Football Players From Arkansas

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Arkansas has produced a number of Football Players who have made it big. These include Bear Bryant, Brandon Burlsworth, DeAngelo Williams, Charlie Strong, Lawrence Phillips and others.
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Brandon Burlsworth
(American Football Offensive Lineman)
Brandon Burlsworth
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Birthdate: September 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 28, 1999
Arkansas Razorbacks offensive lineman Brandon Burlsworth had joined the team as a walk-on and later became an All-American. He was drafted by the NFL team Indianapolis Colts in 1999 but tragically died in a car accident just 11 days later. Following his death, his Arkansas jersey was permanently retired.
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Bear Bryant
(One of the Greatest College Football Coaches of All Time)
Bear Bryant
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Birthdate: September 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 26, 1983

Bear Bryant was an American football player who represented the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama. Bryant is remembered for his illustrious career as a coach. He served as the head coach of the Crimson Tide for 25 years, during which he helped his team win six national championships. He is regarded as the greatest college football coach ever.

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Charlie Strong
(American football coach)
Charlie Strong
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Birthdate: August 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
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Lawrence Phillips
(American football player)
Lawrence Phillips
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Birthdate: May 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 13, 2016
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Ryan Mallett
(Football player)
Ryan Mallett
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Birthdate: June 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
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DeAngelo Williams
(Former American Football Running Back and Professional Wrestler.)
DeAngelo Williams
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Birthdate: April 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams is known for his stint with the Carolina Panthers and the Pittsburgh Steelers, having set franchise records for career rushing yards and touchdowns with the former. He later finished fourth in the 32nd season of The Amazing Race. He works for breast cancer awareness.
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Don Hutson
(American football player)
Don Hutson
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Birthdate: January 31, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 26, 1997
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Darren McFadden
(American Football Player)
Darren McFadden
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Birthdate: August 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Peyton Hillis
(American Football Players)
Peyton Hillis
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Birthdate: January 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Priest Holmes
(American football player)
Priest Holmes
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Birthdate: October 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
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Brandon Allen
(American football player)
Brandon Allen
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Birthdate: September 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Hunter Henry
(American football player)
Hunter Henry
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Birthdate: December 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Houston Nutt
(American Football Player)
Houston Nutt
2
Birthdate: October 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
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Cortez Kennedy
(American football player)
Cortez Kennedy
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Birthdate: August 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 23, 2017
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Dat Nguyen
(American football player, Coach)
Dat Nguyen
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Birthdate: September 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
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Mitch Mustain
(American Football Player)
Mitch Mustain
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Birthdate: February 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Dre Greenlaw
(American Football Player)
Dre Greenlaw
2
Birthdate: May 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Rod Smith
(American football player)
Rod Smith
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Birthdate: May 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
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K. J. Hill
(American Football Player)
K. J. Hill
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Birthdate: September 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Bobby Mitchell
(American football player)
Bobby Mitchell
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Birthdate: June 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 5, 2020
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Kevin Williams
(American Football Player)
Kevin Williams
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Birthdate: August 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
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Willie Roaf
(American football player)
Willie Roaf
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Birthdate: April 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
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Wade Davis
(American football player, Writer)
Wade Davis
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Birthdate: July 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
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Keith Jackson
(American football player)
Keith Jackson
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Birthdate: April 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
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Jake Bequette
(American football player)
Jake Bequette
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Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Jeremy Sprinkle
(American Football Player)
Jeremy Sprinkle
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Birthdate: August 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
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Elijah Pitts
(American football player)
Elijah Pitts
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Birthdate: February 3, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 10, 1998