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1196 Persons in the College Football Hall of Fame:

Location:
111 South Saint Joseph Street
South Bend, Indiana 46601
Web Site:
Years Active:
1951 to present

Aaron Taylor

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Matthew Taylor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams University of Notre Dame, Green Bay Packers, San Diego Chargers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Abe Mickal

Real/Birth Name:
Abe Mickal
Nickname(s):
Miracle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Louisiana State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ace Mumford

Real/Birth Name:
Arnett William Mumford
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As head football coach, compled a record of 233-85-23 with the black college teams: Jarvis Christian College, Bishop College, Texas College, Southern University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ace Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence McKay Parker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Yanks, New York Yankees, Duke University. Also played pro baseball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Adrian N. Peterson

Real/Birth Name:
Adrian Nicholas Peterson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back/special teamer. Teams Georgia Southern University, Chicago Bears, Virginia Destroyers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ahmad Rashad

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Earl Moore
Nickname(s):
Bobby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Phylicia Rashad by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Team Minnesota Vikings. NBC sports.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alan Ameche

Real/Birth Name:
Lino Dante Ameche
Nickname(s):
The Iron Horse
The Horse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Wisconsin as fullback. Team Baltimore Colts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alan Page

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Cedric Page
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Notre Dame, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears. Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court2.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alex Agase

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Arrasi Agase
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, linebacker. Teams University of Illinois, Los Angeles Dons, Chicago Rockets, Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Colts. Coach, teams Northwestern University, Purdue University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alex Karras

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander George Karras
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Susan Clark, until he died.
Older than Susan Clark by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Tackle for the team Detroit Lions. Movies Blazing Saddles, Porky's. TV series Webster

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alex Sarkisian

Real/Birth Name:
Alex Sarkisian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Team Northwestern University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Alex Wojciechowicz

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Francis Wojciechowicz
Nickname(s):
Wojie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 30 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman and linebacker. Teams Fordham University, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Amos Alonzo Stagg

Real/Birth Name:
Amos Alonzo Stagg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
102
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In college, an end for team Yale University. Head coach teams University of Chicago, College of the Pacific. Invented many traditions of the football game. Also baseball coach at Chicago.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Andre Ware

Real/Birth Name:
Andre Ware
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Houston as quarterback. The first African-American quarterback to win the award. Teams Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars, Ottawa Rough Riders, BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Berlin Thunder

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Andy Gustafson

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Gustafson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, teams University of Pittsburgh. Coach, teams Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Miami

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Angelo Bertelli

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Bortolo Bertelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as quarterback. Teams Los Angeles Dons, Chicago Rockets

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Anthony Carter

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Carter
Nickname(s):
AC
A.C.
the Darter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams University of Michigan, Michigan Panthers, Oakland Invaders, Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Anthony Davis (running back)

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Davis
Nickname(s):
A.D.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 32 days before his 68th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Southern California, Southern California Sun, Toronto Argonauts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Oilers, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Express. TV series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, The Incredible Hulk, The Greatest American Hero

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Anthony Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Q. Thompson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, teams Indiana University, Phoenix Cardinals, Los Angeles Rams

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ara Parseghian

Real/Birth Name:
Ara Raoul Parseghian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback for NFL team Cleveland Browns. Coach for team University of Notre Dame

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Archie Griffin

Real/Birth Name:
Archie Mason Griffin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65, 14 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Ohio State University as running back. The only two-time Heisman winner and the first player ever to start in four Rose Bowls. Pro football team Cincinnati Bengals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Archie Manning

Real/Birth Name:
Elisha Archibald Manning III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for teams University of Mississippi, New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Art Monk

Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Monk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Washington Redskins, New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Art Shell

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Shell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Oakland Raiders. As a coach, team Los Angeles Raiders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Art Still

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Barry Still
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Kentucky, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Babe Hollingbery

Real/Birth Name:
Orin Ercel Hollingbery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Washington State University (then known as State College of Washington). The creator of the and head coach of the West team in the first Shrine Game in 1925.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Babe Parilli

Real/Birth Name:
Vito Parilli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Kentucky, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, Ottawa Rough Riders, Oakland Raiders, Boston Patriots, New York Jets. Coach, teams New York Stars, Chicago Winds, New England Steamrollers, Denver Dynamite, Charlotte Rage, Las Vegas Sting, Anaheim Piranhas, Florida Bobcats

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Banks McFadden

Real/Birth Name:
Banks McFadden
Nickname(s):
Bonnie Banks
The Great
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Player, coach, and administrator at Clemson University. Football, halfback for NFL team Brooklyn Dodgers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Barry Alvarez

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Lee Alvarez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Nebraska. Coach, teams University of Notre Dame, University of Wisconsin. Athletic director.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Barry Sanders

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Sanders
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Oklahoma State University as running back. Running back. Team Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Barry Switzer

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Switzer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team University of Oklahoma from 1973 through 1988. 157 wins 29 losses 4 ties. Also coached pro team Dallas Cowboys including a Super Bowl win.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bear Bryant

Real/Birth Name:
Paul William Bryant
Nickname(s):
Bear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winning football head coach at the University of Alabama for 25 years. Subject of movie Junction Boys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Beattie Feathers

Real/Birth Name:
William Beattie Feathers
Nickname(s):
Big Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Tennessee, Chicago Bears, Brooklyn Dodgers, Green Bay Packers. Coach, teams Appalachian State Teachers College, North Carolina State University. Also coached baseball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ben Schwartzwalder

Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Benjamin Schwartzwalder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Syracuse University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ben Stevenson

Real/Birth Name:
Ben Stevenson
Nickname(s):
Big Ben
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team Tuskegee University. Named to seven consecutive Black College All-America teams.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bennie Blades

Real/Birth Name:
Horatio Benedict Blades
Also Known As:
Horatio Benedict Blades Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53, 27 days before his 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, safety. Teams University of Miami, Detroit Lions, Seattle Seahawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bennie Oosterbaan

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Oosterbaan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Teams University of Michigan. Coach football and basketball there.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Benny Friedman

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Friedman
Nickname(s):
Benny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered the first great passer as a quarterback. Teams University of Michigan, Cleveland Bulldogs, Detroit Wolverines, New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bernie Bierman

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard W. Bierman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 4 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Minnesota. Head coach, teams University of Montana, Mississippi State University, Tulane University, University of Minnesota. Also basketball coach.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bernie Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Bernie H. Moore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach at (teams) Mercer University, Louisiana State University. Also track and basketball coach. SEC commisioner.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bert Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Bertram Hays Jones
Nickname(s):
The Ruston Rifle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 31 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Baltimore Colts, Los Angeles Rams

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Dudley

Real/Birth Name:
William McGarvey Dudley
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/defensive back/punter/kicker. Teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins. Virginia House of Delegates.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Fralic

Real/Birth Name:
William P. Fralic Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard, tackle. Teams University of Pittsburgh, Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill McCartney

Real/Birth Name:
William Paul McCartney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 15 days before his 80th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team University of Colorado

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill McColl

Real/Birth Name:
William Frazer McColl Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A surgeon. End, teams Stanford University, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Osmanski

Real/Birth Name:
William Thomas Osmanski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 4 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams College of the Holy Cross, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Snyder

Real/Birth Name:
Bill Snyder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach team Kansas State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Stanfill

Real/Birth Name:
William Thomas Stanfill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Georgia, Miami Dolphins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Wallace

Real/Birth Name:
Bill Wallace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Rice University. 1936 NFL draft round 4 to team Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Willis

Real/Birth Name:
William Karnet Willis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns. Coach team Kentucky State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Yeoman

Real/Birth Name:
Bill Yeoman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Team United States Military Academy ("Army"). Coach, teams Michigan State University, University of Houston

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Cannon

Real/Birth Name:
William Abb Cannon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Louisiana State University as halfback. Pro (AFL and NFL) teams Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs. Orthodontist. Convicted of counterfeiting and served time in federal prison.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Joe

Real/Birth Name:
William Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, AFL teams Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets. Head coach team Miles College

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Billy Johnson
Also Known As:
Billy "White Shoes" Johnson
Nickname(s):
White Shoes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kickoff return specialist for NFL football team Houston Oilers, known for elaborate celebration dances.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Kilmer

Real/Birth Name:
William Orland Kilmer Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 29 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams UCLA, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Neighbors

Real/Birth Name:
William Wesley Neighbors
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams University of Alabama, Boston Patriots, Miami Dolphins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Ray Smith Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Billy Ray Smith Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 3 days before his 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Arkansas, San Diego Chargers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Sims

Real/Birth Name:
Billy Ray Sims
Nickname(s):
Kung Fu Billy Sims
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Oklahoma as running back. Team Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Vessels

Real/Birth Name:
Billy Vessels
Nickname(s):
Curly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Oklahoma as halfback. Team Baltimore Colts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bo Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Edward Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Auburn University as running back. Played pro baseball, team Kansas City Royals, and football, with team Los Angeles Raiders. Movie The Chamber

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bo McMillin

Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Nugent McMillin
Nickname(s):
Bo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Centre College, Milwaukee Badgers, Cleveland Indians. Coach, teams Centenary College of Louisiana, Kansas State University, Indiana University, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bo Schembechler

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Edward Schembechler
Nickname(s):
Bo
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Noted football coach at U of Michigan.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Breunig

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Paul Breunig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Arizona State University, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Brown (offensive lineman)

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Stanford Brown
Nickname(s):
The Boomer
Boomer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle, guard in college. Teams University of Nebraska, Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams, Oakland Raiders. In six Pro Bowls.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Devaney

Real/Birth Name:
Robert S. Devaney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams University of Wyoming, University of Nebraska

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Gain

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gain
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lineman, both offense and defense. Teams University of Kentucky, Ottawa Rough Riders, Cleveland Browns

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Griese

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allen Griese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Gree-see." NFL team Miami Dolphins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Lilly

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lewis Lilly
Nickname(s):
Mr. Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Peck (football)

Real/Birth Name:
Bob Peck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams University of Pittsburgh, Youngstown Patricians, Massillon Tigers, Fort Wayne Friars

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Pellegrini

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Francis Pellegrini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center,linebacker. Teams University of Maryland, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Schloredt

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Schloredt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Washington, BC Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Bell

Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Lee Bell
Also Known As:
Bobby Lee Bell Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker/defensive end. Team Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Bowden

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Cleckler Bowden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced BAO-den. Coach of football team Florida State University from the 1976 to 2009 seasons.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Dodd

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Dodd
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for team University of Tennessee. Head coach and athletic director for team Georgia Institute of Technology. First as a player as a coach.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Layne

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lawrence Layne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 18 days before his 60th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, Teams University of Texas, Chicago Bears, New York Bulldogs, Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bones Hamilton

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Hamilton
Also Known As:
Bob "Bones" Hamilton
Nickname(s):
Bones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Stanford University. Movie The Big Game

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brad Budde

Real/Birth Name:
Brad Edward Budde
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams University of Southern California, Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brad Van Pelt

Real/Birth Name:
Brad Alan Van Pelt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Michigan State University, New York Giants, Los Angeles Raiders, Cleveland Browns. Member of the linebacker group Crunch Bunch

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brian Bosworth

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Keith Bosworth
Nickname(s):
The Boz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Oklahoma, Seattle Seahawks. Movies The Longest Yard, Virus, Stone Cold, Three Kngs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brian Kelley

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Lee Kelley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 25 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Member of the linebacker group: Crunch Bunch. Team New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brian Urlacher

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Urlacher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of New Mexico, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Brick Muller

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Powers Muller
Nickname(s):
Brick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60, 26 days before his 61st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional football player-coach for the team Los Angeles Buccaneers during their only season in the National Football League in 1926. Also high jump at 1920 Olympics.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bronko Nagurski

Real/Birth Name:
Bronislau Nagurski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback and defensive tackle. Teams University of Minnesota, Chicago Bears. Also a champion professional wrestler.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bruce Smith (defensive end)

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce Bernard Smith
Nickname(s):
The Sack Man
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams Virginia Tech University, Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bruce Smith (halfback)

Real/Birth Name:
Bruce P. Smith
Nickname(s):
Boo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Minnesota as halfback. Teams Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Rams

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bruiser Kinard

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Manning Kinard
Also Known As:
Frank Manning Kinnard Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Mississippi, Brooklyn Dodgers/Tigers, New York Yankees

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bubba Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Aaron Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

6' 7" defensive end. Teams University of Michigan, Baltimore Colts, Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers. Movies Stroker Ace, Silence of the Hams, Police Academy and its next five sequels. Miller Lite commercials.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buck Buchanan

Real/Birth Name:
Junious Buchanan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Team Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buck Flowers

Real/Birth Name:
Allen Ralph Flowers Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Georgia Tech University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bud McFadin

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Pate McFadin
Also Known As:
Lewis "Bud" McFadin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle and linebacker on defense, as well as tackle and guard on offense. Teams University of Texas, Los Angeles Rams, Denver Broncos, Houston Oilers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bud Wilkinson

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Burnham Wilkinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach at the University of Oklahoma from 1947 to 1963. 1964 legally changed his first name to Bud. Ran as a Republican for the U.S. Senate in 1964.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buddy Dial

Real/Birth Name:
Gilroy Leroy Dial
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Rice University, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buddy Young

Real/Birth Name:
Claude Henry K. Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 4 inches (162.56 cm)

Brief Facts:

Halfback, teams University of Illinois, New York Yankees, New York Yanks, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts. Died in an auto accident.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bulldog Turner

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Douglas Turner
Also Known As:
Clyde Turner
Nickname(s):
Bulldog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Six time all-pro center. Team Chicago Bears, from 1940 to 1952. As coach, team New York Titans

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bump Elliott

Real/Birth Name:
Chalmers W. Elliott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Pete Elliott by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team University of Michigan and later coach.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Buster Ramsey

Real/Birth Name:
Garard Sliger Ramsey
Also Known As:
Garard S. Ramsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, linebacker. Teams College of William & Mary, Chicago Cardinals. Coach, teams Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers. Credited with devising the 4-3 defense.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Byron White

Real/Birth Name:
Byron Raymond White
Also Known As:
Byron "Whizzer" White
Nickname(s):
Whizzer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Detroit Lions. Associate Justice in the Supreme Court from 1962 to 1993.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cal Hubbard

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Hubbard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 14 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. NFL football teams New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates. Later became an umpire in MLB. The only person in both national football and baseball halls.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Calvin Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Johnson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Megatron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Georgia Institute of Technology, Detroit Lions. TV series Dancing with the Stars

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carl Eller

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Eller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Minnesota, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks. Served 60 days for misdemeanors. Active in support of sleep apnea awareness.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Century Milstead

Real/Birth Name:
Century Allen Milstead
Nickname(s):
Wally
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Named because he was born on the first day of the 20th century. Tackle. Teams Wabash College, Yale University, Philadelphia Quakers, New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chad Hennings

Real/Birth Name:
Chad William Hennings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle, teams United States Air Force Academy, Dallas Cowboys. Four years as an Air Force pilot.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charle Young

Real/Birth Name:
Charle Edward Young
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

Tight end. Teams University of Southern California, Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles Aldrich

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Collins Aldrich
Also Known As:
Charles "Ki" Aldrich
Nickname(s):
Ki
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, linebacker. Teams Texas Christian University, Chicago Cardinals, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles Haley

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Lewis Haley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outside linebacker/defensive end. Teams James Madison University, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles McClendon

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Youmans McClendon
Nickname(s):
Cholly Mac
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach of team at Louisiana State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles White

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Raymond White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Southern California as running back. Teams Los Angeles Rams, Cleveland Browns

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charles Woodson

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Woodson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Michigan as cornerback/punt returner. Teams Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charley Trippi

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Louis Trippi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/quarterback. Team Chicago Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charlie Conerly

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Albert Conerly Jr.
Nickname(s):
Chucking Charlie Conerly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Mississippi, New York Giants. Role of The Marlboro Man in commercials.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charlie Flowers

Real/Birth Name:
Charlie Flowers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of Mississippi, Los Angeles Chargers, San Diego Chargers, New York Titans

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charlie Justice

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Ronald Justice
Nickname(s):
Choo-Choo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of North Carolina, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charlie Krueger

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Andrew Krueger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas A&M University, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Charlie Ward

Real/Birth Name:
Charlie Ward Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Florida State University as quarterback. Pro basketball for team New York Knicks as a point guard.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chris Burford

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher William Burford III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Stanford University, Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs. Nominated to ethnic hall even though he is white, by a teammate.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chris Spielman

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Christopher Spielman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Ohio State University, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chris Zorich

Real/Birth Name:
Christppher Robert Zorich
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle, teamsUniversity of Notre Dame, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chuck Bednarik

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Philip Bednarik
Nickname(s):
Concrete Charlie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The last two-way player in the National Football League. Linebacker and center. Team Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chuck Dicus

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wayne Dicus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams University of Arkansas, San Diego Chargers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chuck Long

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Franklin Long Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Rams. Head coach at team San Diego State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clarence Munn

Real/Birth Name:
Clarence Munn
Nickname(s):
Biggie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, fullback. Team University of Minnesota

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clark Shaughnessy

Real/Birth Name:
Clark Daniel O'Shaughnessy
Also Known As:
Clark Daniel Shaughnessy
Nickname(s):
Father of the T formation
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Tulane University, Loyola University New Orleans, University of Chicago, Stanford University, University of Maryland, University of Pittsburgh, University of Hawaii, Los Angeles Rams. Innovator in football, especially the T formation and the forward pass.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clarke Hinkle

Real/Birth Name:
William Clarke Hinkle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, linebacker, punter, placekicker. Teams Bucknell University, Green Bay Packers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cliff Battles

Real/Birth Name:
Clifford Franklin Battles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 3 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Boston Braves, Boston Redskins, Washington Redskins. Coach, teams Columbia University, Brooklyn Dodgers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Clint Frank

Real/Birth Name:
Clinton E. Frank
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Yale University as halfback. Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Air Corps, serving as an aide to General Jimmy Doolittle during World War II.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cornelius Bennett

Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius O'Landa Bennett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 18 days before his 55th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Alabama, Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons, Indianapolis Colts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Craig Morton

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Craig Morton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Denver Broncos

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Curt Warner

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Edward Warner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Pennsylvania State University, Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

D.D. Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Dwight Douglas Lewis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Mississippi State University, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dan Devine

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel John Devine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Arizona State University, University of Missouri, Green Bay Packers, University of Notre Dame

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dan Dierdorf

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Lee Dierdorf
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro football team St. Louis Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dan Marino

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Constantine Marino Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Team Miami Dolphins. Analyst for TV show The NFL Today. Owner in NASCAR racing.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dana X. Bible

Real/Birth Name:
Dana Xenophon Bible
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Mississippi College, Louisiana State University, Texas A&M University, University of Nebraska, University of Texas. Athletic director.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Danny Ford

Real/Birth Name:
Danny Lee Ford
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Team University of Alabama. Head coach, team Clemson University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Danny White

Real/Birth Name:
Wilford Daniel White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback and punter, teams Arizona State University, Memphis Southmen, Dallas Cowboys. Coach, teams Arizona Rattlers, Utah Blaze

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Danny Wuerffel

Real/Birth Name:
Danniel Carl Wuerffel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Florida as quarterback. Teams New Orleans Saints, Rhein Fire, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Darrell Green

Real/Birth Name:
Darrell Ray Green
Nickname(s):
Ageless Wonder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Teams Texas A&M-Kingsville, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Darrell Royal

Real/Birth Name:
Darrell K Royal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middle name is "K" rather than an initial. Head coach for teams Mississippi State University, University of Washington, University of Texas, Edmonton Eskimos

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Darren McFadden

Real/Birth Name:
Darren McFadden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
32, 20 days before his 33rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Arkansas, Oakland Raiders, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dat Nguyen

Real/Birth Name:
Dat Tan Nguyen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. As player and later coach, teams Texas A&M University, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Butz

Real/Birth Name:
David Butz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Casper

Real/Birth Name:
David John Casper
Nickname(s):
The Ghost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tight End. Teams Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings, Los Angeles Raiders. 5 times Pro Bowl, one time Super Bowl winner.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Parks

Real/Birth Name:
David Wayne Parks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver/end. Teams Texas Technological College, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Southern California Sun

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Rimington

Real/Birth Name:
David Brian Rimington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams Cincinnati Bengals, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Richard David Robinson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Pennsylvania State University, Green Bay Packers, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Davey O'Brien

Real/Birth Name:
Robert David O'Brien
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Texas Christian University as quarterback. Team Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

David M. Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
David Moir Nelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 7 inches (170.18 cm)

Brief Facts:

Specialist on game rules. Halfback, team University of Michigan. Coach, teams Hillsdale College, University of Maine, University of Delaware. Invented the Wing-T formation. Book The Anatomy of a Game: Football, the Rules, and the Men Who Made the Game

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Deion Sanders

Real/Birth Name:
Deion Luwynn Sanders
Nickname(s):
Prime Time
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 2 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Football teams Florida State University, Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens. Baseball teams New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants. The only man to play in both Super Bowl and World Series.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Derrick Brooks

Real/Birth Name:
Derrick Dewan Brooks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Co-owner of Arena team Tampa Bay Storm

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Derrick Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Derrick Vincent Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker and defensive end for team Kansas City Chiefs. Died from a massive blood clot that developed in his paralyzed lower extremities and traveled to his lungs, the result of severe injuries sustained in a car accident weeks earlier.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Paul Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams University of Colorado, Miami Dolphins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Butkus

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Marvin Butkus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Illinois, Chicago Bears middle linebacker. TV series Blue Thunder, Hang Time. Movies Any Given Sunday, Necessary Roughness. Spokesman for Miller Lite.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Kazmaier

Real/Birth Name:
Richard William Kazmaier Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Princeton University as halfback. Did not go pro.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick MacPherson

Real/Birth Name:
Richard F. MacPherson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams University of Massachusetts Amherst, Syracuse University, Denver Broncos, New England Patriots

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dick Modzelewski

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Blair Modzelewski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Maryland, Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, Cleveland Browns

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doak Walker

Real/Birth Name:
Ewell Doak Walker Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Southern Methodist University as halfback. Team Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doc Blanchard

Real/Birth Name:
Felix Anthony Blanchard
Nickname(s):
Doc
Little Doc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First junior to win the Heisman, Team United States Military Academy as fullback. United States Air Force from 1947 until 1971, retired with the rank of Colonel.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Bosseler

Real/Birth Name:
Donald John Bosseler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams University of Miami, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Coryell

Real/Birth Name:
Donald David Coryell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Team University of Washington. As a coach, teams Whittier College, University of Southern California, San Diego State University, St. Louis Cardinals, San Diego Chargers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Faurot

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Burrows Faurot
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Missouri. Coach, teams Kirksville State Teachers College, University of Missouri. Invented the split-T formation.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Hutson

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Montgomery Hutson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver, safety and kicker, considered the first modern receiver. Teams University of Alabama, Green Bay Packers. Still holds performance records.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don James

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Earl James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at teams Kent State University, University of Washington

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don McPherson

Real/Birth Name:
Donald G. McPherson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Syracuse University, Philadelphia Eagles, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Ottawa Rough Riders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Meredith

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Don Meredith
Nickname(s):
Dandy Don
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for team Dallas Cowboys, threw for 17,199 yards and 111 touchdowns. TV program Monday Night Football

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Don Miller
Nickname(s):
Midnight
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as a halfback in the group The Four Horsemen. Pro football team Hartford Blues as a player.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Nehlen

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Eugene Nehlen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback at team Bowling Green University. Coach, teams Bowling Green University, West Virginia University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Don Trull

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Dean Trull
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Baylor University, Houston Oilers, Boston Patriots, Edmonton Eskimos, Houston Texans, Shreveport Steamer

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Donn Moomaw

Real/Birth Name:
Donn Moomaw
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and linebacker. Teams UCLA, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders. Became a Presbyterian minister. Involved in a sex scandal.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Donnie Shell

Real/Birth Name:
Donnie Shell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 19 days before his 68th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams South Carolina State University, Pittsburgh Steelers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Donny Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Don Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, punter. Teams Texas Tech University, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doug Atkins

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Leon Atkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Tennessee, Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears, New Orleans Saints

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doug Dickey

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Adair Dickey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back, quarterback. Team University of Florida. Coach teams University of Tennessee, University of Florida

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doug English

Real/Birth Name:
Lowell Douglas English
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 18 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Texas, Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doug Flutie

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Richard Flutie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Boston College as quarterback. Teams New Jersey Generals, New England Patriots, Calgary Stampeders, Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doug Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Lee Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64, 2 days before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Oklahoma / Arizona Outlaws, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Duffy Daugherty

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Duffy Daugherty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach team Michigan State University 1954-1972.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Duke Slater

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Wayman Slater
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Teams University of Iowa, Milwaukee Badgers, Rock Island Independents, Chicago Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dutch Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Harry Clark
Nickname(s):
Flying Dutchman
Old Master
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Colorado College, Portsmouth Spartans, Detroit Lions. Coach, teams Colorado College, Colorado Mines, Detroit Lions, Cleveland Rams, Seattle Bombers, Los Angeles Dons, Detroit Titans

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dwayne Nix

Real/Birth Name:
Dwayne Nix
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tight end. Team Texas A&I University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

E.J. Holub

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Joseph Holub
Also Known As:
E. J. Holub
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and linebacker. Teams Texas Tech University, Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Earl Banks

Real/Birth Name:
Earl C. Banks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, teams University of Iowa, New York Yanks. Coach, team Morgan State College. Died in an auto crash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Earl Campbell

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Christian Campbell
Nickname(s):
The Tyler Rose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Texas as running back. Teams Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Earle Bruce

Real/Birth Name:
Earle Bruce
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, team Ohio State University. Head coach, teams University of Tampa, Iowa State University, Ohio State University, University of Northern Iowa, Colorado State University, Cleveland Thunderbolts, St. Louis Stampede, Iowa Barnstormers, Columbus Destroyers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ed Marinaro

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Francis Marinaro
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Seattle Seahawks. TV shows Blue Mountain State, Hill Street Blues

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ed Reed

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Earl Reed Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41, 35 days before his 42nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams University of Miami, Baltimore Ravens, Houston Texans, New York Jets. Assistant coach team Buffalo Bills

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ed White

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Alvin White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams University of California, Minnesota Vikings, San Diego Chargers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie Anderson (football)

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Nicholas Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Iowa, Rochester Jeffersons, Chicago Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie George

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Nathan George Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Taj by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Team Ohio State University as running back. TV show I Married a Baller. Movies Into the Sun, The Game Plan. Running back, NFL teams Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie LeBaron

Real/Birth Name:
Eddie Wayne LeBaron Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 7 inches (170.18 cm)

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Washington Redskins, Calgary Stampeders, Dallas Cowboys. Shortest All-Pro quarterback.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie N. Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Edward North Robinson
Nickname(s):
Robbie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach teams University of Nebraska, Brown University, University of Maine, Providence Steam Roller

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eddie Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Gay Robinson
Also Known As:
Edward Gay Robinson Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

57 years from 1941 to 1997 as head coach, team Grambling State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elmer Layden

Real/Birth Name:
Elmer Francis Layden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as a fullback in the group The Four Horsemen. Pro football teams Hartford Blues, Brooklyn Horsemen, Rock Island Independents. Head coach or administrator at teams Duquesne University, University of Notre Dame. From 1941 to 1946, he was the commissioner of the NFL.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elroy Hirsch

Real/Birth Name:
Elroy Leon Hirsch
Also Known As:
Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Nickname(s):
Crazylegs
Crazy Legs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A Marine in World War II. Pro football for team Los Angeles Rams wide receiver. Nickname from his running style. Movies Crazylegs, Zero Hour!

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Emerson Boozer

Real/Birth Name:
Emerson Boozer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Maryland State College, New York Jets

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Emmitt Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Emmitt James Smith III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. NFL teams Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals. Group The Triplets (Dallas Cowboys). TV show winner Dancing with the Stars

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ernie Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest R. Davis
Nickname(s):
The Elmira Express
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Syracuse University as halfback/linebacker/fullback. Subject of movie The Express. Never played professional football, although he signed after his senior year with team Cleveland Browns. Died of leukemia before he could play.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ernie Nevers

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Alonzo Nevers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, baseball team St. Louis Browns. NFL football teams Duluth Eskimos, Chicago Cardinals as a fulback.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fielding Yost

Real/Birth Name:
Fielding Harris Yost
Also Known As:
Fielding H. Yost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach. Teams Ohio Wesleyan University, University of Nebraska, University of Kansas, Stanford University, San Jose State University, University of Michigan. Coached in the 1902 Rose Bowl, the first college football bowl game.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fisher DeBerry

Real/Birth Name:
James Fisher DeBerry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team United States Air Force Academy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Floyd Little

Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Douglas Little
Nickname(s):
The Franchise
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Syracuse University, Denver Broncos

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Forest Evashevski

Real/Birth Name:
Forest Evashevski
Nickname(s):
Evy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Michigan, Iowa Pre-Flight Seahawks. Coach, teams Washington State University, University of Iowa

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fran Tarkenton

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Asbury Tarkenton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Attended U of Georgia. Drafted by team Minnesota Vikings. Known for ability to scramble.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Francis Schmidt

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Albert Schmidt
Also Known As:
Francis A. Schmidt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Nebraska, University of Tulsa, Texas Christian University, University of Arkansas, Ohio State University, University of Idaho

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank "Buck" O'Neill

Real/Birth Name:
Frank J. O'Neill
Nickname(s):
Buck
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, on college team Williams College, where he also lettered in track, running the 440 yard race. As a coach, while also a lawyer, teams Syracuse College, Columbia University. As a coach,.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Beamer

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin Mitchell Beamer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team Virginia Tech University. Coach, teams Murray State University, Virginia Tech University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Broyles

Real/Birth Name:
John Franklin Broyles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, then coach. Team University of Arkansas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Gifford

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Newton Gifford
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 7 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
husband of
Kathie Lee Gifford, until he died.
Older than Kathie Lee Gifford by 23 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Running back and wide receiver for NFL team New York Giants. ABC TV show Monday Night Football

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Howard

Real/Birth Name:
Frank J. Howard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Clemson University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Kush

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Joseph Kush
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman, team Michigan State University. Coach, teams Arizona State University, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts, Arizona Outlaws

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Leahy

Real/Birth Name:
Francis William Leahy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Team University of Notre Dame. Coach, teams University of Notre Dame, Boston College

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Sinkwich

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Francis Sinkwich
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Georgia as halfback. Teams Detroit Lions, New York Yankees, Baltimore Colts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frank Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Frank William Thomas
Also Known As:
Frank W. Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for coach Knute Rockne at team University of Notre Dame. Roommate was George Gipp. Coach, teams University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, University of Alabama

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frankie Albert

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Cullen Albert
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, left-handed. Teams Stanford University, Los Angeles Bulldogs, San Francisco 49ers, Calgary Stampeders. The first college T-formation quarterback in modern football history. In the Navy during World War II.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Biletnikoff

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick S. Biletnikoff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Oakland Raiders, Montreal Alouettes

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Crawford

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick A. Crawford Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Teams Duke University, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Dean

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Rudolph Dean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Dryer

Real/Birth Name:
John Frederick Dryer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams New York Giants, Los Angeles Rams. TV series Land's End, Hunter. Movie Death Before Dishonor

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Sington

Real/Birth Name:
Frederic William Sington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle, team University of Alabama. Outfielder, baseball teams Washington Senators, Brooklyn Dodgers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fritz Crisler

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Orin Crisler
Nickname(s):
the father of two-platoon football
Fritz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also coached basketball and baseball, and was an administrator. End, team University of Chicago. Coach, teams University of Chicago, University of Minnesota, Princeton University, University of Michigan

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fritz Pollard

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Douglass Pollard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African-American NFL head coach. Teams Brown University, Akron Pros, Union Club of Phoenixville, Milwaukee Badgers, Gilberton Cadamounts, Hammond Pros, Akron Indians, Providence Steam Roller, Chicago Black Hawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Frosty Westering

Real/Birth Name:
Forrest Westering
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at teams Parsons College, Lea College, Pacific Lutheran University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gale Sayers

Real/Birth Name:
Gale Eugene Sayers
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Book and movie Brian's Song. Team Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gary Beban

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Joseph Beban
Nickname(s):
The Great One
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team UCLA as quarterback. Team Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gary Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Lynn Johnson
Also Known As:
Gary "Big Hands" Johnson
Nickname(s):
Big Hands
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 27 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gene Stallings

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Clifton Stallings Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College team Texas A&M University. Coach for teams Texas A&M University, Dallas Cowboys, St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals, University of Alabama

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gene Washington (football 1944)

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Washington
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide Receiver. Teams Michigan State University, Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George "Wildcat" Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
George Wilson
Nickname(s):
Wildcat
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. All-American 1925. Teams University of Washington, Los Angeles Wildcats, Providence Steam Roller

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Connor

Real/Birth Name:
George Leo Connor
Nickname(s):
Moose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle on offense, and on defense was recognized as one of the first linebackers. Teams College of the Holy Cross, University of Notre Dame, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Gipp

Real/Birth Name:
George Gipp
Nickname(s):
The Gipper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Multiple roles, halfback, quarterback, punter. Team University of Notre Dame. Mentioned in the movie Knute Rockne, All American. Died young of infected throat or pneumonia.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George McAfee

Real/Birth Name:
George Anderson McAfee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 9 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Duke University, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

George Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
George Washington Rogers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of South Carolina as running back. Teams New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gil Steinke

Real/Birth Name:
Gilbert Erwin Steinke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, teams Texas A&I University, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach at Texas A&I.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Gino Torretta

Real/Birth Name:
Gino LouisTorretta
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49, 3 days before his 50th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Miami as quarterback. Teams Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Glenn Davis

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Woodward Davis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Terry Moore by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Team United States Military Academy as halfback. Team Los Angeles Rams

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Grant Teaff

Real/Birth Name:
Grant Garland Teaff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker in college. Coach, teams McMurry University, Angelo State University, Baylor University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Grant Wistrom

Real/Birth Name:
Grant Alden Wistrom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Nebraska, St. Louis Rams, Seattle Seahawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Greasy Neale

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Earle Neale
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, baseball team Cincinnati Reds. Coach for football team Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Greg Pruitt

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Donald Pruitt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 11 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Subject of the "Greg Pruitt Rule" against tear-away jerseys. Teams University of Oklahoma, Cleveland Browns, Los Angeles Raiders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hank Lauricella

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Edward Lauricella
Nickname(s):
Mr. Everything
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, quarterback. Teams University of Tennessee, Dallas Texans. Member of the Louisiana state legislature, both houses. Real estate developer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harley Sewell

Real/Birth Name:
Harley Edward Sewell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker at Texas. Guard. Teams University of Texas, Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Rams

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harrison Stafford

Real/Birth Name:
Albert Harrison Stafford
Nickname(s):
Harry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Texas, New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harry Carson

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Donald Carson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Team New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harry Gilmer

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Vincent Gilmer Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, left halfback, quarterback, kickoff returner, and defensive back. College team University of Alabama. Pro teams Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions. Head coach, team Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harry Kipke

Real/Birth Name:
Harry George Kipke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and punter, team University of Michigan. Coach teams Michigan State University, University of Michigan. Also played and coached basketball and baseball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harry Stuhldreher

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Augustus Stuhldreher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as quarterback in the group The Four Horsemen. Head football coach at Villanova University from 1925 to 1935 and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1936 to 1948.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hayden Fry

Real/Birth Name:
John Hayden Fry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Baylor University as a quarterback. Head coach for teams Southern Methodist University, North Texas State University, University of Iowa

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Herschel Walker

Real/Birth Name:
Herschel Junior Walker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Georgia as running back. Pro teams New Jersey Generals, Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hobey Baker

Real/Birth Name:
Hobart Amory Hare Baker
Nickname(s):
Hobey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26, 25 days before his 27th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered one of the early great ice hockry players. Plane crashed after takeoff, in France, he was pilot.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Homer Norton

Real/Birth Name:
Homer Hill Norton
Also Known As:
Homer H. Norton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach, teams Texas A&M University, Centenary College of Louisiana

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Howard Cassady

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Albert Cassady
Nickname(s):
Hopalong
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Ohio State University as halfback. Teams Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Howard Twilley

Real/Birth Name:
Howard James Twilley Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams University of Tulsa, Miami Dolphins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hugh Gallarneau

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh H. Gallarneau
Nickname(s):
Duke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Stanford University, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hugh Green

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Donell Green
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hugh McElhenny

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Edward McElhenny
Nickname(s):
The King
Hurryin' Hugh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

J.C. Caroline

Real/Birth Name:
James C. Caroline
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL team Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

J.D. Roberts

Real/Birth Name:
John David Roberts
Also Known As:
J. D. Roberts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Oklahoma. Coach, team New Orleans Saints

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Ham

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Raphael Ham Jr.
Nickname(s):
Dobre Shunka
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outside linebacker. Teams Pennsylvania State University, Pittsburgh Steelers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Mollenkopf

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Mollenkopf
Nickname(s):
Jack
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, team Bowling Green University. Head coach, team Purdue University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Pardee

Real/Birth Name:
John Perry Pardee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 18 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker and fullback. Teams Texas A&M University, Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins. Coach for multiple leagues, teams Florida Blazers, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers, Houston Gamblers, University of Houston, Houston Oilers, Birmingham Barracudas

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Tatum

Real/Birth Name:
John David Tatum
Nickname(s):
The Assassin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Free safety. Teams Ohio State University, Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Youngblood

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jackson Youngblood III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Florida, Los Angeles Rams. Movies for television C.A.T. Squad, C.A.T. Squad: Python Wolf

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jackie Jensen

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Eugene Jensen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A two-sport collegian. First person to be in the Rose Bowl, World Series and All-Star games. Teams New York Yankees, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jackie Parker

Real/Birth Name:
John Dickerson Flanagan
Also Known As:
John Dickerson Parker
Nickname(s):
Ol' Spaghetti Legs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As a child, took the name (Parker) of mother's new husband. Quarterback. Teams Mississippi State University, Edmonton Eskimos, Toronto Argonauts, BC Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jacob Green

Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Carl Green
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams Texas A&M University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jake Gaither

Real/Birth Name:
Alonzo Smith Gaither
Nickname(s):
Jake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach team Florida A&M University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jake Plummer

Real/Birth Name:
Jason Steven Plummer
Nickname(s):
Jake the Snake
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Arizona State University, Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos. Two years probation, fine and service for fondling women.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

James Williams

Real/Birth Name:
James Williams
Nickname(s):
Froggy
Froggie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left end and kicker. Team Rice University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jay Berwanger

Real/Birth Name:
John Jacob Berwanger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Chicago as halfback. The Heisman award was then called by another name. The first player dafted in the first NFL draft. Turned down offers to play NFL.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Claiborne

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry David Claiborne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Kentucky. Coach, teams Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Maryland

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Rhome

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Byron Rhome
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Tulsa, Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, Houston Oilers, Los Angeles Rams, Montreal Alouettes

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Rice

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lee Rice
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Pro teams San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos. Rated #1 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Sisemore

Real/Birth Name:
Jerald Grant Sisemore
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle / guard. Teams University of Texas, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Tubbs

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald J. Tubbs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Oklahoma, Chicago Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys. Cowboys linebackers coach for 21 years.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jess Neely

Real/Birth Name:
Jess Claiborne Neely
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach at teams Southwestern University, Clemson University, Rice University. Also head baseball coach at the University of Alabama, Clemson University and Rice University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jessie Tuggle

Real/Birth Name:
Jessie Floyd Tuggle III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Valdosta State College, Atlanta Falcons

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Brown

Real/Birth Name:
James Nathaniel Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL football team Cleveland Browns. Movies The Dirty Dozen, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Covert

Real/Birth Name:
James Paul Covert
Also Known As:
Jimbo Covert
Nickname(s):
Jimbo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams University of Pittsburgh, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Crowley

Real/Birth Name:
James Harold Crowley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as a fullback in the group The Four Horsemen. Coach for team Fordham University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Dombrowski

Real/Birth Name:
James Matthew Dombrowski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard and offensive tackle. Teams University of Virginia, New Orleans Saints

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Grabowski

Real/Birth Name:
James S. Grabowski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 33 days before his 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Illinois, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Lynch

Real/Birth Name:
James Robert Lynch
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Notre Dame, Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Mandich

Real/Birth Name:
James Michael Mandich
Nickname(s):
Mad Dog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tight end. Teams University of Michigan, Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim McMahon

Real/Birth Name:
James Robert McMahon Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60, 14 days before his 61st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Brigham Young University, Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, Arizona Cardinals, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Parker

Real/Birth Name:
James Thomas Parker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard and tackle. Teams Ohio State University, Baltimore Colts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Phelan

Real/Birth Name:
James Joseph Phelan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams La Salle University, Philadelphia Warriors, Pottstown Packers. Coach, team Mount Saint Mary's University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Plunkett

Real/Birth Name:
James William Plunkett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Stanford University as quarterback. Pro football for teams New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Ritcher

Real/Birth Name:
James Alexander Ritcher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, guard, offensive lineman. Teams North Carolina State University, Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Stillwagon

Real/Birth Name:
Jim Stillwagon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 7 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Ohio State University, Toronto Argonauts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Swink

Real/Birth Name:
James E. Swink
Nickname(s):
The Rusk Rambler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Later a surgeon. Halfback. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Texans

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Thorpe

Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Thorpe
Also Known As:
Wa-Tho-Huk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football teams Canton Bulldogs, New York Giants. Movie White Heat. Olympic champion, medals taken away, restored posthumously.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Tressel

Real/Birth Name:
James Patrick Tressel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach teams Youngstown State University, Ohio State University. University president.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Johnson (coach)

Real/Birth Name:
James William Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach teams Oklahoma State University, University of Miami, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins. Analyst for TV show Fox NFL Sunday as a coach 1996.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Johnson (quarterback)

Real/Birth Name:
Jimmy Johnson
Nickname(s):
Jimmie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. A full-blooded Stockbridge Indian. Team Northwestern University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Bellino

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Michael Bellino
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Naval Academy as halfback. Team Boston Patriots

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Delaney

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Alton Delaney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Northwestern State University, Kansas City Chiefs. Drowned while trying to save three children from drowning in a pond.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Greene

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Greene
Also Known As:
"Mean" Joe Greene
Nickname(s):
Mean Joe
Mean
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. One member of the group Steel Curtain. Subject of a famous Coca-Cola commercial. Team Pittsburgh Steelers. As a coach, teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins, Arizona Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Guyon

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Napoleon Guyon
Also Known As:
O-Gee-Chidah
Nickname(s):
Big Chief
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle, halfback. Native American, Ojibwa tribe (Chippewa). Teams Georgia Institute of Technology, Canton Bulldogs, Washington Senators, Union Quakers of Philadelphia, Cleveland Indians, Oorang Indians, Rock Island Independents, Kansas City Cowboys, New York Giants. Baseball coach at Clemson.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Hamilton (football)

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Fitzgerald Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Georgia Institute of Technology, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Frankfurt Galaxy, Indianapolis Colts, Orlando Predators

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Kapp

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Robert Kapp
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Qusrterback. College team University of California. Pro teams Calgary Stampeders, BC Lions, Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots. Coach, teams University of California, Berkeley, Sacramento Attack. Movies The World's Greatest Athlete, The Longest Yard, Breakheart Pass, Two-Minute Warning, Semi-Tough, The Frisco Kid

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Kendall

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Nathaniel Kendall
Nickname(s):
Tarzan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Team Kentucky State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Paterno

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Vincent Paterno
Nickname(s):
Joe
JoePa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long-time (almost 46 years) coach for team Pennsylvania State University. Fired mid-season 2011 after a scandal involving an assistant coach.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Romig

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Romig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, team University of Colorado. Rhodes scholar, became an astrophysicist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Routt

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Eugene Routt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Team Texas A&M University. In the army, killed in action in Belgium.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Steffy

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Benton Steffy Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard, defensive center. Teams University of Tennessee, US Military Academy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Theismann

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Robert Theismann
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 33 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Notre Dame, Toronto Argonauts, Washington Redskins. Analyst for football games. Spokesperson in ads.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Brodie

Real/Birth Name:
John Riley Brodie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 7 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Cappelletti

Real/Birth Name:
John Raymond Cappelletti
Nickname(s):
Cappy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 2 days before his 68th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Pennsylvania State University as running back. Teams Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers. His story in television movie Something for Joey

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Cooper

Real/Birth Name:
John Harold Cooper
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, defensive back, team Iowa State University. Coach, Teams University of Tulsa, Arizona State University, Ohio State University plus lower positions.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John David Crow

Real/Birth Name:
John David Crow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Texas A&M University as halfback. Teams Chicago Cardinals, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Elway

Real/Birth Name:
John Albert Elway Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Stanford University, Denver Broncos

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Gagliardi

Real/Birth Name:
John Gagliardi
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 25 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounce ga-LAR-dee. Teams Saint John's University, Carroll College

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John H. Vaught

Real/Birth Name:
John Howard Vaught
Also Known As:
Johnny Vaught
Nickname(s):
Johnny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, team Texas Christian University. Head coach, team University of Mississippi, winning 10 bowls.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Hadl

Real/Birth Name:
John Willard Hadl
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Kansas, San Diego Chargers, Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers, Houston Oilers. Coach of team Los Angeles Express

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Hannah

Real/Birth Name:
John Allen Hannah
Nickname(s):
Hog
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left guard, teams University of Alabama, New England Patriots

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Heisman

Real/Birth Name:
John William Heisman
Nickname(s):
pioneer of Southern football
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 20 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College, team Brown University, University of Pennsylvania. Coach, teams Oberlin College, Buchtel College, Auburn University, Clemson University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania, Washington & Jefferson College, Rice University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Hicks

Real/Birth Name:
John Charles Hicks Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lineman. Teams Ohio State University, New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Huarte

Real/Birth Name:
John Gregory Huarte
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as quarterback. Teams New York Jets, Boston Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Bears, Memphis Southmen

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Kimbrough

Real/Birth Name:
John Kimbrough
Nickname(s):
Haskell Hurricane
Jarrin' John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback / quarterback. Teams Texas A&M University, New York Americans, Los Angeles Dons. Head coach, teams Baylor University, West Texas A&M University. Member of the Texas Legislature as a Democrat. Fighter pilot in the Pacific during World War II. Movies Sundown Jim, The Lone Star Ranger

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John McKay

Real/Birth Name:
John Harvey McKay
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 25 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams University of Southern California, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Merritt

Real/Birth Name:
John Ayers Merritt
Nickname(s):
Big John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Team Kentucky State University. Coach teams Jackson State, Tennessee A&I, Tennessee State

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Ralston

Real/Birth Name:
John R. Ralston
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Team University of California. Coach, teams Utah State University, Stanford University, Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles, Toronto Argonauts, Oakland Invaders, San Jose State University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Randle

Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Randle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas A&M-Kingsville, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Bailey

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Lee Bailey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Texas A&I University, Chicago Bears, Phoenix Cardinals, Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams, Iowa Barnstormers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Bright

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny D. Bright
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Drake University, Calgary Stampeders, Edmonton Eskimos. Injured by another player, event called the Johnny Bright Incident. Became a Canadian citizen in 1962.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Lattner

Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Lattner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as halfback. Team Pittsburgh Steelers one year, 1954.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Lujack

Real/Birth Name:
John Christopher Lujack Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as quarterback. Team Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Mack Brown

Real/Birth Name:
John Mack Brown
Also Known As:
John Mack Brown
Nickname(s):
the Dothan Antelope
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A star on the football team at the University of Alabama, then an actor in films, mostly westerns and serials. Movies Coquette, Belle of the Nineties, Montana Moon

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Majors

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Terrill Majors
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 13 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Tennessee, Montreal Alouettes. As head coach, teams Iowa State University, University of Pittsburgh, University of Tennessee

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Rodgers

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Steven Rodgers
Nickname(s):
The Jet
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Nebraska as wide receiver. Pro teams Montreal Alouettes, San Diego Chargers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jonathan Ogden

Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Phillip Ogden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams UCLA, Baltimore Ravens

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Keith Jackson (tight end)

Real/Birth Name:
Keith Jerome Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Tight End. Teams University of Oklahoma, Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers. In the Pro Bowl six times.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kellen Winslow

Real/Birth Name:
Kellen Boswell Winslow
Also Known As:
Kellen Boswell Winslow Sr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tight end. Athletic director. Teams University of Missouri, San Diego Chargers. First round draft pick 1979.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ken Kavanaugh

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth William Kavanaugh
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Teams Louisiana State University, Chicago Bears. Ends coach, several teams, then a scout.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kenny Easley

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Mason Easley Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Strong safety. Teams UCLA, Seattle Seahawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kerry Collins

Real/Birth Name:
Kerry Michael Collins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 5 inches (195.58 cm)

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Pennsylvania State University, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kevin Butler

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Gregory Butler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker. Teams University of Georgia, Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kirk Gibson

Real/Birth Name:
Kirk Harold Gibson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder (baseball) and All-American wide receiver in college football team Michigan State University. MLB teams Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates. Manager, baseball teams Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Knute Rockne

Real/Birth Name:
Knut Larsen Rokne
Also Known As:
Knute Kenneth Rockne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Kuh-NOOT. Emigrated to Chicago with his parents when he was five years old. Coach for team University of Notre Dame. Famed for "Win one for the Gipper" speech. 5 seasons with no loss. Only 12 losses in 13 years. Subject of movie Knute Rockne All American with Ronald Reagan as the Gipper. Died in a plane crash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kyle Rote

Real/Birth Name:
William Kyle Rote
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, wide receiver. Teams Southern Methodist University, New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

LaDainian Tomlinson

Real/Birth Name:
LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson
Nickname(s):
LT
L.T.
LDT
The President
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Texas Christian University, San Diego Chargers, New York Jets. In commercials for Nike, Campbell Soup and Vizio.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lance Alworth

Real/Birth Name:
Lance Dwight Alworth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Larry Csonka

