With 43 biographies, American Football Players are the 76th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Mafiosos, Snookers, and Diplomats.

Pantheon has 46 people classified as american football players born between 1936 and 1989. Of these 46, 42 (91.30%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living american football players include O. J. Simpson, Tom Brady, and Joe Montana. The most famous deceased american football players include Ernie Davis, Walter Payton, and Sean Taylor.

Living American Football Players

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Deceased American Football Players

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Most american football players were born in United States (39) and Philippines (1). By city, the most common birth places were Pittsburgh (2), New Orleans (2), and San Francisco (1).The most common death places of american football players were United States (3). By city, these were Cleveland (1), Chicago (1), and Miami (1).

The earliest biographies classified as american football players in Pantheon are Dick Butkus, Ernie Davis, and Jim Brown.  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.

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