Birthdays in Sport in September 1971

  • 1st Gabe Wilkins, NFL defensive end (GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1st Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan 3K runner (world record)
  • 1st Hakan Şükür, Turkish footballer
  • 2nd Rich Aurilia, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 2nd Tommy Maddox, NFL quarterback (NY Giants)
  • 2nd Tom Steels, Belgian cyclist
  • 3rd Glen Housman, Rockhampton QLD Aust, swimmer (Olympics-silv-92, 96)
  • 4th Brian Storey, 470 sailor (Olympics-96), born in Richmond, British Columbia
  • 4th John Thierry, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • 4th Monty Grow, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 4th Tyrone Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 4th Maik Taylor, Northern Irish footballer
  • 5th Carlester Crumpler, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 5th Kim Maher, Saigon Vietnam, US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 5th Adam Hollioake, England cricketer
  • 6th Anthony Goldwire, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
  • 6th Holli Rene Hyche, runner, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 6th Pavel Patera, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Oly-gild-98)
  • 6th Devang Gandhi, Indian Cricketer
  • 7th Briana Scurry, Minneapolis MN, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
  • 7th John Burke, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)>>
  • 7th Tonny Jensen, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-96)
  • 7th Wesley Leasy, NFL linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 8th David Merritt, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 8th Greg Minor, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
  • 8th Jan Pardavy, hockey forward (Team Slovakia)
  • 9th Jill Sudduth, Balt MD, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 10th Brandon Harrison, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 10th Brian Earley, diver (Olympics-96), born in Fresno, California
  • 10th Chris Oeding, Santa Ana California, water polo driver (Olympics-96)
  • 11th Mack Strong, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 11th Todd Norman, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 11th Shelton Quarles, American football player
  • 12th Terry Dehere, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • 13th Goran Ivanisevic, Croatia, tennis star (1991, 1994, 1998 Wimbledon finalist; 2001 wildcard Wimbledon winner)
  • 13th Richie Anderson, NFL running back (NY Jets)
  • 13th Ted Drury, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 14th Jonathan "Adam" Holland, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 14th Mario Henry, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons)
  • 15th Chad Bratzke, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
  • 15th Myron Bell, NFL safety (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 15th Wayne Ferreira, Johannesburg South Africa, tennis star (Munich 1995)
  • 15th Will Shields, NFL guard (KC Chiefs)
  • 16th Derrell Mitchell, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons, Argonauts)
  • 17th David Hynes, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics-1996)
  • 17th Octus Polk, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • 17th Paul Janssen, soccer player (Fortuna S, NAC)
  • 18th Kate Starre, Armadale Australia, field hockey utility (Olympics-96)

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18th Lance Armstrong, Plano Texas, American road cyclist (7 Tour de France wins) barred from sport for using banned drugs

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  • 18th Oleg Ladik, Kiev Ukraine, Canadian 100 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)
  • 18th Ron Childs, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
  • 19th Colleen Coyne, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)
  • 19th Jeremy Nunley, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • 20th Andrew Lane, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 20th Henryk Larsson, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 20th Jenny Murdock, LPGA golfer
  • 20th Ryan Terry, NFL running back/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 21st John Crawley, English cricketer
  • 22nd Christian Fauria, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 22nd Ian Van Der Wal, Darwin Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 23rd Eric Montross, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • 23rd Marcel Boudesteyn, soccer player (Excelsior/FC Groningen)
  • 23rd Osamu Nishimura, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 23rd Willie Greene, Milledgville GA, infielder (Cin Reds)
  • 25th John Lynch, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 25th Tony Harrison, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 26th Elva Dryer, Durango Colorado, 1.5K/5K runner
  • 26th Patterson Thompson, cricketer (WI Test fast bowler v New Zealand 1996)
  • 27th Alonzo Spellman, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • 27th Erik Smit, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 27th Ron Florine, NFL/WLAF tackle (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores)
  • 28th Chad May, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Minnesota Vikings, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 28th David Weightman, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 28th Janet Evans, swimmer (Olympics)
  • 28th Marcus Spears, NFL/WLAF guard/tackle (Chicago Bears, Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 28th Matthew Elliott, cricketer (Australian Test opening batsman v WI 1996)
  • 28th Alan Wright, English footballer
  • 29th Adrion Smith, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 29th Derrick Davis, WLAF cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 29th Donald Smith, CFL cornerback (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 29th Jay Kearney, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 29th Ray Buchanan, American NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 30th Brentson Buckner, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 30th Ron Collins, WLAF tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy)