This is a list of the best NFL players from California! Possibly due to the sheer size of the state, California is the home to some of the absolute best players ever to play in the NFL. There’s Hall of Fame-level talent that couldn’t crack the top 25 on this list, that’s how deep the Golden State is with elite players. This list of NFL players from California looks like a fantasy football draft.
Vote for who you think are the top NFL players from California and add any of your favorites missing from the list.
Age: Died at 43 (1969-2012)
Teams: USC Trojans football, New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers
Teams: California Golden Bears football, Atlanta Falcons, Kansas City Chiefs
Teams: UNLV Rebels football, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, Dallas Cowboys
Teams: USC Trojans football, Oakland Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs
Teams: Philadelphia Eagles
Teams: Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers, Washington Huskies football, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings
Teams: San Francisco 49ers, Sonoma State Seawolves football, Dallas Cowboys
Teams: Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, California Golden Bears football
Teams: USC Trojans football, New England Patriots, Cleveland Browns
Teams: New Orleans Saints, Toronto Argonauts, Baltimore Ravens, Miami Dolphins, Texas Longhorns football
Teams: Hawii Ranbow Warriors
Teams: USC Trojans football, Cincinnati Bengals, Oakland Raiders, Arizona Cardinals