Football Players From New York

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Rob Gronkowski
(American Former Football Tight End)
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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.

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Vince Lombardi
(American football player)
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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.

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Lex Luger
(Former Professional Wrestler and 5-Time WWE United States Heavyweight Champion)
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Birthdate: June 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Lawrence Wendell Pfohl, better known as “Lex Luger,” “The Narcissist,” and “The Total Package,” has won multiple titles, including one WWA, two WCW, and five NWA-WCW heavyweight championships. He was previously a footballer and had played for the USFL. He also became the second WCW Triple Crown Champion
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Pat Riley
(Basketball player)
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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. 

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Boomer Esiason
(Football Player)
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Birthdate: April 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
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Kevin Greene
(American Football player)
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Birthdate: July 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 21, 2020
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Tom Coughlin
(Football coach)
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Birthdate: August 31, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo

In his 28-year coaching career, Tom Coughlin had been the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New York Giants. In his school days, he excelled in both football and basketball, but completely focused on football during his Syracuse University days. His Jay Fund assists children with leukemia and other cancers.

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Chandler Jones
(American football player)
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Birthdate: February 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Frank Reich
(American Football Coach)
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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.

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Lyle Alzado
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: April 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 14, 1992
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Chad Kelly
(Football Player)
Chad Kelly
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Birthdate: March 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
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Vinny Testaverde
(Football Player)
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Birthdate: November 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Brian Flores
(American football coach)
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Birthdate: February 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Ray Rice
(American football player)
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Birthdate: January 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Joe Paterno
(Former American Football Player and Head Coach for 'Penn State Nittany Lions')
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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.

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Justin Strzelczyk
(American football player)
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Birthdate: August 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 30, 2004
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Devin McCourty
(American football player)
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Birthdate: August 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
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Malcolm Glazer
(American businessman)
Malcolm Glazer
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Birthdate: August 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 28, 2014
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Dion Lewis
(American Football player)
Dion Lewis
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Birthdate: September 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
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Jason McCourty
(American Football player)
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Birthdate: August 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
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Andre Johnson
(American footballer)
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Birthdate: July 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Garrett Gilbert
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: July 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Chris Gronkowski
(American Football player)
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Birthdate: December 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Dan Gronkowski
(American Football player)
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Birthdate: January 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Arthur Jones
(American football player)
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Birthdate: June 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Sid Luckman
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: November 21, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 5, 1998
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Will Smith
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: July 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 9, 2016
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Ed Marinaro
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Birthdate: March 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
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Doug Marrone
(Coach, American football player)
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Birthdate: July 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
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Glenn Gronkowski
(American football player)
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Birthdate: March 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
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Isaiah Wilson
(American football player)
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Birthdate: February 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Knowshon Moreno
(American football player)
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Birthdate: July 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Daryl Johnston
(American football fullback)
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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.

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Curtis Samuel
(American football player)
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Birthdate: August 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
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Tim Green
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: December 16, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Pop Warner
(American Football coach)
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Birthdate: April 5, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 7, 1954
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Devale Ellis
(American Football Player, Actor)
Devale Ellis
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Birthdate: April 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
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Scott Pioli
(American Football Player)
Scott Pioli
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Birthdate: March 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
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Tre Mason
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: August 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
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Justin Rohrwasser
(American football player)
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Birthdate: December 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Lance Rentzel
(American football player)
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Birthdate: October 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
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Eben Britton
(American football player)
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Birthdate: October 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
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Ali Marpet
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: April 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
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Don Majkowski
(American football player)
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Birthdate: February 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Art Monk
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: December 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Pat Haden
(American Football Player)
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Birthdate: January 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Chad Beebe
(American football player)
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Birthdate: June 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Ken O'Brien
(American football player)
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Birthdate: November 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Pete Koch
(Actor, American football player)
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Birthdate: January 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Mike Tice
(American football player)
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Birthdate: February 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
New York has produced a number of Football Players who have made it big. These include Rob Gronkowski, Lex Luger, Joe Paterno, Vince Lombardi, Lyle Alzado and others.