American Football Players in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 2,201

  • 1959-08-21 Jim McMahon, NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1959-10-02 Luis Fernández, French soccer defensive midfielder (60 caps; PSG), born in Tarifa, Spain
  • 1959-10-08 Tony Eason, American football quarterback (New England Patriots), born in Blythe, California
  • 1959-10-09 Mike Singletary, American NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1959-12-20 David Lutz, NFL guard/tackle (Detroit Lions), born in Polkton, North Carolina
  • 1959-12-27 Andre Tippett, NFL linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • 1959-12-28 Everson Walls, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, NY Giants)
  • 1960-01-26 Gary Plummer, American NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, SF 49ers), born in Fremont, California
  • 1960-02-14 Jim Kelly, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-02-15 Darrell Green, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1960-03-26 Marcus Allen, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1981, USC; Super Bowl MVP 1984, LA Raiders; 6 x Pro Bowl), born in San Diego, California
  • 1960-06-26 Jumpy Geathers, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Georgetown, South Carolina

Person of interestJohn Elway

1960-06-28 John Elway, American NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32/33), born in Port Angeles, Washington

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway
  • 1960-08-19 Bobby Hebert, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1960-09-02 Eric Dickerson, Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (NFL single-season rushing record 2,105 yards, 1984; Pro Bowl 1983, 84, 86–89; LA Rams), born in Sealy, Texas
  • 1960-10-06 Albert Lewis, American NFL cornerback (Pro Bowl 1987-90; KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in Mansfield, Louisiana
  • 1960-10-11 Joe Nash, American NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1960-10-21 Lionel Washington, American NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos), born in Lutcher, Louisiana
  • 1960-11-27 Ken O'Brien, American football quarterback (NY Jets), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • 1960-11-30 Dan Rashovich, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1960-12-13 Richard Dent, American football defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1961-01-02 Craig James, American NFL running back and sports commentator (Pro Bowl 1985; New England Patriots; ABC, ESPN), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 1961-01-11 Paul Skansi, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawk)
  • 1961-02-17 Guy McIntyre, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1961-02-25 Todd Blackledge, American football player
  • 1961-03-10 Jesse Sapolu, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • 1961-03-16 Mel Gray, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1961-04-01 Jim Jeffcoat, American NFL defensive end (Super Bowl 1992, 93 Dallas Cowboys) and coach (Dallas Cowboys DL 1998-2004), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 1961-04-17 Boomer Esiason, American NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Cincinnati Bengals), born in East Islip, New York
  • 1961-04-22 Jeff Hostetler, NFL quarterback (NY Giants, Raiders, Redskins/1990 Superbowl)
  • 1961-06-28 Jay Schroeder, NFL quarterback (Wash Redskins, LA Raiders), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1961-07-21 Don Wilson, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • 1961-07-21 Henry Ellard, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
  • 1961-07-31 Chris Hinton, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1961-08-08 Bruce Matthews, American NFL guard/center (Houston/Tennessee Oilers/Titans), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1961-08-16 Christian Okoye, American football player

Person of interestDan Marino

1961-09-15 Dan Marino, American College, Pro Football Halls of Fame quarterback (Miami Dolphins, 9-time Pro Bowl), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • 1961-10-11 Steve Young, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 1988-89, 94 [MVP]; Pro Bowl 1992–98; NFL passing TD leader 1992–94, 98; SF 49ers), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1961-10-16 Chris Doleman, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (8 × Pro Bowl; 3 × First-team All-Pro; Minnesota Vikings), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • 1961-10-22 Leonard Marshall, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, NY Jets)
  • 1961-12-04 Frank Reich, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills) and coach (Indianapolis Colts 2018-20), born in Freeport, New York
  • 1961-12-12 Dale Sanderson, CFL guard (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Person of interestReggie White

1961-12-19 Reggie White, American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2004)

