National Football League History (Part 19)

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 1801 - 1,900 of 1,946

  • 1973-09-20 Ronald McKinnon, American NFL linebacker, born in Elba, Alabama
  • 1973-09-26 David Richie, American NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Orange, California
  • 1973-10-09 A. J. Ofodile, American NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-10-10 John Mobley, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Chester, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-10-13 Brian Dawkins, American NFL safety (9 × Pro Bowl; 4 × First-team All-Pro; Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1973-10-17 Keith McKenzie, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973-10-21 Dan Neil, NFL guard (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1973-10-23 Blaine McElmurry, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973-10-30 Ellis Johnson, American NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts), born in Wildwood, Florida
  • 1973-10-31 Ross Verba, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1973-11-02 Ben Graham, Australian Football League ruckman and executive (Geelong, Western Bulldogs) and NFL punter (Arizona Cardinals), born in Geelong, Victoria
  • 1973-11-05 Rupert Grant, American NFL fullback (NE Patriots), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1973-11-10 Darius Holland, American NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Petersburg, Virginia
  • 1973-11-10 John Solomon, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1973-11-11 Terrance Shaw, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973-11-16 Howard Smothers, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1973-11-19 Jamir Miller, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1973-11-23 Reggie Green, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1973-12-06 Tim Kohn, American NFL guard and tackle (Oakland Raiders), born in Wadsworth, Illinois
  • 1973-12-18 Keith Washington, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1973-12-28 Bobby Taylor, NFL cornerback (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1974-01-09 Jamain Stephens, American NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Lumberton, North Carolina
  • 1974-01-11 Rod Jones, American NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-01-13 Matt Lepsis, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1974-01-28 Derrick Mayes, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1974-02-10 Ty Law, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
  • 1974-02-11 Ronnie Ward, American NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1974-02-11 Wally Richardson, American NFL quarterback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Orangeburg, United States
  • 1974-02-24 Simeon Rice, American NFL defensive end (Super Bowl 2002, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; 3-time Pro Bowl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1974-02-25 Detron Smith, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1974-02-25 Tamarick Vanover, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • 1974-03-16 Lamont Burns, American NFL guard (NY Jets), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1974-03-28 K C Jones, NFL center (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1974-04-05 Rick Terry, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • 1974-04-30 Chris Darkins, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1974-05-08 Korey Stringer, NFL tackle (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1974-05-10 Grant Williams, American former NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • 1974-05-23 Duane Clemons, American NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Riverside, California
  • 1974-05-27 Danny Wuerffel, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1996, U of Florida; NFL: New Orleans Saints), born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
  • 1974-06-27 Juran Bolden, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1974-07-08 Demetrius Allen, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1974-08-07 Jeff Buckey, American NFL offensive lineman (Miami Dolphins), born in Bakersfield, California
  • 1974-08-16 Ryan Longwell, NFL kicker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1974-08-25 Darren Benson, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1974-08-26 Freddie Scott, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1974-10-08 Rashaan Salaam, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1994, U of Colorado; NFL: Chicago Bears), born in San Diego, California (d. 2016)
  • 1974-10-24 Nathan Parks, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs), born in Chico, California
  • 1974-10-25 Frank Middleton, American NFL football player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1974-10-28 Henri Crockett, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1974-11-17 Marc Edwards, NFL fullback (SF 49ers)
  • 1974-12-05 Charlie Batch, American NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Homestead, Pennsylvania
  • 1975-01-23 Kevin Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (NY Giants), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1975-02-12 Matt Finkes, NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Piqua, Ohio
  • 1975-02-12 Seth Payne, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Clifton Springs, New York
  • 1975-03-08 Brett Conway, NFL kicker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1975-04-16 Nicky Sualua, American NFL fullback (Dallas Cowboys), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1975-06-12 Ryan Tucker, American NFL center (St Louis Rams), born in Midland, Texas
  • 1975-08-03 Trevor Pryce, American NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-08-07 Alshermond Singleton, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1975-08-14 Mike Vrabel, American NFL linebacker (Super Bowl 2001, 03, 04, New England Patriots) and coach (Tennessee Titans 2018-20), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1975-08-23 Joe Andruzzi, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York
  • 1975-11-03 Darren Sharper, American NFL defensive back (5-time Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2009, Green Bay Packers), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1976-01-23 Byron Hanspard, American NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1976-03-24 Aaron Brooks, American NFL quarterback (New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame), born in Newport News, Virginia

