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National Football League History (Part 16)

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

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

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1501 - 1,600 of 1,915

  • 1972-01-06 Willie Clark, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1972-01-09 Eddie Mason, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Siler City, North Carolina
  • 1972-01-10 Thomas Lewis, American NFL wide receiver (NY Giants), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1972-01-11 Dexter Seigler, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972-01-12 Dominique Ross, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1972-01-13 Byron "Bam" Morris, NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1972-01-13 Richard Woodley, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972-01-14 Michael Davis, American NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-01-16 Joe Horn, American NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs), born in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • 1972-01-17 Wendall Gaines, American NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Vernon, Texas
  • 1972-01-19 Tyrone Wheatley, American NFL running back (NY Giants), born in Inkster, Michigan
  • 1972-01-20 Alcides Catanho, American NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • 1972-01-22 Toddrick McIntosh, American NFL defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Tallahassee, Florida (d. 2014)
  • 1972-01-23 Anthony Peterson, American NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, SF 49ers), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1972-01-23 Kez McCorvey, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Gautier, Mississippi
  • 1972-01-26 Harrison Houston, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears)
  • 1972-01-27 Chad Askew, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
  • 1972-01-28 Frank Garcia, American NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Phoenix, Aizona
  • 1972-01-29 Hessley Hempstead, American NFL guard (Detroit Lions), born in Upland, California
  • 1972-02-02 Charlie Williams, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1972-02-02 Lance Brown, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1972-02-03 Jermaine Smith, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1972-02-03 Keith Elias, NFL running back (NY Giants)
  • 1972-02-03 Tyrone Poole, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972-02-06 David Binn, American NFL safety (San Diego Chargers), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1972-02-08 Marcus Pollard, NFL tight end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1972-02-13 Charlie Garner, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • 1972-02-14 Drew Bledsoe, American NFL quarterback (NE Patriots), born in Ellensburg, Washington
  • 1972-02-15 Lance Scott, NFL offensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1972-02-16 Jerome Bettis, American NFL running back (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-02-17 William Floyd, American NFL full back (San Francisco 49ers), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1972-02-23 Greg Hill, NFL running back (KC Chiefs), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-02-23 Ryan Grigson, NFL guard/tackle (Detroit Lions), born in Highland, Indiana
  • 1972-02-24 Ron Davis, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1972-02-25 Sean Harris, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • 1972-02-26 Scott Turner, American politician & NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in Richardson, Texas
  • 1972-02-28 Scott Gragg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
  • 1972-03-04 Robert Smith, American NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings), born in Euclid, Ohio
  • 1972-03-08 Pat Riley, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972-03-11 Carl Greenwood, American NFL cornerback (NY Jets), born in Fort Ord, California
  • 1972-03-11 Jamal Duff, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, Wash Redskins)
  • 1972-03-13 Brian Saxton, NFL tight end (NY Giants), born in Whippany, New Jersey
  • 1972-03-13 Trent Dilfer, American NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1972-03-15 Oliver Gibson, NFL defensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1972-03-15 Mike Tomlin, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2008 [youngest coach to win SB], Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1972-03-27 Kirby Dar Dar, American NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins), born in Morgan City, Louisiana
  • 1972-03-28 Shannon Mitchell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-03-30 Brenden Stai, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1972-04-01 Mike McCoy, American football coach (NFL: San Diego Chargers 2013-16), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1972-04-06 Hurvin McCormack, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1972-04-08 Damon Watts, American NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1972-04-08 Isaac Davis, American NFL guard (San Diego Chargers), born in Malvern, Arkansas
  • 1972-04-09 Brian DeMarco, NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Berea, Ohio
  • 1972-04-10 Maurice Harrell, American NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers), born in McRae, Georgia
  • 1972-04-13 Dave Wohlabaugh, American NFL center and guard (NE Patriots), born in Hamburg, New York
  • 1972-04-15 Ronald Cherry, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972-04-16 Jim Ballard, American NFL & WLAF quarterback (Scottish Claymores, Buffalo Bills), born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • 1972-04-17 Gordon Laro, American NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Lynn, Massachusetts
  • 1972-04-17 Tony Boselli, American NFL offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Modesto, California
  • 1972-04-19 Eric Jack, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1972-04-19 Jeff Wilkins, American NFL kicker (SF 49ers, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1972-04-26 Marco Rivera, American NFL/WLAF guard (Scot Claymores, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-04-26 Natrone Means, American NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Harrisburg, North Carolina
  • 1972-04-30 Kendricke Bullard, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • 1972-05-05 Travis Jervey, American NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1972-05-07 John Holecek, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972-05-08 Chris Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Tennessee/Houston Oilers)
  • 1972-05-11 Hicham El-Mashtoub, NFL center (Houston Oilers)
  • 1972-05-12 Jason Kyle, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Tempe, Arizona
  • 1972-05-14 Chad Cascadden, American NFL linebacker, 1995-99 (New York Jets), s), Two Rivers, Wisconsin
  • 1972-05-15 Troy Drake, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1972-05-16 Keith Burns, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Greeleyville, South Carolina
  • 1972-05-17 John Burrough, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1972-05-22 Mike Hollis, NFL kicker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1972-05-22 Rich Owens, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
  • 1972-05-23 Shannon Brown, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1972-05-24 Tito Paul, American NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kissimmee, Florida
  • 1972-05-27 Antonio Freeman, American NFL wide receiver (Super Bowl 1996; Pro Bowl 1998; First-team All-Pro 1998; Green Bay Packers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1972-05-27 Troy Sienkiewicz, NFL tackle/guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-05-30 Allen Aldridge, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1972-05-30 Anthony Cook, NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tenn Oilers)
  • 1972-05-30 Jeff Jones, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972-06-02 Dwayne Joseph, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears)
  • 1972-06-07 Jeff Burris, NFL cornerback/punt returner (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972-06-08 David Sloan, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • 1972-06-10 C J Richardson, NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972-06-10 David Dunn, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1972-06-11 Andrew Peterson, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Greenock, Scotland
  • 1972-06-14 Jeff Kysar, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1972-06-17 James McKnight, American NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1972-06-21 Tony Berti, American NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Rock Springs, Wyoming
  • 1972-06-23 Larry Whigham, NFL safety (NE Patriots)
  • 1972-06-23 Roell Preston, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1972-06-24 Shawn King, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972-06-28 Marvin Jones, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1972-06-30 Tyrone Davis, American NFL tight end (NY Jets, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Halifax, Virginia
  • 1972-07-06 Billy Davis, American NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in El Paso, Texas
  • 1972-07-07 Darnay Scott, American NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1972-07-07 Michael Westbrook, American NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-07-07 Stoney Case, American NFL quarterback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Odessa, Texas

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