek Carr Derek Carr
American
Rosey Grier Rosey Grier
American
Tom Landry Tom Landry
American

Tony Dungy Tony Dungy
American

Ernest R. Davis Ernie Davis
American

JJ Watt JJ Watt
American

Woody Hayes Woody Hayes
American
Tom Orborne Tom Osborne
American

Matt Ryan Matt Ryan
American

Victor Cruz Victor Cruz
American