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Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramAdrian PetersonProfessional Football PlayerBorn: 1985Adrian Peterson is from the place where everything is bigger, Texas. Both of his parents were serious college athletes. Peterson was the star of his youth football team, coached by...

Cam Newton

Cam Newton

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramCam NewtonNFL Quarterback Born: 1989Cameron Newton is from Atlanta, Georgia. His father is Cecil Newton Senior who played pro football in the 1980s. Cam played baseball and basketball as a kid, but gave up both of those in high school...

Patrick Willis

Patrick Willis

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramPatrick WillisFootball Player (Retired)Born: 1985Born in Tennessee, Patrick Willis grew up in poverty and by age 10 he was already working full-time as a farmer. In high school, Willis lettered 4 times in football and basketball and 3...

Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramAntonio BrownProfessional Football PlayerBorn: 1988Antonio Brown grew up in Miami, Florida where he played both football and track & field events. His father is ‘Touchdown’ Eddie Brown, a 2-time MVP in the Arena Football League....

Drew Brees

Drew Brees

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramDrew BreesComedian, Martial Artist, and Commentator Born: 1967 Andrew Brees grew up in Dallas, Texas. Although he didn't start playing tackle football until he got to high school, he wound up lettering in 3 sports: football, basketball...

Shannon Sharpe

Shannon Sharpe

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramShannon SharpeProfessional Football Player (Retired)Born: 1968Shannon Sharpe grew up in Georgia, and he is the younger brother of wide receiver Sterling Sharpe. Shannon played football, basketball and competed in track and field events...

Steve Weatherford

Steve Weatherford

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramSteve WeatherfordFootball Player (Retired)Born: 1982Steven Thomas Weatherford grew up in Indiana where he was an all-around athlete, earning 13 varsity letters in high school in football, track, basketball and soccer. He set records for...

David Pollack

David Pollack

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramDavid PollackProfessional Football Player (Retired)Born: 1982David Pollack was born in New Jersey but later moved to Georgia where he was an all-around athlete, playing football, basketball and wrestling in high school. As a high school...

Herschel Walker

Herschel Walker

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramHerschel WalkerFootball Player (Retired) Born: 1962From Georgia, Herschel Walker was 1 of 7 children in a working-class family. He had a speech impediment and was overweight as a child, but his mother drilled it into him not to use any...

JJ Watt

JJ Watt

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJJ WattProfessional Football PlayerBorn: 1989Originally from Wisconsin, Justin James Watt was always playing some sport or other. He played hockey from age 4-13 and started on football in 5th grade. He was a football star all four years...

Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramRussell WilsonNFL QuarterbackBorn: 1988Russell Wilson’s father was a wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers and his grandfather played football and basketball at Kentucky State University, and he was also a president of Norfolk State...

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

facebookyoutubeinstagramTom BradyNFL Quarterback Born: 1977Tom Brady played football for the University of Michigan and was drafted by the Patriots in the 6th round, which many believe makes him the biggest ‘steal’ in the history of the NFL draft. He has played in 9...

Terry Crews

Terry Crews

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramTerry CrewsActorBorn: 1968Crews was drafted by the LA Rams in 1991. He also played for the San Diego Chargers, the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles before retiring from football in 1997 and pursing a career in acting. He...

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