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American Football - Notable Historical Events

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American Football - Historical Events
Date Event
1896-11-26

A A Stagg of U Chicago creates American football huddle

1899-01-07

Walter Camp publishes his 1st All-American football team in Collier's

1904-09-25

Charles Follis is 1st black to play proessional American football

1937-09-10

2nd American Football League plays 1st game (LA 21, Pittsburgh 0)

1940-09-15

3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw 14, Columbus 2)

1945-02-08

Paul Brown agrees to coach the new American football expansion team in Cleveland, which would later be named the Cleveland Browns after their coach

1946-09-06

All-American Football Conference plays 1st game (Clev 44, Miami 0)

1950-03-03

3 months as National-American Football League takes back NFL name

1960-09-09

4th American Football League plays 1st game (Denver 13, Boston 10)

1991-02-24

End of World League of American Football's (WLAF) 1st draft

1991-03-23

1st World League of American Football games, London beats Frankfurt 24-11, Sacramento beats Raleigh-Dur 9-3 & Mont beats Birmingham 20-5

1998-01-22

World League of American Football renamed as NFL Europe

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American Football - Notable Birthdays

Tom BrookshierDec 16, 1931

Joe GibbsNov 25, 1940

Marty SchottenheimerSep 23, 1943

Al MichaelsNov 12, 1944

Bill BelichickApr 16, 1952

Mike ShanahanAug 24, 1952

Bill CowherMay 8, 1957

Ray LewisMay 15, 1975

Peyton ManningMar 24, 1976

Tom BradyAug 3, 1977

American Football - Birthdays
Date Event
1859-04-07

Walter Camp, Ct, father of American football (Yale)

1895-09-15

Charles "Chic" Harley, American football player (d. 1974)

1899-03-28

Buck Shaw, American football coach (d. 1977)

1915-12-29

Bill Osmanski, American football player (d. 1996)

1919-03-31

Frank Akins, American football player (d. 1993)

1920-06-02

Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (d. 2003)

1923-05-21

Ara Parseghian, Akron, Ohio, American football player and coach (Northwestern, Notre Dame)

1926-12-21

Joe Paterno, American football coach

1927-01-01

Doak Walker, American football star (d. 1998)

1929-02-03

Ken Shipp, American football coach

1929-02-28

Hayden Fry, American football coach

1929-04-01

Bo Schembechler, American football coach (d. 2006)

1929-05-07

Babe Parilli, American football player

1929-11-08

Bobby Bowden, American football coach

1930-01-17

Eddie LeBaron, American football player

1931-02-18

Bob St. Clair, American football player

1931-12-16

Tom Brookshier, Roswell New Mexico, American football player and sportscaster

1932-01-01

Jackie Parker, American football player (d. 2006)

1932-07-16

Max McGee, American football player (d. 2007)

1932-07-21

Ernie Warlick, American football player

1932-10-20

Rosey Brown, American football player (d. 2004)

1935-05-25

Cookie Gilchrist, American football player

1935-07-25

John Robinson, USA Network: World League of American Football

1937-09-19

Abner Haynes, American football player

1938-03-04

Don Perkins, American football player

1938-08-22

Paul Maguire, American football commentator

1938-09-22

Gene Mingo, American football player

1939-06-22

Don Matthews, American football coach in the CFL

1939-07-05

Booker Edgerson, American football player

1939-07-18

Jerry Moore, American football coach

1940-01-22

George Seifert, American football coach

1940-02-02

Wayne Fontes, American football coach

1940-02-15

John Hadl, American football player

1940-11-25

Joe Gibbs, Mocksville North Carolina, American football coach (Washington Redskins)

1941-03-28

Jim Turner, American football player

1941-04-27

Lee Roy Jordan, American football player

1941-08-20

Rich Brooks, American football coach

1941-12-30

Mel Renfro, American football player

1942-01-25

Carl Eller, American football player

1943-09-23

Marty Schottenheimer, McDonald Pennsylvania, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers)

1944-11-12

Al Michaels, Brooklyn New York, American sportscaster (Miracle on Ice, American Football)

