Greatest NFL players

by Paul Hamell | created - 17 Nov 2010 | updated - 04 Feb 2013 | Public

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1. 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 ...

1,549 Rec | 22,895 Rec YDs | 197 Rec TDs • 13× Pro Bowl selection; • 12× All-Pro selection; • 3× Super Bowl Champion (XXIII, XXIV, XXIX); • 3x NFC champion; • AFC champion

Awards • 2× AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1987, 1993) • 3× NFC Offensive Player of the Year (1986, 1987) • PFWA MVP (1988) • Pro Bowl MVP (1996) • Super Bowl XXIII MVP

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2010) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • San Francisco 49ers #80 retired • Rated #2 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #1 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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2. Barry Sanders

Actor | Touchback

Barry Sanders was born on July 16, 1968 in Wichita, Kansas, USA. He is an actor, known for Touchback (2011), Undeclared (2005) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He was previously married to Lauren Campbell.

"It doesn't matter where the play is blocked; he'll find his own soft spot...The scheme doesn't matter with Sanders. He can run from any alignment. While other people are stuck with joints, he seems to have ball bearings in his legs that give him a mechanical advantage...Sanders' finest runs often occur when he takes the handoff and, with a couple of moves, turns the line of scrimmage into a broken field...Nobody has ever created such turmoil at the point of attack as Sanders has...Knock on wood, he seems indestructible..." Paul Zimmerman

15,269 Rush YDs | 5.0 AVG | 99 Rush TDs • 10x Pro Bowl selection; • 10x All-Pro selection; • 4x NFL Rushing champion (1990, 94, 96, 97)

Awards • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1989) • AP NFL MVP (1997) • NEA NFL MVP (1997) • PFWA NFL MVP (1997) • 2× AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1994, 1997)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2004) • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Detroit Lions #20 retired • Rated #12 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #17 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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3. 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 ...

12,312 Rush YDs | 5.2 AVG | 106 Rush TDs • 9x Pro Bowl selection; • 9x All-Pro selection; • 8x NFL Rushing champion (1957, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65)

Awards • 3x AP NFL MVP (1957, 1958, 1965) • UPI NFL MVP (1958, 1963, 1965) • Pro Bowl MVP (1961, 1962, 1965)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1971) • NFL 1960s All-Decade Team • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time • Cleveland Browns #32 retired • Rated #1 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #2 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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4. 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.

"He was the best football player I've ever seen and probably one of the best people I've ever met," ~ Mike Ditka

16,726 YDs | 4.4 AVG | 110 TDs 492 REC | 4,538 YDs | 15 TDs • 9× Pro Bowl selection (1976, 77, 78, 79, 80, 83, 84, 85, 86); • 6× First-team All-Pro selection (1977, 78, 79, 80, 84, 85); • 3× Second-team All-Pro (1976, 83, 86); • Super Bowl champion (XX); NFC champion (1985)

Awards • 1977 NFL MVP • 1977 PFWA NFL MVP • 1977 NEA NFL MVP • 1985 UPI NFC Player of the Year • 1977 UPI NFC Player of the Year • 1978 Pro Bowl MVP

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1993) • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • All-Time NFL Team • Chicago Bears #34 retired • Rated #8 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #5 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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5. John Elway

Self | Resurrecting the Champ

John Elway was born on June 28, 1960 in Port Angeles, Washington, USA as John Albert Elway. He is known for his work on Resurrecting the Champ (2007), The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (2000) and Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race (2007). He has been married to ...

"When the game was on the line, he was like Michael Jordan — he wanted the football. In those situations, I don't know if I know anyone that did a better job of handling that than John did." ~ Dan Reeves

300-226 | 51,475 YDs | 79.9 Rating • 9× Pro Bowl selection; • 3× 2nd Team All-Pro selection; • 2x Super Bowl champion (XXXII, XXXIII); • 5x AFC champion (1986, 87, 97, 98)

Awards • 1987 NFL MVP • Super Bowl MVP (XXXIII) • 2× UPI AFL-AFC Offensive Player of the Year (1987, 1993) • Walter Camp Man of the Year

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2004) • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Denver Broncos #7 retired • Denver Broncos Ring of Fame • Rated #16 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #23 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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6. 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 ...

"We say, 'He's the greatest quarterback I ever saw,' or 'He's the greatest quarterback this and that.' I say it with no disclaimers: This guy is the greatest quarterback who ever played." ~ John Madden

273-139 | 40,551 YDs | 92.3 Rating • 8× Pro Bowl selection (1981, 83, 84, 85, 87, 89, 90, 93); • 6× All-Pro selection (1981, 83, 84, 87, 89, 90); • 4× Super Bowl Champion (XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV); 4x AFC champion

Awards • 3× Super Bowl MVP (1982, 85, 90) • 2× AP NFL MVP (1989, 90) • 2× AP Male Athlete of the Year (1989, 90) • UPI NFC Player of the Year (1981) • AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1986) • PFWA NFL MVP (1989) • NEA NFL MVP (1989) • Sporting News Sportsman/Pro Athlete of the Year (1989) • AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1989) • Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (1990) • Bert Bell Award (1989) • Cotton Bowl Classic MVP (1979)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2000) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • San Francisco 49ers #16 retired • Rated #3 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #4 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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7. 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",...

290-253 | 40,239 YDs | 81.2 Rating • 10× Pro Bowl selection (1957, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67); • 6× First-team All-Pro selection (1957, 58, 59, 64, 65, 67); • 1× Second-team All-Pro (1963); • 1× Second-team All-Conference (1970); • Super Bowl champion (V); • 2× NFL World Champion (1958, 59)

Awards • 3× AP NFL MVP (1959, 64, 67) • 3× UPI NFL MVP (1959, 64, 67) • 2× NEA NFL MVP (1957, 67) • 3× Pro Bowl MVP (1959, 60, 63) • 3× Bert Bell Award (1959, 64, 67) • NFL Man of the Year Award (1970)

Records • TD Pass in 47 consecutive games (1956-60)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1979) • NFL 1960s All-Decade Team • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • Baltimore Colts #19 retired • Rated #5 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #6 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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8. Reggie White

Actor | Touched by an Angel

Reginald Howard White was born on December 19, 1961 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was born to unmarried parents, Charles White and Thelma Dodd Collier. He was raised by his mother until age eight when he was placed with his grandmother, Mildred Dodd.

