Birthdays in Sport in January 1972

  • Jan 1 Barron Miles, NFL def back (Pittsburgh Steelers)/WLAF corner (Frankfurt)
  • Jan 1 Ivan Droppa, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • Jan 1 Lilian Thuram, French footballer
  • Jan 2 Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Jan 2 Lake Dawson, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Jan 2 Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)
  • Jan 3 Charles Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jan 3 Deborah Carter, WNBA forward (Utah Starzz)
  • Jan 5 Joseph Patton, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)
  • Jan 6 Denis Montana, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes, Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jan 6 Willie Clark, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jan 7 Aaron John Mcintosh, sailboard sailor (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jan 7 Chuck Levy, kick returner/running back (SF 49ers)
  • Jan 7 Donald Brashear, Bedford, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Jan 8 Brandie Burton, LPGA golfer (1993 du Maurier Ltd), born in San Bernardino, California
  • Jan 8 Devlin Murphy, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 9 Eddie Mason, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
  • Jan 9 Jay Powell, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • Jan 9 Mat Hoffman, American BMX rider and businessman (Hoffman BMX Bikes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 10 Thomas Lewis, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
  • Jan 11 Dexter Seigler, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jan 11 Huub Loeffen, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse)
  • Jan 11 Rey Ordonez, infielder (NY Mets), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jan 12 Dominique Ross, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 13 Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jan 13 Richard Woodley, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Jan 13 Vitaly Scherbo, Belarusian gymnast
  • Jan 14 Kyle Brady, NFL tight end (NY Jets)
  • Jan 14 Michael Davis, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns)
  • Jan 14 Raimondas Rumšas, Lithuanian cyclist
  • Jan 16 Desiree Leipham, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-17th-1995), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jan 16 Joe Horn, Tupelo, Mississippi, American NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Jan 16 Lee McIntyre, Peak Hill Aust, golfer (T3 1995 NSW Trainee Champ)
  • Jan 16 Salah Hissou, Moroccan long-distance runner
  • Jan 17 Rohn Meyer, CFL offensive linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jan 17 Wendall Gaines, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jan 18 Dwayne Carswell, NFL tight end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Jan 18 Mike Lieberthal, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Glendale, California
  • Jan 18 Ryan Kuehl, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Jan 18 Steven Conley, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jan 18 Vinod Kambli, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1993-)
  • Jan 19 Tyrone Wheatley, NFL running back (NY Giants)
  • Jan 20 Alcides Catanho, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Jan 21 Alan Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Jan 21 Howard Nathan, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • Jan 21 Shelley Looney, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
  • Jan 22 Steve Scifres, guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 22 Toddrick McIntosh, NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Jan 22 Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan racing driver (d. 1999)
  • Jan 23 Anthony Peterson, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, SF 49ers)
  • Jan 23 Gary Harrell, NFL/WLAF receiver (NY Giants, Frankfurt Galaxy)

  • Jan 23 Kez McCorvey, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
  • Jan 23 Tanya Harding, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Jan 23 Marcel Wouda, Dutch swimmer
  • Jan 24 Jay Walker, quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jan 24 Joe Garten, WLAF center (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jan 24 Raphael Graetz, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jan 24 Salima Davidson, volleyball setter (Olympics-96), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 24 Shannon Garrett, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jan 26 Harrison Houston, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears)
  • Jan 27 Chad Askew, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
  • Jan 27 Mark Lawrence, Canadian NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, NY Islanders), born in Burlington, Ontario
  • Jan 27 Bryant Young, American football defensive tackle (San Francisco 49ers), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Jan 27 Janine Ilitch, Australian netballer
  • Jan 28 Carey Bender, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jan 28 Elena Baranova, WNBA center (Utah Starzz)
  • Jan 28 Frank Garcia, NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Jan 28 Nicky Southall, English footballer
  • Jan 29 Hessley Hempstead, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)
  • Jan 29 Scott Davis, figure skater (Olympics-1994), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Jan 29 Simon Cook, cricketer (Victorian pace bowler joined NSW 1995-96)
  • Jan 30 Burt Thornton, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jan 30 Chris Simon, Wawa, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Jan 30 Jill McGill, LPGA golfer (1995 British Open-2nd), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jan 31 Ben Cavil, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Jan 31 Fritz Fequiere, WLAF guard (Barcelona Dragons, London Monarchs)
  • Jan 31 Marvin Coleman, CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jan 31 Pulu Poumele, guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • Jan 31 Reinier Robbemond, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90)