The Best NFL Players From Idaho

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Vote up the top pro football players born or raised in Idaho

Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Idaho! Though not known for its NFL talent, Montana has given the league a number of notable players, including a couple recent journeyman quarterbacks in Jake Plummer and Brock Osweiller. Meanwhile, Montana football players like Wayne Walker and Larry Wilson proved their staying power with lengthy NFL careers. 

Vote for who you think are the top NFL players from Idaho and add any of your favorites missing from the list!

  • Leighton Vander Esch is an American football outside linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Boise State. As a redshirt freshman, he ...more
  • Taysom Hill
    Pocatello, Idaho
    108 votes
    • Age: 32
    • Teams: New Orleans Saints
    Taysom Shawn Hill (born August 23, 1990) is an American football quarterback/tight end for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at BYU and joined ...more
  • Larry Wilson
    Rigby, Idaho
    65 votes
    • Age: 85
    Larry Wilson may refer to: Larry Wilson (American football) (born 1938), American football player Larry Wilson (ice hockey) (1930–1979), Canadian ice hockey player Larry Wilson (musician), member of ...more
  • Jake Plummer
    Boise, Idaho
    60 votes
    • Age: 48
    • Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona State Sun Devils football
    Jason Steven "Jake" Plummer (born December 19, 1974) is a former professional American football player, a quarterback for ten seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the ...more
  • Wayne Walker
    Boise, Idaho
    36 votes
    • Age: 86
    Wayne Harrison Walker (September 30, 1936 – May 19, 2017) was an American professional football player and sports broadcaster. He played fifteen seasons with the Detroit Lions of the National ...more
  • Merril Hoge
    Pocatello, Idaho, United States of America
    33 votes
    • Age: 58
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers, Idaho State Bengals football, Chicago Bears
    Merril DuAine Hoge (; born January 26, 1965) is a former professional American football player, who currently serves as a head coach for Your Call Football. He played eight seasons at running back ...more