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The Best NFL Players From Ohio

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

Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Ohio! The Buckeye State has produced many Hall of Famers, including some of the best NFL players of all time like Roger Staubach, Larry Csonka, and Charles Woodson.

Vote for who you think are the top NFL players from Ohio and add any of your favorites missing from the list! Then head over and check out some of the best NFL players from Texas.

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  • Charles Woodson
    1
    Sebring, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 45
    • Teams: Michigan Wolverines football, Oakland Raiders, Green Bay Packers
  • Travis Kelce
    2
    Cleveland Heights, Ohio
    • Age: 32
    • Teams: Kansas City Chiefs
  • Luke Kuechly
    3
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Age: 31
    • Teams: Carolina Panthers, Boston College Eagles football
  • Cris Carter
    4
    Troy, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 56
    • Teams: Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, Ohio State Buckeyes football
  • Roger Staubach
    5
    Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 80
    • Teams: Dallas Cowboys
  • Denzel Ward
    6
    Macedonia, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 29
    • Teams: Cleveland Browns
  • Orlando Pace
    7
    Sandusky, Ohio
    • Age: 46
    • Teams: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears, Ohio State Buckeyes football
  • Jack Lambert
    8
    Mantua, Ohio
    • Age: 70
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers, Kent State Golden Flashes football
  • Larry Csonka
    9
    Stow, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 75
    • Teams: Syracuse Orange football, Miami Dolphins, Memphis Southmen, New York Giants
  • Ben Roethlisberger
    10
    Lima, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 40
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Jason Kelce
    11
    Westlake, Ohio
    • Age: 34
    • Teams: Philadelphia Eagles
  • Kareem Hunt
    12
    Willoughby, Ohio
    • Age: 27
    • Teams: Cleveland Browns
  • Aqib Talib
    13
    Cleveland, Ohio
    • Age: 36
    • Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Kansas Jayhawks football
  • Paul Warfield
    14
    Warren, Ohio
    • Age: 79
  • Bernie Kosar
    15
    Youngstown, Ohio
    • Age: 58
    • Teams: Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys
  • James Harrison
    16
    Akron, Ohio
    • Age: 44
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals
  • Le'Veon Bell
    17
    Reynoldsburg, Ohio
    • Age: 30
    • Teams: Baltimore Ravens
  • Alan Page
    18
    Canton, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 77
    • Teams: Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings
  • Mike Vrabel
    19
    Akron, Ohio
    • Age: 47
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, Ohio State Buckeyes football
  • Lou Groza
    20
    Martins Ferry, Ohio
    • Age: Dec. at 76 (1924-2000)
    • Teams: Cleveland Browns
  • Dan Dierdorf
    21
    Canton, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 73
    • Teams: Michigan Wolverines football, St. Louis Cardinals
  • Antoine Winfield
    22
    Akron, Ohio
    • Age: 45
    • Teams: Seattle Seahawks, Minnesota Vikings
  • Dick LeBeau
    23
    London, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 84
    • Teams: Detroit Lions, Ohio State Buckeyes football
  • Len Dawson
    24
    Alliance, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 87
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs
  • Chris Spielman
    25
    Canton, Ohio, United States of America
    • Age: 56
    • Teams: Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Ohio State Buckeyes football