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American Football in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 300

  • 1961-05-04 Eugene Daniel, American football NFL center (Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1961-06-06 Bill Bates, American football safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
  • 1961-08-15 Gary Kubiak, American football coach
  • 1961-11-02 Jim Tedford, American football coach (Fresno State; BC Lions [CFL]), born in Lynwood, California
  • 1963-02-10 Bennie Thompson, American football safety (Saints, Chiefs, Cleveland Browns/Ravens), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1963-04-10 Kirk Lowdermilk, American football NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1963-05-24 Rich Rodriguez, American football coach, born in Grant Town, West Virginia
  • 1963-11-10 Mike McCarthy, American football coach (Super Bowl 2010, Green Bay Packers 2006-18; Dallas Cowboys 2020), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-12-18 Karl Dorrell, American football coach
  • 1963-12-29 Sean Payton, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2009, New Orleans Saints; AP Coach of the Year 2006; 'Bountygate'), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1964-04-20 John Carney, American football placekicker (San Diego Chargers), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1964-07-10 Urban Meyer, American football coach

Person of interestBarry Bonds

1964-07-24 Barry Bonds, American baseball left fielder (MLB home-run record [762], 7 x NL MVP), born in Riverside, California

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  • 1965-01-26 Tim McDonald, American football safety (San Francisco 49ers), born in Fresno, California
  • 1966-01-09 Jimmie Jones, American football defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • 1966-01-20 Rich Gannon, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1999–2002; First-team All-Pro 2000, 02; NFL MVP 2002; Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-01-22 Carlton Haselrig, American football guard (Pro Bowl 1992; Pittsburgh Steelers) and wrestler (6 x NCAA titles; Pitt-Johnstown), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)
  • 1966-01-31 Charles Dimry, American football cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs, Philadelphia Eagles), born in San Diego, California
  • 1966-02-06 Tom Tupa, American football punter & quarterback (Cleveland Browns, NE Patriots), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1966-04-10 Neil Smith, American football defensive end (KC Chiefs, Den Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1966-04-24 Theo Adams, American football tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1966-06-01 Greg Schiano, American football coach (College: Rutgers; NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Wyckoff, New Jersey
  • 1967-04-11 Mark Seay, American football wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-04-12 Bobby Abrams, American football outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-06-07 Terance Mathis, American football wide receiver (Pro Bowl, All-Pro 1994; Atlanta Falcons), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-08-18 John Jurkovic, American football defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Friedrichshafen, Germany
  • 1967-10-10 Frank Wainright, American football tight end (Miami Dolphins), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • 1967-10-30 Ty Detmer, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1990, Brigham Young; Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions), born in San Marcos, Texas
  • 1967-12-13 Bo Pelini, American football coach, born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1967-12-29 Henry Jones, American football Safety (Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1968-01-29 Aeneas Williams, American football cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1968-01-29 John Hudson, American football center (NY Jets, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1968-01-31 Michael Sinclair, American football defensive end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Galveston, Texas
  • 1968-02-05 Will Furrer, American football quarterback (Chicago Bears, Houston Oilers), born in Danville, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-04-12 Neal Fort, American football tackle (Montreal Alouettes), born in Warner Robins, Georgia
  • 1968-05-06 Andy Kelly, American football quarterback (Nashville Kats, Rhein Fire), born in Dayton, Tennessee
  • 1968-08-18 Justin Strzelczyk, American football offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in West Seneca, New York
  • 1968-12-08 Bill Johnson, American football defensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Minnesota
  • 1968-12-12 Kurt Schulz, American football safety (Buffalo Bills), born in Wenatchee, Washington
  • 1968-12-12 Ray Ethridge, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in San Diego, California
  • 1969-01-18 Larry Webster, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Elkton, Maryland
  • 1969-01-25 Nolan Harrison, American football defensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Pitt Steelers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1969-03-29 Jeff Blackshear, American football guard (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • 1969-04-11 Jesse Campbell, American football safety (NY Giants, Washington Redskins), born in Washington, North Carolina
  • 1969-04-12 Michael Jackson, American NFL wide receiver (NFL receiving TD leader 1996; Baltimore Ravens), born in Tangipahoa, Louisiana (d. 2017)
  • 1969-04-27 Tyrone Rodgers, American football defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Longview, Texas
  • 1969-08-19 Kirk Herbstreit, American football analyst (College GameDay), born in Centerville, Ohio
  • 1970-01-18 Leo Araguz, American football punter (Oakland Raiders, Rhein Fire), born in Pharr, Texas
  • 1970-01-29 Scott Davis, American football guard (Atlanta Falcons), born in Glenwood, Iowa
