My favorate nfl playersby Kekkisguitars | created - 26 Sep 2011 | updated - 10 Oct 2011 | Public
1. Joe Namath
Actor | C.C. & Company
The son of a steel worker from Beaver Falls, Pa., Joseph William Namath (Joe Willie) came from the rich football tradition that is in Pennsylvania. After starring for Paul 'Bear' Bryant's Alabama Crimson Tide teams in the 1960s, Namath was drafted by both the National Football League's (NFL) St. ...
2. Dan Marino
Actor | Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Marino was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attended the University of Pittsburgh, where he became the most prolific and celebrated passer in Pitt Panther history and a first-round draft pick for Don Shula of the Dolphins. Marino has established a record number of records on the All-Time ...
3. Jerry Rice
Actor | The Game
The finest wide receiver in the history of NFL football, bar none. The incredibly athletic Rice has scored the most touchdowns in NFL history, plus he holds virtually every career record for receptions, yards receiving, all-purpose yards, touchdown receptions and yards from scrimmage, and most ...
4. Rocky Bleier
Rocky Bleier was born on March 5, 1946 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Robert Patrick Bleier. He is a writer, known for Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier (1980), Backstreet Justice (1994) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He has been married to Jan Gyurina since 1996. They have two children. He was ...
He is the reason i went into the army. A true hero
5. Emmitt Smith
Actor | How I Met Your Mother
Emmitt Smith was born on May 15, 1969 in Pensacola, Florida, USA as Emmitt James Smith III. He is an actor, known for How I Met Your Mother (2005), CSI: Cyber (2015) and Little Giants (1994). He has been married to Pat Smith since April 22, 2000. They have three children.
6. Lynn Swann
Actor | The Waterboy
Lynn Swann was born on March 7, 1952 in Alcoa, Tennessee, USA as Lynn Curtis Swann. He is an actor, known for The Waterboy (1998), The Last Boy Scout (1991) and The Program (1993). He has been married to Charena Shaffer since June 23, 1991. They have two children. He was previously married to ...
7. Joe Montana
Actor | Asylum
Considered by many experts to be the greatest quarterback in the history of NFL football, Montana was recruited by the San Francisco 49ers from Notre Dame in 1979 after leading the "Fighting Irish" to a Cotton Bowl victory in 1978. "Joe Cool," as he was known for his ice cool disposition in the ...
8. Joe Greene
Actor | The Black 6
Joe Greene was born on September 24, 1946 in Temple, Texas, USA as Charles Edward Greene. He is an actor, known for The Black 6 (1973), Lady Cocoa (1975) and Horror High (1973). He has been married to Agnes Craft since January 28, 1968. They have three children.
9. Bubba Smith
Actor | Police Academy
The athletically gifted 6' 7" Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith played defensive end / defensive tackle for the National Football League's Baltimore Colts (1967-1971), Oakland Raiders (1973-1974), and Houston Oilers (1975-1976). After the conclusion of his football career, Smith moved into a TV & film ...
10. Walter Payton
Self | Saturday Night Live
Walter Payton, nicknamed "Sweetness, " is 2nd on the NFL's All time rushing list. His playing career lasted from 1975 to 1987. In those years, he amassed 16,026 rushing yards. He made a few appearances on television (as a guest star), but he was known as a profoundly personal man.
11. Drew Bledsoe
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Drew Bledsoe was a standout quarterback at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash., then became the top pick in the 1993 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots. New head coach Bill Parcells drafted Bledsoe with the top pick, and Bledsoe assumed the starting quarterback job almost immediately. ...
12. Doug Flutie
Self | The NFL on NBC
Doug Flutie was born on October 23, 1962 in Manchester, Maryland, USA as Douglas Richard Flutie. He is an actor, known for The NFL on NBC (1965), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and ESPN's Sunday Night Football (1987). He has been married to Laurie Fortier since August 10, 1985. They have two ...
16. Shaun Alexander
Actor | Absolute Beginners
Shaun Alexander was born on August 30, 1977 in Florence, Kentucky, USA as Shaun Edward Alexander. He is an actor, known for Absolute Beginners (1986), ESPN's Sunday Night Football (1987) and The NFL on CBS (1956). He has been married to Valerie Boyd Alexander since May 18, 2002. They have four ...
18. Terry Bradshaw
Actor | The Cannonball Run
Tall, charismatic ex-star quarterback for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers football team. During the 1970s, Bradshaw led the Steelers to four Super Bowl wins over six seasons, and was noted Super Bowl MVP on two occasions. After retiring in 1983, he became a key media commentator on NFL football, and ...
21. Ricky Williams
Actor | Stuck on You
Ricky Williams was born on May 21, 1977 in San Diego, California, USA as Errick Lynne Williams Jr. He is an actor, known for Stuck on You (2003), Disjointed (2017) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Kristin Barnes since September 4, 2009. They have three children.
22. Deion Sanders
Soundtrack | Street Fighter
Deion Sanders was born on August 9, 1967 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA as Deion Luwynn Sanders. He is a producer and writer, known for Street Fighter (1994), Draft Day (2014) and Deion's Family Playbook (2014). He was previously married to Pilar Sanders and Carolyn Chambers.
24. John Elway
John Elway was born on June 28, 1960 in Port Angeles, Washington, USA as John Albert Elway. He is known for his work on John Elway's Team Quarterback (1988), Resurrecting the Champ (2007) and The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (2000). He has been married to Paige Green since August 29, 2009. He ...
25. Troy Aikman
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Troy was born in West Covina, California, but before the age of twelve his family moved to Henryetta, OK. After high school he was offered a position with the New York Mets, but turned it down for college at the University of Oklahoma. Troy left the Oklahoma and transfered to UCLA, where he studied...
26. Johnny Unitas
Actor | Any Given Sunday
Johnny Unitas played his collegiate career at the University of Louisville (1951-54), passing for 3,007 yards and 27 touchdowns. Unitas, who were number 19 as a professional, had his No. 16 collegiate uniform retired at Louisville, the lone number retired by the Cardinals.
Known as "The Golden Arm",...
28. Dick Butkus
Actor | Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Richard J.Butkus "Dick", was born in Chicago, Illinois, December 9, 1942. He graduated from the University of Illinois where he was a two time All- American line backer. A first round draft pick of the Chicago Bears, Dick played for them from 1965-1973, and was named All-Pro linebacker seven times....
35. Bo Jackson
Actor | The Pandora Project
Bo Jackson was born on Nov. 30, 1962, in Bessemer, Alabama He was a 6' 1", 222 pounds tailback. He graduated from McAdory High School in McCalla, Ala., and attended Auburn from 1982-85. He went on to play football for the Los Angeles Raiders and baseball for the Kansas City Royals, the Chicago ...
38. Jim Brown
Actor | Mars Attacks!
Often mentioned as the greatest player in NFL history, this ruggedly handsome African American fullback for the Cleveland Browns first appeared on movie screens in the western Rio Conchos (1964), followed by a strong supporting role as convict commando "Jefferson" in the terrific WW2 action film ...
39. Mike Ditka
Actor | Kicking & Screaming
Mike Ditka was born on October 18, 1939 in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, USA as Michael Dyczko. He is an actor, known for Kicking & Screaming (2005), Entourage (2004) and UP, Michigan! (2001). He has been married to Diana Trantham since July 8, 1977. They have four children. He was previously married...
40. Roosevelt Grier
Soundtrack | Half Nelson
Former star player with the Los Angeles Rams during the 1960s, this impressively built African-American athlete broke into acting via appearances in TV shows including The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964), The Wild Wild West (1965) and I Dream of Jeannie (1965).
Grier received positive reviews for his ...
41. Fran Tarkenton
Actor | Hill Street Blues
Fran Tarkenton was born on February 3, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Francis Asbury Tarkenton. He is an actor, known for Hill Street Blues (1981), 1st & Ten: The Championship (1984) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He is married to Linda. They have one child. He was previously married to ...
42. Marcus Allen
Producer | Searching for Angela Shelton
Marcus Allen was born on March 26, 1960 in San Diego, California, USA as Marcus LeMarr Allen. He is an actor and producer, known for Searching for Angela Shelton (2004), Arli$$ (1996) and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992). He was previously married to Kathryn Eickstaedt.
43. Tony Dorsett
Actor | Kill Zone
Tony Dorsett was born on April 7, 1954 in Rochester, Pennsylvania, USA as Anthony Drew Dorsett. He is an actor, known for Kill Zone (1993), Necessary Roughness (1991) and The Big Bounce (2004). He has been married to Janet Harmon since June 3, 2000. They have three children. He was previously ...
Actor | God Bless the Broken Road
From day one, LaDainian Tomlinson showed that he had the talent to be a successful running back in the National Football League. Not only is he the San Diego Chargers' most valuable player, he is also considered by many to be the NFL's most valuable player, and is well on his way to a Hall of Fame ...
45. Tom Brady
Actor | Entourage
Tom Brady was born on August 3, 1977 in San Mateo, California, to Galynn Patricia (Johnson) and Thomas Edward Brady, who owns a financial planning business. His father is of Irish descent and his mother is of Norwegian-Swedish and Polish ancestry. He attended Junipero Serra High School, the same ...
47. Tony Dungy
Actor | NFL Head Coach
Tony Dungy was born on October 6, 1955 in Jackson, Michigan, USA as Anthony Kevin Dungy. He is an actor, known for NFL Head Coach (2006), Faith, Family and Football with Tony Dungy (2013) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Lauren Harris since June 19, 1982. They have seven...
50. Earl Campbell
Actor | Necessary Roughness
Earl Campbell was born on March 29, 1955 in Tyler, Texas, USA as Earl Christian Campbell. He is an actor, known for Necessary Roughness (1991), The NFL on NBC (1965) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Reuna Smith since May 30, 1980. They have two children.
52. Kurt Warner
Self | The Moment
Kurt Warner was born on June 22, 1971 in Burlington, Iowa, USA as Kurtis Eugene Warner. He is an actor, known for The Moment (2013), Life in Pieces (2015) and Bella and the Bulldogs (2015). He has been married to Brenda Carney since October 11, 1997. They have seven children.
53. Larry Fitzgerald
Producer | All Eyez on Me
Height: 6'3 / Weight: 218 / College: Pittsburgh / Hometown: Minneapolis, MN / DOB: August 31, 1983 / Pro Bowl Selection: 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Two-time All-State and prep All-America receiver at Academy of the Holy Angels (Minneapolis, MN), High School Larry Fitzgerald ...
54. Dan Fouts
Actor | The Waterboy
Dan Fouts was born on June 10, 1951 in San Francisco, California, USA as Daniel Francis Fouts. He is an actor, known for The Waterboy (1998), The Fall Guy (1981) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He has been married to Jeri Martin since July 23, 1994. They have two children. He was previously married to ...
55. Warren Moon
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Warren Moon was born on November 18, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Harold Warren Moon. He is an actor and producer, known for Jerry Maguire (1996), Any Given Sunday (1999) and Warriors of Virtue (1997). He has been married to Mandy Ritter since 2005. He was previously married to Felicia ...
57. Roger Staubach
Roger Staubach was born on February 5, 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Roger Thomas Staubach. He is a writer and producer, known for Hail Mary: The Drew Pearson Roger Staubach Story, SLANT 45: The Movie (2011) and First Cowboys (2018). He has been married to Marianne Staubach since September 4, ...
58. Tom Dempsey
Self | The Kicker
Tom Dempsey was born on January 12, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Thomas John Dempsey.
The punter w/clubfoot who set a record in distance in kicking
59. Tiki Barber
Actor | Orange Is the New Black
Tiki Barber was born on April 7, 1975 in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA as Atiim Kiambu Barber. He is an actor, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Knight Rider (2008) and Lack of Will (2016). He has been married to Traci Lynn Johnson since July 19, 2012. He was previously married to Ginny Cha.
60. Ronde Barber
Actor | Bones
Ronde Barber was born on April 7, 1975 in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA as Jamael Oronde Barber. He is an actor, known for Bones (2005), Fox Football Daily (2013) and Fox NFL Kickoff (2013). He has been married to Claudia Patron since February 24, 2001. They have two children.
62. Michael Strahan
Art_department | The Maze Runner
Michael Strahan was born on November 21, 1971 in Houston, Texas, USA as Michael Anthony Strahan. He is a producer and actor, known for The Maze Runner (2014), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) and The Final Girls (2015). He was previously married to Jean Marie Muggli and Wanda Nicole Hutchins.
63. Bill Romanowski
Actor | Get Smart
Bill Romanowski was born on April 2, 1966 in Vernon, Connecticut, USA as William Thomas Romanowski. He is an actor, known for Get Smart (2008), The Longest Yard (2005) and The Benchwarmers (2006). He has been married to Julie Legrand since April 24, 1993. They have two children.
66. Michael Irvin
Actor | The Longest Yard
Michael Irvin was born on March 5, 1966 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Michael Jerome Irvin. He is an actor, known for The Longest Yard (2005), Jack and Jill (2011) and Criminal Minds (2005). He has been married to Sandy Harrell since June 23, 1990. They have four children.
