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Bruce Rankin Matthews (born August 8, 1961) is a former professional American football player who was an offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for 19 seasons, from 1983 to 2001. He ...

1/2/2015 3/24/2017

Jerral Wayne "Jerry" Jones Sr. (born October 13, 1942) is an American businessman, best known for being the owner, president, and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys American football team, which p...

2/11/2017 2/11/2017

Howard Matthew Moses "Howie" Long (born January 6, 1960) is an American former National Football League (NFL) defensive end, actor and sports analyst. He played in the NFL for 13 seasons and spent th...

2/9/2017 2/10/2017

Barry Sanders (born July 16, 1968) is a former American football running back who spent his entire professional career with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. A member of both the col...

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

Eric Demetric Dickerson (born September 2, 1960) is a former college and professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons during t...

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

Marshall William Faulk (born February 26, 1973) is a former college and professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons. He playe...

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

Walter Payton MP (1954 - 1999)

"Sweetness"

Walter Jerry Payton (July 25, 1954 – November 1, 1999) was an American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons. Payton was kn...

10/10/2009 2/8/2017

Johnny Unitas MP (1933 - 2002)

John Constantine Unitas (/juːˈnaɪtᵻs/; Lithuanian: Jonas Konstantinas Jonaitis; May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002), nicknamed "Johnny U" and "The Golden Arm", was an American football player in the Na...

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

Yelberton Abraham Tittle Jr. (born October 24, 1926), better known as Y.A. Tittle, is a former professional American football quarterback. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for the San ...

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

James Edward Kelly (born February 14, 1960) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons and spent the entirety of his NFL career with...

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

Joe Namath MP

"Broadway Joe"

Joseph William Namath (/ˈneɪmᵻθ/; born May 31, 1943), nicknamed "Broadway Joe" and "Joe Willie", is a former American football quarterback and actor. He played college football for the University of ...

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

Kurtis Eugene Warner (born June 22, 1971) is a former American football quarterback, a current part-time TV football analyst, and a philanthropist. He played for three National Football League (NFL) ...

2/8/2017 2/8/2017

Brett Lorenzo Favre (pronounced /ˈfɑrv/; born October 10, 1969) is an American quarterback in the National Football League. He is a 20-year veteran of the NFL, having played quarterback for the Atlanta...

12/10/2010 8/5/2016

Daniel Constantine Marino, Jr. (born September 15, 1961) is a former American football player who was a quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). The last quarterback ...

4/17/2016 4/17/2016

John Albert Elway, Jr. (born June 28, 1960) is a former American football quarterback and current executive vice president of football operations and general manager of the Denver Broncos of the Nati...

4/17/2016 4/17/2016

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Earl "Dutch" Clark MP (1906 - 1978)

Earl Harry "Dutch" Clark (October 11, 1906 – August 5, 1978) was an American professional football player for the Detroit Lions in the National Football League. In his final two seasons he was the He...

4/6/2008 4/13/2016

Jerome Abram "The Bus" Bettis (born February 16, 1972) is a retired American football halfback who played for the NFL's Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers. Bettis is considered one of t...

1/10/2012 4/12/2016

Benny Friedman MP (1905 - 1982)

Great football player who invented the forward pass. Won the Downtown Athletic Club trophy before it was renamed the Heisman. Benjamin "Benny" Friedman (March 18, 1905 – November 24, 1982) was an...

8/27/2009 4/10/2016

Chuck Noll MP (1932 - 2014)

Charles Henry Noll (January 5, 1932 – June 13, 2014) was an American professional football player, assistant coach and head coach. His sole head coaching position was for the Pittsburgh Steelers of t...

6/14/2014 4/5/2016

Michael Anthony Strahan (/ˈstreɪhæn/; born November 21, 1971) is a retired American football defensive end who spent his entire 15-year career with the New York Giants of the National Football League (...

