Football Players From Louisiana

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Louisiana has produced a number of Football Players who have made it big. These include Peyton Manning, Odell Beckham Jr., Eli Manning, Terry Bradshaw, Dak Prescott and others.
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Peyton Manning
(One of the Greatest Quarterbacks of All Time)
Peyton Manning
27
Birthdate: March 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries

American football quarterback Peyton Manning played 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and four with the Denver Broncos, winning a Super Bowl with each, thus becoming the only person to achieve the feat. Also known as “The Sheriff,” the talented player has NFL records for passing yards and touchdowns.

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Terry Bradshaw
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Terry Bradshaw
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Birthdate: September 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers in 1970, Terry Bradshaw went on to become a dominant NFL quarterback and led the Steelers to four Super Bowl championships. His career halted after an injury, but Bradshaw soon established himself as a prominent television football analyst for Fox NFL Sunday. Later, he ventured into acting, writing and music.
 3 
Ed Reed
(Football player)
Ed Reed
7
Birthdate: September 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
 4 
Marshall Faulk
(American football player)
Marshall Faulk
3
Birthdate: February 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
 5 
Odell Beckham Jr.
(American Football Wide Receiver)
Odell Beckham Jr.
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Birthdate: November 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Odell Beckham Jr. is an American football player who plays in the National Football League (NFL). With several NFL records under his belt, Beckham Jr. is widely regarded as one of the most popular and productive players of all time. His one-handed touchdown catch in a Sunday Night Football game is considered the greatest catch ever made in NFL history.

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Eli Manning
(Former American Football Quarterback)
Eli Manning
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Birthdate: January 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn

NFL quarterback Eli Manning, brother of Peyton Manning, is one of only five players to have won multiple Super Bowl MVP honors. He initially played for the University of Mississippi and eventually led the New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories. He is known for his match-winning Helmet Catch.

 7 
Carl Weathers
(Actor and Former American Professional Football Player Known for His Role as ‘Apollo Creed’ in ‘Rocky’ Film Series)
Carl Weathers
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Birthdate: January 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Carl Weathers began his career as a football player, playing for the NFL team Oakland Raiders and the CFL team B.C. Lions. He stepped into acting with Arthur Marks’s blaxploitation films. He is best known as Apollo Creed from the Rocky films and as Greef Karga from The Mandalorian.

 8 
Cooper Manning
(American football player)
Cooper Manning
5
Birthdate: March 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
 9 
Dak Prescott
(American Football Quarterback)
Dak Prescott
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Birthdate: July 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
An injury to starter Tony Romo made Dak Prescott fill in as a starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys in 2016, and his performance earned him the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year. This former Mississippi player became one of three rookies to be included in the 2016-17 Pro Bowl.
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Ja'Marr Chase
(American football player)
Ja'Marr Chase
3
Birthdate: March 1, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Leonard Fournette
(American football player)
Leonard Fournette
5
Birthdate: January 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 12 
Justin Jefferson
(American football player)
Justin Jefferson
3
Birthdate: January 16, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 13 
Tyrann Mathieu
(American Football Player)
Tyrann Mathieu
7
Birthdate: May 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
 14 
DeVonta Smith
(American football player)
DeVonta Smith
2
Birthdate: November 14, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Booger McFarland
(American Football player)
Booger McFarland
4
Birthdate: December 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Clyde Edwards-Helaire
(American football player)
Clyde Edwards-Helaire
3
Birthdate: April 11, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
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CeeDee Lamb
(American football player)
CeeDee Lamb
3
Birthdate: April 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Aries
 18 
Nnamdi Asomugha
(American football player)
Nnamdi Asomugha
8
Birthdate: July 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Eddie Lacy
(American Football player)
Eddie Lacy
3
Birthdate: June 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Chris Howard
(American Football player)
Chris Howard
3
Birthdate: May 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
 21 
Jarvis Landry
(Football player)
Jarvis Landry
3
Birthdate: November 28, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 22 
Chris Henry
(American football player)
Chris Henry
4
Birthdate: May 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 17, 2009
 23 
Kordell Stewart
(American Football Players)
Kordell Stewart
3
Birthdate: October 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
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Stephen Gostkowski
(American football player)
Stephen Gostkowski
3
Birthdate: January 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 25 
Andrew Whitworth
(American Football player)
Andrew Whitworth
2
Birthdate: December 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Ryan Clark
(Football player)
Ryan Clark
4
Birthdate: October 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
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 27 
Alan Autry
(Politician)
Alan Autry
3
Birthdate: July 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
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Warrick Dunn
(American Football Players)
Warrick Dunn
3
Birthdate: January 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Eric Bieniemy
(American Football Coach and Former Player Who Played as the Offensive Coordinator)
Eric Bieniemy
4
Birthdate: August 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo

Eric Bieniemy is an American football coach, currently working as the offensive coordinator for National Football League's Kansas City Chiefs. A former player, Eric Bieniemy stirred controversy while representing the San Diego Chargers in 1993; he harassed a female parking attendant by grabbing her by the neck, for which he was arrested in Boulder, Colorado.

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Devin White
(American football player)
Devin White
4
Birthdate: February 17, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Doug Williams
(American football player)
Doug Williams
4
Birthdate: August 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
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Demetress Bell
(American Football Player)
Demetress Bell
3
Birthdate: May 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Travis Etienne
(American football player)
Travis Etienne
2
Birthdate: January 26, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 34 
Landon Collins
(American Football player)
Landon Collins
2
Birthdate: January 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Reggie Wayne
(American Football Player)
Reggie Wayne
2
Birthdate: November 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Michael Bennett
(American Football player)
Michael Bennett
4
Birthdate: November 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Matt Forte
(American Football Player)
Matt Forte
2
Birthdate: December 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 38 
Vance Joseph
(American Football Player)
Vance Joseph
2
Birthdate: September 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Marcus Spears
(American football player)
Marcus Spears
2
Birthdate: March 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Jake Delhomme
(American Football Quarterback)
Jake Delhomme
2
Birthdate: January 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Tommy Maddox
(American Football Quarterback)
Tommy Maddox
2
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
 42 
Mike Wallace
(American football player)
Mike Wallace
1
Birthdate: August 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
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Joe McKnight
(American football player)
Joe McKnight
2
Birthdate: April 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 1, 2016
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Derrius Guice
(American football player)
Derrius Guice
2
Birthdate: June 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
 45 
Derek Stingley Jr.
(American football player)
Derek Stingley Jr.
1
Birthdate: June 20, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
 46 
Patrick Queen
(American football player)
Patrick Queen
2
Birthdate: August 13, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
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Major Applewhite
(American football player)
Major Applewhite
1
Birthdate: July 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
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Brandon Jacobs
(American football player)
Brandon Jacobs
2
Birthdate: July 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Morris Claiborne
(American football player)
Morris Claiborne
2
Birthdate: February 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Elijah Mitchell
(American Football Player)
Elijah Mitchell
1
Birthdate: May 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus