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The Best NFL Players From Idaho

Updated August 2, 2019 441 votes 74 voters 1.7k views17 items

List RulesVote 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!

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    Leighton Vander Esch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
    Leighton Vander Esch is an American football outside linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the... more on Wikipedia
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    Taysom Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Taysom Hill

    Pocatello, Idaho

    Age30

    Taysom Shawn Hill is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the... more on Wikipedia
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    Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Jake Plummer

    Boise, Idaho

    Age45

    TeamsTampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals, Arizona State Sun Devils football

    Jason Steven "Jake" Plummer (born December 19, 1974) is a former professional American... more on Wikipedia
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    Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Larry Wilson

    Rigby, Idaho

    PositionSafety

    Age82

    Larry Wilson may refer to: Larry Wilson (American football) (born 1938), American football... more on Wikipedia
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    Shea McClellin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Shea McClellin

    Caldwell, Idaho

    PositionDefensive end

    Age31

    TeamsChicago Bears

    Shea Keegan McClellin is an American football linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National... more on Wikipedia
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    Rob Morris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Rob Morris

    Nampa, Idaho

    PositionLinebacker

    Age45

    Robert Samuel Morris (born January 18, 1975) is a former professional American football... more on Wikipedia
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    A. J. Feeley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    A. J. Feeley

    Caldwell, Idaho

    PositionQuarterback

    Age43

    TeamsSt. Louis Rams, Carolina Panthers, Oregon Ducks football, Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers

    Adam Joshua Feeley (born May 16, 1977) is a former American football quarterback. He was... more on Wikipedia
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    Bobby Watkins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Bobby Watkins

    Cottonwood, Idaho

    Age60

    Bobby Lawrence Watkins is a former American football cornerback in the National Football... more on Wikipedia
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    Merril Hoge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Merril Hoge

    Pocatello, Idaho

    PositionRunning back

    Age55

    TeamsPittsburgh Steelers, Idaho State Bengals football, Chicago Bears

    Merril DuAine Hoge (; born January 26, 1965) is a former professional American football... more on Wikipedia
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    Wayne Walker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Wayne Walker

    Boise, Idaho

    PositionLinebacker, Placekicker

    Age84

    Wayne Harrison Walker (September 30, 1936 – May 19, 2017) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Paul Kruger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Paul Kruger

    Rexburg, Idaho

    PositionDefensive end, Linebacker

    Age34

    TeamsUtah Utes football, Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns

    Paul Christian Kruger Jr. (born February 15, 1986) is a former American football defensive... more on Wikipedia
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    Hust Stockton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Hust Stockton

    Parma, Idaho

    PositionHalfback, Fullback

    AgeDec. at 66 (1901-1967)

    John Houston Stockton (September 23, 1901 – April 27, 1967) was a professional football... more on Wikipedia
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    Jordan Gross is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Jordan Gross

    Nampa, Idaho

    PositionTackle

    Age40

    TeamsCarolina Panthers

    Jordan Alan Gross (born July 20, 1980) is a former American football offensive tackle for the... more on Wikipedia
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    Brock Forsey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Brock Forsey

    Meridian, Idaho

    PositionRunning back, Return specialist

    Age40

    Brock L. Forsey (born February 11, 1980 in Meridian, Idaho) is a former American football... more on Wikipedia
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    Brent Pease is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Brent Pease

    Moscow, Idaho

    PositionQuarterback

    Age55

    Brent Richard Pease (born October 8, 1964) is an American football coach and former player. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Jake Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Jake Scott

    Lewiston, Idaho

    PositionGuard

    Age39

    TeamsTennessee Titans, Philadelphia Eagles

    Jake Ross Scott (born April 16, 1981) is a former American football offensive guard. Scott... more on Wikipedia
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    Brock Osweiler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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    Brock Osweiler

    Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

    PositionQuarterback

    Age29

    TeamsDenver Broncos

    Brock Alan Osweiler (born November 22, 1990) is an American football quarterback who is... more on Wikipedia
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