1945-04-13

Bob Kalsu, American football player (d. 1970)

1945-08-23

Rayfield Wright, American football player

1945-11-25

George Webster, American football player (d. 2007)

1946-02-09

Vince Papale, American football player

1946-05-03

Norm Chow, American football coach

1946-07-16

Ron Yary, American football player

1946-08-09

Jim Kiick, American football player

1946-08-25

Charlie Sanders, American football player

1946-09-08

L.C. Greenwood, American football player, (d. 2013)

1946-09-18

Otis Sistrunk, American football player

1946-10-14

James Robert "Radio" Kennedy, American football coach

1946-11-20

Greg Cook, American football player

1947-01-05

Mercury Morris, American football player

1947-08-19

Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (d. 2007)

1947-12-05

Jim Plunkett, American football player

1948-09-10

Charlie Waters, American football player

1948-12-23

Jack Ham, American football player (Steelers)

1949-10-19

Lynn Dickey, American football player

1950-09-01

Phillip Fulmer, American football coach

1951-11-17

Butch Davis, American football coach

1952-01-27

"White Shoes" Johnson, American football player

1952-03-18

Mike Webster, American football player (d. 2002)

1952-04-16

Bill Belichick, Nashville Tennessee, American football coach (New England Patriots, 3 Super Bowls)

1952-07-08

Jack Lambert, American football player

1952-08-24

Mike Shanahan, Oak Park Illinois, American football coach (Denver Broncos)

1952-11-10

Gerry DiNardo, American football coach

1953-03-17

Chuck Muncie, American football running back, (d. 2013)

1953-11-26

Harry Carson, American football player

1954-02-28

Brian Billick, American football coach

1954-04-28

Ron Zook, American Football Coach

1954-05-27

Jackie Slater, American football player

1954-09-18

Tommy Tuberville, American football coach

1955-03-07

Tommy Kramer, American football player

1955-05-26

Wesley Walker, American football player

1955-10-06

Tony Dungy, American football coach

1955-11-17

Bill Macatee, USA Network: World League of American Football

1956-02-03

John Jefferson, American football player

1956-03-09

Mark Dantonio, Michigan State University American football coach

1956-06-23

Tony Hill, American football player

1956-06-27

Brad Childress, American football coach

1956-07-31

Bill Callahan, American football coach

1956-08-26

Mark Mangino, American football coach

1956-10-16

Johnny Chavis, American football coach

1956-11-29

Eric Laakso, American football player

1957-04-08

Fred Smerlas, American football player

1957-05-08

Bill Cowher, Crafton Pennsylvania, American football coach

1957-10-26

Bob Golic, American football player

1958-05-08

Lovie Smith, American football coach

1958-09-23

Marvin Lewis, American football coach

1960-02-13

Gary Patterson, American football coach

1960-09-09

Bob Stoops, American football coach

1960-10-13

Tim Brewster, American football coach

1960-11-27

Ken O'Brien, Rockville Centre, New York, American football quarterback (NY Jets)

1961-02-25

Todd Blackledge, American football player

1961-03-10

Bobby Petrino, American football coach

1961-08-15

Gary Kubiak, American football coach

1961-08-16

Christian Okoye, American football player

1963-04-03

Jack Del Rio, American football coach

1963-05-24

Rich Rodriguez, American football coach

1963-12-18

Karl Dorrell, American football coach

1963-12-29

Sean Payton, American football coach

1964-04-09

Rob Awalt, American football player

1964-07-10

Urban Meyer, American football coach

1964-12-12

Haywood Jeffries, American football player

1966-06-01

Greg Schiano, American football coach

1966-12-27

Bill Goldberg, American football player and professional wrestler

1967-10-01

Mike Pringle, American football player

1967-12-13

Bo Pelini, American football coach

1969-08-19

Kirk Herbstreit, American football analyst (College GameDay)

1969-10-21

Mo Lewis, American football player

1971-06-22

Kurt Warner, American football player

1971-09-11

Shelton Quarles, American football player

1972-07-22

Keyshawn Johnson, American football player

1972-10-24

Pat Williams, American football player

1972-12-20

Scott Slutzker, American football tight end (Indianapolis Colts)

1973-09-01

Zach Thomas, American football player

1973-09-24

Eddie George, American football player

1974-06-21

Rob Kelly, American football player

1974-07-04

La'Roi Glover, American football player

1974-07-23

Terry Glenn, American football player

1974-07-31

Jonathan Ogden, American football player

1974-09-01

Jason Taylor, American football player

1975-01-10

Jake Delhomme, American football player

1975-02-28

Mike Rucker, American football player

1975-03-18

Brian Griese, American football player

1975-05-15

Ray Lewis, Bartow Florida, American football linebacker (Baltimore Ravens)

1975-05-19

London Fletcher, American football player

1975-06-04

Henry Burris, American Football Quarterback

1975-06-09

Jeff Saturday, American football player

1975-06-23

Kevin Dyson, American football player

1975-07-11

Willie Anderson, American football player

1975-08-15

Bertrand Berry, American football player

1975-09-25

Matt Hasselbeck, American football player

1975-11-27

Martin Gramatica, Argentinian-American football player

1976-01-02

Cletidus Hunt, American football player

1976-01-15

Corey Chavous, American football player

1976-01-22

James Dearth, American football player

1976-02-05

Brian Moorman, American football player

1976-03-08

Hines Ward, American football player

1976-03-23

Jeremy Newberry, American football player

1976-03-24

Aaron Brooks, American football player

1976-03-24

Peyton Manning, New Orleans Louisiana, American football player

1976-05-15

Ryan Leaf, American football player

1976-06-21

Antonio Cochran, American football player

1976-06-23

Brandon Stokley, American football player

1976-06-26

Chad Pennington, American football player

1976-08-07

Shane Lechler, American football player

1976-08-29

Kevin Kaesviharn, American football player

1976-09-03

Jevon Kearse, American football player

1976-10-02

John Thornton, American Football player

1976-10-07

Charles Woodson, American football player

1976-11-06

Pat Tillman, American football player (d. 2004)

1976-11-25

Donovan McNabb, American football player

1976-12-03

Cornelius Griffin, American football player

1976-12-07

Alan Faneca, American football player

1976-12-17

Takeo Spikes, American football player

1977-01-11

Shomari Buchanan, American football player

1977-01-12

Cade McNown, American football player

1977-01-28

Daunte Culpepper, American football player

1977-01-30

Deltha O'Neal, American football player

1977-02-05

Ahmad Merritt, American football player

1977-02-13

Randy Moss, American football player

1977-02-16

Ahman Green, American football player

1977-02-20

T.J. Slaughter, American football player

1977-03-22

Joey Porter, American football player

1977-05-21

Ricky Williams, American football player

1977-05-22

Dre Bly, American Football Player

1977-06-03

Az-Zahir Hakim, American football player

1977-06-10

Mike Rosenthal, American football player, sports radio talk show host

1977-06-14

Chris McAlister, American football player

1977-06-17

Mark Tauscher, American football player

1977-06-19

Peter Warrick, American football player

1977-07-11

Brandon Short, American football player

1977-07-31

Tim Couch, American football player

1977-08-03

Tom Brady, San Mateo California, American football player (New England Patriots, 3 Super Bowls)

1977-08-09

Adewale Ogunleye, American football player

1977-08-12

Plaxico Burress, American football player

1977-08-30

Shaun Alexander, American football player

1977-09-01

Aaron Schobel, American football player

1977-09-05

Rosevelt Colvin, American football player

1977-11-21

Jonas Jennings, American football player

1977-11-26

Paris Lenon, American football player

1977-12-03

Troy Evans, American football player

1977-12-09

Shayne Graham, American football player

1977-12-23

Alge Crumpler, American football player

1978-01-09

Chad Johnson, American football player

1978-01-29

Rob Bironas, American football player

1978-02-05

Brian Russell, American football player

1978-03-06

Sage Rosenfels, American Football Player

1978-03-13

Kenny Watson, American football player

1978-04-06

Tim Hasselbeck, American football player

1978-05-03

Lawrence Tynes, American football player

1978-05-06

John Abraham, American football player

1978-05-25

Brian Urlacher, American football player

1978-06-20

LaVar Arrington, American football player

1978-06-22

Champ Bailey, American football player

1978-06-23

Matt Light, American football player

1978-07-25

Gerard Warren, American football player

1978-08-01

Edgerrin James, Immokalee Florida, American football player (Indianapolis Colts)

1978-08-12

Chris Chambers, American football player

1978-08-21

Reuben Droughns, American football player

1978-09-11

Ed Reed, American football player

1978-09-20

Dante Hall, American football player

1978-10-05

Jesse Palmer, Canadian-born American football player

1978-10-14

Javon Walker, American football player

1978-10-21

Joey Harrington, American football player

1978-10-29

Travis Henry, American football player

1978-10-30

Martin Dossett, American football player

1978-11-17

Reggie Wayne, American football player

1978-11-28

Freddie Mitchell, American football player

1978-12-06

Darrell Jackson, American football player

1978-12-15

Jerome McDougle, American football player

1978-12-23

Andra Davis, American football player

1979-01-15

Drew Brees, American football player

1979-01-18

Kenyatta Jones, American football player

1979-02-12

Matt Mauck, American football player

1979-02-21

Lonnie Ford, American football player

1979-05-12

Andre Carter, American football player

1979-05-12

Steve Smith, American football player

1979-05-28

Ronald Curry, American football player

1979-06-01

Santana Moss, American football player

1979-06-12

Dallas Clark, American football player

1979-06-19

Quentin Jammer, American football player

1979-06-23

LaDainian Tomlinson, American football player

1979-06-28

Randy McMichael, American football player

1979-07-18

Deion Branch, American football player

1979-07-21

David Carr, American football player

1979-08-03

Kris Jenkins, American football player

1979-08-17

Antwaan Randle El, American football player

1979-08-26

Jamal Lewis, American football player

1979-09-17

Akin Ayodele, American football player

1979-10-01

Rudi Johnson, American football player

1979-10-06

Richard Seymour, American football player

1979-10-15

Blue Adams, American Football Player

1979-11-07

Will Demps, American football player

1979-11-19

Larry Johnson, American football player

1979-12-03

Rock Cartwright, American football player

1979-12-12

Nate Clements, American football player

1979-12-27

Carson Palmer, American football player

1980-01-03

David Tyree, American football player

1980-01-11

Mike Williams, American football player

1980-01-14

Byron Leftwich, American football player

1980-01-18

Julius Peppers, American football player

1980-01-22

Jake Grove, American football player

1980-01-24

Rocky Boiman, American football player

1980-02-16

Ashley Lelie, American football player

1980-03-03

Mason Unck, American football player

1980-03-16

Todd Heap, American football player

1980-04-21

Tony Romo, American football player

1980-05-18

Jeff Roehl, American football player

1980-06-12

Larry Foote, American football player

1980-06-18

Antonio Gates, American football player

1980-06-19

Dante Robinson, American football player

1980-06-26

Michael Vick, American football player

1980-06-27

Craig Terrill, American football player

1980-08-11

Lee Suggs, American football player

1980-08-14

Roy Williams, American football player

1980-08-18

Jeremy Shockey, American football Tight End

1980-08-23

Rex Grossman, American football player

1980-08-29

Chris Simms, American football player

1980-09-15

David Diehl, American football player

1980-10-14

Terrence McGee, American football player

1980-10-24

James Killian, American football player

1980-10-29

B.J. Sams, American football player

1980-11-04

Richard Owens, American football player

1980-11-10

Donté Stallworth, American football player

1980-11-11

Willie Parker, American football player

1980-11-19

Courtney Anderson, American football player

1980-12-03

Jim Sorgi, American football player

1980-12-25

Marcus Trufant, American football player (Seattle Seahawks)

1981-01-03

Eli Manning, American football player and quarterback (NY Giants)

1981-01-12

Dan Klecko, American football player

1981-01-13

Reggie Brown, American football player

1981-01-28

Rick Razzano, American football player

1981-02-23

Charles Tillman, American football player

1981-03-03

Dusty Dvoracek, American football player

1981-03-09

Antonio Bryant, American football player

1981-03-11

Lee Evans, American football player

1981-04-19

Troy Polamalu, American football player

1981-04-22

Ken Dorsey, American football player

1981-05-01

Wes Welker, American football player

1981-06-17

Kyle Boller, American football quarterback

1981-06-30

Ben Utecht, American football Player

1981-07-06

Nnamdi Asomugha, American football player

1981-07-11

Andre Johnson, American football player

1981-08-14

Julius Jones, American football player

1981-08-22

Alex Holmes, American football player

1981-09-01

Clinton Portis, American football player

1981-09-05

Drew Carter, American football player

1981-10-20

Willis McGahee, American football player

1981-11-04

Vince Wilfork, American football player

1981-11-15

Drew Hodgdon, American football player

1981-11-21

Wesley Britt, American football player

1981-12-03

Tyjuan Hagler, American football player

1981-12-08

Philip Rivers, American football player

1981-12-12

Ronnie Brown, American football player

1981-12-15

Thomas Herrion, American football player (d. 2005)

1981-12-20

Roy Williams, American football player

1981-12-30

Matt Ulrich, American football player

1981-12-31

Jason Campbell, American football player

1982-01-22

Jason Peters, American football player

1982-02-05

Kevin Everett, American football player

1982-02-08

Eric Alexander, American football player

1982-03-02

Ben Roethlisberger, American football player

1982-03-02

Corey Webster, American football player

1982-03-19

Jonathan Fanene, American football player

1982-04-03

Jared Allen, American football player

1982-04-16

Jonathan Vilma, American football player

1982-04-21

Carnell "Cadillac" Williams, American football player

1982-05-03

Igor Olshansky, Ukrainian-born American football player

1982-05-11

Andrew Walter, American football player

1982-06-12

Jason David, American football player

1982-06-19

David Pollack, American football player

1982-07-01

Adrian Ward, American football player

1982-07-11

Chris Cooley, American football player

1982-08-09

Danieal Manning, American football player

1982-09-27

Darrent Williams, American football player (d. 2007)

1982-10-22

Heath Miller, American football player

1982-10-25

Jerome Carter, American football player

1982-11-04

Devin Hester, American football player

1982-11-13

Samkon Gado, American football player

1982-11-14

Kyle Orton, American football player (Chicago Bears)

1982-11-15

Joe Kowalewski, American football player

1982-12-02

Matt Ware, American football player

1982-12-05

Trai Essex, American football player

1982-12-06

Robbie Gould, American football player

1982-12-13

Freddie Weinke, American football player

1982-12-25

Shawn Andrews, American football player

1982-12-30

Dawan Landry, American football player

1983-01-22

Shaun Cody, American football player

1983-02-06

Brodie Croyle, American football player

1983-02-21

Braylon Edwards, American football player

1983-04-01

Sean Taylor, American football player (d. 2007)

1983-04-22

Matt Jones, American football player

1983-04-29

Jay Cutler, American football player

1983-04-30

Troy Williamson, American football player

1983-05-03

Joseph Addai, American football player

1983-05-11

Matt Leinart, American football player

1983-05-18

Vince Young, American football player

1983-06-05

Marques Colston, American football player

1983-06-14

John Stocco, American football player

1983-06-15

Derek Anderson, American football player

1983-06-20

Darren Sproles, American football player

1983-06-30

Marlin Jackson, American football player

1983-07-21

Kellen Winslow II, American football player

1983-07-22

Steven Jackson, American football player

1983-08-18

Michael Montgomery, American football player

1983-08-19

John McCargo, American football player

1983-08-31

Larry Fitzgerald, American football player

1983-09-03

Marcus McCauley, American football player

1983-09-08

Wali Lundy, American football player

1983-10-29

Maurice Clarett, American football player

1983-10-30

Trent Edwards, American Football Player

1983-12-02

Aaron Rodgers, American football player for Green Bay Packers

1984-01-06

A.J. Hawk, American football player

1984-02-05

Nate Salley, American football player

1984-03-16

Levi Brown, American football player

1984-03-20

Marcus Vick, American football player

1984-03-31

James Jones, American football player

1984-04-25

Andre' Woodson, American football quarterback

1984-05-04

Montell Owens, American football player

1984-05-07

Alex Smith, American football player

1984-05-07

Drew Stanton, American football player

1984-05-19

Marcedes Lewis, American football player

1984-05-24

Brodney Pool, American football player

1984-05-25

Shawne Merriman, American football player

1984-05-30

Jordan Palmer, American football player

1984-06-14

Lorenzo Booker, American football player

1984-07-03

Manny Lawson, American Football player

1984-07-20

Troy Smith, American football player

1984-07-28

DeMeco Ryans, American football player

1984-07-31

Glenn Holt, American football player

1984-08-08

Martrez Milner, American football player

1984-09-18

Anthony Gonzalez, American football player

1984-10-10

Paul Posluszny, American football player

1984-10-14

LaRon Landry, American football player

1984-10-21

Marvin Mitchell, American football player

1984-10-27

Brady Quinn, American football player

1984-11-05

Nick Folk, American football player

1984-11-27

Domata Peko, American football player

1985-01-03

John David Booty, American football player

1985-01-30

Trae Williams, American football player

1985-02-05

Laurence Maroney, American football player

1985-03-01

Jeremy Jacob "J" Leman, Champaign Illinois, American Football Player

1985-03-02

Reggie Bush, American football player

1985-03-04

Chinedum Ndukwe, American football player

1985-03-11

Derek Schouman, American football player

1985-03-13

Austin Scott, American football player

1985-03-21

Adrian Peterson, American Football player

1985-03-22

Mike Jenkins, American football player

1985-03-23

Maurice Jones-Drew, American football player

1985-04-12

Ted Ginn, American football player

1985-05-05

Terrence Wheatley, American Football player

1985-05-09

Jake Long, American football player

1985-05-17

Matt Ryan, American football player

1985-06-21

Anthony Morelli, American football player

1985-06-29

Quintin Demps, American football player

1985-07-02

Rhett Bomar, American football player

1985-07-02

Chad Henne, American football player

1985-08-09

JaMarcus Russell, American football player

1985-09-23

Brian Brohm, American football player

1985-09-29

Calvin Johnson, American football player

1986-01-04

Steve Slaton, American football player

1986-01-15

Fred Davis, American football player

1986-02-23

Jerod Mayo, American Football player

1986-04-22

Marshawn Lynch, American Football player

1986-05-28

Michael Oher, American football player at Ole Miss

1986-07-06

Derrick Williams, American football player

1986-09-08

Matt Grothe, American football player

1986-09-11

Dwayne Jarrett, American football player

1987-05-08

Felix Jones, American football player

1987-05-11

Justin King, American football player

1987-06-10

Amobi Okoye, Nigeria-born American football player

1987-06-19

Rashard Mendenhall, American football player

1987-08-14

Tim Tebow, American football player

1987-08-27

Darren McFadden, American football player

1987-09-21

Jimmy Clausen, American football player

1987-11-03

Colin Kaepernick, American football player

1988-09-08

Arrelious Benn, American football player

1989-01-01

Marvin Austin, American football player

1990-09-08

Matt Barkley, American football player

American Football - Notable Deaths

John HeismanOct 3, 1936

Ray NitschkeMar 8, 1998

Walter PaytonNov 1, 1999

Tom LandryFeb 12, 2000

Johnny UnitasSep 11, 2002

Reggie WhiteDec 26, 2004

Bill WalshJul 30, 2007

Sammy BaughDec 17, 2008

Tom BrookshierJan 29, 2010

Al DavisOct 8, 2011

American Football - Deaths
Date Event
1920-12-14

George Gipp, American football player (b. 1895)

1925-03-14

Walter Camp, father of American football, dies at 65

1936-10-03

John Heisman, American football coach, dies of pneumonia at 66

1963-05-10

Gene "Big Daddy" Lipscomb, American football player (b. 1931)

1963-05-18

Ernie Davis, American football player (b. 1939)

1970-06-16

Brian Piccolo, American football player (b. 1943)

1970-07-21

Bob Kalsu, American football player (b. 1945)

1971-04-15

Dan Reeves, American football team owner (b. 1912)

1973-03-26

Johnny Drake, American football player (b. 1916)

1974-04-21

Charles "Chic" Harley, American football player (b. 1895)

1983-03-25

Bob Waterfield, American football player (b. 1920)

1983-05-02

Norm Van Brocklin, American football star (b. 1926)

1986-05-11

Fritz Pollard, American football player (b. 1894)

1987-04-03

Tom Sestak, American football player (b. 1936)

1990-03-15

Tom Harmon, American football player and broadcaster (b. 1919)

1998-03-08

Ray Nitschke, American football player, dies of a heart attack at 61

1998-07-05

Sid Luckman, American football player (b. 1916)

1998-09-27

Doak Walker, American football player (b. 1927)

1999-11-01

Walter Payton, American Football Hall of Fame Running Back, dies at 45

2000-01-04

Tom Fears, American football player (b. 1922)

2000-02-08

Derrick Thomas, American football player (b. 1967)

2000-02-12

Tom Landry, American football coach (Dallas Cowboys), dies at 75

2001-08-01

Korey Stringer, American football player (b. 1974)

2002-01-29

Dick "Night Train" Lane, American football player (b. 1928)

2002-04-15

Byron "Whizzer" White, American football player and U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1917)

2002-04-18

Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and professional wrestler (b. 1938)

2002-05-09

Dan Devine, American football coach (b. 1924)

2002-06-26

Jay Berwanger, American football player (b. 1914)

2002-09-11

Johnny Unitas, American football player, dies of a heart attack at 69

2003-01-03

Sid Gillman, American football coach, dies at 91

2003-02-20

Harry Jacunski, American football player

2003-07-15

Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (b. 1920)

2003-08-26

Jim Wacker, American football coach (b. 1937)

2004-01-28

Elroy Hirsch, American football player (b. 1923)

2004-04-22

Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger (killed in action) (b. 1976)

2004-06-09

Rosey Brown, American football player (b. 1932)

2004-12-26

Reggie White, American football player, dies at 43

2005-03-16

Todd Bell, American football player (b. 1958)

2005-04-10

Al Lucas, American football player (b. 1978)

2005-04-18

Sam Mills, American football player (b. 1959)

2005-07-04

Hank Stram, American football coach (b. 1923)

2005-08-05

Jim O'Hora, American football coach (b. 1915)

2005-08-20

Thomas Herrion, American football player (b. 1981)

2005-09-13

Toni Fritsch, Austrian football and American football player (b. 1945)

2005-11-16

Robert Tisch, American football team owner (b. 1926)

2005-11-23

Frank Gatski, American football player (b. 1919)

2005-12-07

Bud Carson, American football player and coach (b. 1931)

2005-12-15

Darrell Russell, American football player (b. 1976)

2006-02-01

Dick Bass, American football player (b. 1937)

2006-02-16

Ernie Stautner, German-born American football player (b. 1925)

2006-03-30

Red Hickey, American football coach (b. 1917)

2006-05-27

Craig Heyward, American football player (b. 1966)

2006-06-29

Randy Walker, American football coach (b. 1954)

2006-09-08

Erk Russell, American football coach (b. 1923)

2006-11-07

Bryan Pata, American football defensive tackle (University of Miami) (murdered) (b. 1981)

2006-11-17

Bo Schembechler, American football coach (b. 1929)

2006-11-20

Andre Waters, American football player (b. 1962)

2007-01-01

Darrent Williams, American football player (b. 1982)

2007-01-06

Mario Danelo, American football player (b. 1985)

2007-02-24

Lamar Lundy, American football player (b. 1935)

2007-02-24

Damien Nash, American football player (b. 1982)

2007-03-10

Ernie Ladd, American football player and professional wrestler (b. 1938)

2007-04-03

Eddie Robinson, American football coach (b. 1919)

2007-04-05

Darryl Stingley, American football player (b. 1951)

2007-04-30

Kevin Mitchell, American football player (b. 1971)

2007-05-28

Marquise Hill, American football player (b. 1982)

2007-06-19

Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (b. 1947)

2007-07-30

Bill Walsh, American football coach, dies of leukemia at 75

2007-10-02

Tex Coulter, American football player (b. 1924)

2007-10-20

Max McGee, American football player (b. 1932)

2007-11-26

Sean Taylor, American Football Player (b. 1983)

2007-11-27

Bill Willis, American football player (b. 1921)

2007-11-27

Sean Taylor, American football player (b. 1983)

2007-12-31

Tony Elliott, American football player (b. 1959)

2008-01-17

Ernie Holmes, American football player (b. 1948)

2008-01-18

Georgia Frontiere, American football team owner (b. 1927)

2008-03-26

Heath Benedict, American Football Player (b. 1983)

2008-07-04

Terrence Kiel, American Football Player (b. 1980)

2008-08-20

Gene Upshaw, American football player and union leader (b. 1945)

2008-10-20

Gene Hickerson, American football Hall of Famer (b. 1935)

2008-12-17

Sammy Baugh, American football player, dies at 94

2009-03-04

George McAfee, former American football player (b. 1918)

2009-04-13

Bruce Snyder, American football coach (b. 1940)

2009-07-04

Steve McNair, American football player (b. 1973)

2009-12-17

Chris Henry, American football player (b. 1983)

2010-01-17

Gaines Adams, American football player (b. 1983)

2010-01-29

Tom Brookshier, American football player and sportscaster, dies of cancer at 78

2010-03-11

Merlin Olsen, American football player / Actor (b. 1940)

2010-05-26

Jarvis Williams, American football player (b. 1965)

2010-07-27

Jack Tatum, American football player (b. 1948)

2010-09-20

Kenny McKinley, American football player (b. 1987)

2010-09-27

George Blanda, American football player (b. 1927)

2010-10-12

Woody Peoples, American football player (b. 1943)

2010-11-13

Ken Iman, American football player (b. 1939)

2010-11-20

Rob Lytle, American football player (b. 1954)

2010-12-05

Don Meredith, American football player and broadcaster (b. 1938)

2010-12-11

Dick Hoerner, American football player (b. 1922)

2011-02-19

Ollie Matson, American Football Running Back (b. 1930)

2011-04-10

Homer Smith, American football coach (b. 1931)

2011-06-07

Paul Dickson, American football player and coach (b. 1937)

2011-07-16

Forrest Blue, American football player (b. 1944)

2011-08-03

Bubba Smith, American football player and actor (b. 1945)

2011-09-04

Lee Roy Selmon, American football player (b. 1954)

2011-10-08

Al Davis, American football executive, dies at 82

2012-02-13

Freddie Solomon, American football wide receiver, dies from colon and liver cancer at 59

2012-03-03

Alex Webster, American football coach, dies at 80

2012-12-01

Jovan Belcher, American football linebacker, commits suicide by gunshot at 25

2013-05-07

George Sauer, Jr., American football player, dies from heart failure at 69

2013-05-11

Jack Butler, American football player, dies from complications from staph infection at 85

2013-05-13

Chuck Muncie, American football running back, dies from a heart attack at 60

2013-08-04

Art Donovan, American football player, dies from a respiratory ailment at 89

2013-09-05

Willie Frazier, American football player, dies at 71

2013-09-14

Rock Casares, American football player, dies at 82

2013-09-29

L. C. Greenwood, American football player, dies from kidney failure at 67


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