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Richard Csonka
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Last name pronounced "ZONK-ah." Running back. Teams Miami Dolphins, Memphis Southmen, New York Giants

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Larry Kelley

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Morgan Kelley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Yale University as end. Team Boston Shamrocks. Suicide by gunshot after health problems.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

LaVell Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
Reuben LaVell Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach team Brigham Young University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lee Roy Jordan

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Roy Jordan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Alabama, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lee Roy Selmon

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Roy Selmon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Dewey Selmon by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman. Team Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leo Nomellini

Real/Birth Name:
Leo Joseph Nomellini
Nickname(s):
The Lion
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive and defensive tackle. Grew up in Chicago. Teams University of Minnesota, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leon Hart

Real/Birth Name:
Leon Joseph Hart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as end. Team Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Leroy Keyes

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Leroy Keyes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, halfback, and safety. Teams Purdue University, Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Les Horvath

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Horvath
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Ohio State University as quarterback/halfback. Teams Los Angeles Rams, Cleveland Browns

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Les Richter

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Alan Richter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Team Los Angeles Rams

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lester Lautenschlaeger

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Joseph Lautenschlaeger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Team Tulane University. Louisiana House of Representatives from 1928 to 1932.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lincoln Kennedy

Real/Birth Name:
Tamerlane Fizel Kennedy Jr.
Also Known As:
Tamerlane Lincoln Kennedy Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Teams University of Washington, Atlanta Falcons, Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Storm. Legally changed his middle name after college.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lloyd Carr

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Henty Carr Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team University of Michigan

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lou Holtz

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Leo Holtz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at teams The College of William & Mary, North Carolina State University, New York Jets, University of Arkansas, University of Minnesota, University of South Carolina, University of Notre Dame

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lou Michaels

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Andrew Michaels
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker, defensive end. Teams University of Kentucky, Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Colts, Green Bay Packers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Loyd Phillips

Real/Birth Name:
Loyd Phillips
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle/end, teams University of Arkansas, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lynn Swann

Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Curtis Swann
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

All-American for team University of Southern California and wide receiver for team Pittsburgh Steelers. Football analyst for ABC Sports. Republican candidate for 2006 governor of Pennsylvania.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mack Brown

Real/Birth Name:
William Mack Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 20 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Vanderbilt University, Florida State University. Coach, teams Appalachian State University, University of Oklahoma, Tulane University, University of North Carolina, University of Texas

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Malcolm Kutner

Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm James Kutner
Nickname(s):
Mal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, defensive back. Teams University of Texas, Chicago Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marcus Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Marcus LeMarr Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Southern California as running back. Teams Los Angeles Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marino Casem

Real/Birth Name:
Marino H. Casem
Nickname(s):
The Godfather
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football coach, teams Alabama State University, Alcorn State University, Southern University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marshall Faulk

Real/Birth Name:
Marshall William Faulk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams San Diego State University, Indianapolis Colts, St. Louis Rams

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marshall Goldberg

Real/Birth Name:
Marshall Goldberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, fullback. Teams University of Pittsburgh, Chicago Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marty Lyons

Real/Birth Name:
Martin Anthony Lyons
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Alabama, New York Jets

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Matt Leinart

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Stephen Leinart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Southern California as quarterback. Teams Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Matt Stinchcomb

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Douglas Stinchcomb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 6 inches (198.12 cm)

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams University of Georgia, Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Maxie Baughan

Real/Birth Name:
Maxie Callaway Baughan Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mel Hein

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Jack Hein
Nickname(s):
Old Indestructible
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center (both ways), linebacker. Teams Washington State University, New York Giants. Assistant coach, various.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mel Renfro

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Lacy Renfro
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back, team Dallas Cowboys for 14 years.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Merlin Olsen

Real/Birth Name:
Merlin Jay Olsen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lineman, football team Los Angeles Rams, the Fearsome Foursome. TV shows Little House on the Prairie, Father Murphy. Spokesmodel on television commercials. Sports analyst.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Michael Payton

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Payton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Marshall University, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Florida Bobcats

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Ditka

Real/Birth Name:
Michael K. Ditka
Nickname(s):
Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Garrett

Real/Birth Name:
Mike Garrett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Southern California as halfback. Pro teams Kansas City Chiefs, San Diego Chargers. Athletic director at USC 1993 until 2010.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Haynes

Real/Birth Name:
Michael James Haynes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback and punt return specialist. Teams Arizona State University, New England Patriots, Los Angeles Raiders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Holovak

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Holovak
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, teams Boston College, Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Bears. Coach, teams Boston College, Boston Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike McGee

Real/Birth Name:
Michael B. McGee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams Duke University, St. Louis Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Phipps

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Elston Phipps
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Purdue University, Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Reid

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Barry Reid
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle, teams Pennsylvania State University, Cincinnati Bengals. Song Stranger in My House

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Rozier

Real/Birth Name:
Michael T. Rozier
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Nebraska as running back. Teams Pittsburgh Maulers, Jacksonville Bulls, Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Singletary

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Singletary
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker, teams Baylor Univwersity, Chicago Bears. Coach, teams Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers, Minnesota Vikings, Los Angeles Rams, Memphis Express

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Neil Lomax

Real/Birth Name:
Neil Vincent Lomax
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, teams Portland State University, St. Louis Cardinals, Phoenix Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nile Kinnick

Real/Birth Name:
Nile Clarke Kinnick Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Iowa as quarterback. In the Navy, his plane crashed into the ocean after an oil leak killed the engine.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Norm Van Brocklin

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Mack Van Brocklin
Nickname(s):
The Dutchman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, punter. Teams University of Oregon, Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles. As coach, teams Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

O.J. Simpson

Real/Birth Name:
Orenthal James Simpson
Also Known As:
OJ Simpson
O. J. Simpson
Nickname(s):
The Juice
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Nicole Brown Simpson by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Team University of Southern California as halfback. Running back for team Buffalo Bills. Movies The Towering Inferno, Capricorn One, The Cassandra Crossing, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!. Acquitted of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman 1995. Later lost a suit by her family. Arrested September 2007 for armed robbery in Las Vegas. Convicted by jury October 3, 2008 of kidnapping, armed robbery in a hotel room, and conspiracy. Sentenced December 5, 2008. Released October 1, 2017.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ollie Matson

Real/Birth Name:
Ollie Genoa Matson II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Chicago Cardinals, Los Angeles Rams, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Orlando Pace

Real/Birth Name:
Orlando Lamar Pace
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Otis Armstrong

Real/Birth Name:
Otis Armstrong
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Purdue University, Denver Broncos

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Otto Graham

Real/Birth Name:
Otto Everett Graham Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Northwestern University, Cleveland Browns. Coach, teams Washington Redskins, Coast Guard Academy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ozzie Newsome

Real/Birth Name:
Ozzie Newsome Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Wizard of Oz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams University of Alabama, Cleveland Browns. General manager of the team Baltimore Ravens

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paddy Driscoll

Real/Birth Name:
John Leo Driscoll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, halfback, drop kicker. Teams Northwestern University, Hammond All-Stars, Great Lakes Navy, Hammond Pros, Chicago Cardinals, Chicago Bears. Coach, and baseball for team Chicago Cubs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pappy Waldorf

Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Osbert Waldorf
Nickname(s):
Pappy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Head Coach.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Parker Hall

Real/Birth Name:
Linus Parker Hall
Nickname(s):
Bullet
Tunica Tornado
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback / tailback. Teams University of Mississippi, Cleveland Rams, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Dye

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Fain Dye
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach and athletic director known for his coaching at Auburn University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Fitzgerald

Real/Birth Name:
Pat Fitzgerald
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Team Northwestern University. Later head coach.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat O'Dea

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick John O'Dea
Nickname(s):
Kangaroo Kicker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kicker and fullback. College team University of Wisconsin. Head coach, teams University of Notre Dame, University of Missouri

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Richter

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Vernon Richter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 33 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, wide receiver, punter at team University of Wisconsin. Later athletic director.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Sullivan

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Joseph Sullivan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Auburn University as quarterback. Teams Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Swilling

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Travis Swilling
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, Oakland Raiders. Louisiana House of Representatives.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Patrick Willis

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick L. Willis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Mississippi, San Francisco 49ers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paul Hornung

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Vernon Hornung
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as quarterback. Team Green Bay Packers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paul Robeson

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Leroy Robeson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Ol' Man River. In role of Othello on Broadway. Controversy over his support of Soviet Communism.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paul Schwegler

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Anthony Schwegler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Team Univerity of Washington. Movie 365 Nights in Hollywood