4/28/2015 4/2/2016

George Herbert Allen MP (1918 - 1990)

George Herbert Allen (April 29, 1918 – December 31, 1990) was an American football coach in the National Football League and the United States Football League. He was inducted into the Virginia Sport...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

Vince Lombardi MP (1913 - 1970)

"Vince"

Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi (June 11, 1913– September 3, 1970) was an American football player, coach, and executive. He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, w...

8/14/2010 8/18/2015

Sid Gillman MP (1911 - 2003)

Sidney "Sid" Gillman (October 26, 1911 – January 3, 2003) was an American football player, coach, executive, and innovator. Gillman's insistence on stretching the football field by throwing deep down...

9/12/2007 4/11/2015

Bryan Bartlett "Bart" Starr (born January 9, 1934) is a former professional American football player and coach. He wore #15 and he was the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1956 to 1971, dur...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Doak Walker MP (1927 - 1998)

Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player. He played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he won the Heisma...

3/21/2015 3/21/2015

Tim Mara MP (1887 - 1959)

"Tim Mara"

Timothy James "Tim" Mara (July 29, 1887 – February 16, 1959) was the founder and administrator of the New York Giants of the National Football League. Timothy James "Tim" Mara (July 29, 1887 – Febr...

2/12/2012 3/6/2015

Wellington Mara MP (1916 - 2005)

Wellington Timothy Mara (August 14, 1916 – October 25, 2005) was the co-owner of the NFL's New York Giants from 1959 until his death, and one of the most influential and iconic figures in the history o...

2/12/2012 3/6/2015

Daniel Milton "Dan" Rooney, CBE (Hon.) (born July 20, 1932) is the United States Ambassador to Ireland. He is chairman emeritus of the Pittsburgh Steelers football team in the National Football League ...

2/12/2012 3/6/2015

Art Rooney MP (1901 - 1988)

"Art Rooney"

Arthur Joseph "Art" Rooney, Sr. (January 27, 1901 – August 25, 1988), often referred to as "The Chief", was the founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers American football franchise in the National Foo...

2/12/2012 3/6/2015

Lou Groza MP (1924 - 2000)

"The Toe"

Louis Roy Groza (January 25, 1924 – November 29, 2000), nicknamed "The Toe", was an American football placekicker and offensive tackle who played his entire career for the Cleveland Browns in the All...

12/30/2014 12/30/2014

Bob Waterfield MP (1920 - 1983)

Robert Stanton "Bob" Waterfield (July 26, 1920 – March 25, 1983) was an American football player, a Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback in the National Football League.

11/15/2014 11/15/2014

Weeb Ewbank MP (1907 - 1998)

Wilbur Charles "Weeb" Ewbank (May 6, 1907 – November 17, 1998) was an American professional football coach. He led the Baltimore Colts to NFL championships in 1958 and 1959 and the New York Jets to v...

7/1/2014 7/1/2014

Paul Eugene Brown MP (1908 - 1991)

Paul Eugene Brown (September 7, 1908 – August 5, 1991) was an American football coach in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League. Brown was the first coach of the Cleveland B...

7/1/2014 7/1/2014

Bill Dudley MP (1921 - 2010)

"Bullet Bill"

William McGarvey "Bullet Bill" Dudley (December 24, 1921 – February 4, 2010) was a professional American football player in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, ...

6/29/2014 6/29/2014

Bert Bell MP (1895 - 1959)

De Benneville "Bert" Bell (February 25, 1895 – October 11, 1959) was the National Football League (NFL) commissioner from 1945 until his death in 1959. As commissioner, he introduced competitive pa...

4/11/2013 4/11/2013

Merlin Olsen MP (1940 - 2010)

Merlin Jay Olsen (September 15, 1940 – March 11, 2010) was an American football player in the National Football League, NFL commentator, and actor. He played his entire 15-year career with the Los Ange...

9/7/2012 9/24/2012

Jon Steven "Steve" Young (born October 11, 1961) is a former American college and professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons during th...

