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The Best Athletes Who Wore #76  

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List Rules Vote up the top athletes who wore 76 for at least one professional season

The best athletes who wore 76 feature some of the more underrated names in sports. Many top athletes all go for the same numbers between single digits and the 30s, but it takes a special person to commit to using the number 76, though it gives them a better chance to make history with the number. 

Due to the numbering conventions in football, many of the great NFL players who wore #76 have been top linesmen like Bob Brown, Orlando Pace, and Chris Snee. They all made an impact on the game of football, even if they didn’t play the most glamorous positions. A few players in other sports like basketball, hockey, and baseball used the number as well. P.K. Subban certainly made the number his own in the NHL, while Jumbo Jim Elliott did the same for MLB.

So check out the list of famous athletes who wore 76 and help decide who deserves to rank the highest for wearing this iconic jersey number. Vote up your favorite athletes to wear the number 76, then head over and check out some other iconic jersey numbers, including the best players to wear No. 7.

Bob Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #76
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League: NFL
Years active: 1964-1973
Stats: 126 games played, 2 fumble recoveries

Career Highlights

  • Football Hall of Fame
  • 6× Pro Bowl (1965, 1966, 1968–1971)
  • 5× First-team All-Pro (1965, 1966, 1968–1970)
  • 4× Second-team All-Pro (1964, 1967, 1971, 1972)

Birthplace: Bonita, Louisiana

Position: Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

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Chris Snee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #76
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League: NFL
Years active: 2004-2013
Stats: 141 games played, 6 fumble recoveries

Career Highlights

  • 2× Super Bowl champion (XLII, XLVI)
  • 4× Pro Bowl (2008–2010, 2012)
  • First-team All-Pro (2008)
  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (2009, 2010)

Birthplace: Edison, New Jersey

Position: Guard

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Orlando Pace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #76
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League: NFL
Years active: 1997-2009
Stats: 169 games played, 7 fumbles recovered

Career Highlights

  • Football Hall of Fame
  • Super Bowl champion (XXXIV)
  • 7× Pro Bowl (1999–2005)
  • 3× First-team All-Pro (1999, 2001, 2003)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2000)

Birthplace: Sandusky, Ohio

Position: Tackle

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P. K. Subban is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Athletes Who Wore #76
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League: NHL
Years active: 2010-current
Stats: 645 games played, 98 goals, 310 assists

Career Highlights

  • 3x All-Star
  • 2013 Norris Memorial Trophy winner

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Position: Defenseman

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