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List of the most famous (American) football nose tackles in the history of the sport, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. There have been many legendary nose tackles in the NFL and NCAA, and you'll find all of them on this list below. Some of these men are considered to be the best nose tackles to ever play the game, and if you're looking for a specific football player you can look for them by using the "search" function on this list. These amazing nose tackles may currently be active while others have been retired for quite sometime. This list of the top nose tackles in American football includes all the greats from both the NFL and college football.

This list below has a variety of items in it, from Casey Hampton to Jim Burt.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the greatest nose tackle of all time?" and "Who are the best nose tackles of all time?"

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Vince Wilfork is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Vince Wilfork Defensive lineman

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2
Jim Burt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Jim Burt Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Casey Hampton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Casey Hampton Nose tackle

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Joe Klecko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Joe Klecko Defensive tackle, Lineman, Defensive end

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Fred Smerlas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Fred Smerlas Tackle, Nose tackle, Defensive lineman

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Alameda Ta'amu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Alameda Ta'amu Nose tackle

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Ted Washington is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Ted Washington Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Jeremiah Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Jeremiah Ratliff Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Nose tackle

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Ahtyba Rubin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Ahtyba Rubin Defensive lineman

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B. J. Raji is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
B. J. Raji Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Nose tackle

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Tim Krumrie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Tim Krumrie Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Antonio Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Antonio Johnson Nose tackle

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Terrence Cody is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Terrence Cody Nose tackle

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Barry Cofield is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Barry Cofield Nose tackle

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Rick Bryan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Rick Bryan Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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Gilbert Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Gilbert Brown Defensive tackle, Nose tackle, Nose guard

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Michael Carter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Michael Carter Tackle, Nose tackle, Nose guard

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Ron Brace is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Ron Brace Defensive tackle, Nose tackle, Defensive lineman

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Ma'ake Kemoeatu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Ma'ake Kemoeatu Defensive tackle, Nose tackle, Defensive lineman

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Phil Taylor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Phil Taylor Defensive lineman

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Russell Maryland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Russell Maryland Defensive tackle, Nose tackle, Offensive Lineman

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Antonio Dixon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Antonio Dixon Defensive tackle, Nose tackle

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Brandon McKinney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Brandon McKinney Defensive tackle, Nose tackle

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Steve McLendon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Steve McLendon Defensive end, Nose tackle

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Dontari Poe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Dontari Poe Nose tackle

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Edmund Nelson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Edmund Nelson Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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Alvin Wright is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Alvin Wright Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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George Hinkle is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
George Hinkle Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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Mike Wright is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Mike Wright Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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Tom Barndt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Tom Barndt Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Jamal Williams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Jamal Williams Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Greg Kragen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Greg Kragen Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Cletidus Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Cletidus Hunt Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Chuck Ehin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Chuck Ehin Defensive end, Tackle, Nose tackle

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David Grant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
David Grant Defensive end, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Phil Tabor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Phil Tabor Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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Ben Thomas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Ben Thomas Defensive end, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Bill Acker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Bill Acker Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Bill Neill is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Bill Neill Tackle, Nose tackle, Defensive lineman

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Mike Lodish is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Mike Lodish Defensive tackle, Lineman, Nose tackle

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Steve Clark is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Steve Clark Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Pete Koch is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Pete Koch Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Nose tackle

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Jeff Wright is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Jeff Wright Tackle, Nose tackle, Nose guard

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Don Latimer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Don Latimer Tackle, Nose tackle, Nose guard

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Mitch Willis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Mitch Willis Defensive tackle, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Bob Nelson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Bob Nelson Tackle, Nose tackle, Nose guard

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Shawn Patterson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Shawn Patterson Defensive end, Tackle, Nose tackle

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Dennis Owens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Dennis Owens Tackle, Nose tackle, Nose guard

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Jerome Sally is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Jerome Sally Tackle, Nose tackle, Nose guard

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Doug Worthington is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Football Nose Tackles
Doug Worthington Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Nose tackle