10/14/2008 9/24/2012

Emmitt James Smith III is a professional football player and television personality. Smith entered the ranks of the NFL after attending the University of Florida in the late '80s; the Dallas Cowboys ...

3/11/2010 2/11/2012

Troy Kenneth Aikman (born November 21, 1966) is a former American Football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. The number one overall draft pick in 1989, Aikman played...

10/14/2011 10/14/2011

Fran Tarkenton MP

Atlanta, GA, USA

Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is a former professional football player, TV personality, and computer software executive. He is best known for playing quarterback with the ...

4/25/2008 10/11/2011

Frank Gifford MP (1930 - 2015)

Francis Newton "Frank" Gifford (August 16, 1930 – August 9, 2015) was an American football player and television sports commentator. After a 12-year playing career as a running back and flanker for t...

1/13/2009 8/26/2011

Bobby Layne MP (1926 - 1986)

Robert Lawrence "Bobby" Layne (December 19, 1926 – December 1, 1986) was an American football quarterback who played for 15 seasons in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Bears in...

8/25/2011 8/25/2011

Sid Luckman MP (1916 - 1998)

"Sid"

Sidney Luckman, known as Sid Luckman, (November 21, 1916 – July 5, 1998) was an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1939 to 1950. During his 12 seasons with the Bears he led them...

8/25/2011 8/25/2011

Otto Graham MP (1921 - 2003)

Otto Everett Graham, Jr. (December 6, 1921 – December 17, 2003) was a professional American football and basketball player who played for the Cleveland Browns in both the All-America Football Confere...

8/25/2011 8/25/2011

Jim Thorpe MP (1888 - 1953)

Jacobus Franciscus "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to Bright Path) (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (mixed Caucasian and American Ind...

8/25/2011 8/25/2011

George Preston Marshall MP (1896 - 1969)

George Preston Marshall (1896–1969) was the owner and president of the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL) from 1932 until his death in 1969. Contributions Marshall was born...

8/25/2011 8/25/2011

Mel Hein MP (1909 - 1992)

Melvin Jack Hein (August 22, 1909 – January 31, 1992) was an American Professional Football player for the New York Giants. Hein played fifteen seasons for the Giants (1931-45) and never missed a dow...

8/25/2011 8/25/2011

Orenthal James Simpson was born on July 9, 1947, in San Francisco, California. His aunt gave him the name Orenthal, which supposedly was the name of a French actor she liked. OJ is what he usually goes...

6/4/2011 8/24/2011

Joseph "Joe" Montana, Jr., (born June 11, 1956), nicknamed Joe Cool, Golden Joe, The Golden Great and Comeback Joe, is a retired Hall of Fame football player in the National Football League (NFL) from ...

3/6/2011 8/24/2011

Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is a former American football quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL). He played 14 seasons. He is a football analy...

11/21/2010 8/24/2011

Lamar Hunt MP (1932 - 2006)

Lamar Hunt (August 2, 1932 – December 13, 2006) was an American sportsman and promoter of American football, soccer, basketball, and ice hockey in the United States and an inductee into three sports'...

11/24/2008 8/24/2011

Curly Lambeau MP (1898 - 1965)

Earl Louis "Curly" Lambeau (April 9, 1898 – June 1, 1965) was founder, player, and first coach of the Green Bay Packers professional American football team. He shares the distinction with rival George ...

11/12/2010 8/24/2011

Tom Landry MP (1924 - 2000)

Thomas Wade Landry (September 11, 1924 – February 12, 2000) was an American football player and coach. He is legendary for his successes as the coach of the Dallas Cowboys. He is ranked as one of the g...

6/19/2008 8/24/2011

Sammy Baugh MP (1914 - 2008)

Samuel Adrian "Slingin' Sammy" Baugh (March 17, 1914 – December 17, 2008) was an American football player and coach. He played college football for the Horned Frogs at Texas Christian University, w...

8/24/2011 8/24/2011