At Howard High School, Reggie lettered in ...

Considered the greatest defensive end in NFL history

1,112 Tackles | 198 Sacks | 3 INT

• 13× Pro Bowl selection (1986, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98); • 10× First-Team All-Pro selection (1986, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95, 98); • 3× Second-Team All-Pro selection (1994, 96, 97); • 1× All-USFL (1985); • Super Bowl champion (XXXI); 2x NFC champion

Awards • 2× NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1987, 98) • 3× UPI NFC Defensive Player of the Year (1987, 1991, 1995) • 1986 Pro Bowl MVP • 1985 USFL Man of the Year

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2006) • USFL All-Time Team • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Tennessee Volunteers #92 retired • Philadelphia Eagles #92 retired • Green Bay Packers #92 retired • Philadelphia Eagles Honor Roll • Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame • Rated #22 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #7 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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9. 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), Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe (2016) and The Simpsons (1989). He has been married to Ashley Thompson since March 17, 2001. They have two children.

"To me, he's the greatest of all time. He's a friend of mine, and someone that I always watch and admire, because he always wants to improve, he always wants to get better, and he doesn't settle for anything less than the best. So, when you watch the best and you're able to learn from the best, hopefully that helps me get better." ~ Tom Brady

399–198 | 54,828 YDs | 94.9 Rating ~ Before 2012 season

• 11× Pro Bowl selection (1999, 00, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10); • 5× 1st-team All-Pro (2003, 04, 05, 08, 09); • 3× 2nd-team All-Pro (1999. 00, 06); • Super Bowl champion (XLI); • 2× AFC champion (2006, 2009)

Awards • 4x AP NFL MVP (2003, 04, 08, 09) • 6x AFC Player of the Year (1999, 03, 04, 05, 08, 09) • Super Bowl MVP (XLI) • Pro Bowl MVP (2005)

Records • Indianapolis Colts All-time leader (Career Wins, Passing Touchdowns , Pass Attempts, Pass Completions and Passing Yards) • Fastest ever to reach 50,000 yards passing • Fastest to 4,000 completions

Honors • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team • Rated #8 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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10. Ray Lewis

Actor | Draft Day

Ray Lewis was born on May 15, 1975 in Bartow, Florida, USA as Ray Anthony Lewis. He is an actor, known for Draft Day (2014), Route 65 Nashville and NFL Monday Night Football (1970).

"He wants to break someone in half each time he hits them," ~ Randy Mueller

2,004 Tackles | 40.5 Sacks | 31 INT ~ Before 2012 season

• 13× Pro Bowl (1997, 98, 99, 00, 01, 03, 04, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11); • 7× AP 1st-Team All-Pro (1999, 00, 01, 03, 04, 08, 09); • 3× AP 2nd-Team All-Pro (1997, 98, 10); • Super Bowl champion (XXXV); • AFC champion

Awards • 2× AP NFL Defensive Player of Year (2000, 2003) • 3× AFC Defensive Player of the Year (2000, 01, 03) • 2× NFL Alumni Linebacker of the Year (1999, 03) • Super Bowl MVP (XXXV)

Records • Record 13 Pro Bowls for an Inside/Middle Linebacker • Record 10 All-Pro selections for Inside/Middle Linebacker • Record 10 All-Pro selections for a Linebacker (tied with Lawrence Taylor) • Most Games Started at Inside/Middle Linebacker (221) • Most Interception Return Yards for an Inside/Middle Linebacker (503) • Most seasons played at Inside/Middle Linebacker (16) • 20 sack/20 interception Club- Quickest to reach (113 games) • 30 sack/30 Interception Club- Quickest to reach (204 games) • 40 sack/30 Interception Club- Only Member

Honors • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team • Rated #18 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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11. Lawrence Taylor

Actor | Any Given Sunday

Lawrence Taylor was born on February 4, 1959 in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA as Lawrence Julius Taylor. He is an actor and writer, known for Any Given Sunday (1999), The Waterboy (1998) and In Hell (2003). He has been married to Lynette since 2007. He was previously married to Maritza Cruz and ...

"When you played against L.T., you had to know where he was," ~ Ron Jaworski

1,088 Tackles | 142 Sacks | 9 INT

• 10× Pro Bowl (1981, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90); • 10× All-Pro (1981, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90); • 2× Super Bowl champion (XXI, XXV)

Awards • AP NFL MVP (1986) • PFWA NFL MVP (1986) • 3× AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1981, 82, 86) • AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (1981) • NEA NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1986) • 2× UPI NFC Defensive Player of the Year (1983, 86) • Bert Bell Award (1986)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1999) • New York Giants Ring of Honor • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • New York Giants #56 retired • Rated #4 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #3 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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12. 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....

1,020 Tackles | 22 INT | 27 FR

• 8× Pro Bowl selection (1965, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72); • 6× 1st-Team All-Pro selection (1965, 67, 68, 69, 70, 72); • 2× 2nd-Team All-Pro selection (1966, 71)

Awards • 2x NEA NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1969, 70)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1979) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1960s All-Decade Team • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • Chicago Bears #51 retired • Rated #9 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #10 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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13. Don Hutson

Self | Super Bowl XXII

Donald Montgomery Hutson was the first star wide receiver in NFL history. He is credited with creating many of the modern pass routes used in the NFL today. He is credited as the first to use the buttonhook, z-out, hook and go and countless other routes that have become staples of offensive ...

"He had all the moves, He invented the moves. And he had great hands and speed, deceptive speed. He could go get the long ones; run the hitch, the down-and-out. He'd go over the middle, too, and he was great at getting off the line because he always had people popping him." ~ Tony Canadeo

488 REC | 7,991 YDs | 99 TDs

Awards • 2× Joe F. Carr Trophy winner (1941, 1942)

Records • Green Bay Packers all-time leading TD receptions leader (99)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1963) • Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1930s All-Decade Team • Green Bay Packers #14 Retired • Rated #6 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #9 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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14. 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.

Considered the greatest safety in NFL history.

63 INT | 730 INT YDs | 5 TDs

• 10× Pro Bowl selection (1981, 82, 83, 84, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91); • 8× First Team All-Pro selection (1981, 83, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91); • 4× Super Bowl Champion (XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2000) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • San Francisco 49ers #42 retired • Rated #23 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #11 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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15. 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.

Considered the greatest defensive tackle in NFL history.

78.5 Sacks | 181 Games | 1 INT

• 10× Pro Bowl (1969, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79); • 5× First-team All-Pro selection (1972, 73, 74, 77, 79); • 3× Second-team All-Pro selection (1969, 71, 75); • 11× First-team All-AFC selection (1969, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79); • 4× Super Bowl champion (IX, X, XIII, XIV)

Awards • AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (1969) • 2× AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1972, 74) • 2× NEA NFL Defensive MVP winner (1972, 74)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1987) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • Rated #14 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #13 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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16. Anthony Muñoz

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Anthony Muñoz was born on August 19, 1958 in Ontario, California, USA as Michael Anthony Muñoz. He has been married to DeDe since 1978. They have two children.

Considered the greatest offensive tackle in NFL history. 185 GP | 182 GS | 6 FR

• 11× Pro Bowl selection (1981, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91); • 9× AP 1st-team All-Pro selection (1981, 82, 83, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89 90); • 2× AP 2nd-team All-Pro selection (1984, 91)

Awards • Bart Starr Man of the Year Award (1989) • Walter Payton Man of the Year Award (1991)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1998) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • Rated #17 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #12 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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17. Steve Young

Actor | The Singles Ward

Steve Young was born on October 11, 1961 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Jon Steven Young. He is an actor, known for The Singles Ward (2002), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and Playa azul (1982). He has been married to Barbara Graham since March 14, 2000. They have four ...

"one of the five greatest quarterbacks ever to play the game." ~ Mike Shanahan

232-107 | 33,124 YDs | 96.8 Rating 4,239 Rush YDs | 43 Rush TDs • 7× Pro Bowl selection (1992, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98); • 4× 1st Team All-Pro selection (1992, 93, 94, 98); • 2× 2nd Team All-Pro selection (1995, 97); • 3× Super Bowl Champion (XXIII, XXIV, XXIX)

Awards • Super Bowl MVP (XXIX) • 2× AP NFL MVP (1992, 94) • 2× PFWA NFL MVP (1992, 94) • 2× NEA NFL MVP (1992, 94) • AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1992) • 2× UPI NFC Player of the Year (1992, 94) • 2× NFC Offensive Player of the Year (1992, 94) • 2× Bert Bell Award (1992, 94) • Davey O'Brien Award (1983) • Consensus first-team All-American (1983) • 2009 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award Records • 96.8 career QB Rating • 43 career QB Rushing Touchdowns • 6 TD passes in a Super Bowl

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2005) • San Francisco 49ers #8 retired • Rated #63 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #81 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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18. 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 ...

"Dan brought an excitement to the quarterback position, even during practice, and especially during the last two minutes of games. ... I always had the feeling that with Dan at quarterback, we were never out of the game, no matter what the score." ~ Don Shula

420-252 | 61,361 YDs | 86.4 Rating

• 9× Pro Bowl selection (1983, 84, 85, 86, 87, 91, 92, 94, 95); • 3× 1st-team All-Pro selection (1984, 85, 86); • 5× 2nd-team All-Pro selection (1983, 88, 92, 94, 95); • AFC champion

Awards • AP NFL MVP (1984) • PFWA MVP (1984) • NEA MVP (1984) • AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1984) • UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year (1984) • UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year (1994) • Walter Payton Man of the Year (1998) • AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1994)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2005) • Miami Dolphins #13 retired • Rated #27 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #25 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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19. Otto Graham

Self | Cavalcade of America

Otto Graham was born on December 6, 1921 in Waukegan, Illinois, USA as Otto Everett Graham Jr. He was married to Beverly Collinge. He died on December 17, 2003 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

174-135 | 23,584 YDs | 86.6 Rating

• 5× Pro Bowl selection (1950, 51, 52, 53, 54); • 9× 1st-team All-Pro selection (1946, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55); • 1× 2nd-team All-Pro selection (1950); • 3× NFL Champion (1950, 54, 55); • 4× AAFC Champion (1946, 47, 48, 49)

Awards • 3× UPI NFL MVP (1951, 53, 55) • Pro Bowl MVP (1950) • 2x AAFC MVP (1947, 48)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1965) • NFL 75th Anniversary Team • NFL 1950s All-Decade Team • Cleveland Browns #14 retired • Rated #7 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #16 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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20. 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.

53 INT | 1,331 INT YDs | 22 TDs

• 8× Pro Bowl selection (1991, 92, 93, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99); • 8× All-Pro selection (1991, 92, 93, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99); • 2× Super Bowl champion (XXIX, XXX)

Awards • AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1994) • 2× NFC Defensive Player of the Year (1993, 94) • Co-NFL Alumni Special Teams Player of the Year (1998) with Gary Anderson • Jim Thorpe Award (1988)

Records • Career INTs in Pro Bowls (4) (w/ Everson Walls; Champ Bailey)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2011) • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor • Rated #37 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #34 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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21. Sammy Baugh

Actor | King of the Texas Rangers

Football-player-turned-actor "Slinging" Sammy Baugh was born in Texas in 1914 to a father who worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, which meant that the family moved around a lot. Sammy attended Texas Christian University on a baseball scholarship, but he also played football and basketball at the ...

