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The Best NFL Players From Missouri  

Ranker NFL
119 votes 25 voters 38 items

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

Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Missouri! NFL players from Missouri seems to be less prevalent in recent years. Many greats from the past fill this list, while only a few from recent years appear, though the Show Me State is home to one of the best running backs in the NFL right now, Ezekiel Elliott.

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

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Kellen Winslow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Kellen Boswell Winslow Sr. is a former American professional football player in the National Football League. A member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he is widely recognized as one of the ...more
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Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Alton, Illinois
Ezekiel Elijah Elliott (born July 22, 1995) is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State, where he ...more
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Jeremy Maclin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Jeremy Maclin (born May 11, 1988) is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at Missouri, where he was a two-time consensus All-American, and was drafted by the ...more
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Sheldon Richardson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Sheldon Adam Richardson is an American football defensive end for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jets in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He ...more
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Roger Wehrli is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
New Point, Missouri
Roger Wehrli is a former National Football League cornerback who played his entire 14-year career with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1969 until 1982. He was a seven-time Pro Bowler after playing ...more
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Justin Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Jefferson City, Missouri
Justin Smith, nicknamed "The Cowboy", is an American football player who is a defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He played college football for ...more
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Cal Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Keytesville, Missouri
Robert Calvin Hubbard was a professional American football player and Major League Baseball umpire. After playing football at Centenary College and Geneva College, Hubbard played in the National ...more
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Adrian Clayborn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Adrian Clayborn is an American football defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Iowa, and earned consensus ...more
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Jimmy Conzelman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
James Gleason "Jimmy" Conzelman was an American football player and coach. He played for ten seasons in the National Football League with five different teams between 1920 and 1929. He ...more
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Kevin Donnalley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Kevin Thomas Donnalley was an American football guard in the NFL for the Houston Oilers, Tennessee Oilers, Miami Dolphins, and Carolina Panthers. Donnalley played college football at Davidson ...more
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Kony Ealy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
New Madrid, Missouri
Kony Ealy is an American football defensive end for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Panthers in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played ...more
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Mike Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Mike Jones Kansas City, Missouri
Michael Anthony Jones is an American football coach and former player in the National Football League. During his twelve-year NFL career he played linebacker for three teams: the Los ...more
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Jim Finks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
James Edward Finks was an American football and Canadian football player, coach, and executive.
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Bryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Bryan Keith Cox is a former American football linebacker who played twelve seasons in the NFL from 1991 through 2002. He is now a Defensive Line Coach for the Atlanta Falcons. Cox was a ...more
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Tony Galbreath is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Fulton, Missouri
Tony Dale Galbreath is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints, the Minnesota Vikings, and the New York Giants. He played college ...more
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Lawyer Milloy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
USA, St. Louis, Missouri
Lawyer Marzell Milloy is a former American college and professional football player who was a safety in the National Football League for fifteen seasons. He played college football for the ...more
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Ken Iman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Kenneth Charles Iman was a center who played fifteen seasons in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers and the Los Angeles Rams from 1961 to 1975.
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Lew Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Lew Carpenter Hayti, Missouri
Lewis Glen "Lew" Carpenter was an American football player and coach. He played college football at the University of Arkansas and professionally for ten seasons in the NFL as a ...more
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Allen Barbre is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Neosho, Missouri
Allen Wade Barbre is an American football offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was selected in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. He played college ...more
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Gus Otto is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Gus Otto St. Louis, Missouri
Gus Otto is a former American college University of Missouri, and Professional Football player. A linebacker, he played for the American Football League's Oakland Raiders from 1965 through 1969 ...more
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Mike Rucker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Saint Joseph, Missouri
Michael Dean Rucker is a former American football defensive end who played eight seasons for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football for the University ...more
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Neil Rackers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Neil William Rackers is a retired American football player who was a placekicker in the National Football League for twelve seasons. He played college football for the University of Illinois. ...more
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Pat Leahy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Patrick Joseph Leahy was a placekicker for the New York Jets from 1974 to 1991. He is the team's all-time leading scorer, with 1,470 points, and scored 100 points or more seven different times ...more
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Paul Coffman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Paul Randolph Coffman is a former professional American football player who played tight end for ten seasons for the Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Minnesota Vikings in the National ...more
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Gerry Ellis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Players From Missouri
Gerry Ellis Columbia, Missouri
Gerry Ellis is a former professional American football player who played running back for seven seasons for the Green Bay Packers.