Guess Who This Is

276 Persons in the Pro Football Hall of Fame:

Location:
2121 George Halas Drive Northwest
Canton, OH 44708
Web Site:
Years Active:
1963 to present

Ace Parker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clarence McKay Parker
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Duke Athletics Hall of Fame 1975.

Aeneas Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aeneas Demetrius Williams
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, free safety. Teams Phoenix Cardinals, Arizona Cardinals, St. Louis Rams. Became a pastor. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2013. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2008. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2016. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2008. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Al Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Allen Davis
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:

Owner and general manager of teams Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Raidersfrom 1972 to 2011. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2010. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2014. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992.

Alan Page

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alan Cedric Page
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 15 days before his 73rd 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 Court. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1971. College Football Hall of Fame 1993. Dick Enberg Award 2002. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 1998. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2003. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2004. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1988.

Alex Wojciechowicz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Francis Wojciechowicz
Nickname(s):
Wojie
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. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968.

Andre Tippett

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

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Iowa, New England Patriots. Converted to Judaism. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2012. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2009. New England Patriots Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008.

Andy Robustelli

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Richard Robustelli
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:

Defensive end. Teams Arnold College, Los Angeles Rams, New York Giants. Bert Bell Award 1962. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1988.

Arnie Weinmeister

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnold George Weinmeister
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:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Washington, New York Yankees, New York Giants, BC Lions. Husky Fever Hall of Fame 1982. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Art Donovan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Artthur James Donovan Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Bulldog
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams New York Yanks, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2002.

Art Monk

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Monk
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Art Rooney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Joseph Rooney
Also Known As:
Art Rooney Sr.
Nickname(s):
The Chief
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Founder and owner (1938-1988) of professional football team Pittsburgh Steelers - originally the team was named Pittsburgh Pirates. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Art Shell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Shell
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. CIAA Hall of Fame 2006.

Barry Sanders

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Barry Sanders
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1988, team Oklahoma State University, as running back. Running back. Team Detroit Lions. College Football Hall of Fame 2003. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Maxwell Award 1988. Walter Camp Award 1988. Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame 1999. Bert Bell Award 1991. Bert Bell Award 1997. Chic Harley Award 1988. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1994. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1997. NFL Player of the Year 1990.

Bart Starr

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

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, football team at Sidney Lanier High School, University of Alabama, Green Bay Packers. Later coach and general manager. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1977. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1981. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1986. National High School Hall of Fame 1989. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1967.

Benny Friedman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Friedman
Nickname(s):
Benny
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1980. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

Bert Bell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
De Benneville Bell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, team University of Pennsylvania. Coach and co-owner, teams Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Bill Dudley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William McGarvey Dudley
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bill
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1956. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Maxwell Award 1941. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. NFL Player of the Year 1946.

Bill Hewitt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Ernest Hewitt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, fullback. Refused to wear a helmet. Teams University of Michigan, Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, Phil-Pitt Steagles. Died in a car crash. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 2008.

Bill Parcells

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Duane Charles Parcells
Nickname(s):
Bill
The Big Tuna
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 30 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams New York Giants, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1997. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Paul Brown Trophy 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013.

Bill Walsh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Ernest Walsh
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1994. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Paul Brown Trophy 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2008. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2003.

Bill Willis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Karnet Willis
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. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977.

Billy Shaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Lewis Shaw
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams Georgia Institute of Technology, Buffalo Bills. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 1988. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1979. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1999.

Bob Brown (offensive lineman)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Stanford Brown
Nickname(s):
The Boomer
Boomer
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1993. Eagles Hall of Fame 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2013. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1994.

Bob Griese

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allen Griese
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1984. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1979. Indiana Football Hall of Fame 1984. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. Bert Bell Award 1977. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1966. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 1994. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1992.

Bob Hayes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Hayes
Nickname(s):
Bullet Bob
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic runner. Wide receiver. Team Dallas Cowboys. The only man to win both Olympic gold and a Super Bowl ring. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1997. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2017.

Bob Lilly

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lewis Lilly
Nickname(s):
Mr. Cowboy
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 3 days before his 79th 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. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1975. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bob St. Clair

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Bruce St. Clair
Nickname(s):
The Geek
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:

Tackle. Height 6' 9". Teams University of San Francisco, San Francisco 49ers. Mayor of Daly City, California, 1958 to 1964, while still an active player. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. West Coast Conference Hall of Honor 2010.

Bob Waterfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Stanton Waterfield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jane Russell by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams UCLA, Cleveland Rams, Los Angeles Rams. Coach, team Los Angeles Rams. Movie The King and Four Queens. NFL Player of the Year 1945. NFL Player of the Year 1950. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame.

Bobby Bell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Lee Bell
Also Known As:
Bobby Lee Bell Sr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker/defensive end. Team Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1980. College Football Hall of Fame 1991. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983. Outland Trophy 1962. Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2016. UPI Lineman of the Year 1962.

Bobby Layne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lawrence Layne
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. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1963. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1973. College Football Hall of Fame 1968. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1960. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bobby Mitchell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Cornelius Mitchell
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and flanker. Teams Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Brett Favre

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Brett Lorenzo Favre
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for teams Southern Mississippi University, Green Bay Packers. He pronounces last name 'FARV'. Supports multiple charities. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2000. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 2015. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016. Bert Bell Award 1995. Bert Bell Award 1996. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1995. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 2007. NFL Player of the Year 1995. NFL Player of the Year 1997. NFL Player of the Year 2002. NFL Player of the Year 2007. NFL Player of the Year 2009. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2018. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2015.

Brian Dawkins

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

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams Clemson University, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos. Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame 2009. Eagles Hall of Fame 2012. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2016. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 2009.

Brian Urlacher

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Brian Urlacher
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
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. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 2005. College Football Hall of Fame 2017. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018. UNM Athletics Hall of Honor 2000.

Bronko Nagurski

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bronislau Nagurski
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 1989.

Bruce Matthews

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bruce Rankin Matthews
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 16 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
son of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Clay Matthews Jr. by 5 years.
father of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Guard, center, tackle. Height 6' 5". Teams University of Southern California, Houston Oilers, Tennessee Titans. Morris Trophy 1982. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 2002.

Bruce Smith (defensive end)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bruce Bernard Smith
Nickname(s):
The Sack Man
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 35 days after his birthday
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. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009. Outland Trophy 1984. Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame 2008. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1990. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1996. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1984. NFL Player of the Year 1996.

Bruiser Kinard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frank Manning Kinard
Also Known As:
Frank Manning Kinnard Sr.
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. Helms Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1986. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1961. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1969. University of Mississippi Alumni Hall of Fame 1980. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971.

Buck Buchanan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Junious Buchanan
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. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1981. College Football Hall of Fame 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Bud Grant

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Peter Grant Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach of the NFL team Minnesota Vikings. Basketball team Minnesota Lakers. Football teams Philadelphia Eagles, Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 1998. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1991. Annis Stukus Trophy 1965.

Bulldog Turner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Douglas Turner
Also Known As:
Clyde Turner
Nickname(s):
Bulldog
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1960. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1961.

Cal Hubbard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Calvin Hubbard
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. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1976. College Football Hall of Fame 1962. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1966.

Carl Eller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carl Eller
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2002. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2008.

Charles Bidwill

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles W. Bidwill
Nickname(s):
Charley
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:

Owner, team Chicago Cardinals, from 1933 through 1946. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967.

Charles Haley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Lewis Haley
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
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. 49ers Hall of Fame 2015. College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Charley Taylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Robert Taylor
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver, halfback, defensive back. Teams Arizona State University, Washington Redskins - also as coach. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2009.

Charley Trippi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Louis Trippi
Birth Date:
Age today:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback/quarterback. Team Chicago Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1959. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1965. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968. Maxwell Award 1946. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. University of Georgia Athletic Association Circle of Honor 1996. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame.

Charlie Joiner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles B. Joiner Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Grambling State University, Houston Oilers, Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers. Coach with the Chargers and teams Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefsteams. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1986. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1993. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1996.

Chris Hanburger

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christian G. Hanburger Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Hangman
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 21 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker, center, end (high school). Teams University of North Carolina, Washington Redskins. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame.

Chuck Bednarik

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Philip Bednarik
Nickname(s):
Concrete Charlie
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1969. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967. Maxwell Award 1948. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1947. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2010.

Chuck Noll

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Henry Noll
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Cleveland Browns As a coach, team Pittsburgh Steelers. Won 4 Super Bowls. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Clarke Hinkle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Clarke Hinkle
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. Bucknell Athletics Hall of Fame 1979. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.

Cliff Battles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clifford Franklin Battles
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame.

Cortez Kennedy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cortez Kennedy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Miami, Seattle Seahawks. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1992. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2012. Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor 2006. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 2004. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2008.

Cris Carter

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

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Ohio State University, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2003. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 2003. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1999. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1999.

Curley Culp

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Curley Culp
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive and defensive lineman, nose tackle. Teams Arizona State University, Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Oilers, Detroit Lions. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Chiefs Hall of Fame 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013. National High School Hall of Fame 1997. Arizona High School Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Curly Lambeau

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Louis Lambeau
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder, back and first coach. Pro team Green Bay Packers. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1961. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Curtis Martin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Curtis James Martin Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Pittsburgh, New England Patriots, New York Jets. New York Jets Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2012. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2006.

Dan Dierdorf

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Lee Dierdorf
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro football team St. Louis Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1996. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2001. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6642 Delmar Boulevard.

Dan Fouts

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Francis Fouts
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro football quarterback, team San Diego Chargers. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1997. California Sports Hall of Fame 2008. San Diego Hall of Champions 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993. Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1993. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1989. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1982. NFL Player of the Year 1979. NFL Player of the Year 1982.

Dan Marino

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Constantine Marino Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2002. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2003. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 2000. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Bert Bell Award 1984. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1984. NFL Player of the Year 1984. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1998.

Dan Reeves

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Edward Reeves
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Dallas Cowboys as a safety and halfback. As a coach, teams Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, New York Giants, Atlanta Falcons. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2012. University of South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame 1977. Denver Broncos Ring of Fame 2014. Paul Brown Trophy 1993. Paul Brown Trophy 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Dan Rooney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Milton Rooney
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Ambassador to Ireland July 3, 2009 - December 14, 2012. Chairman of the team Pittsburgh Steelers. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2000. Reds Bagnell Award 1998. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

Dante Lavelli

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dante Bert Joseph Lavelli
Nickname(s):
Gluefingers
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 34 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Teams Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975.

Darrell Green

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Darrell Ray Green
Nickname(s):
Ageless Wonder
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Division II Football Hall of Fame 2003. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 1998. Javelina Hall of Fame 1989. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1996.

Dave Casper

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David John Casper
Nickname(s):
The Ghost
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2002. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1993. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2002.

Dave Robinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard David Robinson
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1997. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1982. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013.

Deacon Jones (football & actor)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David D. Jones
Also Known As:
Deacon Jones
Nickname(s):
Secretary of Defense
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Heaven Can Wait. Defensive left end for team Los Angeles Rams. Member of the Fearsome Foursome, his term for four defensive players. Coined the term "sack" for tacklling the quarterback. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1983. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame 2009. South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame 1980. Central Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. Mississippi Valley State University Athletics Hall of Fame 2006. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1994.

Deion Sanders

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Deion Luwynn Sanders
Nickname(s):
Prime Time
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 17 days before his 51st 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. Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011. College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Jim Thorpe Award 1988. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1994. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.

Dermontti Dawson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dermontti Farra Dawson
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, guard. Teams University of Kentucky, Pittsburgh Steelers. Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2012.

Derrick Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Derrick Vincent Thomas
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. Chiefs Hall of Fame 2001. College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1999. Dick Butkus Award 1988. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1995. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1993.

Dick Butkus

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Marvin Butkus
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
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. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979. TV series Blue Thunder, Hang Time. Movies Any Given Sunday, Necessary Roughness. Spokesman for Miller Lite. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1995. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1963. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1964. UPI Lineman of the Year 1964. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2002. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2007.

