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The Best NFL Players From Idaho  

Ranker NFL
84 votes 23 voters 17 items

List Rules 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!

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Jake Plummer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Boise, Idaho
Jason Steven "Jake" Plummer is a former professional football player, a quarterback for ten seasons in the National Football League. He was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the ...more
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Taysom Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Pocatello, Idaho
Taysom Shawn Hill is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played collegiate football for the Brigham Young University Cougars. ...more
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Leighton Vander Esch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
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, ...more
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Merril Hoge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Pocatello, Idaho, United States of America
Merril DuAine Hoge is a former professional American football player. He played eight seasons at running back for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears, retiring after the 1994 season. ...more
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Wayne Walker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Boise, Idaho
Wayne Harrison Walker is a former professional football player and sports broadcaster. He played in the NFL for fifteen seasons, from 1958 to 1972 for the Detroit Lions. A starter throughout his ...more
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Larry Wilson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Rigby, Idaho
Larry Frank Wilson is a former professional football player, an eight-time All-Pro free safety with the St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League. He played his entire 13-year career ...more
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Brock Osweiler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Brock Alan Osweiler (born November 22, 1990) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Arizona State University and was drafted by the ...more
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Rob Morris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Nampa, Idaho
Robert Samuel "Rob" Morris is a former professional American football linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He played college football at Brigham Young ...more
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A. J. Feeley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Caldwell, Idaho
Adam Joshua Feeley is a former American football quarterback. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fifth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football for the University of ...more
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Bobby Watkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Cottonwood, Idaho
Bobby Lawrence Watkins is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 1982 NFL Draft. He played college ...more
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Brock Forsey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Brock Forsey Meridian, Idaho
Brock L. Forsey is a former American football running back of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Chicago Bears in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played ...more
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Hust Stockton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Parma, Idaho
John Houston "Hust" Stockton was a professional football player, a back in the late 1920s in the National Football League. He played with the Frankford Yellow Jackets from 1925 until ...more
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Shea McClellin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Shea McClellin Caldwell, Idaho
Shea Keegan McClellin is an American football linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He played college football at Boise State. He was drafted in the first round of ...more
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Jordan Gross is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Nampa, Idaho
Jordan Alan Gross is a former offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Utah and was recognized as a consensus ...more
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Paul Kruger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Rexburg, Idaho
Paul Christian Kruger Jr. is an American football linebacker for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the second round of the 2009 NFL ...more
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Jake Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Jake Scott Lewiston, Idaho
Jake Ross Scott is a former American football offensive guard. Scott was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft, where he played his first four seasons, and ...more
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Brent Pease is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Players From Idaho
Moscow, Idaho
Brent Richard Pease is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the wide receivers coach for the Washington Huskies football team of the University of Washington. He ...more