List of the most famous (American) football safetys in the history of the sport, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. There have been many legendary safetys 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 safetys 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 safetys may currently be active while others have been retired for quite sometime. This list of the top safetys in American football includes all the greats from both the NFL and college football.
List items range from Cam Newton to Jackie Robinson.This list answers the questions, "Who is the greatest safety of all time?" and "Who are the best safetys of all time?"