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The Best NFL Players From Arizona

List RulesVote up the top pro football players born or raised in Arizona

This is a list of the best NFL players from Arizona! It features Hall of Famers, monsters on defense, and a Harvard-educated quarterback. Whether they're from Phoenix, Tuscon, or Scottsdale, there are enough great NFL players from Arizona to fill the Grand Canyon. So who do you think is the best NFL player from the Copper State? 

Vote for the top Arizona NFL players and add anyone missing from the list.

  • 1

    Cameron Jordan

    Chandler, Arizona
    30
    12

    PositionDefensive end

    Age32

    TeamsNew Orleans Saints, California Golden Bears football

    Cameron Tyler Jordan (born July 10, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at California, and was  ...more
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    6
    1

    PositionCornerback

    Age52

    TeamsDallas Cowboys, New York Giants

    Phillippi Dwain Sparks (born April 15, 1969) is a former American football player in the National Football League. Sparks graduated from Maryvale High School in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1987. He then  ...more
  • 3

    Randall McDaniel

    Phoenix, Arizona
    32
    15

    PositionOffensive Lineman, Guard

    Age57

    Randall Cornell McDaniel (born December 19, 1964) is an American former football player who was an offensive guard in the National Football League (NFL).  ...more
  • 4

    Darren Woodson

    Phoenix, Arizona
    29
    14

    PositionSafety, Defensive back

    Age52

    Darren Ray Woodson (born April 25, 1969) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He played his entire career for the Dallas Cowboys from 1992 to 2003. He was drafted by  ...more
  • 5

    Todd Heap

    Mesa, Arizona
    21
    11

    PositionTight end

    Age41

    TeamsArizona Cardinals, Arizona State Sun Devils football, Baltimore Ravens

    Todd Benjamin Heap (born March 16, 1980) is a former American football tight end who played 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Arizona State  ...more
  • Gilbert, Arizona
    28
    16

    PositionQuarterback

    Age39

    TeamsWashington Football Team

    Ryan Joseph Fitzpatrick (born November 24, 1982), nicknamed Fitzmagic, is an American football quarterback for the Washington Football Team of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by  ...more
  • Yuma, Arizona
    20
    12

    PositionDefensive tackle, Tackle, Defensive lineman

    Age75

    Curley Culp (born March 10, 1946) is a former professional American football player. An offensive and defensive lineman, he played college football at Arizona State University, was the NCAA  ...more
  • 8

    Everson Griffen

    Avondale, Arizona
    12
    7

    PositionDefensive end

    Age34

    TeamsMinnesota Vikings

    Everson Griffen (born December 22, 1987) is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was selected in the fourth round and 100th overall pick in  ...more
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
    21
    14

    PositionLinebacker

    TeamsJacksonville Jaguars

    Myles David Jack (born September 3, 1995) is an American football linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the UCLA Bruins and was  ...more
  • Scottsdale, Phoenix
    19
    13

    Age30

    TeamsMichigan Wolverines football

    Taylor Curtis Lewan (born July 22, 1991) is an American football offensive tackle for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Titans in the first round of  ...more
  • Scottsdale, Arizona
    21
    15

    PositionWide receiver

    TeamsArizona Cardinals

    Christian Davon Kirk (born November 18, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas A&M. Kirk  ...more
  • Tucson, Arizona
    9
    6

    PositionDefensive end, Linebacker

    Age34

    TeamsArizona Wildcats football, Houston Texans

    Brooks Reed (born February 28, 1987) is an American football outside linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of  ...more
  • Mesa, Arizona
    16
    12

    PositionPunter, Quarterback

    Age69

    TeamsDallas Cowboys

    Wilford Daniel White (born February 9, 1952) is a former quarterback and punter for the Dallas Cowboys and an American football coach in the Arena Football League. He has been the color commentator  ...more
  • Chandler, Arizona
    10
    11
    Andrus Jamerson Peat (born November 4, 1993) is an American football guard. He played college football at Stanford. As a high school senior, he was considered the best college football recruit by  ...more
  • Tucson, Arizona
    7
    8

    PositionInside linebacker

    Age28

    TeamsNew York Giants

    Blake Edmon Martinez (born January 9, 1994) is an American football inside linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He attended Canyon del Oro High School in Oro  ...more
  • Mesa, Arizona
    8
    10

    PositionQuarterback

    Age55

    Rodney Peete (born March 16, 1966) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 years. He played college football for the USC Trojans football  ...more
  • Phoenix, Arizona
    9
    12

    PositionQuarterback

    Age28

    TeamsIndianapolis Colts

    Brett Alan Hundley Jr. (born June 15, 1993) is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the UCLA Bruins, where  ...more
  • Phoenix, Arizona
    4
    6

    PositionLinebacker

    Age75

    Freddie Alton Carr (August 19, 1946 – February 19, 2018) was an American football player who played linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) from 1968 to 1977.Carr  ...more
  • 19

    Paul Robinson

    Tucson, Arizona
    3
    5

    PositionRunning back

    Age77

    Paul Harvey Robinson (born December 19, 1944) is a former professional American football running back for two seasons in the American Football League (AFL) and five seasons in the National Football  ...more
  • 20

    Tim Smith

    Tucson, Arizona
    5
    9

    PositionWide receiver

    Age64

    Timothy Francis Smith (born March 20, 1957) is a former National Football League wide receiver who played for the Houston Oilers (1980–1986).   ...more
  • Chandler, Arizona
    3
    6

    PositionDefensive end

    Age31

    TeamsMiami Dolphins

    Dion Rory Jordan is an American football defensive end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was considered the top outside linebacker prospect and was drafted by the Dolphins  ...more
  • Chandler, Arizona
    4
    8

    Age30

    TeamsPittsburgh Steelers

    Markus Levonte Wheaton is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. Wheaton played college football for Oregon State  ...more
  • 23

    Devon Kennard

    Phoenix, Arizona
    5
    10

    PositionDefensive end

    Age30

    TeamsUSC Trojans football

    Devon Kennard (born June 24, 1991) is an American football linebacker for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round of the 2014  ...more
  • Mesa, Arizona
    4
    9

    PositionLong snapper, Tight end

    Age45

    TeamsSan Francisco 49ers

    Brian Lewis Jennings (born October 14, 1976) is a former American football long snapper and tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for  ...more
  • 25

    Shaun McDonald

    Phoenix, Arizona
    3
    8

    PositionWide receiver

    Age40

    TeamsPittsburgh Steelers

    Shaun Terrance McDonald (born June 30, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at  ...more
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