"The best, as far as I’m concerned. He could not only throw the ball, he could play defense, he could punt the football, he ran it when he had to. He and I roomed together, and he was a football man. He knew football, played it, and everybody had a lot of confidence in him." ~ Bill Dudley

187-203 | 21,886 YDs | 72.2 Rating

• 5× All-Star selection (1938, 39, 40, 41, 42); • Pro Bowl selection (1951); • 7× 1st-team All-Pro selection (1937, 40, 42, 43, 45, 47, 48); • 2× 2nd-team All-Pro selection (1938, 41)

Awards • 2× NFL Player of the Year (1947, 48)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1963) • 70 Greatest Redskins • Redskins' Ring of Fame • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1940s All-Decade Team • Washington Redskins #33 retired • Rated #11 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #14 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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22. Deacon Jones

Actor | Heaven Can Wait

Defensive left end for the L.A. Rams. Member of the "Fearsome Foursome" [Jones, Lamar Lundy, Merlin Olsen and Roosevelt Grier]. Specialized in 'sacking' the quarterback. Has been given credit for originating that term. Inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame. Has guest-starred on several TV series ...

190 GP | 173.5 Sacks | 2 INT

• 8× Pro Bowl selection (1964, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 72); • 5× 1st-team All-Pro selection (1965, 66, 67, 68, 69); • 3× 2nd-team All-Pro selection (1964, 70, 72)

Awards • 2× NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1967, 1968) • Rams Rookie of the Year award (1961)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1980) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1960s All-Decade Team • St. Louis Rams #75 Retired • Rated #13 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #15 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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23. John Hannah

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

John Hannah was born on April 4, 1951 in Canton, Georgia, USA as John Allen Hannah.

Considered the greatest offensive guard in NFL history.

183 GP | 183 GS | 10 FR

• 9× Pro Bowl selection (1976, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85); • 10× All-Pro selection (1976, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85); • 2× All-America Selection (1971, 72)

Awards • NFLPA Offensive Lineman of the Year (1978, 79, 80, 81) • NFL Alumni Offensive Lineman of the Year (1984)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1991) • New England Patriots All-1970s Team • New England Patriots All-1980s Team • New England Patriots 35th Anniversary Team • New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • New England Patriots #73 retired • Rated #20 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #24 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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24. 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), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He has been married to Reuna Smith since May 30, 1980. They have two children.

9,407 YDs | 4.3 AVG | 74 TDs

• 5× Pro Bowl selection (1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983); • 3× All-Pro selection (1978, 1979, 1980); • 3× NFL Rushing champion (1978, 79, 80)

Awards • AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1978) • AP NFL MVP (1979) • 2× PFWA NFL MVP (1978, 79) • 3× NEA NFL MVP (1978, 79, 80) • 3× NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1978, 79, 80) • 1978 UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year • 1979 Bert Bell Award

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1991) • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • Tennessee Titans #34 retired • Rated #33 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #55 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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25. Jack Lambert

Self | The NFL on CBS

Jack Lambert was born on July 8, 1952 in Mantua, Ohio, USA as John Harold Lambert.

1,479 (1,045 solo) | 23.5 Sacks | 28 INT

• 9× Pro Bowl selection (1975, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83); • 7× 1st-team All-Pro selection (1975, 76, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83); • 1× 2nd-team All-Pro selection (1978); • 4× Super Bowl champion (IX, X, XIII, XIV)

Awards • AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (1974) • AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1976)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1990) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • Rated #30 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #29 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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26. Bruce Smith

Self | Little Giants

Bruce Smith was born on June 18, 1963 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Bruce Bernard Smith. He has been married to Carmen Lathan since July 7, 1990. They have one child.

279 Games | 1,225 Tackles | 200 Sacks

• 11× Pro Bowl selection (1987, 88, 89, 90, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98); • 9× 1st-team All-Pro selection (1987, 88, 90, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97); • 2× 2nd-team All-Pro selection (1989, 98); • 4× AFC Champion (1990, 91, 92, 93)

Awards • 2x AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1990, 1996) • 3× PFWA Defensive Player of the Year (1990, 93, 96) • 2× NEA Defensive Player of the Year (1990, 93) • 4× UPI AFC Defensive Player of the Year (1987, 88, 90, 96) • Pro Bowl MVP (1987)

Record • Most sacks in NFL history (200 sacks)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2009) • Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame • NFL 1980s All-Decade Team • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Rated #58 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #31 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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27. 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 ...

300–115 | 39,979 YDs | 96.4 Rating ~ Before 2012 season

• 7× Pro Bowl (2001, 04, 05, 07, 09, 10, 11); • 2× First-team All-Pro (2007, 10); • 1× Second-team All-Pro (2005); • 3× Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX); • 5× AFC Champion (2001, 03, 04, 07, 11)

Awards • 2x AP NFL MVP (2007, 2010) • 2× AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2007, 2010) • 3× AFC Offensive Player of the Year (2007, 2010, 2011) • NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2009) • 2× Super Bowl MVP (XXXVI, XXXVIII) • Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (2005) • Sporting News Sportsman of the Year (2004, 2007) • AP Male Athlete of the Year (2007)

Records • New England Patriots All-time leader in Passing TDs

Honors • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team • Rated #21 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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28. 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...

508–336 | 71,838 YDs | 86.0 Rating

• 11× Pro Bowl selection (1992, 93, 95, 96, 97, 01, 02, 03, 07, 08, 09); • 3× 1st-team All-Pro selection (1995, 96, 97); • 3× 2nd-team All-Pro selection (2001, 02, 07); • Super Bowl champion (XXXI); • 2× NFC Champion (1996, 97)

Awards • 3× AP NFL MVP (1995–1997) • 5× NFC Player of the Year (1995, 96, 97, 02, 07)

Honors • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Rated #82 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #20 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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29. Bob Lilly

Self | The NFL on CBS

Bob Lilly was born on July 26, 1939 in Olney, Texas, USA as Robert Lewis Lilly. He is known for his work on The NFL on CBS (1956), The NFL on NBC (1965) and NFL Films Presents (1967).

