Football Players From Texas

Texas has produced a number of Football Players who have made it big. These include Patrick Mahomes II, Drew Brees, Michael Strahan, Adrian Peterson, Nick Foles and others.

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 1 Drew Brees

Drew Brees.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: January 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn

After 5 years with the San Diego Chargers, NFL quarterback Drew Brees joined the New Orleans Saints. In 2010, he was the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year and the co-chair of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. Drew is considered one of the best passers in NFL.

 2 Michael Strahan

Michael Strahan.
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Famous As: American Football Player, Television Presenter
Birthdate: November 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Michael Strahan is a journalist, television personality, and former professional American football player. Strahan helped the New York Giants, where he spent his entire 15-year National Football League (NFL) career, win the Super Bowl XLII. After retiring from football, Michael Strahan co-hosted the talk show Live with Kelly and Ryan, for which he received a couple of Daytime Emmy Awards.

 3 LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson.
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer

 4 Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries

Adrian Peterson is an American football player. Widely regarded as one of the greatest running backs in the history of the National Football League (NFL), Peterson became the third-fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 rushing yards in 2013. He is currently playing for the Detroit Lions.

 5 Eric Dickerson

Eric Dickerson.
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Famous As: American Football Players
Birthdate: September 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo

 6 Earl Campbell

Earl Campbell
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries

 7 Patrick Mahomes II

Patrick Mahomes II.
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Famous As: American Football Quarterback
Birthdate: September 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
NFL quarterback Patrick Mahomes II, son of former MLB player Pat Mahomes, led the Kansas City Chiefs to a Super Bowl win in 2019. He also became the second African-American quarterback to win the Super Bowl MVP award. His $503 million contract extension was the most expensive in sporting history.
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 8 Mike Singletary

Mike Singletary
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Famous As: American Football coach
Birthdate: October 9, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra

 9 Kyler Murray

Kyler Murray
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo

 10 Jalen Hurts

Jalen Hurts
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo

 11 Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield
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Famous As: American football Player
Birthdate: April 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries

 12 Von Miller

Von Miller.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries

Von Miller is an American football player who plays for the Denver Broncos of the NFL. Considered one of the best defenders in the NFL, Miller helped the Broncos beat the Panthers in Super Bowl 50, where he was named Super Bowl MVP. Also known for his dancing skills, Miller competed in the 22nd season of Dancing with the Stars.

 13 Danny Amendola

Danny Amendola
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: November 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 14 Josh McCown

Josh McCown
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: July 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer

 15 Myles Garrett

Myles Garrett
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 29, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 16 Kliff Kingsbury

Kliff Kingsbury
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Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: August 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo

 17 Tom Landry

Tom Landry.
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Famous As: Former American Football Player & Coach
Birthdate: September 11, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 12, 2000
American football player and two-time Superbowl-winning coach Tom Landry had successful stints with the New York Yankees and the New York Giants. He was also the longest-tenured NFL coach, working with the Dallas Cowboys for 29 seasons. He pioneered the 4–3 defense and the flex defense. 

 18 Bubba Smith

Bubba Smith
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 3, 2011

 19 J. T. Barrett

J. T. Barrett
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: January 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 20 Michael Sam

Michael Sam
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 21 Gary Kubiak

Gary Kubiak
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Famous As: American footballer
Birthdate: August 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo

 22 Darrell Green

Darrell Green
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 23 Joe Greene

Joe Greene
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Famous As: American Football Players
Birthdate: September 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra

 24 Michael Crabtree

Michael Crabtree
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: September 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo

 25 Jamaal Charles

Jamaal Charles
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 26 Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Baltimore Ravens football wide receiver Dez Bryant started his NFL stint with the Dallas Cowboys. He was born to a teen mother and was held for selling cocaine at 8. He played for Oklahoma State Cowboys in college and was an All-American. He was the receiving touchdowns leader in 2014.
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 27 Mike Evans

Mike Evans
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo

 28 Cole Beasley

Cole Beasley
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Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: April 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus

 29 Paxton Lynch

Paxton Lynch
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 30 Jared Allen

Jared Allen
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Famous As: American footballer
Birthdate: April 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries

 31 Nick Foles

Nick Foles.
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: January 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 32 Jon Dorenbos

Jon Dorenbos
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Famous As: American Footballer
Birthdate: July 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer

 33 Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus

 34 Night Train Lane

Night Train Lane
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: April 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 29, 2002

 35 Lincoln Riley

Lincoln Riley
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Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: September 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo

 36 Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: December 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 37 Bob Lilly

Bob Lilly
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: July 26, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo

 38 Case Keenum

Case Keenum
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: February 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 39 Sammy Baugh

Sammy Baugh
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 17, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 17, 2008

 40 Jamal Adams

Jamal Adams
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra

 41 Lance Alworth

Lance Alworth
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo

 42 Anthony Lynn

Anthony Lynn
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Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: December 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 43 Gus Malzahn

Gus Malzahn
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Famous As: Football coach
Birthdate: October 28, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 44 Blackjack Mulligan

Blackjack Mulligan
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Famous As: American professional wrestler
Birthdate: November 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: April 7, 2016

 45 Justin Tucker

Justin Tucker
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 46 Emmanuel Acho

Emmanuel Acho
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Famous As: American football linebacker
Birthdate: November 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 47 Vince Young

Vince Young
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: May 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus

 48 Marquise Goodwin

Marquise Goodwin
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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: November 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 49 Mike Glennon

Mike Glennon
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: December 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 50 Steve McMichael

Steve McMichael
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Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: October 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra