American Football in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 375 of 375

  • 1973-08-23 James Roe, American football wide receiver (ArenaBowl C'ship 2002, 04, 07; 3 x AFL All-Ironman Team, San Jose SaberCats; Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1973-08-29 Jermane Mayberry, American football offensive lineman (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Floresville, Texas
  • 1973-10-09 Dexter McCleon, American football cornerback (St Louis Rams), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • 1973-10-13 Brian Dawkins, American NFL safety (9 × Pro Bowl; 4 × First-team All-Pro; Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1973-10-24 Kenny Holmes, American football defensive end (Tennessee Oilers), born in Gifford, Florida
  • 1973-10-25 Steve White, American football defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Terrell OwensTerrell Owens (49 years old)

1973-12-07 American Pro Football HOF wide receiver (5 × First-team All-Pro; 6 × Pro Bowl; 3 × NFL receiving TD leader; SF 49ers, Dallas Cowboys), born in Alexander City, Alabama

  • 1973-12-08 Mitch Jacoby, American football tight end (St Louis Rams), born in Port Washington, Wisconsin
  • 1973-12-21 Mike Alstott, American football fullback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1973-12-22 Jamel Williams, American football safety (Washington Redskins), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1973-12-23 Tony Graziani, American football quarterback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1974-01-06 Juan Roque, American football tackle (Detroit Lions), born in San Diego, California
  • 1974-01-10 Hollis Thomas, American football defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1974-01-15 Mike Minter, American NFL football safety, 1997-2006 (Carolina Panthers), and college coach (Campbell University, 2013-present), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1974-01-17 Derrick Mason, American football wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-01-19 Walter Jones, American football offensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks), born in Aliceville, Alabama
  • 1974-01-20 Rae Carruth, American football wide receiver (Carolina Panthers), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1974-01-21 Jerald Sowell, American football fullback (NY Jets), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1974-02-11 Brian Newman, American football guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1974-02-23 Kenyon Cotton, American football fullback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Bossier City, Louisiana
  • 1974-02-24 Simeon Rice, American NFL defensive end (Super Bowl 2002, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; 3-time Pro Bowl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1974-02-27 Chris Dishman, American football offensive lineman (Arizona Cardinals), born in Cozad, Nebraska
  • 1974-04-04 O. J. Santiago, American football tight end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada
  • 1974-04-09 Ben Bordelon, American football tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Mathews, Louisiana
  • 1974-04-20 Paul Bradford, American football cornerback (San Diego Chargers), born in East Palo Alto, California
  • 1974-04-23 Joey Kent, American football wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1974-04-23 Sam Madison, American football cornerback (Super Bowl 2007 NY Giants; 4× Pro Bowl; First Team All-Pro 1999, 2000; Miami Dolphins), born in Thomasville, Georgia
  • 1974-04-24 Jared Tomich, American football defensive end (New Orleans Saints), born in St. John, Indiana
  • 1974-05-24 Marcus Coleman, American football defensive back (NY Jets), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1974-06-21 Rob Kelly, American football safety (New Orleans Saints), born in Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • 1974-08-19 David Patten, American football wide receiver (Super Bowl 2001, 04, 05; New England Patriots), born in Hopkins, South Carolina (d. 2021)
  • 1974-11-05 Conrad Hamilton, American football cornerback (NY Giants), born in Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • 1974-12-11 Kevin Devine, American football cornerback and kick returner (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1974-12-26 Tony Brackens, American football defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Fairfield, Texas
  • 1974-12-29 Tom Knight, American football cornerback (Arizona Cardinals), born in Summit, New Jersey
  • 1975-01-31 Kenard Lang, American football defensive end (Washington Redskins), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1975-02-23 Pat Barnes, American football quarterback (KC Chiefs), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1975-02-27 Marcus Robinson, American football wide receiver (Chicago Bears), born in Fort Valley, Georgia