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Percy Snow

Real/Birth Name:
Percy Lee Snow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Michigan State University, Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Bears, Rhein Fire

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pete Dawkins

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Miller Dawkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team United States Military Academy as halfback. Ran for the Senate as a Republican, failed. Brigadier General in the Army.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pete Elliott

Real/Birth Name:
Peter R. Elliott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bump Elliott by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Head coach for teams University of Nebraska, University of California, University of Illinois, University of Miami

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pete Pihos

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Louis Pihos
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, fullback. Teams Indiana University, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Peyton Manning

Real/Birth Name:
Peyton Williams Manning
Nickname(s):
The Sheriff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
older brother of
Older than Eli Manning by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for teams University of Tennessee, Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pierce Holt

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Pierce Holt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams Angelo State University, San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pop Warner

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Scobey Warner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach for teams University of Georgia, Iowa State University, Cornell University, Carlisle Indian Industrial School, University of Pittsburgh, Stanford University, Temple University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pudge Heffelfinger

Real/Birth Name:
William Walter Heffelfinger
Also Known As:
William Heffelfinger
Nickname(s):
Pudge
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Yale University, then tried coaching, then business. Later proved to be the first paid professional football player, in 1892.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pug Lund

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Lund
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Minnesota

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

R.L. Maegle

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lee Moegle
Also Known As:
Dicky Moegle
Dickey Moegle
Nickname(s):
Dick
Dicky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Changed name to match the pronunciation in 1962. Tackled by Alabama player Tommy Lewis from the sideline in the 1954 Cotton Bowl game. Teams Rice University, San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rags Matthews

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Matthews
Also Known As:
Raymond "Rags" Matthews
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, both offense and defense. Team Texas Christian University

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Randall Cunningham

Real/Birth Name:
Randall W. Cunningham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Randall McDaniel

Real/Birth Name:
Randall Cornell McDaniel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams Arizona State University, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Randy Gradishar

Real/Birth Name:
Randy Charles Gradishar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Ohio State University, Denver Broncos

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Randy White

Real/Birth Name:
Randall Lee White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Maryland, Dallas Cowboys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Evans (football)

Real/Birth Name:
Ray Richard Evans
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Kansas, Pittsburgh Steelers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Graves

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Ray Graves
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Deaf in one ear. Center. Teams University of Tennessee, Philadelphia Eagles, Phil-Pitt Steagles. Coach at team University of Florida

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ray Guy

Real/Birth Name:
William Ray Guy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Punter. Team Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Red Grange

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Edward Grange
Nickname(s):
Red
Galloping Ghost
Ice Man
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, teams University of Illinois, Chicago Bears of the NFL. Credited with rise of professional football. Movie The Galloping Ghost

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Red Sitko

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Sitko
Nickname(s):
Red
Six-Yard Sitko
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and fullback, teams University of Notre Dame, San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Reds Bagnell

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Bagnell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/tailback. Team University of Pennsylvania

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Reggie McKenzie

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald McKenzie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams University of Michigan, Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Reggie White

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Howard White
Nickname(s):
Minister of Defense
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Tennessee, Memphis Showboats, Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Reggie Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Williams Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Jacksonville Jaguars, Sacramento Mountain Lions, Toronto Argonauts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rex Kern

Real/Birth Name:
Rex William Kern
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, cornerback and safety as a pro. Teams Ohio State University, Baltimore Colts, Buffalo Bills

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rich Glover

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Edward Glover
Nickname(s):
Richie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams New York Giants, Shreveport Steamer, Philadelphia Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Richie Lucas

Real/Birth Name:
Richard John Lucas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rickey Dixon

Real/Birth Name:
Rickey Dixon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams University of Oklahoma, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Raiders. Died of ALS complications.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ricky Bell (football)

Real/Birth Name:
Ricky Lynn Bell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Southern California, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Diego Chargers. Subject of television movie A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ricky Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Errick Lynne Williams Jr.
Nickname(s):
Texas Tornado
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Texas as running back. Commercials for a drug company. Pro teams New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins, Toronto Argonauts, Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Riley Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Riley Henry Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams University of Alabama, Washington Redskins. Coached at Washington and Lee University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rip Engle

Real/Birth Name:
Charles A. Engle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 19 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Team Western Maryland College. Coach, team Brown University, also basketball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rob Waldrop

Real/Birth Name:
Robert F. Waldrop
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle, teams University of Arizona, Kansas City Chiefs, Memphis Mad Dogs, Toronto Argonauts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robert Neyland

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Reese Neyland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced 'KNEE-land'. Brigadier general. Appointed MBE. Lineman at team United States Military Academy. Coach, team University of Tennessee

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robert Zuppke

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Carl Zuppke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach at team University of Illinois from 1913 to 1941. He is credited for many football inventions and traditions, including the huddle and the flea flicker. In 1914, he reintroduced the I formation. Also a landscape artist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Robin Olds

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Oldys Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 30 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Ella Raines by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Tackle, offense anddefense. Team US Military Academy. Fought both World War II and Vietnam as a fighter pilot. Triple Ace. Final rank Brigadier General.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rod Smith (wide receiver)

Real/Birth Name:
Roderick Duane Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. College team Missouri Southern State University. Pro team Denver Broncos. First undrafted player to reach 10,000 receiving yards.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rod Woodson

Real/Birth Name:
Roderick Kevin Woodson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Purdue University, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens, Oakland Raiders. Coach at Raiders.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roger Staubach

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Thomas Staubach
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Naval Academy as quarterback. Pro football team Dallas Cowboys after service in the Navy. Real estate business. Part owner NASCAR racing group.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roger Wehrli

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Wehrli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, Teams University of Missouri, St. Louis Cardinals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roman Gabriel

Real/Birth Name:
Roman Ildonzo Gabriel Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles. As coach, teams Cal Poly Pomona, Boston Breakers, Raleigh-Durham Skyhawks

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ron Dayne

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Dayne
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Wisconsin as running back. Teams New York Giants, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ron Kramer

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald J. Kramer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ron Sellers

Real/Birth Name:
Ron Sellers
Nickname(s):
Jingle Joints
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Florida State University, Boston Patriots, New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ron Yary

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Ronald Yary
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football lineman for teams University of Southern California, Minnesota Vikings

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ronnie Lott

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Mandel Lott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football cornerback, free safety and strong safety. Teams University of Southern California, San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Raiders, New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Roosevelt Leaks

Real/Birth Name:
Roosevelt Leaks Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Texas, Baltimore Colts, Buffalo Bills

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ross Browner

Real/Birth Name:
Ross Dean Browner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Gamblers, Green Bay Packers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ruben Brown

Real/Birth Name:
Ruben Parnell Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams University of Pittsburgh, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Russell Maryland

Real/Birth Name:
Russell James Maryland
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Miami, Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sam Huff

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Huff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams New York Giants, Washington Redskins

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sam Mills

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Davis Mills Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars, New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers

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Sammy Baugh

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Adrian Baugh
Nickname(s):
Slingin' Sammy
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Quarterback, defensive back and punter. Teams Texas Christian University, Washington Redskins

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Shug Jordan

Real/Birth Name:
James Ralph Jordan
Also Known As:
Ralph Jordan
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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First name pronounced like the first syllable of "sugar" and the last name pronounced as Jurr-dun. Head football coach at team Auburn Univerity from 1951 to 1975. Also coached basketball including team University of Georgia

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Sid Gillman

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Gillman
Gender:
Male
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Position end for teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Rams. Coach for teams Miami University, University of Cincinnati, Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Houston Oilers

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Sid Luckman

Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Luckman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Quarterback, the first modern T-formation quarterback, and considered the greatest long range passer of his time. Teams Columbia University, Chicago Bears

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Sterling Sharpe

Real/Birth Name:
Sterling Sharpe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Shannon Sharpe by 3 years.

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Wide receiver. Teams University of South Carolina, Green Bay Packers. Analyst for channel NFL Network

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Steve Bartkowski

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Joseph Bartkowski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Quarterback. Teams Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins, Los Angeles Rams

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Steve DeLong

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Cyril DeLong
Gender:
Male
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Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Defensive end / tackle. Teams University of Tennessee, San Diego Chargers, Chicago Bears

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Steve Emtman

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Charles Emtman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Defensive tackle and defensive end. Teams University of Washington, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins

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Steve McMichael

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Douglas McMichael
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Defensive tackle. Teams University of Texas, New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers. Coach indoor team Chicago Slaughter

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Steve Owens

Real/Birth Name:
Loren Everett Owens
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
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