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National Football League History (Part 15)

American Football Leagues: AAFC - AFL - CFL - NFL Europe

Related Topics: NFL Championship - NFL Draft - NFL Teams - Pro Bowl

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Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 1,915

  • 1971-07-31 Gus Frerotte, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1996, Washington Redskins), born in Kittanning, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-08-02 Fernando Smith, American NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1971-08-07 Chris T. Jones, American NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1971-08-10 Craig Newsome, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1971-08-13 Chad Cota, American NFL safety, 1995-2002 (Carolina Panthers, and three other teams), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • 1971-08-14 Adam Timmerman, American NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Cherokee, Iowa
  • 1971-08-14 James Folston, American NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders), born in Cocoa, Florida
  • 1971-08-14 Sean Hill, American NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins), born in Dowagiac, Michigan
  • 1971-08-15 Perry Carter, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • 1971-08-16 Willie Jackson, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1971-08-18 Kevin Bouie, American football running back (Philadelphia Eagles, Ariz Cardinals), born in Pahokee, Florida
  • 1971-08-20 Kevin Hickman, American NFL tight end (Detroit Lions), born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
  • 1971-08-20 Oronde Gadsden, American NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1971-08-21 Shayne Edge, American NFL/WLAF punter (Steelers, Barcelona Dragons), born in Lake City, Florida
  • 1971-08-22 Bernard Carter, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Jaguars, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1971-08-23 Hugh Douglas, NFL defensive end (NY Jets), born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • 1971-08-26 Jocelyn Borgella, first person of Haitian descent to play in the NHL (Detroit Lions), born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • 1971-08-27 Jim Flanigan, NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • 1971-08-31 Greg Jefferson, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1971-08-31 Mike Caldwell, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971-09-02 Tommy Maddox, NFL quarterback (NY Giants)
  • 1971-09-04 John Thierry, American football defensive end (Chicago Bears), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1971-09-04 Monty Grow, American football safety (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Inverness, Florida
  • 1971-09-05 Carlester Crumpler, American NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • 1971-09-07 Wesley Leasy, American NFL linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi
  • 1971-09-08 Dave Merritt, American NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1971-09-11 Mack Strong, American NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks), born in Fort Benning, Georgia
  • 1971-09-11 Shelton Quarles, American NFL linebacker, executive (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Director Football Ops), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1971-09-13 Richie Anderson, American NFL running back (NY Jets), born in Olney, Maryland
  • 1971-09-14 Mario Henry, American NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-09-15 Chad Bratzke, American NFL defensive end (NY Giants), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • 1971-09-15 Will Shields, American NFL guard (KC Chiefs), born in Fort Riley, Kansas
  • 1971-09-16 Derrell Mitchell, American NFL/CFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons, Argonauts), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1971-09-17 Octus Polk, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • 1971-09-18 Ron Childs, American NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Kennewick, Washington
  • 1971-09-19 Jeremy Nunley, American NFL defensive tackle and defensive end (Houston Oilers), born in Winchester, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • 1971-09-20 Ryan Terry, American NFL running back and kick returner (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
  • 1971-09-22 Christian Fauria, American NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Harbour City, California
  • 1971-09-25 John Lynch, American NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • 1971-09-27 Alonzo Spellman, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • 1971-09-28 Chad May, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Minnesota Vikings, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1971-09-28 Marcus Spears, NFL/WLAF guard/tackle (Chicago Bears, Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1971-09-29 Ray Buchanan, American NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971-09-30 Brentson Buckner, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1971-10-06 Chris Hudson, NFL strong safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1971-10-07 Johnnie Morton, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1971-10-08 Nate Miller, American NFL and WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy, Atlanta Falcons), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1971-10-09 Pete Mitchell, American NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1971-10-10 Corey Louchiey, American NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1971-10-13 Irv Smith, American NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1971-10-14 Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1971-10-15 Bernardo Harris, American NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1971-10-16 Greg Jeffries, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • 1971-10-16 Simon Shanks, NFL inside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1971-10-17 Byron Chamberlain, American football tight end (Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1971-10-17 Ernest Dixon, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • 1971-10-17 Henry McMillian, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1971-10-18 Bob Whitfield, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons), born in Carson, California
  • 1971-10-21 Shane Hannah, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1971-10-23 Alai Kalaniuvalu, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1971-10-24 Aaron Bailey, American NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1971-10-24 Mike Verstegen, American NFL guard (New Orleans Saints), born in Appleton, Wisconsin
  • 1971-10-25 Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1971-10-30 Henry Ford, NFL defensive end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1971-11-04 Russell Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1971-11-05 Todd Collins, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins), born in Walpole, Massachusetts
  • 1971-11-06 Derrick Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1971-11-09 Jimmy Hitchcock, American NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Concord, North Carolina
  • 1971-11-09 Michael Barber, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Winfield, West Virginia
  • 1971-11-09 Steve Rhem, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Ocala, Florida
  • 1971-11-11 Melvin Tuten, American NFL tackle and coach (Cin Bengals), born in Washington, D. C.
  • 1971-11-13 Craig Powell, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns)
  • 1971-11-13 Ron Rivers, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • 1971-11-20 Joey Galloway, American NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Bellaire, Ohio
  • 1971-11-21 Michael Strahan, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (7 x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2007; NY Giants) and broadcaster (Fox NFL Sunday, co-host ABC's Good Morning America), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1971-11-21 Ramondo Stallings, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • 1971-11-23 Jim Pyne, NFL guard/corner (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Milford, Massachusetts
  • 1971-11-24 Tony Cline, NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1971-11-27 Larry Allen, American NFL guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1971-12-05 Bryan Schwartz, American NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in St. Lawrence, South Dakota
  • 1971-12-05 Marrio Grier, NFL fullback (New England Patriots), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1971-12-06 Thomas Bailey, American NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-12-08 James Stewart, American NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings), born in Vero Beach, Florida
  • 1971-12-09 Chris Boniol, NFL kicker (Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • 1971-12-09 Clifton Abraham, American NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-12-11 Willie McGinest, American NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1971-12-12 Tito Wooten, American NFL safety (NY Giants), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina
  • 1971-12-13 Mike Pelton, American NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts), born in Goshen, Alabama
  • 1971-12-15 Chris Maumalanga, NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Az Cardinals)
  • 1971-12-15 Eric Bjornson, NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1971-12-17 Carl Reeves, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • 1971-12-17 Tony Richardson, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
  • 1971-12-20 Jerry Ellison, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1971-12-27 James Stewart, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions), born in Fairfield, Texas
  • 1971-12-28 Steve Morrison, US NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • 1971-12-29 Jay Fiedler, American NFL quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1971-12-29 Mark Montreuil, Canadian NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-12-30 Sylvester Wright, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1971-12-31 Heath Shuler, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints), born in Bryson City, North Carolina
  • 1972-01-01 Barron Miles, American Canadian Football Hall of Fame defensive back and coach (Montreal Alouettes, BC Lions), born in Roselle, New Jersey

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