Football Players From Ohio

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Ohio has produced a number of Football Players who have made it big. These include Russell Wilson, Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, Cris Collinsworth, Maurice Clarett and others.
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 1 
Charles Woodson
(Football player)
Charles Woodson
12
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
 2 
Roger Staubach
(American football player)
Roger Staubach
5
Birthdate: February 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 3 
Russell Wilson
(American Football Player Who Plays as a Quarterback)
Russell Wilson
25
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

American footballer, Russell Wilson, plays for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League and is considered one of the best players ever. In NFL history, he is one of two quarterbacks with a career passer rating over 100. In October 2020, he was inducted in an exclusive group, the Madden 99 club of the popular ‘Madden 21’ video game.

 4 
Ben Roethlisberger
(Former American Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Ben Roethlisberger
15
Birthdate: March 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces

Known to his fans as the “Big Ben,” Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had captained his high-school basketball, baseball, and football teams. The multitalented 2004 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year stunned everyone when he became the youngest starting quarterback to score a Super Bowl victory in 2006.

 5 
Travis Kelce
(American Football Player)
Travis Kelce
14
Birthdate: October 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
 6 
Le’Veon Bell
(American Football Player)
Le’Veon Bell
8
Birthdate: February 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
NFL running back Le'Veon Bell currently plays for the Kansas City Chiefs. He has previously played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Jets. He is a three-time Pro Bowl and a two-time First-team All-Pro. He later experimented with music, under the pseudonym “Juice” and released an album.
 7 
Cris Collinsworth
(American Former Football Wide Receiver)
Cris Collinsworth
5
Birthdate: January 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Cris Collinsworth is a former American football player who played for the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League (NFL). After retiring as a player, Cris Collinsworth became a sports broadcaster. He went on to become an important broadcaster, winning 15 Sports Emmy Awards. He is also credited with owning a sports statistic monitoring service called Pro Football Focus.

 8 
Mitchell Trubisky
(American football player)
Mitchell Trubisky
11
Birthdate: August 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
 9 
Luke Kuechly
(American Football player)
Luke Kuechly
5
Birthdate: April 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
 10 
Kareem Hunt
(American football Player)
Kareem Hunt
3
Birthdate: August 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
 11 
James Harrison
(American football player)
James Harrison
4
Birthdate: May 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
 12 
Aqib Talib
(American Football player)
Aqib Talib
4
Birthdate: February 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 13 
Jack Lambert
(American football player)
Jack Lambert
2
Birthdate: July 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
 14 
Don Shula
(Football coach)
Don Shula
4
Birthdate: January 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 4, 2020
 15 
Alan Page
(Jurist)
Alan Page
2
Birthdate: August 7, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
 16 
John Harbaugh
(American football coach)
John Harbaugh
5
Birthdate: September 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
 17 
Cardale Jones
(American football player)
Cardale Jones
3
Birthdate: September 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
 18 
Brian Hoyer
(American football player)
Brian Hoyer
8
Birthdate: October 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
 19 
Jason Kelce
(Football player)
Jason Kelce
3
Birthdate: November 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 20 
Bob Stoops
(Football coach)
Bob Stoops
4
Birthdate: September 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
 21 
Cris Carter
(American Football Player)
Cris Carter
3
Birthdate: November 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 22 
Orlando Pace
(American football player)
Orlando Pace
3
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 23 
Brady Quinn
(American Football Player)
Brady Quinn
5
Birthdate: October 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 24 
A. J. Hawk
(American football player)
A. J. Hawk
4
Birthdate: January 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 25 
Jay Gruden
(American football coach)
Jay Gruden
3
Birthdate: March 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
 26 
Braxton Miller
(American football player)
Braxton Miller
3
Birthdate: November 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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 27 
Jim Harbaugh
(Former American Football Quarterback and Head Football Coach of the ‘Michigan Wolverines')
Jim Harbaugh
8
Birthdate: December 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Jim Harbaugh is a former football player and coach. He currently serves as the head football coach of the Michigan Wolverines. As a player, he played in the National Football League (NFL) from 1987 to 2000. After that, he took up coaching and has coached several teams, including Stanford Cardinal and San Francisco 49ers. 

 28 
DeShone Kizer
(American football player)
DeShone Kizer
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 29 
Jon Gruden
(American football coach)
Jon Gruden
8
Birthdate: August 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
 30 
Antoine Winfield Jr.
(American Football player)
Antoine Winfield Jr.
3
Birthdate: August 16, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
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Mike Vrabel
(American football coach)
Mike Vrabel
4
Birthdate: August 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
 32 
Les Miles
(American Football Coach)
Les Miles
3
Birthdate: November 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 33 
Mike Golic
(American Football defensive lineman)
Mike Golic
3
Birthdate: December 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 34 
Len Dawson
(American Football Player)
Len Dawson
2
Birthdate: June 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
 35 
Paul Brown
(American Football Player)
Paul Brown
3
Birthdate: September 7, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 5, 1991
 36 
Josh McDaniels
(American football coach)
Josh McDaniels
3
Birthdate: April 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
 37 
Bernie Kosar
(American Football Player)
Bernie Kosar
3
Birthdate: November 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 38 
Carlos Hyde
(American football player)
Carlos Hyde
3
Birthdate: September 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
 39 
Jim Tressel
3
Birthdate: December 5, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 40 
Burgess Owens
(Politician)
Burgess Owens
2
Birthdate: August 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
 41 
Larry Csonka
(American footballer)
Larry Csonka
2
Birthdate: December 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 42 
Maurice Clarett
(American Football Player)
Maurice Clarett
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 43 
Chuck Noll
(American Football player)
Chuck Noll
2
Birthdate: January 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: June 13, 2014
 44 
Dick LeBeau
2
Birthdate: September 9, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
 45 
Denzel Ward
(American football player)
Denzel Ward
2
Birthdate: April 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
 46 
Antoine Winfield Sr.
(American football player)
Antoine Winfield Sr.
3
Birthdate: June 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
 47 
Woody Hayes
(American Football Player and Coach)
Woody Hayes
2
Birthdate: February 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 12, 1987
 48 
Ted Ginn Jr.
(American Football Player)
Ted Ginn Jr.
2
Birthdate: April 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
 49 
Marshon Lattimore
(American football cornerback)
Marshon Lattimore
2
Birthdate: May 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
 50 
Bo Schembechler
(American football player, coach)
Bo Schembechler
2
Birthdate: April 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 17, 2006

Miami University head football coach Bo Schembechler was once part of the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry, known as the Ten-Year War. He was also dragged into a controversy when it was reported that in spite of several Michigan students claiming they were sexually abused by a university doctor, he downplayed the incidents.