"As I've said before, another Lilly won't come along in my time. We're observing a man who will become a legend". ~ Tom Landry

196 Games | 94.5 Sacks | 1 INT

• 11× Pro Bowl selection (1962, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73); • 7× First-team All-Pro selection (1964, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71); • 2× Second-team All-Pro selection (1970, 72); • 8× All-Conference selection (1964, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 72); • 2× Second-team All-Conference selection (1970, 73); • Super Bowl champion (VI)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1980) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • NFL 1960s All-Decade Team • Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor • Rated #10 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #26 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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30. Merlin Olsen

Actor | Mitchell

Merlin Olsen was born on September 15, 1940 in Logan, Utah, USA. He was an actor, known for Mitchell (1975), Little House on the Prairie (1974) and Fathers and Sons (1986). He was married to Susan Wakely. He died on March 11, 2010 in Duarte, California, USA.

• 14× Pro Bowl (1962, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75); • 6× First-team All-Pro selection (1964, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70); • 3× Second-team All-Pro selection (1965, 73, 74)

Awards • Bert Bell Award (1974) • Pro Bowl MVP (1968) • NFL Rookie of the Year (1962)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1982) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • NFL 1960s All-Decade Team • St. Louis Rams #74 Retired • Rated #25 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #27 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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31. Bronko Nagurski

Self | Toast of the Town

Bronko Nagurski was born on November 3, 1908 in Rainy River, Ontario, Canada as Bronislaw Nagurski. He was married to Eileen Kane. He died on January 7, 1990 in International Falls, Minnesota, USA.

2,778 Rush YDs | 4.4 AVG | 25 TDs

• 4x 1st Team All-Pro (1932, 33, 34, 36); • 3x NFL Champion (1933, 34, 43)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1963) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1930s All-Decade Team • Chicago Bears #3 retired • Rated #35 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #19 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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32. 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.

18,355 Rush YDs | 4.2 AVG | 164 Rush TDs 515 Rec | 3,224 Rec YDs | 11 Rec TDs

• 8× Pro Bowl (1990, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 98, 99); • 6× All-Pro (1991, 92, 93, 94, 95); • 4× NFL rushing leader (1991, 92, 93, 95); • 3× Super Bowl champion (XXVII, XXVIII, XXX)

Awards • AP NFL MVP (1993) • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1990) • Super Bowl MVP (XXVIII) • NEA NFL MVP (1991, 1992) • PFWA NFL MVP (1993) • Bert Bell Award (1993)

Records • Career rushing yards (18,355) • Career rushing touchdowns (164) • Career 100-yard rushing games (78)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2010) • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor • Rated #68 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #28 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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33. Jim Parker

Self | 1964 NFL Championship Game

Jim Parker was born on April 3, 1934 in Macon, Georgia, USA as James Thomas Parker. He was married to Esther Hester. He died on July 18, 2005 in Columbia, Maryland, USA.

"the best pure pass-blocker who ever lived. Knew all the tricks — the quick push-off, the short jab — that are legal now." ~ Paul Zimmerman

135 Games | 11 Seasons

• 8× Pro Bowl selection (1958, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65); • 10× All-Pro selection (1957, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66)

Awards 1956 Outland Trophy

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1973) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1950s All-Decade Team • Baltimore Colts #77 Retired • Rated #24 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #32 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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34. Richard Lane

Actor | Crazylegs

Richard Lane was born on April 16, 1927 in Austin, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Crazylegs (1953), Paper Lion (1968) and The NFL on CBS (1956). He was married to Dinah Washington. He died on January 29, 2002 in Austin.

68 INT | 1,207 INT YDs | 5 TDs

• 7× Pro Bowl selection (1954, 55, 56, 58, 60, 61, 62); • 6× First-team All-Pro selection (1956, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63); • 4× Second-team All-Pro selection (1954, 55, 57, 58)

Records • NFL record 14 interceptions in one season as a rookie

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1974) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1950s All-Decade Team • Rated #19 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #30 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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35. Chuck Bednarik

Self | The NFL on CBS

Chuck Bednarik was born on May 1, 1925 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Philip Bednarik. He was married to Emma Bednarik. He died on March 21, 2015 in Richland, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

169 Games | 20 INTs | 21 Fumble Rec

• 8× Pro Bowl selection (1950, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 60); • 10× All-Pro selection (1950, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 60, 61); 2x NFL Champion (1949, 60)

Awards • 1953 Pro Bowl MVP • 1948 Maxwell Award

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1967) • NFL 50th Anniversary Team • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1950s All-Decade Team • Philadelphia Eagles Honor Roll • Philadelphia Eagles #60 Retired • Rated #54 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #35 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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36. O.J. Simpson

Actor | The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

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 ...

11,236 Rush YDs | 4.7 AVG. | 61 Rush TDs

• 6× Pro Bowl selection (1969, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76); • 5× All-Pro selection (1972, 73, 74, 75, 76); • 4× NFL Rushing champion (1972, 73, 75, 76)

Awards • 1968 Heisman Trophy • 1968 Maxwell Award • 1968 UPI Player of the Year • 1967 Walter Camp Award • 1967 UPI Player of the Year • 1973 NFL MVP • 1973 NFL Offensive Player of the Year • 1973 Bert Bell Award • 1973 Pro Bowl MVP • 3× UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year (1972, 73, 75) • 1973 AP Man Athlete of the Year

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1985) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • Rated #26 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #40 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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37. Gino Marchetti

Self | The Last Season: The Life and Demolition of Baltimore's Memorial Stadium

Gino Marchetti was born on January 2, 1927 in Smithers, West Virginia, USA as Gino John Marchetti.

