The Best NFL Players From Texas

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

Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Texas! NFL players from Texas are some of the best ever to play the game of football as proven by the fact that no state has more representatives in the Pro Football Hall of Fame than Texas.

Stars include some of the best football players of all time like Michael Strahan and Y.A. Tittle, as well as one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL right now, Drew Brees.

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

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  • Earl Campbell
    1
    Tyler, Texas, United States of America
    327 votes
    • Age: 67
    • Teams: New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Texas Longhorns football
    Earl Christian Campbell (born March 29, 1955) is a former American football running back who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints. ...more
  • Drew Brees
    2
    Austin, Texas, United States of America
    385 votes
    • Age: 44
    • Teams: New Orleans Saints
    Drew Christopher Brees (; born January 15, 1979) is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). After a successful college football career at ...more
  • Joe Greene
    3
    Elgin, Texas, United States of America
    276 votes
    • Age: 76
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers, North Texas Mean Green football
    Charles Edward Greene (born September 5, 1946), better known as "Mean" Joe Greene, is a former American football defensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football ...more
  • Patrick Mahomes II
    4

    Patrick Mahomes II

    325 votes
    Patrick Lavon Mahomes II (born September 17, 1995) is an American football quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He is the son of former Major League Baseball ...more
  • Adrian Peterson
    5
    Palestine, Texas, United States of America
    285 votes
    • Age: 37
    • Teams: Washington Redskins
    Adrian Lewis Peterson (born March 21, 1985) is an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma and was ...more
  • LaDainian Tomlinson
    6
    Rosebud, Texas, United States of America
    292 votes
    • Age: 43
    • Teams: TCU Horned Frogs football, New York Jets, San Diego Chargers
    LaDainian Tramayne Tomlinson (born June 23, 1979) is a former professional American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons. He is widely ...more