On This Day

Sports Stars Born in 1971 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 785 of 785

  • Oct 10 Corey Louchiey, American NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Oct 10 Ian Bennett, English football goalkeeper (Birmingham City), born in Worksop, England
  • Oct 12 Bronzell Miller, American WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Federal Way, Washington (d. 2013)
  • Oct 12 Tony Fiore, American baseball player, born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Irv Smith, American NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Oct 13 Jay Williams, American defensive end (St Louis Rams), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Oct 13 Sean O'Donnell, Canadian NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 14 Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Oct 14 Jorge Costa, Portuguese soccer defender and manager (50 caps; FC Porto), born in Porto, Portugal
  • Oct 15 Bernardo Harris, American NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Oct 15 Roland McGhee, American long jumper, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Oct 15 Andy Cole, British footballer (Manchester United), born in Nottingham, England
  • Oct 16 David Johnson, cricketer (Karnataka fast bowler, India 1996-)
  • Oct 16 Greg Jeffries, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Oct 16 Simon Shanks, NFL inside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Oct 16 Toni Foster, WNBA forward/center (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Oct 17 Byron Chamberlain, American football tight end (Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Oct 17 Ernest Dixon, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • Oct 17 Henry McMillian, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Oct 18 Bob Whitfield, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons), born in Carson, California
  • Oct 18 Yoo Sang-chul, South Korean soccer midfielder (124 caps; 2002 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team; Ulsan Hyundai), born in Seoul, South Korea (d. 2021)
  • Oct 20 Eddie Jones, American NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers), born in Pompano Beach, Florida
  • Oct 20 Kimberly Po, American tennis player (1991 Futures-Evansville IN), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 21 Damien Martyn, cricketer (WA & Australian middle-order batsman)
  • Oct 21 René Ponk, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Oct 21 Shane Hannah, NFL guard (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 21 Paul Norman Telfer, Scottish footballer
  • Oct 22 Amanda Coetzer, South African tennis player (World #3 1997; Hopman Cup 2000 [Wayne Ferreria]; US Open doubles 1993 runner-up), born in Hoopstad, South Africa
  • Oct 24 Aaron Bailey, American NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Oct 24 Mike Verstegen, American NFL guard (New Orleans Saints), born in Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Oct 25 Pedro Martínez, Dominican-American baseball pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic
  • Oct 25 Geoffrey Prommayon, Thai-American soccer player (PSV), born in Udon Thani, Thailand
  • Oct 25 Laura Chapot, equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 25 Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Oct 25 Simon Charlton, English footballer (Southampton), born in Huddersfield, England
  • Oct 26 Ronnie Irani, English cricketer (Essex all-rounder, England 1996), born in Leigh, Lancashire, England
  • Oct 27 Mike Ricci, Canadian NHL center (Colorado Avalanche), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • Oct 27 Zaddick X Longenbach, Greenwalds Pa, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 27 Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer, born in Lydía, Kavala, Greece
  • Oct 27 Jorge Soto, Peruvian soccer midfielder (101 caps; Sporting Cristal), born in Lima, Peru
  • Oct 28 John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
  • Oct 28 Nicole Green, 400m runner, born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Oct 29 Greg Blewett, Australian cricketer (Aust batsman, century on Test debut 1995)
  • Oct 29 Matthew Hayden, Australian cricketer (heavy scorer for Queensland, Aust 1994-96)
  • Oct 30 Edward "Ted" Murphy, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 30 Henry Ford, NFL defensive end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Oct 31 Alphonso Ford, American basketball player, born in Greenwood, Mississippi (d. 2004)
  • Oct 31 Ian Walker, English footballer, born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • Oct 31 Tom Smith, Scottish rugby union loosehead prop (61 Tests, 6 British & Irish Lions; Glasgow Warriors, Caledonia Reds, Northampton Saints RUFC), born in London, England (d. 2022)
  • Nov 3 Diego Alessi, Italian auto racer (ADAC GT Masters 2013), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 3 Dwight Yorke, Trinidad & Tobago soccer striker (74 caps; Aston Villa, Manchester United), born in Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nov 3 Unai Emery, Spanish soccer manager (Valencia, Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, PSG, Arsenal), born in Hondarribia, Spain
  • Nov 4 Russell Copeland, American NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills), born in Tupelo, Mississippi
  • Nov 5 Erick Walder, American triple jumper, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Nov 5 Sergei Berezin, Russian NHL forward (Team Russia, Olympic silver 1998), born in Voskrensensk, Russia
  • Nov 5 Todd Collins, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins), born in Walpole, Massachusetts
  • Nov 5 Rob Jones, English footballer (Liverpool), born in Wrexham, Wales
  • Nov 6 Derrick Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 8 Anna Simcic, New Zealand backstroker (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Nov 8 Twan Scheepers, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Nov 9 David Duval, American golfer (British Open 2001), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Nov 9 Jimmy Hitchcock, American NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Concord, North Carolina
  • Nov 9 Michael Barber, American NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks), born in Winfield, West Virginia
  • Nov 9 Steve Rhem, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Ocala, Florida
  • Nov 10 Butch Huskey, American baseball infielder (NY Mets), born in Anadarko, Oklahoma
  • Nov 10 Jennifer McFalls, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Arlington, Texas
  • Nov 10 Kate Slatter, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 11 Melvin Tuten, American NFL tackle and coach (Cin Bengals), born in Washington, D. C.