Dick Lane

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lane
Also Known As:
Dick "Night Train" Lane
Nickname(s):
Night Train
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Dinah Washington by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Teams Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006.

Dick LeBeau

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Richard LeBeau
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback, free safety. Teams Ohio State University, Detroit Lions. Coach, team Cincinnati Bengals. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010.

Dick Stanfel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Stanfel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 28 days before his 88th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams University of San Francisco, Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2002.

Doak Walker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ewell Doak Walker Jr.
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:

Heisman Trophy 1948, team Southern Methodist University, as halfback. Team Detroit Lions. College Football Hall of Fame 1959. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1967. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1997. Maxwell Award 1947. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1973. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2011. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Don Hutson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Montgomery Hutson
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1960. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951.

Don Maynard

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

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Texas Western College, New York Giants, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, New York Titans / Jets, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Texans/Shreveport Steamer. New York Jets Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Don Shula

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Francis Shula
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

NFL team Miami Dolphins as coach. Most winning coach in NFL history. Only perfect season - 17-0 in 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1997. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1973. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1996. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. Reds Bagnell Award 2000. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1993. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1984.

Doug Atkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Leon Atkins
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. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966.

Dutch Clark

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Harry Clark
Nickname(s):
Flying Dutchman
Old Master
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1959. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Dwight Stephenson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dwight Eugene Stephenson
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams University of Alabama, Miami Dolphins. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2005. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1985.

Edward DeBartolo Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward John DeBartolo Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner, team San Francisco 49ers. Developed shopping malls with his father. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2008. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016.

Elroy Hirsch

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elroy Leon Hirsch
Also Known As:
Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Nickname(s):
Crazylegs
Crazy Legs
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!. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1964. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1984. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1991. Madison Sports Hall of Fame 1977. National High School Hall of Fame 1988. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2005.

Elvin Bethea

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elvin Lamont Bethea
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams North Carolina A&T State University, Houston Oilers. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999.

Emmitt Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Emmitt James Smith III
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
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. Gator Football Ring of Honor 2006. University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2006. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2012. Sam B. Nicola Trophy 1986. Bert Bell Award 1993. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Emmitt Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Emmitt Earl Thomas
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team Kansas City Chiefs. Assistant coach and defensive coordinator at various teams. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1986. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2016.

Ernie Nevers

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Alonzo Nevers
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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1980. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1951. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Floyd Little

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Douglas Little
Nickname(s):
The Franchise
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 19 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. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Denver Broncos Ring of Fame 1984. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1974. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2011. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1978.

Fran Tarkenton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francis Asbury Tarkenton
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
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. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 1998. College Football Hall of Fame 1987. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1977. DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986. Bert Bell Award 1975. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1975. University of Georgia Athletic Association Circle of Honor 1998. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. NFL Player of the Year 1970. NFL Player of the Year 1975.

Frank Gifford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francis Newton Gifford
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. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1994. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1975. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 2015. NFL Player of the Year 1956. NSMA Hall of Fame 2017.

Fred Biletnikoff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick S. Biletnikoff
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Oakland Raiders, Montreal Alouettes. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1991. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1970. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1995. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2015.

Fred Dean

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Rudolph Dean
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
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. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. College Football Hall of Fame 2009. Louisiana Tech University Athletics Hall of Fame 1990. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 2008. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Fritz Pollard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Douglass Pollard
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2015. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Gene Hickerson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Gene Hickerson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard, tackle in college. Teams University of Mississippi, Cleveland Browns. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1979. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2008.

Gene Upshaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football team Oakland Raiders as a guard. Executive director of the NFL Players' Association (union leader for NFL players.) Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 1997. Javelina Hall of Fame 1976. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1980. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2000.

George Blanda

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Frederick Blanda
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 10 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Football quarterback and placekicker with teams Houston Oilers, Chicago Bears and more. Played professionally for 26 seasons, in 340 games. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Bert Bell Award 1970. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1998. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1974.

George Connor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Leo Connor
Nickname(s):
Moose
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. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1963. Outland Trophy 1946. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975.

George Halas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George S. Halas
Nickname(s):
Papa Bear
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:

Owner and coach of team Chicago Bears. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1980.

George McAfee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Anderson McAfee
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1961. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1967. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Duke Athletics Hall of Fame 1975.

Gino Marchetti

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gino John Marchetti
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end teams University of San Francisco, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2000. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1985. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2004.

Greasy Neale

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Earle Neale

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, baseball team Cincinnati Reds. Coach for football team Philadelphia Eagles. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969. College Football Hall of Fame 1967. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987.

Hank Stram

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Louis Stram
Nickname(s):
Hank
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team Kansas City Chiefs. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1987. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 1996. Indiana Football Hall of Fame.

Harry Carson

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

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Team New York Giants. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2012. College Football Hall of Fame 2002. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. Division II Football Hall of Fame 2000. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2011.

Henry Jordan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Wendell Jordan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Virginia, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers. Died of a heart attack while jogging. Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1974.

Herb Adderley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Allen Adderley
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Teams Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1981. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2006. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980.

Howie Long

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Howard Matthew Moses Long
Nickname(s):
Howie
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 for NFL teams Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Raiders. Movies Broken Arrow, 3000 Miles to Graceland, Firestorm. Spokesperson in tv ads. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2000. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2000.

Hugh McElhenny

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Edward McElhenny
Nickname(s):
The King
Hurryin' Hugh
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1982. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970. Husky Fever Hall of Fame 1979. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2003. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1963.

Jack Ham

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Raphael Ham Jr.
Nickname(s):
Dobre Shunka
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1990. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988.

Jack Youngblood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jackson Youngblood III
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
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. Gator Football Ring of Honor 2006. College Football Hall of Fame 1992. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1975. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame.

Jackie Slater

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jackie Ray Slater
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams Los Angeles Rams, St. Louis Rams. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2003. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1997.

Jackie Smith

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

Brief Facts:

Tight end. Teams St. Louis Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6655 Delmar Boulevard.

James D. Lofton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James David Lofton
Birth Date:
Age today:
62, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Stanford University, Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Raiders, Buffalo Bills, Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach, teams San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1996. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Jan Stenerud

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jan Stenerud
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kicker. Teams Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1991. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1992. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame 1986.

Jason Taylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jason Paul Taylor
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end and outside linebacker. Teams University of Akron, Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins, New York Jets. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 2006. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 2012. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2009. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2007.

Jerome Bettis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Abram Bettis
Nickname(s):
The Bus
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Notre Dame, Los Angeles / St. Louis Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2011. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2014. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2001.

Jerry Jones

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerral Wayne Jones
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman, team University of Arkansas. Business in restaurants and oil. Bought in 1989 team Dallas Cowboys. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Missouri Walk of Fame 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1998. University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor 2004.

Jerry Kramer

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

Brief Facts:

Offensive right guard. Team Green Bay Packers. Color commentator for CBS. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1993. University of Idaho Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame 2014. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2009.

Jim Kelly

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Edward Kelly
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Buffalo Bills, Houston Gamblers. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2002. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1992. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2008. NFL Player of the Year 1990. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2002. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1997.

Jim Otto

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

Brief Facts:

Center. Team Oakland Raiders. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1998. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2008.

Jim Parker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Thomas Parker
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. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2000. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Outland Trophy 1956. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1973. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1997.

Jim Ringo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Stephen Ringo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 2 days before his 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams Syracuse University, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles. Coach, team Buffalo Bills. Also a pro bowler. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1974. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981.

Jim Taylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jiames Charles Taylor
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback. Teams Green Bay Packers, New Orleans Saints. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2001. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1974. National High School Hall of Fame 1988.

Jim Thorpe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Thorpe
Also Known As:
Wa-Tho-Huk
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. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1972. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1950. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Trail of Fame 2013. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008.

Jimmy Johnson (cornerback)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Earl Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Rafer Johnson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team San Francisco 49ers. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994.

Joe DeLamielleure

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Michael DeLamielleure
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman. Teams Michigan State University, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Charlotte Rage. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 1997. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 2003. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2007. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1996.

Joe Gibbs

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

Brief Facts:

NASCAR and hot rod racing. Coach team Washington Redskins, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Diego Chargers. National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame 2016. Paul Brown Trophy 1983. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame.

Joe Greene

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Edward Greene
Also Known As:
"Mean" Joe Greene
Nickname(s):
Mean Joe
Mean
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
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. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2017. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1984. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1972. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1974. NFL Player of the Year 1974. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2006. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1986. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1979.

Joe Guyon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Napoleon Guyon
Also Known As:
O-Gee-Chidah
Nickname(s):
Big Chief
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1956. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966.

Joe Montana

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Clifford Montana Jr.
Nickname(s):
Joe Cool
The Comeback Kid
Bird Legs
Golden Joe
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quaterback. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2000. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2010. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bert Bell Award 1989. California Hall of Fame 2012. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1989. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1990. NFL Player of the Year 1987. NFL Player of the Year 1989.

Joe Namath

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph William Namath
Nickname(s):
Broadway Joe
Joe Willie
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, teams University of Alabama, New York Jets. Actor in movie Avalanche Express. Did several TV commercials, including wearing pantyhose. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985. New York Jets Ring of Honor 2010. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1979.

Joe Perry (football)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Fletcher Joseph Perry
Nickname(s):
The Jet
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:

Teams San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Colts. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009.

John Elway

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Albert Elway Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Stanford University, Denver Broncos. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2003. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004. Denver Broncos Ring of Fame 1999. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1982. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. NFL Player of the Year 1987. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2009. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1992.

John Hannah

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Allen Hannah
Nickname(s):
Hog
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
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. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1988. College Football Hall of Fame 1999. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1972. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2007. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. New England Patriots Hall of Fame 1991.

John Henry Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Johnson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back, fullback. Teams Calgary Stampeders, San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers, Houston Oilers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017.

John Madden

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

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Oakland Raiders. Spokesperson in ads. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1991. California Hall of Fame 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. NSMA Hall of Fame 2010.

John McNally

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Victor McNally
Nickname(s):
Blood
Johnny Blood
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Saint John's University (MN), Milwaukee Badgers, Duluth Eskimos, Pottsville Maroons, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Buffalo Tigers. As coach, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Kenosha Cardinals, Saint John's University (MN). Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1960.

John Randle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Anthony Randle
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Division II Football Hall of Fame 2006. Javelina Hall of Fame 1997. Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor 2008. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

John Riggins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert John Riggins
Nickname(s):
The Diesel
Riggio
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 12 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Kansas, New York Jets, Washington Redskins. Bert Bell Award 1983. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. KU Football Ring of Honor.

John Stallworth

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Lee Stallworth
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Alabama A&M University, Pittsburgh Steelers. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2002. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Division II Football Hall of Fame 2000. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2004.

Johnny Unitas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Constantine Unitas
Nickname(s):
The Golden Arm
Johnny U
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, pro team Baltimore Colts. Record of throwing a touchdown pass in 47 consecutive games (between 1956-1960.) Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2002. Bert Bell Award 1959. Bert Bell Award 1964. Bert Bell Award 1967. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1991. NFL Player of the Year 1958. NFL Player of the Year 1967. NFL Player of the Year 1957. University of Louisville Athletic Hall of Fame 1979. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1970.

Jonathan Ogden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jonathan Phillip Ogden
Birth Date:
Age today:
43, 8 days before his 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams UCLA, Baltimore Ravens. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2008. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Jim Parker Trophy 1995. Morris Trophy 1995. Outland Trophy 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013. UPI Lineman of the Year 1995.

Joseph Carr

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Francis Karr
Also Known As:
Joseph F. Carr
Joe Carr
Joseph Francis Carr
Nickname(s):
Father of Professional Football
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder and first president of the NFL. One founder of American Basketball League. Promoted growth of minor league baseball. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Junior Seau

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Tiaina Baul Seau Jr.
Nickname(s):
Tasmanian Devil
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced SAY-ow. Linebacker for teams San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots. Named to NFL 1990s All-Decade Team. Found dead in his Oceanside, California home of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 2009. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 2011. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2013. NFL Player of the Year 1994. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1994.

Kellen Winslow

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kellen Boswell Winslow
Also Known As:
Kellen Boswell Winslow Sr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
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. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. College Football Hall of Fame 2002. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1995. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1996. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1995. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2010. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1992.

Ken Houston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Ray Houston
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams Houston Oilers, Washington Redskins. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1981.

Ken Stabler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ken Michael Stabler
Also Known As:
Kenny Stabler
Nickname(s):
the Snake
Kenny
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:

University of Alabama quarterback. Teams Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Mobile Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016. Bert Bell Award 1976. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1974.

Kenny Easley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Mason Easley Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Strong safety. Teams UCLA, Seattle Seahawks. College Football Hall of Fame 1991. Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1991. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor 2002. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1984.

Kevin Greene

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Darwin Greene
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 8 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Auburn University, Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers, San Francisco 49ers. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Granite City Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. NFL Player of the Year 1996.

Kurt Warner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kurtis Eugene Warner
Birth Date:
Age today:
47, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Iowa Barnstormers, Amsterdam Admirals, St. Louis Rams, New York Giants, Arizona Cardinals. Bert Bell Award 1999. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2014. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. NFL Player of the Year 1999. NFL Player of the Year 2001. NFL Player of the Year 2008. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2008.

LaDainian Tomlinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson
Nickname(s):
LT
L.T.
LDT
The President
Birth Date:
Age today:
39, 30 days after his birthday
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Doak Walker Award 2000. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2015. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 2015. Bert Bell Award 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2016. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 2006. Jim Brown Award 2000. NFL Player of the Year 2006. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2006.

Lamar Hunt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lamar Hunt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Promoter of American football, soccer, basketball, tennis and ice hockey. Co-founder of the American Football League. Hall of Famous Missourians 2008. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1970. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. Reds Bagnell Award 1992. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. National Soccer Hall of Fame 1982. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Lance Alworth

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lance Dwight Alworth
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 11 days before his 78th 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. College Football Hall of Fame 1984. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978. San Diego Hall of Champions 1972. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1979. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1977. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2005. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1972. NFL Player of the Year 1967. NFL Player of the Year 1969. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014. University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor 1988.

Larry Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Christopher Allen Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams Butte College, Sonoma State University, Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2005. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Larry Csonka

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Richard Csonka
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2010.

Larry Little

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Chatmon Little
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1978. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993.

Larry Wilson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Frank Wilson
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams University of Utah, St. Louis Cardinals. Later coach and executive. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2008.

Lawrence Taylor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence JuliusTaylor
Nickname(s):
L.T.
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker for NFL team New York Giants and college team University of North Carolina. Member of the linebacker group Crunch Bunch. Contestant on TV show Dancing with the Stars season 8. Arrested May 2010. Pleaded guilty to two reduced counts. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1999. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 2003. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Bert Bell Award 1986. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1981. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1982. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1986. NFL Player of the Year 1986.

Lee Roy Selmon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lee Roy Selmon
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. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor 2009. College Football Hall of Fame 1988. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1983. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Outland Trophy 1975. Rotary Lombardi Award 1975. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2009. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1994. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1975. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1979. UPI Lineman of the Year 1975. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1996.

Lem Barney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lemuel Joseph Barney
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Teams Jackson State University, Detroit Lions. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1986. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1992. Jackson State University Sports Hall of Fame 1983.

Len Dawson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Ray Dawson
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 33 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Texans, Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1979. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 1996. National High School Hall of Fame 1988. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2008. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1973.

Len Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Guy Ford Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Teams University of Michigan, Los Angeles Dons, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1996. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2015.

Lenny Moore

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Edward Moore
Nickname(s):
The Reading Rocket
Sputnik
The Reading Rambler
Lightning Lenny
Spats
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Pennsylvania State University, Baltimore Colts. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2000. NFL Player of the Year 1964. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2008.

Leo Nomellini

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leo Joseph Nomellini
Nickname(s):
The Lion
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. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1985. College Football Hall of Fame 1977. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969.

Leroy Kelly

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leroy Kelly
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Morgan State University, Cleveland Browns, Chicago Fire. Bert Bell Award 1968. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994.

Les Richter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Alan Richter
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Cruisin' Hall of Fame 1997. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011. Riverside Sport Hall of Fame 2005. Daytona Beach Stock Car Racing Hall of Fame 2007. St. Louis Football Ring of Honor 2011. UPI Lineman of the Year 1950.

Lou Creekmur

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Creekmur
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:

Left offensive tackle/guard. Team Detroit Lions. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2003. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame 2001. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1989.

Lou Groza

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Roy Groza
Nickname(s):
The Toe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Placekicker and defensive tackle. Team Cleveland Browns. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. NFL Player of the Year 1953. National High School Hall of Fame 2006.

Lynn Swann

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lynn Curtis Swann

Brief Facts:

All-American for team University of Southern California and wide receiver for team Pittsburgh Steelers. Football analyst for ABC Sports. College Football Hall of Fame 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Republican candidate for 2006 governor of Pennsylvania. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2002. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 2005. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2013. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1996. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1981.

Marcus Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marcus LeMarr Allen
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1981, team University of Southern California, as running back. Teams Los Angeles Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. San Diego Hall of Champions 1999. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003. Maxwell Award 1981. Walter Camp Award 1981. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1999. Chic Harley Award 1981. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1985.

Marv Levy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Daniel Levy
Birth Date:
Age today:
92, 11 days before his 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach for teams Montreal Alouettes, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills plus several college positions. The only coach to compete in four Super Bowls in a row. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 1996. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 2012. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Paul Brown Trophy 1988. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1998. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 2016. UNM Athletics Hall of Honor 2002. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Annis Stukus Trophy 1974.

Marvin Harrison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Daniel Harrison
Birth Date:
Age today:
45, 33 days before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide Receiver. Teams Syracuse University, Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2014.

Mel Blount

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mellvin Cornell Blount
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team Pittsburgh Steelers. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1975. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1993. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1991.

Mel Hein

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Jack Hein
Nickname(s):
Old Indestructible
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Washington State University Athletic Hall of Fame 1979.

Mel Renfro

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Lacy Renfro
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
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. University of Oregon Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1981. Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 1995.

Merlin Olsen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Merlin Jay Olsen
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. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982. College Football Hall of Fame 1980. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. Outland Trophy 1961. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1988. Bert Bell Award 1974. National High School Hall of Fame 1987. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2003. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1982.

Michael Irvin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Jerome Irvin
Nickname(s):
The Playmaker
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Team Dallas Cowboys. Group The Triplets (Dallas Cowboys). TV show Dancing with the Stars. Probation for drug charges. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2005. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2011. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2017.

Michael Strahan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Anthony Strahan
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Team New York Giants. Host of game TV show The $100,000 Pyramid. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2006. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 2001. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010.

Mike Ditka

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael K. Ditka
Nickname(s):
Mike
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of team Chicago Bears. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Paul Brown Trophy 1985.

Mike Haynes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael James Haynes
Birth Date:
Age today:
65, 22 days after his birthday
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2001. New England Patriots Hall of Fame 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1997. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1977. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2006.

Mike McCormack

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph McCormack
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:

Teams New York Yanks, Dallas Texans, Cleveland Browns. As coach of manager, teams Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals, Baltimore Colts, Seattle Seahawks, Carolina Panthers. Carolina Panthers Hall of Honor 1997. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984. KU Football Ring of Honor.

Mike Michalske

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
August Mike Michalske
Nickname(s):
Iron Mike
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:

Guard, fullback, defensive fullback. Teams Pennsylvania State University, New York Yankees (AFL), New York Yankees (NFL), Green Bay Packers. Head coach team Iowa State University. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1970.

Mike Munchak

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

Brief Facts:

Offensive lineman, college team Pennsylvania State University. Pro team Houston Oilers. Coach, teams Houston Oilers, Tennessee Oilers/Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers. National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Titans/Oilers Hall of Fame 1999.

Mike Webster

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Lewis Webster
Nickname(s):
Iron Mike
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams University of Wisconsin, Pittsburgh Steelers, Kansas City Chiefs. The first NFL player diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Featured in the film Concussion. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1997. University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2007.

Morten Andersen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Morten Andersen
Nickname(s):
Great Dane
Birth Date:
Age today:
57, 27 days before his 58th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kicker. Teams Michigan State University, New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2013. MSU Athletics Hall of Fame 2011. New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2008.

Nick Buoniconti

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

Brief Facts:

Middle Linebacker. Teams Boston Patriots, Miami Dolphins. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. New England Patriots Hall of Fame 1992. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1990.

Norm Van Brocklin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Norman Mack Van Brocklin
Nickname(s):
The Dutchman
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. University of Oregon Athletics Hall of Fame 1992. College Football Hall of Fame 1966. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971. South Dakota Hall of Fame 1991. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Bert Bell Award 1960. Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. NFL Player of the Year 1954. NFL Player of the Year 1960.

O.J. Simpson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Orenthal James Simpson
Also Known As:
OJ Simpson
O. J. Simpson
Nickname(s):
The Juice
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 14 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:

Heisman Trophy 1968, 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 to 15 years in jail. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame 1980. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1994. Maxwell Award 1968. Walter Camp Award 1967. Walter Camp Award 1968. Bert Bell Award 1973. Chic Harley Award 1968. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1973. NFL Player of the Year 1973. Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame 1991.

Ollie Matson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ollie Genoa Matson II
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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1983. College Football Hall of Fame 1976. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2002.

Orlando Pace

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Orlando Lamar Pace
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2013. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 2011. Outland Trophy 1996. Rotary Lombardi Award 1995. Rotary Lombardi Award 1996. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016. Jim Parker Trophy 1996. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1996. UPI Lineman of the Year 1996. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2016.

Otto Graham

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Otto Everett Graham Jr.
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. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 1956. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965. NFL Player of the Year 1949. NFL Player of the Year 1951. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1981.

Ozzie Newsome

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ozzie Newsome Jr.
Nickname(s):
The Wizard of Oz
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
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. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1992. College Football Hall of Fame 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1999. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1989. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. Little League Hall of Excellence 2008. National High School Hall of Fame 2014. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1990. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2003.

Paddy Driscoll

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Leo Driscoll
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. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965.

Paul Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Eugene Brown
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 33 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder and first coach of team Cleveland Browns, named after him. Invented the face mask. Also coached teams Ohio State, Great Lakes Navy, Cincinnati Bengals. Coached the Senior Bowl North Team multiple times. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1991. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1989.

Paul Hornung

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Vernon Hornung
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1956, team University of Notre Dame, as quarterback. Team Green Bay Packers. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1990. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986. Bert Bell Award 1961. Chic Harley Award 1956. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1975. NFL Player of the Year 1961. National High School Hall of Fame 1989.

Paul Krause

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

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings. Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 1998. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1999.

Paul Warfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Dryden Warfield
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Memphis Southmen. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 1990. Cleveland Browns Ring of Honor 2010. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1992. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1979. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983. Dolphins Walk of Fame 2011. National High School Hall of Fame 1992. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2007.

Pete Pihos

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Peter Louis Pihos
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1966. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970. Indiana Football Hall of Fame 1978. IU Athletics Hall of Fame 1982. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Pete Rozelle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Ray Rozelle
Nickname(s):
Pete
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commissioner of the NFL 1960-1989. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985. Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1998. Reds Bagnell Award 1989. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1963. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1969.

Randall McDaniel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randall Cornell McDaniel
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2006. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1999. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Morris Trophy 1987. National High School Hall of Fame 2011.

Randy Moss

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randy Gene Moss
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams Marshall University, Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans, San Francisco 49ers. Fred Biletnikoff Award 1997. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2017. Paul Warfield Trophy 1997. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018. NFL Player of the Year 2003.

Randy White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Randall Lee White
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
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. Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame 1994. College Football Hall of Fame 1994. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994. Outland Trophy 1974. Rotary Lombardi Award 1974. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1974. UPI Lineman of the Year 1974. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2007.

Ray Guy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Ray Guy
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
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. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2008. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2009. National High School Hall of Fame 2004. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2007.

Ray Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ray Anthony Lewis
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Miami, Baltimore Ravens. Considered one of the best linebackers ever. Retired after the 2012-2013 playoffs. Involved in a fight and subsequent trial, guilty of lying to police, on probation. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2013. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 2006. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2017. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 2000. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 2003. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018.

Ray Nitschke

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Ernest Nitschke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middle linebacke. Team Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1978. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1998. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1981. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. NFL Player of the Year 1968.

Rayfield Wright

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Larry Rayfield Wright
Nickname(s):
Big Cat
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 31 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle, tight end, defensive lineman. Team Dallas Cowboys. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2004. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Fort Valley Georgia Hall of Fame. Griffin Georgia Hall of Fame.

Red Grange

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Edward Grange
Nickname(s):
Red
Galloping Ghost
Ice Man
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. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1994. National High School Hall of Fame 1984. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1981.

Reggie White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Reginald Howard White
Nickname(s):
Minister of Defense
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2002. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 2006. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 2005. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Eagles Hall of Fame 2005. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1987. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1998. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1992.

Richard Dent

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

Brief Facts:

Defensive end. Height 6' 5". Teams Tennessee State University, Chicago Bears, San Francisco 49ers, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2015. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Rickey Jackson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ricky Anderson Jackson
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1999. New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame 1997. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1994. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2016.

Robert Brazile

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lorenzo Brazile Jr.
Nickname(s):
Dr. Doom
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams Jackson State University, Houston Oilers. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 2007. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1994. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018.

Rod Woodson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roderick Kevin Woodson
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
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. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1993. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 2016. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009. Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 2003. NFL Player of the Year 1993.

Roger Staubach

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

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1963, team Naval Academy, as quarterback. Pro football team Dallas Cowboys after service in the Navy. Real estate business. Part owner NASCAR racing group. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1983. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985. Maxwell Award 1963. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Dick Enberg Award 2016. Bert Bell Award 1971. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1991. Chic Harley Award 1963. NFL Player of the Year 1976. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2000. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1979. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1983. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1978.

Roger Wehrli

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roger Wehrli
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
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. Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor 2007. College Football Hall of Fame 2003. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1999. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009.

Ron Mix

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Jack Mix
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams University of Southern California, Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2000. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1978. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1975.

Ron Yary

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Ronald Yary
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 7 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. College Football Hall of Fame 1987. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001. Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2001. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1997. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2012. Outland Trophy 1967. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1967.

Ronnie Lott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Mandel Lott
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
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. College Football Hall of Fame 2002. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2000. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009.

Roosevelt Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roosevelt Brown Jr.
Nickname(s):
Rosey
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:

Offensive tackle. Teams Morgan State University, New York Giants. Morgan State University Hall of Fame 1974. CIAA Hall of Fame 1996. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011.

Russ Grimm

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Russell Scott Grimm
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center / guard. Teams University of Pittsburgh, Washington Redskins. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.

Sam Huff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Huff
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams New York Giants, Washington Redskins. WVU Sports Hall of Fame 1991. College Football Hall of Fame 1980. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1992. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2009. National High School Hall of Fame 1999. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010.

Sammy Baugh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Adrian Baugh
Nickname(s):
Slingin' Sammy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, defensive back and punter. Teams Texas Christian University, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2010. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. NFL Player of the Year 1947. NFL Player of the Year 1948. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Shannon Sharpe

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Shannon Sharpe
Birth Date:
Age today:
50, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Sterling Sharpe by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Tight end for teams Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens. First tight end to amass 10,000 yards as a receiver. Analyst for TV show The NFL Today. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Denver Broncos Ring of Fame 2009. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Division II Football Hall of Fame 2009.

Sid Gillman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Gillman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

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. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1991. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1985. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1987. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1981.

Sid Luckman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sidney Luckman
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:

Quarterback, the first modern T-formation quarterback, and considered the greatest long range passer of his time. Teams Columbia University, Chicago Bears. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. College Football Hall of Fame 1960. International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965. Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame 2006. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1988.

Sonny Jurgensen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christian Adolph Jurgensen III
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 31 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. NFL Player of the Year 1966. NFL Player of the Year 1969. Duke Athletics Hall of Fame 1979.

Steve Largent

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Michael Largent
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Republican US Representative from Oklahoma, 1994-2002. Football wide receiver, teams University of Tulsa, Seattle Seahawks. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1995. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995. Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor 1989. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1988. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1997. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1988.

Steve Owen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Joseph Owen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle, guard. Teams Phillips University, Kansas City Blues, Hartford Blues, Cleveland Bulldogs, Kansas City Cowboys, New York Giants. Coach, teams New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, Toronto Argonauts, Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Syracuse Stormers. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2000. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966. Annis Stukus Trophy 1962.

Steve Van Buren

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stephen W. Van Buren
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Louisiana State University, Philadelphia Eagles. Eagles Hall of Fame 1987. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1976. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1961. NFL Player of the Year 1949.

Ted Hendricks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Paul Hendricks
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born in Guatemala where his father was working. Linebacker, teams Baltimore Colts, Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Raiders 1980. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2006. College Football Hall of Fame 1987. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1968. Baltimore Ravens Ring of Honor 2000. University of Miami Ring of Honor 1997. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. UPI Lineman of the Year 1968.

Terrell Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Terrell Lama Davis
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams Long Beach State University, University of Georgia, Denver Broncos. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2006. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2004. Denver Broncos Ring of Fame 2007. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1996. Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award 1998. NFL Player of the Year 1997. NFL Player of the Year 1998.

Terrell Owens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Terrell Eldorado Owens
Nickname(s):
T.O.
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Allen Wranglers. Scored a received touchdown against all 32 NFL teams. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018.

Terry Bradshaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Terry Paxton Bradshaw
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than JoJo Starbuck by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Quarterback with NFL team Pittsburgh Steelers. Movies The Cannonball Run, Hooper. College Football Hall of Fame 1996. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989. Louisiana Tech University Athletics Hall of Fame 1984. Bert Bell Award 1978. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1979. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 11 October 2001.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Tex Schramm

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Texas Earnest Schramm Jr.
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:

President and general manager of team Dallas Cowboys. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2003. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1990.

Tim Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Timothy Donell Brown
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1987, team University of Notre Dame, as wide receiver. Teams Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. College Football Hall of Fame 2009. Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame 1969. Walter Camp Award 1987. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 2008.

Tim Mara

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Timothy James Mara
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of
grandfather of
great grandfather of
great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Founder and administrator of team New York Giants. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010.

Tom Fears

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Jesse Fears
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American father, Mexican mother. Split end. Teams UCLA, Los Angeles Rams. Coach, teams Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay Packers, Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, Southern California Sun. Executive, team Los Angeles Express. College Football Hall of Fame 1976. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970. St. Louis Rams Ring of Fame. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1989.

Tom Landry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wade Landry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach. Invented the now-popular "4-3 defense" as well as the "Flex defense." Team Dallas Cowboys. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. Paul Brown Trophy 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1991. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1988. National High School Hall of Fame 1991. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1986.

Tommy McDonald

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Franklin McDonald
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 3 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

NFL teams Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns. College Football Hall of Fame 1985. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1981. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Maxwell Award 1956. Eagles Hall of Fame 1988. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National High School Hall of Fame 1997.

Tony Canadeo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Robert Canadeo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback and quarterback. Teams Gonzaga University, Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1973. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1973. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

Tony Dorsett

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Drew Dorsett
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1976, team University of Pittsburgh, as running back. Name pronounced Dor-SETT. Teams Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos. College Football Hall of Fame 1994. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1994. Maxwell Award 1976. Walter Camp Award 1976. Chic Harley Award 1976. NFL Player of the Year 1981. Walter Camp Alumni of the Year Award 1998.

Tony Dungy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Kevin Dungy
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback in college for team University of Minnesota. Defensive back on special team for Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants. Coach at pro teams Pittsburgh Steelers, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Indianapolis Colts. TV show Football Night in America. Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2016. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2000. Indiana Football Hall of Fame. Little League Hall of Excellence 1998. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2013.

Troy Aikman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Troy Kenneth Aikman
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for teams UCLA, Dallas Cowboys. Group The Triplets (Dallas Cowboys). Part owner in auto racing. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 2005. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1999. Davey O'Brien Award 1988. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2005. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1997.

Turk Edwards

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Glen Edwards
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle. Teams Washington State University, Boston Braves, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1968. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969.

Walter Jones

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Jones Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Height 6' 5". Team Seattle Seahawks. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014. Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor 2014. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2014.

Warren Sapp

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

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Oakland Raiders. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor 2013. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2013. Rotary Lombardi Award 1994. Chuck Bednarik Award 1994. Bronko Nagurski Trophy 1994. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Bill Willis Trophy 1994. University of Miami Ring of Honor 2017. Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award 1999.

Wayne Millner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wayne Vernal Millner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End. Teams University of Notre Dame, Boston/Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1990. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame.

Weeb Ewbank

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wilbur Charles Ewbank
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach of the team New York Jets. New York Jets Ring of Honor 2010. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. Indiana Football Hall of Fame. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1987.

Wellington Mara

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wellington Timothy Mara
Nickname(s):
The Duke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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father of
younger brother of
Younger than Jack Mara by 8 years.
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
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uncle of

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Co-owner, team New York Giants. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2012. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1997. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2006. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010.

Wilbur Henry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wilbur Francis Henry
Also Known As:
Fats Henry
Pete Henry
Nickname(s):
Fats
Pete
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Brief Facts:

Teams Washington & Jefferson College, Canton Bulldogs, New York Giants, Pottsville Maroons. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Will Shields

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Will Herthie Shields
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Offensive guard. Teams University of Nebraska, Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs Hall of Fame 2012. College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Outland Trophy 1992. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2015. Nebraska Football Hall of Fame 1993. Walter Camp Man of the Year 2010. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 2003.

Willie Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Ferdie Brown
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Brief Facts:

Cornerback. Team Oakland Raiders. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1985. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1995. Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame 2010. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1993.

Willie Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Delford Davis
Also Known As:
Willie D. Davis
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 1 day before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Brief Facts:

Defensive lineman, teams Green Bay Packers, Cleveland Browns. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1988. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1975. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1977. Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 1994. Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award 1968. Walter Camp Man of the Year 1986.

Willie Lanier

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Willie Edward Lanier
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 29 days before his 73rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Team Kansas City Chiefs. Black College Football Hall of Fame 2010. College Football Hall of Fame 2000. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1985. CIAA Hall of Fame 1992. Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award 1972.

Willie Roaf

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Layton Roaf
Nickname(s):
Nasty
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Brief Facts:

Offensive tackle. Teams Louisiana Tech University, New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs. College Football Hall of Fame 2014. Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame 2012. New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame 2008. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2012. Louisiana Tech University Athletics Hall of Fame 2003. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2009. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2018.

Willie Wood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Vernell Wood
Also Known As:
William Vernell Wood Sr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Free safety, team Green Bay Packers. Head coach team Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League, the first pro African-American head coach. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1977. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

Y.A. Tittle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Yelberton Abraham Tittle
Also Known As:
Y. A. Tittle
Nickname(s):
Yat
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Brief Facts:

Quarterback, teams Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants. Movie Any Given Sunday. New York Giants Ring of Honor 2010. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1972. LSU Athletic Hall of Fame 1948. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. NFL Player of the Year 1962. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1988.

Yale Lary

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Yale Lary
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:

Safety, punter, return specialist. Teams Texas A&M University, Detroit Lions. Texas House of Representatives, as a Democrat, from 1959 to 1963. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2010. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.
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