  • 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)
  • 1975-06-04 Henry Burris, American Football Quarterback
  • 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
  • 1975-10-25 Ryan Clement, American football quarterback, born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1976-02-27 Tony Gonzalez, American football tight end (KC Chiefs), born in Torrance, California
  • 1976-05-25 Tarik Glenn, American football offensive tackle (Pro Bowl 2004-06; Super Bowl 2006; Indianapolis Colts), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1976-05-27 Darrell Russell, American football defensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1998, 99; First-Team All-Pro 1998; Oakland Raiders), born in Pensacola, Florida (d. 2005)
  • 1976-10-13 Ed Ellis, American football tackle (New England Patriots), born in Hamden, Connecticut
  • 1978-11-16 Eric Crouch, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2001, U of Nebraska; Green Bay Packers; Toronto Argonauts), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1980-06-19 Jason White, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2003; unanimous All-American 2003, U of Oklahoma), born in Tuttle, Oklahoma
  • 1980-08-18 Jeremy Shockey, American football Tight End, born in Ada, Oklahoma
  • 1981-06-17 Kyle Boller, American football quarterback
  • 1984-01-31 Vernon Davis, American football tight end, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1985-01-31 Mario Williams, American football defensive end, born in Richlands, North Carolina
  • 1986-01-24 Sean McVay, American football coach (Super Bowl 2022 Los Angeles Rams), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1986-11-11 Victor Cruz, American football wide receiver (New York Giants), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 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
  • 1987-12-15 Josh Norman, American football cornerback (First-team All-Pro, Pro Bowl 2015 Carolina Panthers; San Francisco 49ers), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
  • 1987-12-25 Demaryius Thomas, American football wide receiver (Super Bowl 2015; 4 × Pro Bowl; Denver Broncos), born in Montrose, Georgia (d. 2021)
  • 1988-07-27 Ryan Tannehill III, American football quarterback (Miami Dolphins, Tennessee Titans; NFL passer rating leader 2019), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1988-11-04 Dez Bryant, American football wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Galveston County, 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
  • 1989-10-05 Travis Kelce, American football tight (Super Bowl 2018, 22; 4 × First-team All-Pro; 8 × Pro Bowl; Kansas City Chiefs), born in Westlake, Ohio
  • 1990-02-12 Robert Griffin III, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2011, Baylor; NFL Pro Bowl 2012, Washington Redskins; Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Okinawa, Japan
  • 1992-12-06 Johnny Manziel, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2012, Texas A&M; NFL: Cleveland Browns), born in Tyler, Texas
  • 1993-06-15 Cooper Kupp, American football wide receiver (Super Bowl MVP 2022; Pro Bowl 2021; LA Rams), born in Yakima, Washington
  • 1993-10-30 Marcus Mariota, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2014, U of Oregon; NFL: Tennessee Titans), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1995-04-14 Baker Mayfield, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2017, U of Oklahoma; 2018 NFL Draft #1 pick Cleveland Browns), born in Austin, Texas

Patrick MahomesPatrick Mahomes (27 years old)

1995-09-17 American football quarterback (Super Bowl MVP 2020, 22; KC Chiefs), born in Tyler, Texas

Joe BurrowJoe Burrow (26 years old)

1996-12-10 American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2019; National C'ship 2020, MVP; LSU), born in Ames, Iowa

  • 1997-08-07 Kyler Murray, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2018, U of Oklahoma; 2019 NFL Draft #1 pick Arizona Cardinals), born in Bedford, Texas
  • 1997-12-14 DK Metcalf [DeKaylin Zecharius], American football wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Oxford, Mississippi
  • 1998-08-07 Jalen Hurts, American football quarterback (NCAA C'ship 2018 University of Alabama; University of Oklahoma; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1998-11-14 DeVonta Smith, American football wide receiver (Heisman Trophy 2020; University Alabama; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Amite City, Louisiana
  • 2001-07-25 Bryce Young, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2021, University of Alabama), born in Pasadena, California

Deaths in Sport