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With 55 biographies, American Football Players are the 78th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Golfers, Geologists, and Snookers.

Pantheon has 55 people classified as american football players born between 1903 and 1992. Of these 55, 50 (90.91%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living american football players include O. J. Simpson, Jim Brown, and Joe Montana. The most famous deceased american football players include Ernie Davis, Aaron Hernandez, and Walter Payton. As of October 2020, 9 new american football players have been added to Pantheon including Red Grange, Julian Edelman, and Marshawn Lynch.

Living American Football Players

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Deceased American Football Players

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Newly Added American Football Players (2020)

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Most american football players were born in United States (52), Philippines (1), and South Korea (1). By city, the most common birth places were New Orleans (2), San Francisco (1), and St. Simons, Georgia (1).The most common death places of american football players were United States (5). By city, these were Cleveland (1), Leominster, Massachusetts (1), and South Barrington, Illinois (1).

The earliest biographies classified as american football players in Pantheon are Ernie Davis, Jim Brown, and Red Grange.  The concentration of american football players was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier american football players are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which American Football Players were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 5 most globally memorable American Football Players since 1700.

American Football Players are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Basketball Players, Cyclists, and Tennis Players.