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The Best NFL Players From Indiana

Updated August 2, 2019 1.0k votes 90 voters 2.6k views39 items

List RulesVote up the top pro football players born or raised in Indiana

Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Indiana! The Hoosier State is home to some of the best football players of all time such as Rod Woodson, Bob Griese and Chris Doleman. Players like Jay Cutler and Tyler Eifert have also made their mark in the NFL. 

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

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    10

    Rod Woodson

    Fort Wayne, Indiana
    Roderick Kevin Woodson (born March 10, 1965) is a former American football player who played...  more
  • 2
    36
    8

    Zack Martin

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Zachary Edward Martin is an American football offensive guard for the Dallas Cowboys of the...  more
  • 3
    31
    12

    Ryan Kerrigan

    Center Township, Muncie
    Patrick Ryan Kerrigan (born August 16, 1988) is an American football outside linebacker for...  more
  • 4
    27
    9

    Anthony Barr

    South Bend, Indiana
    Anthony Barr is an American football outside linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings of the...  more
  • 5
    33
    18

    Bob Griese

    Evansville, Center Township
    Robert Allen Griese (born February 3, 1945) is a former American football quarterback who...  more
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    28
    15

    Tyler Eifert

    Fort Wayne, Indiana
    Tyler Gregory Eifert (born September 8, 1990) is an American football tight end for the...  more
  • 7
    21
    9

    Alex Karras

    Gary, Indiana
    Alexander George Karras (July 15, 1935 – October 10, 2012) was an American football player,...  more
  • 8
    22
    13

    Chris Doleman

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Christopher John Doleman (born October 16, 1961) is a former American football defensive end...  more
  • 9
    24
    18

    Jeff George

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Jeffrey Scott George (born December 8, 1967) is a former American college and professional...  more
  • 10
    29
    26

    Jay Cutler

    Carter Township, Santa Claus
    Jay Christopher Cutler (born April 29, 1983) is a former American football quarterback who...  more
  • 11
    17
    11

    Anthony Johnson

    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Anthony Scott Johnson (born October 25, 1967) is a former professional American football...  more
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    16
    10

    Kevin Hardy

    Oakland, California
    Kevin Thomas Hardy (born July 28, 1945 in Oakland, California) is a former professional...  more
  • 13
    15
    11

    Ken Dilger

    Mariah Hill, Indiana
    Kenneth Ray Dilger (born February 2, 1971) is a retired professional American football player....  more
  • 14
    15
    12

    Bob Kuechenberg

    Gary, Indiana
    Robert John Kuechenberg (October 14, 1947 – January 12, 2019) was a National Football League...  more
  • 15
    9
    5

    Jim Purnell

    La Porte, Indiana
    James Fred Purnell (December 12, 1941 – November 4, 2003) was a National Football League...  more
  • 16
    12
    10

    Fred Williamson

    Gary, Indiana
    Frederick Robert Williamson (born March 5, 1938), also known as The Hammer, is an American...  more
  • 17
    10
    8

    Don Hansen

    Millersburg, Indiana
    Donald Ray Hansen, (born August 20, 1944, in Millersburg, Indiana) is a former professional...  more
  • 18
    9
    6

    Erich Barnes

    Elkhart, Indiana
    Erich Theodore Barnes ( EE-ritch; born July 4, 1935) was an American football defensive back...  more
  • 19
    12
    13

    Scott Studwell

    Evansville, Center Township
    Scott Studwell (born August 27, 1954 in Evansville, Indiana) is a former professional...  more
  • 20
    7
    6

    Irv Cross

    Hammond, Indiana
    Irvin Acie Cross (born July 27, 1939) is a former professional American football cornerback...  more
  • 21
    7
    6

    Paul Flatley

    Richmond, Wayne Township
    Paul Richard Flatley (born January 30, 1941 in Richmond, Indiana) is a former American...  more
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    6
    5

    Steve Weatherford

    Crown Point, Indiana
    Steven Thomas "Steve" Weatherford (born December 17, 1982) is a former American football...  more
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    8
    9

    Tony McGee

    Terre Haute, Indiana
    Tony Lamont McGee (born April 21, 1971) is a former American football tight end in the...  more
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    8
    8

    Nick Hardwick

    Franklin, Indiana
    Nicholas Adam "Nick" Hardwick (born September 2, 1981) is retired American football center who...  more
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    10
    13

    Abe Gibron

    Michigan City, Indiana
    Abraham "Abe" Gibron (September 22, 1925 – September 23, 1997) was a professional American...  more