National Football League History (Part 20)

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 1901 - 1,931 of 1,931

  • 1986-12-01 DeSean Jackson, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 2009-10, 13; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1987-05-01 Ryan Matthews, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl 2011; SD Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Riverside, California
  • 1987-08-14 Tim Tebow, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2007, BCS National C'ship 2006, 08; U of Florida; Denver Broncos), born in Makati, Philippines

Person of interestColin Kaepernick

1987-11-03 Colin Kaepernick, American NFL quarterback (protest kneel during national anthem; SF 49ers), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

NFL Player and Civil Rights Activist Colin Kaepernick
NFL Player and Civil Rights Activist
Colin Kaepernick
  • 1987-11-08 Sam Bradford, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2008, U of Oklahoma; NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year 2010, St. Louis Rams), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Person of interestRichard Sherman

1988-03-30 Richard Sherman, American NFL cornerback (San Francisco 49ers), born in Compton, California

NFL Player Richard Sherman
NFL Player
Richard Sherman
  • 1988-04-16 Joe McKnight, NFL and CFL player killed in road rage incident, born in Kenner, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • 1988-07-27 Ryan Tannehill III, American football quarterback (Miami Dolphins, Tennessee Titans; NFL passer rating leader 2019), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1988-11-29 Russell Wilson, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 2013, Seattle Seahawks; Pro Bowl 2012–15, 2017–19), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1989-01-01 Jason Pierre-Paul, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 2011-12; Super Bowl 2011, New York Giants), born in Deerfield Beach, Florida
  • 1989-01-20 Nick Foles, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl LII MVP), born in Austin, Texas

Person of interestJ. J. Watt

1989-03-22 J. J. Watt [Justin James], American NFL player (Houston Texans), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin

American Football Player J. J. Watt
American Football Player
J. J. Watt
  • 1989-03-26 Von Miller, American NFL outside linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1989-05-11 Cam Newton, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2010, Auburn; NFL MVP 2015; Pro Bowl 2011, 13, 15; Carolina Panthers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1989-05-29 Ezekiel Ansah, Ghanaian NFL defensive end (Pro Bowl 2015, Seattle Seahawks), born in Accra, Ghana
  • 1990-03-12 Dont'a Hightower, American NFL linebacker (New England Patriots), born in Lewisburg, Tennessee
  • 1990-03-12 Marvin Jones, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1990-09-08 Matt Barkley, American NFL football quarterback (Buffalo Bills), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1991-05-23 Aaron Donald, American NFL football defensive end, Defensive Rookie of the Year, 7x Pro Bowls, 3x Defensive Player of the Year (St. Louis/Los Angeles Rams), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1992-11-05 Odell Beckham Jr., American NFL player (New York Giants), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1992-12-06 Johnny Manziel, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2012, Texas A&M; NFL: Cleveland Browns), born in Tyler, Texas
  • 1992-12-30 Carson Wentz, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 2017; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1993-07-29 Rayne Dakota "Dak" Prescott, American NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys), born in Sulphur, Louisiana
  • 1993-10-30 Marcus Mariota, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2014, U of Oregon; NFL: Tennessee Titans), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1994-01-04 Derrick Henry, American NFL running back (Heisman Trophy 2015, U of Alabama; Pro Bowl 2019, Tennessee Titans), born in Yulee, Florida
  • 1994-01-06 Jameis Winston, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2013, Florida State; Pro Bowl 2015, Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Bessemer, Alabama
  • 1994-03-01 Tyreek Hill, American NFL wide receiver (Super Bowl 2020; Pro Bowl 2016–19; KC Chiefs), born in Lauderhill, Florida
  • 1995-07-20 Shaquem Griffin, American one-handed NFL player, 2018-20 (Seattle Seahawks), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 1995-07-22 Ezekiel Elliott, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Alton, Illinois

Person of interestPatrick Mahomes

1995-09-17 Patrick Mahomes, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl MVP 2020; KC Chiefs), born in Tyler, Texas

NFL Quarterback Patrick Mahomes
NFL Quarterback
Patrick Mahomes
  • 1997-01-07 Lamar Jackson Jr., American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2016, Louisville; Pro Bowl 2019, Baltimore Ravens), born in Pompano Beach, Florida

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport