Football Players

Learn more about popular football players like Brett Favre, Peyton Manning and Jerry Rice. View an image gallery of each player, and browse a list of former football teams and honors and awards. Discover fun facts about each basketball player's hometown and educational background. Filter football player search by team, position or first letter of first name.

Brett Favre
Brett Favre
Football Players, Actors & Actresses

Brett Lorenzo Favre is an American football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was the starting quarterback for the Green...

Jim Brown
Jim Brown
Actors & Actresses, Football Players

James Nathaniel "Jim" Brown is an American former professional football player who has also made his mark as an actor and social activist. He is best known for his exceptional...

Red Grange
Red Grange
Football Players, Actors & Actresses

Harold Edward "Red" Grange was a professional and college American football player. He was a charter member of both the College and Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2008,...

Jerry Rice
Jerry Rice
Football Players, Actors & Actresses

Jerry Lee Rice is a former football wide receiver in the NFL. Rice is widely regarded as the greatest wide receiver ever and one of the greatest players...

Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning
Football Players, Actors & Actresses

Peyton Williams Manning is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League . He is widely regarded as one of the...

Reggie White
Reggie White
Football Players

Reginald Howard "Reggie" White was a professional American football player who has been enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. During his professional career,...

Jim Parker
Jim Parker
Football Players

James Thomas "Jim" Parker was a college and professional American football player in the 1950s and '60s. He is a member of the College and Professional Football Halls of...

Eli Manning
Eli Manning
Football Players

Elisha Nelson Manning is an American football quarterback for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He is the younger brother of Peyton...

Joe Montana
Joe Montana
Actors & Actresses, Football Players

Joseph Clifford Montana, Jr., , nicknamed Joe Cool, is a retired American football player whose professional career in the National Football League spanned the late 1970s through...

Lawrence Taylor
Lawrence Taylor
Actors & Actresses, Football Players

Lawrence Julius Taylor , nicknamed L.T., is a retired Hall of Fame American football player. Taylor played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York Giants...

Barry Sanders
Barry Sanders
Football Players

Barry David Sanders is a former American football running back who spent all of his professional career with the Detroit Lions in the NFL. Sanders is best known for being...

Dan Marino
Dan Marino
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses, Football Players

Daniel Constantine Marino, Jr. is a Polish-Italian American Hall of Fame quarterback who played for the Miami Dolphins in the National Football League....

John Elway
John Elway
Football Players

John Albert Elway, Jr. is a retired American football quarterback. He played his college football at Stanford and his entire professional career for the Denver Broncos of the National...

O. J. Simpson
O. J. Simpson
Authors, Football Players, Actors & Actresses

Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson is a retired American football player, actor, spokesman, and convicted felon, who was accused of murdering ex-wife Nicole Brown...

Troy Aikman
Troy Aikman
Football Players, TV Actors & Actresses, Authors

Troy Kenneth Aikman is a former American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, and currently a television sportscaster...

Walter Payton
Walter Payton
Football Players

Walter Jerry Payton was an American football player, who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. Walter Payton was known around the NFL as "Sweetness"....

Terry Bradshaw
Terry Bradshaw
TV Actors & Actresses, Football Players, Actors & Actresses, Authors

Terry Paxton Bradshaw is a former American football quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League . He is currently a football analyst and co-host...

Joe Namath
Joe Namath
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses, Football Players

Joseph William Namath , also known as Broadway Joe or Joe Willie, is a former American football quarterback. He played for the University of Alabama under...

Mike Ditka
Mike Ditka
TV Actors & Actresses, Actors & Actresses, Football Players

Michael Keller Ditka, Jr. also known as Iron Mike Ditka or Da Coach, is a former American football NFL player, television commentator, and coach. Ditka...

Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe
Football Players, Baseball Players

Jacobus Franciscus "Jim" Thorpe : Wa-Tho-Huk was an American athlete. Considered one of the most versatile athletes in modern sports, he won Olympic gold...

Jerome Bettis
Jerome Bettis
Football Players

Jerome Abram Bettis, nicknamed "The Bus" , is a former American football halfback for the NFL's Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers. Bettis is considered one of the...

Archie Manning
Archie Manning
Football Players

Elisha Archibald Manning III is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League. He is the father of current Indianapolis Colts starting...

Ronnie Lott
Ronnie Lott
Football Players

Ronald Mandel "Ronnie" Lott is a former American football player who starred as a cornerback, free safety and strong safety in college football and the NFL. He is most well known for...

Ray Nitschke
Ray Nitschke
Football Players

Raymond Ernest "Ray" Nitschke was a professional football player who played middle linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. Wearing #66, he played fifteen seasons,...

Bart Starr
Bart Starr
Football Players

Bryan Bartlett Starr is a former professional American football player and coach. Wearing #15, he was the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers ...

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