"You ask who was the best … just my opinion, Marchetti was the best all-around player I ever played against. Great pass rusher. Great against the run. And he never let you rest." ~ Forrest Gregg

• 11× Pro Bowl selection (1954, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64); • 9× First-team All-Pro selection (1956, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64); • 1× Second-team All-Pro selection (1955); • 2× NFL Champion (1958, 59)

Awards • 1963 Pro Bowl MVP

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1972) • NFL 50th Anniversary Team • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1950s All-Decade Team • Baltimore Colts #89 retired • Rated #15 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #39 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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38. Rod Woodson

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Rod Woodson was born on March 10, 1965 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA as Roderick Kevin Woodson. He has been married to Nickie Theede since 1992. They have five children.

1,163 Tackles | 13.5 Sacks | 71 INT

• 11× Pro Bowl (1989, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 96, 99, 00, 01, 02); • 6× First-team All-Pro (1989, 90, 92, 93, 94, 02); • Second-team All-Pro (1991, 00); • First-team All-Conference (1989, 90, 92, 93, 94, 00, 02); • Second-team All-Conference (1991, 96); • Super Bowl champion (XXXV); • 3× AFC champion (1995, 2000, 2002)

Awards • NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1993) • UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year (1993)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2009) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Rated #87 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #41 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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39. Alan Page

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Alan Page was born on August 7, 1945 in Canton, Ohio, USA as Alan Cedric Page. He has been married to Diana Sims since June 5, 1973. They have four children.

218 Games | 148½ Sacks | 2 INT | 3 Safeties

• 9× Pro Bowl selection (1969, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77); • 6× First-team All-Pro selection (1969, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75); • 3× Second-team All-Pro selection (1968, 72, 76); • 11× First-team All-Conference selection (1968, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 80); • 4× NFC Champion (1969, 73, 74, 76)

Awards • 1970 NFC Defensive Player of the Year • 1971 NFL MVP • 1971 AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year • 1971 UPI NFC Player of the Year • 1971 NFC Defensive Player of the Year • 1973 NEA NFL Defensive Player of the Year

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1988) • NFL 1970s All-Decade Team • Minnesota Vikings 25th Anniversary Team • Minnesota Vikings 40th Anniversary Team • Minnesota Vikings #88 Retired • Ring of Honor • 50 Greatest Vikings • Rated #34 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #43 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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40. Raymond Berry

Actor | Burn

Raymond Berry was born on February 27, 1933 in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA as Raymond Emmett Berry. He is an actor, known for Burn (2017), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on CBS (1956).

631 REC | 9,275 YDs | 68 TDs

• 6× Pro Bowl selection (1958, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64) • 6× All-Pro selection (1957, 58, 59, 60, 61, 65)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (1973) • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • NFL 1950s All-Decade Team • Baltimore Colts #82 retired • Rated #40 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #36 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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41. Lance Alworth

Actor | Greatest Sports Legends

Lance Alworth was born on August 3, 1940 in Houston, Texas, USA as Lance Dwight Alworth. He is an actor, known for Greatest Sports Legends (1972), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He has been married to Laura Churchill since 1997. He was previously married to Joyce Lewis ...

542 REC | 10,266 YDs | 85 TDs

7× AFL All-Star selection, covering the 1963-1970 seasons 7× All-AFL selection (1963, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69) 1963 UPI AFL Player of the Year Super Bowl champion VI AFL Champion, 1963

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team • AFL All-Time Team • San Diego Chargers #19 Retired • San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame • San Diego Chargers 40th; 50th Anniversary Team • Rated #31 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #38 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

42. Ray Nitschke

Actor | The Longest Yard

Ray Nitschke was born in Elmwood Park, Illinois. His Father passed away when he was 3, and his Mother passed away when he was 13. He grew up a Chicago Bears fan, but quickly learn to hate them after being drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the third round of 1958. He played for 15 seasons before ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #18 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #47 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

43. Sid Luckman

Actor | Triple Threat

Sid Luckman was born on November 21, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Sidney Luckman. He was an actor, known for Triple Threat (1948) and The Way It Was (1974). He was married to Estelle Morgolin. He died on July 5, 1998 in North Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #39 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #33 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

44. Mel Blount

Self | The NFL on NBC

Mel Blount was born on April 10, 1948 in Vidalia, Georgia, USA as Melvin Cornell Blount.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #36 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #44 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

45. Tony Gonzalez

Actor | xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Tony Gonzalez was born on February 27, 1976 in Torrance, California, USA as Anthony David Gonzalez. He is an actor, known for xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017), NCIS (2003) and A.I. Assault (2006). He has been married to October Gonzalez since July 20, 2007. They have two children.

• Rated #45 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

46. 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 ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #44 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #50 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

47. Roger Staubach

Writer | Hail Mary: The Drew Pearson Roger Staubach Story

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, ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #29 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #46 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

48. Willie Lanier

Actor | The Black 6

Willie Lanier was born on August 21, 1945 in Clover, Virginia, USA as Willie Edward Lanier. He is an actor, known for The Black 6 (1973), The NFL on CBS (1956) and The NFL on NBC (1965).

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #42 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #53 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

49. Jack Ham

Self | American Gladiators

Jack Ham was born on December 23, 1948 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA as Jack Raphael Ham Jr.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #47 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #60 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

50. Gene Upshaw

Self | The NFL on CBS

Gene Upshaw was born on August 15, 1945 in Robstown, Texas, USA as Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr. He was married to Teresa Buich and Jimmye Hill. He died on August 20, 2008 in Lake Tahoe, California, USA.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #62 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #56 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

51. Mike Singletary

Actor | Kids Unlimited

Mike Singletary was born on October 9, 1958 in Houston, Texas, USA as Michael Singletary. He is an actor, known for Kids Unlimited (2007), '85: The Greatest Team in Pro Football History (2016) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Kim Singletary since May 25, 1984. They have ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #56 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #57 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

52. Eric Dickerson

Actor | CSI: NY

Eric Dickerson was born on September 2, 1960 in Sealy, Texas, USA as Eric Demetric Dickerson. He is an actor, known for CSI: NY (2004), Hawaii Five-0 (2010) and The Kid & I (2005).