  • Nov 11 Ryan Hancock, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Nov 11 Paul Chaloner, English TV esports commentator
  • Nov 12 Heidi Burge, WNBA forward (LA Sparks), born in Harbor City, California
  • Nov 12 Shakeel Ahmed, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (v West Indies 1993), born in Daska, Pakistan
  • Nov 13 Anthony Whiteman, England, 800m/1500m runner
  • Nov 13 Craig Powell, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns)
  • Nov 13 Matthew Minagall, cricketer (S Australian lefty wrist-spinner 1991-95)
  • Nov 13 Ron Rivers, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • Nov 14 Adam Gilchrist, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (96 Tests, 416 dismissals, 47.6 batting average; first player 100 sixes in Tests) and broadcaster (FoxSports), born in Bellingen, Australia
  • Nov 15 Natalia Medvedeva, tennis star (1993 Prague Essen), born in Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Nov 15 Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 16 Waqar Younis, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani fast/swing bowler)
  • Nov 16 Mustapha Hadji, Moroccan footballer
  • Nov 16 Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer (50m & 100m Olympic gold, 1992 & 1996), Lesnoy, Soviet Union
  • Nov 17 Audra Keller, Macon Georgia, tennis star (1993 Futures-Evansville IN)
  • Nov 18 Kylie Hanigan, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 19 Adrian Griffith, Barbadian cricketer (West Indian Test opening batsman), born in Saint James, Barbados
  • Nov 19 Andy Sheets, American MLB infielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Baton Rouge, Louisana
  • Nov 19 Dimitri Yushkevich, Russian NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leaf), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
  • Nov 19 Michelle Andrews, Australian field hockey striker (Olympics 1996), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • Nov 19 Jeremy McGrath, American motorcycle racer (AMA Career Wins: 89; 7 x Supercross championships; Sumer X Games: Moto X Step Up 2004), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 20 Dion Nash, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (32 Tests, 93 wickets; 81 ODIs, 64 wickets), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Nov 20 Joey Galloway, American NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Bellaire, Ohio
  • Nov 20 Robert Wijnands, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Nov 21 Michael Strahan, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (7 x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2007; NY Giants) and broadcaster (Fox NFL Sunday, co-host ABC's Good Morning America), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 21 Ramondo Stallings, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • Nov 22 Lloyd Kammeron, soccer player (Feyenoord, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Nov 22 Tyoka Jackson, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Nov 22 Yone Kamio, tennis star (1995 semi-finalist Hobart), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Nov 23 Jim Pyne, American NFL guard/corner (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Milford, Massachusetts
  • Nov 23 Vin Baker, American NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • Nov 24 Keith Primeau, NHL forward (Carolina, Detroit), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 24 Tony Cline, NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Nov 24 John Velasquez, Puerto Rican jockey (Kentucky Derby 2011, 17, 20; Belmont Stakes 2007, 12), born in Carolina, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 26 Emma Robinson, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 26 Vince Danielsen, CFL slot back (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Nov 26 Winky Wright, American professional boxer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 27 Larry Allen, American NFL guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 27 Nick Van Exel, American NBA guard (LA Lakers), born in Kenosha, Winconsin
  • Nov 28 William Simas Jr, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Hanford, California
  • Nov 29 Amy Peterson, American short track skater (Olympics 1994), born in Maplewood, Minnesota
  • Nov 29 Brad May, Canadian NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 30 Matthew Lawton, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 2000, 04; Minnesota Twins), born in Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Nov 30 Heath Davis, New Zealand cricket bowler (NZ open v England 1994), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Nov 30 Iván Rodríguez, MLB catcher (Texas Rangers), born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 30 Ray Durham, American MLB infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Dec 1 Rob Waldrop, American College Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Outland Trophy 1993 Arizona; CFL, Toronto Argonauts), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 1 Christian Pescatori, Italian auto racer (Sports Racing World Cup 2000; FIA GT C'ship N-GT class 2001), born in Brescia, Italy
  • Dec 2 Rachel McQuillan, Australian tennis player (5 WTA, 21 ITF titles), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • Dec 2 Francesco Toldo, Italian soccer goalkeeper (28 caps; Fiorentina, Internazionale), born in Padua, Italy
  • Dec 3 Frank Sinclair, Jamaican soccer defender (28 caps; Chelsea, Leicester City), born in Lambeth, England
  • Dec 3 Vernon White, American mixed martial arts fighter (King of the Cage Middleweight Champion; UFC), born in Sparks, Nevada
  • Dec 3 Heiko Herrlich, German soccer manager and forward (5 caps; Bayer Leverkusen; Borussia Dortmund), born in Mannheim, Germany
  • Dec 3 Henk Timmer, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (7 caps; Zwolle, Feyenoord), born in Hierden, Netherlands
  • Dec 4 Shannon Briggs, American boxer (lineal 1997-98 & WBO heavyweight champion 2006-07), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 5 Bryan Schwartz, American NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in St. Lawrence, South Dakota
