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The Best NFL Players From Georgia  

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List Rules Vote up the top pro football players born or raised in Georgia

Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Georgia! NFL players born in Georgia have impacted the league throughout its history. Some of the greatest ever to put on a helmet at one time called Georgia home. Some of the top Georgia NFL players have even put on the gold jacket in Canton, Ohio, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But who is the greatest NFL player from Georgia?

Vote for your favorites on the list of top NFL players from Georgia and add anyone you think is missing.

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Jim Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
St. Simons, Georgia, United States of America
James Nathaniel Brown (born February 17, 1936) is an American former professional football player and actor. He was a running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL) ...more
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Calvin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Newnan, Georgia
Calvin Johnson Jr. (born September 29, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver. A two-time All-American at Georgia Tech, Johnson was selected second overall by the Detroit Lions of the ...more
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Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Wrightsville, Georgia, United States of America
Herschel Walker (born March 3, 1962) is an American former professional football player, bobsledder, sprinter, and mixed martial artist. He played college football for the University of Georgia, ...more
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Eric Berry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Fairburn, Georgia
Eric Berry (born December 29, 1988) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Tennessee, where he was a two-time unanimous All-American and ...more
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Mel Blount is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Vidalia, Georgia
Melvin Cornell Blount (born April 10, 1948) is a former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback, five-time Pro Bowler and a 1989 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee.Blount is considered one of the best ...more
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Ray Guy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Ray Guy Swainsboro, Georgia
William Ray Guy (born December 22, 1949) is an American former football punter for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). Guy was a unanimous All-American ...more
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Justin Houston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Statesboro, Georgia
Justin Donovan Houston (born January 21, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the ...more
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Demaryius Thomas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Montrose, Georgia
Demaryius Antwon Thomas (born December 25, 1987) is an American football wide receiver for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia ...more
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Larry Little is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Larry Little Georgia, United States of America
Lawrence Chatmon Little (born November 2, 1945) is a former professional American football offensive guard who played in the National Football League (NFL). He played collegiately at ...more
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Alec Ogletree is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
LuckyDarth123 added Alec Ogletree Newnan, Georgia
Alec Ogletree (born September 25, 1991) is an American football inside linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of ...more
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Vic Beasley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
LuckyDarth123 added
Victor Ramon Beasley Jr. is an American football defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Clemson University, Beasley was ...more
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Chris Conley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
LuckyDarth123 added Dallas, Georgia
Chris Conley is an American football wide receiver for the Georgia Bulldogs.
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Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Cameron Jerrell Newton (born May 11, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida and Auburn. ...more
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Jamal Lewis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Jamal Lewis (born August 26, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens fifth overall in the 2000 NFL Draft. ...more
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John Hannah is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Canton, Georgia
John Allen Hannah (born April 4, 1951), nicknamed Hog, is a former American football left guard who played for the New England Patriots (1973–1985) in the National Football League (NFL). In 1999 ...more
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A.J. Bouye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
A.J. Bouye Tucker, Georgia
A.J. Bouye is an American football cornerback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He played college football at Central Florida.
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Bud Dupree is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
LuckyDarth123 added Macon, Georgia
Alvin "Bud" Dupree Jr. (born February 12, 1993) is an American football outside linebacker. He played college football at Kentucky, and was drafted in the first round of the 2015 NFL ...more
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Kareem Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
LuckyDarth123 added Kareem Jackson Macon, Georgia
Kareem Jackson (born April 10, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama. He was drafted by the ...more
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Wesley Woodyard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
LuckyDarth123 added LaGrange, Georgia
Wesley Woodyard Jr. (born July 21, 1986) is an American football linebacker for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Denver ...more
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Roell Preston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
LuckyDarth123 added Stone Mountain, Georgia
Roell Preston (born June 23, 1972) is a former professional American football player. He was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round of the 1995 NFL Draft. A 5-foot 10-inch, 187-pound ...more
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Willie Gault is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Willie Gault Georgia, USA, Griffin
Willie James Gault (born September 5, 1960) is a former American football wide receiver and potential Olympic athlete. He played in the National Football League for 11 seasons for the Chicago ...more
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Richard Dent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Richard Lamar Dent (born December 13, 1960) is a former American football defensive end, who played primarily for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was the MVP of Super ...more
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Marion Motley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Leesburg, Georgia
Marion Motley (June 5, 1920 – June 27, 1999) was an American football fullback and linebacker who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National ...more
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Pat Swilling is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Toccoa, Georgia
Patrick Travis Swilling (born October 25, 1964) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). He played for the New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions, and the ...more
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Marquette King is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Players From Georgia
Macon, Georgia
Marquette King is an American football Punter for the Oakland Raiders.