  • 1970-01-31 Greg Skrepenak, American football offensive lineman (Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers), born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-01-31 Travis Hannah, American football wide receiver (Houston Oilers, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-02-05 Forey Duckett, American football cornerback (Saints, Scot Claymores), born in Oakland, California
  • 1970-08-18 Richie Cunningham, American football kicker (Dallas Cowboys), born in Houma, Louisiana
  • 1970-09-09 Mike Faulkerson, American football fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Kingsport, Tennessee
  • 1970-10-15 Lonnie Palelei, American football offensive lineman (NY Jets), born in Nu'uuli, American Samoa
  • 1971-01-04 Orlanda Truitt, American football wide receiver (Oakland Raiders), born in Bessemer, Alabama
  • 1971-01-20 Johnny Mitchell, American football tight end (NY Jets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1971-01-22 Bucky Brooks, American NFL wide receiver & sportswriter (Sports Illustrated; NFL Network and NFL.com), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1971-01-23 Kevin Mawae, American football center (Seattle Seahawks), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1971-01-24 Joe Panos, American football offensive lineman (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Brookfield, Wisconsin
  • 1971-01-25 Herman Smith, American football defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs), born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi
  • 1971-01-25 Kevin Williams, American football wide receiver (Az Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1971-01-30 Kimo Von Oelhoffen, American football defensive tackle (Cin Bengals), born in Kaunakakai, Hawaii
  • 1971-01-31 Corey Holliday, American football wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1971-02-10 Wayne Gandy, American football offensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Haines City, Florida
  • 1971-02-14 Kenny Shedd, American football receiver (New York Jets, Oakland Raiders), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • 1971-02-26 Rick Lyle, American football defensive end (NY Jets), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • 1971-04-09 James Hundon, American football wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1971-04-10 Karl Williams, American football wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Albion, Michigan
  • 1971-04-24 Jeff Brohm, American football quarterback (San Francisco 49ers), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1971-04-27 Craig Keith, American football tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1971-05-04 Derrick Clark, American football fullback (Broncos, Rhein Fire), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1971-05-08 Reggie Jones, American NFL football wide receiver, 1995-2001 (KC Chiefs, and two other teams), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1971-07-01 Bobby Hamilton, American football defensive end, born in Columbia, Mississippi
  • 1971-08-20 Brett Bech, American football wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Slidell, Louisiana
  • 1971-09-04 John Thierry, American football defensive end (Chicago Bears), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2017)
  • 1971-09-04 Monty Grow, American football safety (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Inverness, Florida
  • 1971-10-05 Chad Lewis, American football tight end (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Fort Dix, New Jersey
  • 1971-10-17 Byron Chamberlain, American football tight end (Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1971-12-23 Steve Stenstrom, American football quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Lake Forest, California
  • 1972-01-18 Dwayne Carswell, American football tight end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1972-01-18 Ryan Kuehl, American football long snapper (Washington Redskins), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1972-01-22 Steve Scifres, American football offensive lineman (Dallas Cowboys), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1972-01-24 Jay Walker, American football quarterback (Minnesota Vikings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1972-01-27 Bryant Young, American football defensive tackle (San Francisco 49ers), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • 1972-01-31 Pulu Poumele, American football guard (San Diego Chargers), born in Oceanside, California (d. 2016)
  • 1972-03-29 Alex Ochoa, American football outfielder (NY Mets), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1972-04-01 Mike McCoy, American football coach (NFL: San Diego Chargers 2013-16), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1972-04-17 Keith Lyle, American football safety (St Louis Rams), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1972-04-24 Jamie Brown, American football tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1972-04-27 Tim Ruddy, American football offensive lineman (Miami Dolphins), born in Dunmore, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-05-13 Josh Taves, American football defensive end (New England Patriots), born in Watsonville, California
  • 1972-06-13 Sale Isaia, American football guard (Baltimore Ravens), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1972-06-23 Cory Schlesinger, American football fullback (Detroit Lions), born in Columbus, Nebraska
  • 1972-08-15 Freddie Solomon, American football wide receiver (NFL Philadelphia Eagles, 1993-98: Arena League, 2003-07), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1972-08-29 Michael Roan, American football tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1972-09-04 Jason Fisk, American football defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings), born in Davis, California
  • 1972-09-04 Norman Hand, American football defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Queens, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1972-09-09 Ben Bronson, American football wide receiver (Detroit Lions), born in Jasper, Texas
  • 1972-10-09 Roman Oben, American football tackle (NY Giants), born in Cameroon

Deaths in Sport