"Although all great backs are multi-talented, most have one thing they do extremely well. But this guy can plow through a pile of bodies like (John) Riggins and then put on the moves like (Tony) Dorsett." ~ Dick Vermeil

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #38 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #52 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

53. Marvin Harrison

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Marvin Harrison was born on August 25, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Marvin Daniel Harrison.

54. Shannon Sharpe

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Shannon Sharpe was born on June 26, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for NFL Monday Night Football (1970), The NFL on NBC (1965) and ESPN's Sunday Night Football (1987).

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2011)

55. Forrest Gregg

Actor | Run to Daylight

Forrest Gregg was born on October 18, 1933 in Birthright, Texas, USA as Alvis Forrest Gregg. He is an actor, known for Run to Daylight (1964), The NFL on NBC (1965) and The NFL on CBS (1956).

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #28 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #54 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

56. Jim Otto

Self | The NFL on CBS

Jim Otto was born on January 5, 1938 in Wausau, Wisconsin, USA as James Edwin Otto.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #78 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #63 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

57. Terrell Owens

Actor | Lap Dance

Terrell Owens was born on December 7, 1973 in Alexander City, Alabama, USA as Terrell Eldorado Owens. He is an actor and producer, known for Lap Dance (2014), Dysfunctional Friends (2012) and Any Given Sunday (1999). He has been married to Rachel Snider since January 23, 2014.

• NFC champion

58. 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.

750 Rec | 11,904 YDs | 65 TDs

• 5× Pro Bowl selection (1991, 92, 93, 94, 95); • First-Team All-Pro selection (1991); • 2× Second-Team All-Pro selection (1992, 93); • 3× Super Bowl champion (XXVII, XXVIII, XXX)

Awards • Pro Bowl MVP (1992)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2007) • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team • Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor • Rated #92 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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59. 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 ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2006)

60. LaDainian Tomlinson

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 ...

• AP NFL MVP • Rated #61 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

61. John Mackey

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

John Mackey was born on September 4, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA as John Kevin Mackey. He was married to Sylvia. He died on July 6, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #48 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #42 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

62. Gale Sayers

Writer | Brian's Song

Gale Sayers was born on May 30, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Gale Eugene Sayers. He is an actor and writer, known for Brian's Song (1971), Brian's Song (2001) and Reggie's Prayer (1996). He has been married to Ardythe Bullard since December 1, 1973. He was previously married to Linda McNeil.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #21 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #22 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

63. Jim Thorpe

Writer | Jim Thorpe -- All-American

Renowned Native American athlete who excelled in the 1912 Olympic games in Stockholm but was later stripped of his Olympic medals for having previously received monetary compensation for engaging in professional sport. He later showed up on movie screens as a bit player in westerns. He was ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #88 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #37 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

64. Mike Haynes

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Mike Haynes was born on July 1, 1953 in Denison, Texas, USA as Michael James Haynes.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #93 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #49 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

65. Steve Van Buren

Actor | Triple Threat

Steve Van Buren was born on December 28, 1920 in La Ceiba, Honduras as Stephen Wood Van Buren. He was an actor, known for Triple Threat (1948) and The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles (2004). He was married to Grace. He died on August 23, 2012 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #77 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #58 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

66. Harold 'Red' Grange

Actor | The Galloping Ghost

Harold 'Red' Grange was born on June 13, 1903 in Forksville, Pennsylvania, USA as Harold Edward Grange. He was an actor, known for The Galloping Ghost (1931), One Minute to Play (1926) and A Racing Romeo (1927). He was married to Margaret Hazelberg. He died on January 28, 1991 in Lake Wales, ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #80 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #48 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

67. 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...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #90 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #59 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

68. Randy White

Actor | Necessary Roughness

Randy White was born on January 15, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Randy Lee White. He is an actor, known for Necessary Roughness (1991), Mike's Murder (1984) and Snake Eater (1989).

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #51 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #62 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

69. Herb Adderley

Self | The NFL on CBS

Herb Adderley was born on June 8, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Herbert A. Adderley.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #45 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #64 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

70. Randy Moss

Actor | ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin

Randy Moss was born on February 13, 1977 in Rand, West Virginia, USA as Randy Gene Moss. He is an actor and producer, known for ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin (2007), Fox Football Daily (2013) and Fox NFL Kickoff (2013).

Awards • AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

Honors: • Rated #65 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

71. Willie Brown

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Willie Brown was born on December 2, 1940 in Yazoo City, Mississippi, USA as William Ferdie Brown.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #50 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #66 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

72. Kellen Winslow

Self | The NFL on CBS

Kellen Winslow was born on November 5, 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Kellen Boswell Winslow. He was previously married to Katrina McKnight.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #73 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #67 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

73. Mike Webster

Self | The NFL on CBS

Mike Webster was born on March 18, 1952 in Tomahawk, Wisconsin, USA as Michael Lewis Webster. He was married to Pam Webster. He died on September 24, 2002 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #75 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #68 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

74. Bobby Bell

Self | The NFL on NBC

Bobby Bell was born on June 17, 1940 in Shelby, North Carolina, USA as Robert Lee Bell Jr.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #66 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #69 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

75. Marshall Faulk

Actor | Arli$$

Marshall Faulk was born on February 26, 1973 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Marshall William Faulk. He is an actor, known for Arli$$ (1996), Life in Pieces (2015) and Point After (2006).

