Football Players From New York

New York has produced a number of Football Players who have made it big. These include Rob Gronkowski, Joe Paterno, Vince Lombardi, Lyle Alzado, Frank Reich and others.

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 1 Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus

Widely regarded as the greatest tight end of all time, Rob Gronkowski is also considered one of the best American football players of his generation. Also one of the most popular players, thanks to his larger-than-life personality, Rob Gronkowski has set many National Football League (NFL) records as a tight end.

 2 Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi.
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 3, 1970

Football coach, Vince Lombardi, is best known for being the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s. Beginning his career as a high school coach, he eventually started coaching  National Football League (NFL) teams. As a head coach in the NFL, he never had a losing season. He died of cancer in 1970.

 3 Pat Riley

Pat Riley.
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces

Pat Riley is a former coach and player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Currently, he is a professional basketball executive and has been the team president of the Miami Heat since 1995. He is considered one of the greatest NBA coaches of all time and is a recipient of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award. 

 4 Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: December 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 22, 2012

College football player, athletic director, and coach, Joe Paterno, is best remembered for being the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions from 1966 to 2011. In his extensive coaching career, he registered 409 victories. His career ended abruptly when he was dismissed as a result of the Penn State child sex abuse scandal. He died shortly after.

 5 Chad Kelly

Chad Kelly.
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: March 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries

 6 Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: November 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 7 Chandler Jones

Chandler Jones
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
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 8 Boomer Esiason

Boomer Esiason
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: April 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries

 9 Frank Reich

Frank Reich.
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Famous As: Football Coach
Birthdate: December 4, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Frank Reich is an American former football player who played as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons. He is currently serving as the head coach for the popular NFL team, The Indianapolis Colts. Over the years, he has also been part of the coaching team for Arizona Cardinals, San Diego Chargers, and Philadelphia Eagles.

 10 Lyle Alzado

Lyle Alzado.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: April 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 14, 1992

 11 Vinny Testaverde

Vinny Testaverde
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: November 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 12 Justin Strzelczyk

Justin Strzelczyk
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 30, 2004

 13 Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson
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Famous As: American footballer
Birthdate: July 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer

 14 Jovan Belcher

Jovan Belcher
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 1, 2012

 15 Devin McCourty

Devin McCourty
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo

 16 Ray Rice

Ray Rice
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 17 Garrett Gilbert

Garrett Gilbert
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: July 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer

 18 Sid Luckman

Sid Luckman.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 21, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 5, 1998

 19 Dion Lewis

Dion Lewis
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: September 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra

 20 John Mackey

John Mackey
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: September 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 6, 2011

 21 Malcolm Glazer

Malcolm Glazer
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Famous As: American businessman
Birthdate: August 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 28, 2014

 22 Kevin Greene

Kevin Greene
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 21, 2020

 23 Brian Flores

Brian Flores
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Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: February 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces

 24 Jason McCourty

Jason McCourty
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: August 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo

 25 Dan Gronkowski

Dan Gronkowski
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: January 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 26 Ed Marinaro

Ed Marinaro
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
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 27 Chris Gronkowski

Chris Gronkowski
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: December 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 28 Isaiah Wilson

Isaiah Wilson
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 29 Arthur Jones

Arthur Jones
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini

 30 Daryl Johnston

Daryl Johnston.
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Famous As: American football fullback
Birthdate: February 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Daryl Johnston is a former American football player who played for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. Widely regarded as one of the best fullbacks of his generation, Daryl Johnston is credited with helping Emmitt Smith become an all-time NFL rushing leader by blocking for the latter in important games.

 31 Curtis Samuel

Curtis Samuel
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo

 32 Tim Green

Tim Green
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: December 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 33 Mike Tice

Mike Tice
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 34 Lucas Niang

Lucas Niang
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: August 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo

 35 Jason Foster

Jason Foster
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra

 36 Adewale Ogunleye

Adewale Ogunleye
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: August 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo

 37 Andre Johnson

Andre Johnson
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo

 38 Eric Ogbogu

Eric Ogbogu
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

 39 Justin Dior Combs

Justin Dior Combs.
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Famous As: American Footballer
Birthdate: December 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 40 Orien Harris

Orien Harris
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: June 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini

 41 Percy Haughton

Percy Haughton
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: July 11, 1876
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 27, 1924

 42 Nyan Boateng

Nyan Boateng
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces

 43 Chris Manhertz

Chris Manhertz
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Famous As: American football player, Basketball player
Birthdate: April 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries

 44 Dominique Easley

Dominique Easley
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces

 45 Bobby Hart

Bobby Hart
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 21, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo

 46 Chad Beebe

Chad Beebe
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini

 47 Mike Hart

Mike Hart
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Famous As: Coach, American football player
Birthdate: April 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries

 48 DaQuan Jones

DaQuan Jones
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 49 Marc Edwards

Marc Edwards
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: November 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 50 Larry Brown

Larry Brown
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 30, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius