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With 55 biographies, American Football Players are the 79th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Geologists, Game Designers, and Snookers.

Pantheon has 58 people classified as american football players born between 1903 and 1997. Of these 58, 52 (89.66%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living american football players include O. J. Simpson, Jim Brown, and Tom Brady. The most famous deceased american football players include John Madden, Ernie Davis, and Walter Payton. As of April 2022, 3 new american football players have been added to Pantheon including John Madden, Patrick Mahomes, and Lamar Jackson.

Living American Football Players

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Deceased American Football Players

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Newly Added American Football Players (2022)

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Most american football players were born in United States (55), 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 (6). By city, these were Pleasanton, California (1), Cleveland (1), and South Barrington, Illinois (1).

The earliest biographies classified as american football players in Pantheon are Jim Brown, John Madden, 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 6 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.