NFL Legend Reggie White
NFL Legend
Reggie White
  • 1961-12-20 Gale Gilbert, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers), born in Red Bluff, California
  • 1961-12-20 Nate Newton, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1962-01-01 Pierce Holt, American NFL defensive lineman (Pro Bowl, All-Pro selection 1992; San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons), born in Marlin, Texas
  • 1962-02-18 Gary Reasons, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Crowley, Texas
  • 1962-02-18 Simon Fletcher, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Bay City, Texas
  • 1962-03-03 Herschel Walker, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1982, U of Georgia; Pro Bowl 1987, 88), Dallas Cowboys), born in Wrightsville, Georgia
  • 1962-03-08 William Fuller, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1962-03-24 Vaughan Johnson, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1989-92; New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Morehead City, North Carolina (d. 2019)
  • 1962-03-31 John Taylor, American NFL wide receiver (3-time Super Bowl winner, SF 49ers), born in Philadelphia, PA
  • 1962-04-09 Freddie Joe Nunn, American NFL defensive end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Noxubee County, Mississippi
  • 1962-04-10 Steve Tasker, American NFL wide receiver, broadcaster (Buffalo Bills, 7-time Pro Bowl), born in Smith Center, Kansas
  • 1962-04-11 Terry Hoage, American NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals), born in Ames, Iowa
  • 1962-04-18 Wilber Marshall, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Titusville, Florida
  • 1962-05-01 Gary Clark, American NFL wide receiver (Super Bowl 1987, 91; Washington Redskins; Pro Bowl 1986, 87, 90, 91; All-Pro 1986, 87, 91), born in Radford, Virginia
  • 1962-05-11 Steve Bono, NFL quarterback (KC Chiefs, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1962-06-14 Scott Radecic, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1962-06-17 Ed Brady, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Morris, Illinois
  • 1962-07-31 Kevin Greene, American Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker, NFL coach (5-time Pro Bowl), born in Schenectady, New York
  • 1962-08-05 William Roberts, American NFL guard (NY Jets, NE Patriots), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1962-08-15 Bubby Brister, NFL quarterback (NY Jets, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1962-08-23 Kyle Clifton, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Olney, Texas
  • 1962-08-29 Carl Banks, American NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, NY Giants), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1962-08-30 Ricky Sanders, American NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins), born in Temple, Texas
  • 1962-09-09 Derek Kennard, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1962-09-09 Jack Trudeau, American NFL quarterback (Carolina Panthers), born in Forest Lake, Minnesota
  • 1962-09-15 Aubrey Matthews, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
  • 1962-09-15 Earnest Byner, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns)
  • 1962-09-28 Irving Fryar, American NFL wide receiver (5-time Pro Bowl, #1 pick 1984 Draft), born in Mount Holly Township, New jersey
  • 1962-09-30 George Jamison, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • 1962-10-02 Mark Rypien, Canadian NFL quarterback (Super Bowl MVP 1991; Washington Redskins), born in Calgary, Alberta

Person of interestJerry Rice

1962-10-13 Jerry Rice, American Pro and College Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (SF 49ers, 13 x Pro Bowl), born in Starkville, Mississippi

NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice
  • 1962-10-20 Ray Childress, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • 1962-10-23 Doug Flutie, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1984, Boston College; Grey Cup MVP 1992, 96, 97; Pro Bowl 1998, Buffalo Bills), born in Manchester, Maryland
  • 1962-10-23 Mike Tomczak, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1962-11-22 Steve DeOssie, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • 1962-11-26 Mike Johnson, American NFL inside linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Southport, North Carolina
  • 1962-11-30 Bo Jackson, American College Football Hallf of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1985, Auburn; Pro Bowl 1990, LA Raiders) and baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1989, KC Royals), born in Bessemer, Alabama
  • 1962-12-12 Ray Brown, American NFL guard (Washington Redskins, SF 49ers), born in Marion, Arkansas
  • 1962-12-16 William "The Refrigerator" Perry, NFL defensive lineman (Chicago Bears), born in Aiken, South Carolina
  • 1962-12-20 Thomas Newberry, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Onalaska, Wisconsin
  • 1963-01-03 Jim Everett, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1990; NFL passing TD leader 1988, 89; LA Rams, New Orleans Saints), born in Emporia, Kansas
  • 1963-01-21 Jessie Hester, NFL player (St Louis Rams)
  • 1963-01-23 Rocco Romano, Canadian CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders), born in Hamilton, Canada
  • 1963-03-13 Vance Johnson, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1963-03-27 Randall Cunningham, American NFL quarterback (Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1963-04-04 Jack Del Rio, American football player, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Castro Valley, California
  • 1963-06-18 Bruce Smith, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1963-06-21 Mike Sherrard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
  • 1963-06-24 Duval Love, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1963-07-15 Joe Phillips, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • 1963-07-18 Lonnie Young, NFL safety/cornerback (NY Jets)
  • 1963-07-27 Jason Buck, American NFL defensive end (Scottish Claymores), born in Moses lake, Washington
  • 1963-07-29 Damon Allen, CFL quarterback (BC Lions)
  • 1963-08-28 Reyna Thompson, American NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1963-09-05 Tim McKyer, American NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1963-09-08 Gerald Williams, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Waycross, Georgia
  • 1963-09-16 Garth Jax, American NFL middle linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Houston, Texas

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