12,279 Rush YDs | 4.3 AVG | 100 Rush TDs 767 Rec | 6,875 Rec YDs | 36 Rec TDs • 7x Pro Bowl selection; • 6x All-Pro selection; • Super Bowl champion; • 2x NFC champion

Awards • AP NFL MVP (2000); • 3x NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1999; 2000; 2001); • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1994)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • St. Louis Rams #28 retired • Rated #70 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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76. 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...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2006) • Rated #95 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #80 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

77. Buck Buchanan

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Buck Buchanan was born on September 10, 1940 in Gainesville, Alabama, USA as Junious Buchanan. He was an actor, known for NFL Monday Night Football (1970), The NFL on CBS (1956) and The NFL on NBC (1965). He died on July 16, 1992 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #67 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999)

78. Darrell Green

Actor | Dominion

Darrell Green was born on February 15, 1960 in Houston, Texas, USA as Darrell Ray Green. He is an actor, known for Dominion (2006), The Adventures of Zion Man & The Supreme Commander (2009) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Jewell Fenner since March 16, 1985. They ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2008) • Rated #81 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #75 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

79. Ed Reed

Self | The NFL on CBS

Ed Reed was born on September 11, 1978 in St. Rose, Louisiana, USA as Edward Earl Reed Jr.

Awards • AP Defensive Player of the Year

Honors • Rated #88 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

80. 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 ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #53 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #77 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

81. Art Shell

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Art Shell was born on November 26, 1946 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as Arthur Shell. He is married to Janice. They have two children.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #55 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #76 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

82. Jonathan Ogden

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Jonathan Ogden was born on July 31, 1974 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Jonathan Phillip Ogden.

• Super Bowl champion; • AFC champion

Honors Pro Football Hall of Fame (2013) • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team • Rated #72 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

83. Bruce Matthews

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Bruce Matthews was born on August 8, 1961 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA as Bruce Rankin Matthews. He is an actor, known for NFL Monday Night Football (1970), ESPN's Sunday Night Football (1987) and The NFL on NBC (1965).

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #78 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

84. Larry Allen

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Larry Allen was born on November 27, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Larry Christopher Allen. He is a producer, known for NFL Monday Night Football (1970), ESPN's Sunday Night Football (1987) and The NFL on NBC (1965).

Honors Pro Football Hall of Fame (2013) • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team • Rated #95 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

85. Willie Roaf

Actor | Reggie's Prayer

Willie Roaf was born on April 18, 1970 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA as William Layton Roaf. He is an actor, known for Reggie's Prayer (1996), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on CBS (1956). He has been married to Angela Hernandez since December 10, 2013.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2012) • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team

86. Fran Tarkenton

Actor | 1st & Ten

Fran Tarkenton was born on February 3, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Francis Asbury Tarkenton. He is an actor, known for 1st & Ten: The Championship (1984), Hill Street Blues (1981) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He is married to Linda. They have one child. He was previously married to ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #59 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #91 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

87. Thurman Thomas

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Thurman Thomas was born on May 16, 1966 in Houston, Texas, USA as Thurman Lee Thomas. He has been married to Patricia Thomas since April 22, 1989. They have four children.

12,074 Rush YDs | 4.2 AVG | 65 Rush TDs 472 Rec | 4,458 Rec YDs | 23 Rec TDs • 5x Pro Bowl selection; • 5x All-Pro selection; • 4x AFC champion

Awards • AP NFL MVP (1991); • NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1992)

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • NFL 1990s All-Decade Team

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88. Will Shields

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Will Shields was born on September 15, 1971 in Fort Riley, Kansas, USA as Will Herthie Shields.

Honors • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team

89. Steve Largent

Self | NFL Monday Night Football

Steve Largent was born on September 28, 1954 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Stephen Michael Largent. He has been married to Terry Bullock since January 4, 1975. They have four children.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #46 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999)

90. Cris Carter

Actor | Ballers

Cris Carter was born on November 25, 1965 in Troy, Ohio, USA as Graduel Christopher Darin Carter. He is an actor, known for Ballers (2015), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and ESPN's Sunday Night Football (1987). He has been married to Melanie Morgan since February 24, 1990. They have two children.

Honors Pro Football Hall of Fame (2013)

91. 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 NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Cherry Starr since May 8, 1954. They have two children.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #41 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #51 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

92. 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 ...

254-242 | 43,040 YDs | 80.2 Rating

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #92 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999)

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93. Paul Warfield

Self | The NFL on CBS

Paul Warfield was born on November 28, 1942 in Warren, Ohio, USA as Paul Dryden Warfield.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #60 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #71 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

94. Ted Hendricks

Actor | The Fall Guy

Ted Hendricks was born on November 1, 1947 in Guatemala City, Guatemala as Theodore Paul Hendricks. He is an actor, known for The Fall Guy (1981), The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) and The NFL on NBC (1965).

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #64 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #82 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

95. Ozzie Newsome

Actor | Masters of the Gridiron

Ozzie Newsome was born on March 16, 1956 in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA. He is an actor, known for Masters of the Gridiron (1985), NFL Monday Night Football (1970) and The NFL on NBC (1965).

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #73 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

96. Norm Van Brocklin

Actor | Crazylegs

Norm Van Brocklin was born on March 15, 1926 in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, USA as Norman Mack Van Brocklin. He was an actor, known for Crazylegs (1953), The Red Skelton Hour (1951) and The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953). He was married to Gloria Schiewe. He died on May 2, 1983 in Social Circle, ...

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #83 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

97. Joe Schmidt

Self | Any Given Sunday

Joe Schmidt was born on January 19, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Paul Schmidt.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #65 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #84 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

98. 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.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #72 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #85 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

99. Willie Davis

Self | The NFL on NBC

Willie Davis was born on July 24, 1934 in Lisbon, Louisiana, USA as William Delford Davis.

Honors • Pro Football Hall of Fame • Rated #69 NFL Player of all-time by Sporting News (1999) • Rated #86 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

100. 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.

208-128 | 32,344 YDs | 93.7 Rating

• 4x Pro Bowl selection (1999, 2000, 2001, 2008); • 2x All-Pro selection (1999, 01); • Super Bowl champion (XXXIV); • 3x NFC champion

Awards • 2x AP NFL MVP (1999; 01) • 3× NEA NFL MVP (1999, 01, 08) • PFWA MVP (1999) • Super Bowl MVP (XXXIV)

Honors • Rated #90 NFL player of all-time by NFL.com (2010)

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