Jerry Rice

1962 - Today

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Jerry Lee Rice Sr. (born October 13, 1962) is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for 20 seasons, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers. He played college football at Mississippi Valley State and was selected by the 49ers in the first round of the 1985 NFL Draft, 16th overall, where he spent 16 seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Rice has received more than 5,828,511 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Jerry Rice is the 13th most popular american football player (down from 12th in 2019), the 10,328th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,542nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular American American Football Player.

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Among american football players, Jerry Rice ranks 13 out of 55Before him are Joe Namath, Michael Oher, Peyton Manning, Cam Newton, Lawrence Taylor, and Dick Butkus. After him are Aaron Hernandez, John Elway, Walter Payton, Colin Kaepernick, Brett Favre, and Steve Young.

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Among people born in 1962, Jerry Rice ranks 412Before him are Masanao Sasaki, Chris Christie, Kevin J. Anderson, Mike Bordin, Michelangelo Rampulla, and Jan Urban. After him are Sergei Zalyotin, Richard Ferrand, Tõnu Õnnepalu, Nelson Gutiérrez, Will Kymlicka, and Sabine Busch.

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Among people born in United States, Jerry Rice ranks 10,328 out of 15,968Before him are Jack Holt (1888), Joanna Angel (1980), Fabiano Caruana (1992), Studs Terkel (1912), Angie Everhart (1969), and Kelli Williams (1970). After him are Chelsea Manning (1987), Mauri Rose (1906), Jim Montgomery (1955), Francis X. Bushman (1883), William Wyatt Bibb (1781), and Damon Lindelof (1973).


Among american football players born in United States, Jerry Rice ranks 13Before him are Joe Namath (1943), Michael Oher (1986), Peyton Manning (1976), Cam Newton (1989), Lawrence Taylor (1959), and Dick Butkus (1942). After him are Aaron Hernandez (1989), John Elway (1960), Walter Payton (1954), Colin Kaepernick (1987), Brett Favre (1969), and Steve Young (1961).

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