Football Players From Wisconsin

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Wisconsin has produced a number of Football Players who have made it big. These include Colin Kaepernick, JJ Watt, Bud Grant, Curly Lambeau, Jesse Marsch and others.
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JJ Watt
(One of the Greatest Defensive Linemen of All Time)
JJ Watt
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Birthdate: March 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries

JJ Watt is an American football player who currently plays defensive end for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He also plays defensive tackle in some situations. Sports Illustrated named him its Sportsperson of the Year in 2017. He is regarded as one of the greatest defensive ends in NFL history. Besides sports, he co-hosts the Fox game show, Ultimate Tag.

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T. J. Watt
(American football player)
T. J. Watt
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Birthdate: October 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
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Colin Kaepernick
(American Football Quarterback)
Colin Kaepernick
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Birthdate: November 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio

An American professional football quarterback, Colin Kaepernick began playing for 49ers’ as a backup quarterback and later played a pivotal role in them reaching the 2013 NFL championship. Also a civil rights activist, he attracted a lot praise and criticism when in 2016, he refused to stand for the US national anthem as a form of protest against racial injustice.

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Mike Webster
(American Football Player)
Mike Webster
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Birthdate: March 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 24, 2002
 5 
George Kittle
(American football player)
George Kittle
5
Birthdate: October 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
 6 
Derek Watt
(American football player)
Derek Watt
5
Birthdate: November 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 7 
Melvin Gordon
(American football player)
Melvin Gordon
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Birthdate: April 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
 8 
Joe Thomas
(Football player)
Joe Thomas
3
Birthdate: December 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Jim Caldwell
(American football coach)
Jim Caldwell
3
Birthdate: January 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Tom Dempsey
(American Football Player)
Tom Dempsey
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Birthdate: January 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Jesse Marsch
(Football player)
Jesse Marsch
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Birthdate: November 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Jim Otto
(American Football Player)
Jim Otto
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Birthdate: January 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Ed Hochuli
(Attorney)
Ed Hochuli
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Birthdate: December 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Rocky Bleier
(Former Professional American Football Player)
Rocky Bleier
2
Birthdate: March 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Curly Lambeau
(American Football Player)
Curly Lambeau
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Birthdate: April 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 1, 1965
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Dan Devine
(American football player)
Dan Devine
2
Birthdate: December 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 9, 2002
 17 
Paul Chryst
(American football player)
Paul Chryst
2
Birthdate: November 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Charlie Whitehurst
(American football player)
Charlie Whitehurst
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Birthdate: August 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
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Travis Frederick
(American Football player)
Travis Frederick
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Birthdate: March 18, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Joe Schobert
(American football player)
Joe Schobert
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Birthdate: November 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Bud Grant
(Former American Football Forward and Former Head Coach)
Bud Grant
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Birthdate: May 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus

Bud Grant is known for his 18-year stint as the Minnesota Vikings head coach. He has 168 NFL wins, making him one of the most successful NFL coaches. He is also 4-time Grey Cup champion. Post-retirement, he focused on bringing about environmental reforms, such as the conservation of wetlands.

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Quinn Meinerz
(American football player)
Quinn Meinerz
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Birthdate: November 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Rick Neuheisel
(American football coach)
Rick Neuheisel
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Birthdate: February 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Trae Waynes
(American Football Player)
Trae Waynes
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Birthdate: July 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
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James Morgan
(American Football Player)
James Morgan
1
Birthdate: February 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Kevin Zeitler
(American football player)
Kevin Zeitler
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Birthdate: March 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Clay Johnston
(American Football player)
Clay Johnston
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Birthdate: August 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
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Dave Krieg
(American football player)
Dave Krieg
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Birthdate: October 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
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Ryan Ramczyk
(American football player)
Ryan Ramczyk
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Birthdate: April 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Jimmie Ward
(American Football Player)
Jimmie Ward
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Birthdate: July 18, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Dan Arnold
(American football player)
Dan Arnold
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Birthdate: March 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Vince Biegel
(American football player)
Vince Biegel
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Birthdate: July 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Jay Schroeder
(American football player, Coach)
Jay Schroeder
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Birthdate: June 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Nate Stanley
(American football player)
Nate Stanley
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Birthdate: August 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Michael Bennett
(American Football Player)
Michael Bennett
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Birthdate: August 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
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Nick Toon
(American football player)
Nick Toon
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Birthdate: November 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Shelby Harris
(American football player)
Shelby Harris
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Birthdate: August 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
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Brandon Brooks
(American football player)
Brandon Brooks
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Birthdate: August 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
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Eric Studesville
(American football player)
Eric Studesville
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Birthdate: May 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Daviyon Nixon
(American football player)
Daviyon Nixon
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Birthdate: December 13, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Rusty Tillman
(American football player)
Rusty Tillman
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Birthdate: February 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 14, 2021