  • Dec 5 Joe Fleming, CFL defensive end (BC Lions), born in Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • Dec 6 Ainsley Robinson, Oshawa Ontario, 62 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 6 Richard Krajicek, Dutch tennis player (Wimbledon 1996), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Dec 6 Rika Hiraki, Japanese tennis star (1992 Japan doubles), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Dec 6 Thomas Bailey, American NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Dec 6 José Contreras, Cuban baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2006; World Series 2005; Olympic gold 1996; Chicago White Sox), born in Las Martinas, Pinar del Río, Cuba
  • Dec 7 Ben Atkins, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 7 Mauricio Hadad, Colombian tennis star (1995 Bermuda), born in Cali, Colombia
  • Dec 7 Vladimir Akopian, Armenian chess Grandmaster, born in Baku, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union
  • Dec 8 James Stewart, American NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings), born in Vero Beach, Florida
  • Dec 9 Chris Boniol, NFL kicker (Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Dec 9 Clifton Abraham, American NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Dec 9 Petr Nedved, Czech NHL center (Team Czech, Pitts Penguins), born in Liberec, Czechia
  • Dec 9 Todd Van Poppel, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Dec 10 Amanda Hardy, Altona Australia, badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 10 Carla Sacramento, Portuguese 1.5k runner, born in São Sebastião da Pedreira, Lisbon
  • Dec 10 Manjula Munasinghe, Sri Lankan-Australian cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI pace bowler), born in Colombo, Ceylon
  • Dec 11 Cedric Ihalauw, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Geleen, Netherlands
  • Dec 11 Willie McGinest, American NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 12 Tito Wooten, American NFL safety (NY Giants), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina
  • Dec 12 Toni Hodgkinson, 800m (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Dec 13 Mike Pelton, American NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts), born in Goshen, Alabama
  • Dec 14 Chris Therien, Canadian NHL defenceman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Dec 14 Lisa-Marie Vizaniari, Australian discus and shot putter (Olympics 1996), born in Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales
  • Dec 16 Catherine "Cathy" Symon, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 16 Kristen Kane, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dec 17 Alyson Habetz, Crowley LA, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • Dec 17 Carl Reeves, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 17 Nikki McCray, Collierville Tenn, basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Dec 17 Sari Kristiina Fisk, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Dec 17 Tony Richardson, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
  • Dec 17 Antoine Rigaudeau, French basketball player

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Dec 18 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Spanish tennis player (US Open 1994, French Open 1989, 94, 98), born in Barcelona, Spain

  • Dec 18 Frank Pimiskern, CFL safety (BC Lions)
  • Dec 18 Joe Dziedzic, NHL left wing (Pitts Penguins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Dec 18 Neil Little, Medicine Hat, NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Dec 19 Jennifer Dore, American rower (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Kearny, New Jersey
  • Dec 20 Jerry Ellison, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Dec 23 Pete Bercich, American football linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Dec 23 Steve Stenstrom, American football quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Lake Forest, California
  • Dec 23 Michalis Klokidis, Greek footballer, born in Greece
  • Dec 23 Wim Vansevenant, Belgian cyclist, born in Diksmuide, Belgium
  • Dec 24 Tamir Bloom, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 25 Terry Vaughn, American CFL receiver (1006 career receptions, 1st in CFL history to reach 1,000; Grey Cup 1998, 2003), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • Dec 26 Mark Lathwell, English cricketer (England opening batsman v Australia 1993), born in Bletchley, United Kingdom
  • Dec 27 Bryan Smolinski, NHL forward (Team USA, Pitts Penguins), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Dec 27 James Stewart, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions), born in Fairfield, Texas
  • Dec 27 Duncan Ferguson, Scottish footballer
  • Dec 28 Melvin Nieves, Puerto Rican professional baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Dec 28 Steve Morrison, US NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Dec 28 Benny Agbayani, American baseball player, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Dec 28 William Gates, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 29 Jay Fiedler, American NFL quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Long Island, New York
  • Dec 29 Margot Thien, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 29 Mark Montreuil, Canadian NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dec 30 Sylvester Wright, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Dec 30 Thomas Strzalkowski, American fencer-sabre (Olympics 1996), born in Kraków, Poland
  • Dec 31 Brent Barry, American NBA guard (LA Clippers), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Dec 31 Erin Warren, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Winchester Massachusetts
  • Dec 31 Heath Shuler, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints), born in Bryson City, North Carolina
  • Dec 31 Ricardo López Felipe, Spanish footballer, born in Madrid, Spain