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American Football Players in History (Part 19)

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  • 1975-03-27 B. J. Gallis, CFL linebacker (BC Lions), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 1975-04-07 Ronde Barber, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1975-04-07 Tiki Barber, running back (NY Giants)
  • 1975-04-11 Terry Cousin, American football cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1975-04-27 Michael Booker, American football cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1975-04-28 James Thrash, American football wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
  • 1975-05-12 Lawrence Phillips, running back (St Louis Rams), born in Little Rock, Arkansas

Person of interestRay Lewis

1975-05-15 Ray Lewis, American Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker (13 × Pro Bowl; Super Bowl MVP 2000; Baltimore Ravens), born in Bartow, Florida

NFL Legend Ray Lewis
NFL Legend
Ray Lewis
  • 1975-05-19 London Fletcher, American football player
  • 1975-06-04 Henry Burris, American Football Quarterback
  • 1975-06-18 Jeff Saturday, American football center (6 × Pro Bowl; First-team All-Pro 2005, 07; Super Bowl 2006; Indianapolis Colts) and sports analyst (ESPN), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1975-06-19 Brandon Mitchell, defensive end (New England Patriots)
  • 1975-06-23 Kevin Dyson, American football player
  • 1975-07-11 Willie Anderson, American football player
  • 1975-07-21 Mike Sellers, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 1975-08-03 N. D. Kalu, American defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1975-08-03 Trevor Pryce, American NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-08-04 Beau Morgan, running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1975-08-07 Alshermond Singleton, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1975-08-12 Regan Upshaw, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 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
  • 1975-08-15 Bert Berry, American football linebacker (Pro Bowl, All Pro 2004; Indianapolis Colts, Arizona Cardinals), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1975-08-15 Bertrand Berry, American football player
  • 1975-08-23 Joe Andruzzi, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York
  • 1975-09-25 Matt Hasselbeck, American football player, born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1975-10-24 Corey Dillon, American football running back (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1975-10-25 Ryan Clement, American football quarterback, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1975-11-03 Darren Sharper, American NFL defensive back (5-time Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2009, Green Bay Packers), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1975-11-21 Chad Levitt, running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • 1975-11-27 Martin Gramatica, Argentinian-American football player
  • 1976-01-03 Angelos Basinas, Greek soccer defensive midfielder (100 caps; European C'ship 2004), born in Chalkida, Greece
  • 1976-01-15 Corey Chavous, American football player, born in Aiken, South Carolina
  • 1976-01-22 James Dearth, American football player, born in Fort Ord National Monument, California
  • 1976-01-23 Byron Hanspard, American NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1976-02-03 Dwayne Rudd, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1976-02-05 Brian Moorman, American football player, born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 1976-02-07 Terry Battle, running back (Detroit Lions)
  • 1976-03-08 Hines Ward, American football player
  • 1976-03-23 Jeremy Newberry, American football player
  • 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
  • 1976-03-30 Chris Canty, cornerback (New England Patriots)
  • 1976-04-05 Ike Hilliard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
  • 1976-05-15 Ryan Leaf, American football player
  • 1976-06-19 Darnell Autry, running back (Chicago Bears)
  • 1976-06-23 Brandon Stokley, American football player
  • 1976-06-26 Chad Pennington, American football player (New York Jets), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1976-07-31 Marty Booker, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 2002, Chicago Bears), born in Jonesboro, Louisiana
  • 1976-08-07 Shane Lechler, American football player, born in East Bernard, Texas
  • 1976-08-29 Kevin Kaesviharn, American football player, born in Paramount, California
  • 1976-09-03 Jevon Kearse 'The Freak', American football player, born in Fort Myers, Florida
  • 1976-10-07 Charles Woodson, American College Football Hall of Fame cornerback (Heisman Trophy 1997, U of Michigan; 9 x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2010, Green Bay Packers), born in Fremont, Ohio
  • 1976-10-20 Reidel Anthony, wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1976-11-06 Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger, born in Fremont, California (d. 2004)
  • 1976-11-25 Donovan McNabb, American football player
  • 1976-12-07 Alan Faneca, American football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1976-12-17 Takeo Spikes, American football player
  • 1977-01-11 Shomari Buchanan, American football player, born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1977-01-12 Cade McNown, American football player, born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1977-01-28 Daunte Culpepper, American football player
  • 1977-01-30 Deltha O'Neal, American football player, born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1977-02-05 Ahmad Merritt, American football player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1977-02-13 Randy Moss, American Pro Football Hall of Fame WR (6-time Pro Bowl), born in Rand, West Virginia
  • 1977-02-16 Ahman Green, American football player
  • 1977-02-20 T.J. Slaughter, American football player
  • 1977-03-22 Joey Porter, American NFL linebacker and coach (4-time Pro Bowl; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1977-04-04 Omarr Smith, American football defensive back, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1977-05-21 Ricky Williams, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1998, U of Texas; Pro Bowl 2002, Miami Dolphins), born in San Diego, California
  • 1977-05-22 Dre Bly, American Football Player
  • 1977-06-03 Az-Zahir Hakim, American football player
  • 1977-06-10 Mike Rosenthal, American football player, sports radio talk show host
  • 1977-06-14 Chris McAlister, American football player
  • 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
  • 1977-07-11 Brandon Short, American football player
  • 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
  • 1977-08-09 Adewale Ogunleye, American football player (Chicago Bears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1977-08-12 Plaxico Burress, American football player
  • 1977-08-30 Shaun Alexander, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks, NFL MVP 2005), born in Florence, Kemtucky
  • 1977-09-01 Aaron Schobel, American football defensive end (Pro Bowl 2006, 07; Buffalo Bills), born in Harris County, Texas
  • 1977-09-05 Rosevelt Colvin, American football linebacker (Super Bowl 2003, 04; NE Patriots) and analyst (Big Ten Network), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1977-11-21 Jonas Jennings, American football player
  • 1977-11-26 Paris Lenon, American football player, born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1977-12-09 Shayne Graham, American football player, born in Radford, Virginia
  • 1977-12-23 Alge Crumpler, American football player, born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • 1978-01-09 Chad Johnson, American football player, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1978-01-29 Rob Bironas, American football player, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1978-02-05 Brian Russell, American football player, born in Scotland, United Kingdom
  • 1978-03-06 Sage Rosenfels, American Football Player
  • 1978-03-13 Kenny Watson, American football player, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1978-03-14 Ron Dayne, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1999, University of Wisconsin; NY Giants), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • 1978-04-06 Tim Hasselbeck, American football player
  • 1978-05-03 Lawrence Tynes, Scottish-American football player, born in Greenock, Scotland
  • 1978-05-06 John Abraham, American football player, born in Timmonsville, South Carolina
  • 1978-05-25 Brian Urlacher, American football player (Chicago Bears), born in Pasco, Washington
  • 1978-06-20 LaVar Arrington, American football player
  • 1978-06-22 Champ Bailey, American football player
  • 1978-06-23 Matt Light, American football player
  • 1978-07-25 Gerard Warren, American football player, born in Lake City, Florida

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