The Best NFL Players From Alabama

Over 90 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best NFL Players From Alabama
Voting Rules
Vote up the top pro football players born or raised in Alabama

This is a list of the best NFL players from Alabama! While Alabama is known as a hotbed for college football, it also has more than its fair share of NFL legends. Game changers and icons like Bart Starr, Walter Jones, and Bo Jackson were all born in the Yellowhammer state. But who is the greatest NFL player from Alabama? 

Vote up or down every NFL player from Alabama seen on the list, and if any of your favorites are missing, feel free to add them.

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  • Bo Jackson
    Bessemer, Alabama, United States of America
    57 votes
    • Age: 60
    • Teams: Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
    Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson (born November 30, 1962) is an American former baseball and football player. He is the only professional athlete in history to be named an All-Star in both baseball and ...more
  • Terrell Owens
    Alexander City, Alabama
    44 votes
    • Age: 49
    • Teams: Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles
    Terrell Eldorado Owens (born December 7, 1973), popularly known by his initials, T.O., is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons. A ...more
  • Julio Jones
    Foley, Alabama
    56 votes
    • Age: 34
    • Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Quintorris Lopez "Julio" Jones (; born February 8, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at ...more
  • Bart Starr
    Montgomery, Alabama
    47 votes
    • Age: 89
    • Teams: Green Bay Packers
    Bryan Bartlett Starr (January 9, 1934 – May 26, 2019) was a professional American football quarterback and coach. Starr played college football at the University of Alabama, and was selected by the ...more
  • Ozzie Newsome
    Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United States of America
    35 votes
    • Age: 67
    • Teams: Cleveland Browns
    Ozzie Newsome Jr. (born March 16, 1956) is an American former football tight end for the Cleveland Browns, as well as a former general manager of the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League ...more
  • DeMarcus Ware
    Auburn, Alabama
    22 votes
    • Age: 40
    • Teams: Troy Trojans football, Dallas Cowboys
    DeMarcus Omar Ware (born July 31, 1982) is a former American football outside linebacker and defensive end. He played college football at Troy and was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys with the 11th ...more