67. Peyton Manning
Actor | Modern Family
Peyton Manning was born on March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Peyton Williams Manning. He is an actor, known for Modern Family (2009), Ferdinand (2017) and Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe (2016). He has been married to Ashley Thompson since March 17, 2001. They have two children.
69. Reggie Bush
Producer | Walking on Dead Fish
Reggie Bush was born on March 2, 1985 in Spring Valley, California, USA as Reginald Alfred Bush II. He is an actor and producer, known for Walking on Dead Fish (2008), Callaway Live (2015) and Ciara: Like a Boy (2007). He has been married to Lilit Avagyan since July 12, 2014. They have two children.
71. Howie Long
Actor | Broken Arrow
Howie Long was born on January 6, 1960 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA as Howard Michael Long. He is an actor, known for Broken Arrow (1996), 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001) and Firestorm (1998). He has been married to Diane Addonizio since June 27, 1982. They have three children.
72. Michael Vick
Producer | Baller Wives
Michael Vick was born on June 26, 1980 in Newport News, Virginia, USA as Michael Dwayne Vick. He is a producer and actor, known for Baller Wives (2017), Michael Vick: Giving Back (2011) and The Michael Vick Project (2010). He has been married to Kijafa Frink since June 30, 2012. They have two ...
74. Brett Favre
Self | There's Something About Mary
Until the start of the 2008 Season, Brett Favre was the Green Bay Packers' starting Quarterback since joining the team in 1992. He joins Joe Montana in being the only players to win back-to-back MVP awards. Favre led the Packers to three consecutive playoff appearances (for the first time since the...
Self | Pittsburgh Dad
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers as the heir apparent to Tommy Maddox, Ben Rothelisberger wound up taking the NFL by storm in the 2004 season. When Maddox went down with an injury in Pittsburgh's 2nd week loss of 2004 to the Baltimore Ravens, Rothelisberger was elevated to starting quarterback, ...
77. Hines Ward
Actor | Dynasty
Hines Ward was born on March 8, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea as Hines Ward Jr. He is an actor, known for Dynasty (2017), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and ESPN's Sunday Night Football (1987). He has been married to Lindsey Georgalas since July 27, 2014. He was previously married to Simone.
78. Troy Polamalu
Actor | Moana
Troy Polamalu was born on April 19, 1981 in Garden Grove, California, USA as Troy Aumua Polamalu. He is an actor, known for Moana (2016), The NFL on CBS (1956) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Theodora Holmes since January 27, 2005. They have two children.
81. Drew Brees
Actor | Entourage
Drew Brees was born on January 15, 1979 in Austin, Texas, USA as Andrew Christopher Brees. He is an actor, known for Entourage (2004), Pepsi Commercial: One Direction and Drew Brees (2012) and Pepsi Commercial: One Direction/Drew Brees (2012). He has been married to Brittany Brees since February 8,...
82. Bart Starr
Actor | Run to Daylight
Bart Starr was born on January 9, 1934 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA as Bryan Bartlett Starr. He is an actor, known for Run to Daylight (1964), The NFL on CBS (1956) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He has been married to Cherry Starr since May 8, 1954. They have two children.
86. Ahmad Rashad
Actor | Space Jam
Ahmad Rashad was born on November 19, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA as Bobby Moore. He is an actor and producer, known for Space Jam (1996), Best of the Best (1989) and Like Mike (2002). He was previously married to Sale Johnson, Phylicia Rashad, Matilda Johnson and Deidre Waters.
90. Junior Seau
Self | Sports Jobs with Junior Seau
Junior Seau, was a native of Oceanside, CA. He attended Oceanside High School where he lettered in football, basketball, and track. Parade magazine named him to its High School All-American team simply as an athlete and refused to specify a particular sport. In 2010, Junior was inducted into the ...
92. Ronnie Lott
Actor | Hawkeye
Ronnie Lott was born on May 8, 1959 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Ronald Mandel Lott. He is an actor, known for Hawkeye (1988), Fight to Win (1987) and Married with Children (1986). He has been married to Karen Collmer since March 2, 1991. They have three children.
93. O.J. Simpson
O.J. Simpson was born on July 9, 1947 in San Francisco, California, USA as Orenthal James Simpson. He is an actor and producer, known for The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991), The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988) and The Towering Inferno (1974). He was previously ...