Person of interestPeyton Manning

1976-03-24 Peyton Manning, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 2006, 15; 5 x NFL MVP; 14 x Pro Bowl; Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning
  • 1976-04-05 Ike Hilliard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
  • 1976-07-31 Marty Booker, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 2002, Chicago Bears), born in Jonesboro, Louisiana
  • 1977-03-22 Joey Porter, American NFL linebacker and coach (4-time Pro Bowl; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1977-06-17 Mark Tauscher, American NFL player, born in Marshfield, Wisconsin
  • 1977-06-19 Peter Warrick, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1977-07-31 Tim Couch, American NFL quarterback (#1 overall draft pick 1999, Cleveland Browns), born in Hyden, Kentucky

Person of interestTom Brady

1977-08-03 Tom Brady, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 2001, 03, 04, 14, 17, 18, New England Patriots; NFL MVP 2007, 10, 17; 14 x Pro Bowl), born in San Mateo, California

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • 1977-08-30 Shaun Alexander, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks, NFL MVP 2005), born in Florence, Kemtucky
  • 1977-11-01 Steve Hutchinson, American NFL offensive guard (7 x Pro Bowl; 5 First Team All Pro), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1978-12-06 Darrell Jackson, American NFL wide receiver, born in Dayton, Ohio

Person of interestDrew Brees

1979-01-15 Drew Brees, American football quarterback (Super Bowl MVP 2009, New Orleans Saints; 13 x Pro Bowl; 7 × NFL passing yards leader), born in Austin, Texas

NFL Quarterback Drew Brees
NFL Quarterback
Drew Brees
  • 1979-02-12 Antonio Chatman, NFL wide receiver and punt returner, born in Jackson, Alabama
  • 1979-02-12 Matt Mauck, NFL player, born in Jasper, Indiana
  • 1979-06-01 Santana Moss, American NFL wide receiver / punt returner (Pro Bowl 2005; New York Jets, Washington Redskins), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1979-06-12 Dallas Clark, American NFL tight end, born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • 1979-06-28 Randy McMichael, American NFL football player (Miami Dolphins), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • 1979-08-03 Kris Jenkins, American NFL defensive tackle (Pro Bowl (20-03, 06, 08; All-Pro 2002-03; Carolina Panthers, New York Jets), born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • 1979-08-26 Jamal Lewis, American NFL running back (Super Bowl 2000; NFL rushing yards leader 2003; Baltimore Ravens), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-09-23 Bryant McKinnie, NFL Offensive Tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Woodbury, New Jersey
  • 1979-10-01 Rudi Johnson, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl 2004; Cincinnati Bengals), born in Petersburg, Virginia
  • 1979-12-14 Kyle Shanahan, American NFL coach (San Francisco 49ers 2017-20), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1979-12-27 Carson Palmer, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2002, USC; Pro Bowl 2005, 06, 15; Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals), born in Fresno, California
  • 1980-01-03 David Tyree, American NFL wide receiver and executive (Pro Bowl 2005; Super Bowl 2007; NY Giants), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1980-08-29 Chris Simms, American NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Denver Broncos), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1980-11-10 Donté Stallworth, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Sacramento, California

Person of interestEli Manning

1981-01-03 Eli Manning, American NFL quarterback (MVP Super Bowls 2007, 11; Pro Bowl 2008, 11, 12, 15; NY Giants), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NFL Quarterback Eli Manning
NFL Quarterback
Eli Manning
  • 1981-04-25 Dwone Hicks, American NFL running back, born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1981-05-01 Wes Welker, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowls 2008-12; First Team All Pro 2009, 12), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1981-11-02 Roddy White, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 2008-11; Atlanta Falcons), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1981-11-16 Osi Umenyiora, English-born NFL football player, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1981-12-08 Philip Rivers, American NFL quarterback (San Diego, LA Chargers), born in Decatur, Alabama
  • 1982-03-02 Ben Roethlisberger, American football quarterback (Super Bowl 2005, 08; Pro Bowl 2007, 11, 14–17; NFL passing yards leader 2014, 18; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Lima, Ohio
  • 1982-05-05 Randall Gay, American NFL player (New Orleans Saints), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1982-06-12 Jason David, American NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts), born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • 1982-07-11 Chris Cooley, American NFL tight end (2-time Pro Bowl; Washington Redskins), born in Powell, Wyoming

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