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The Best NFL Players From Wyoming

Updated August 2, 2019 238 votes 48 voters 1.5k views10 items

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

Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Wyoming. Wyoming is not a football factory like some states, but there have been several players from Wyoming who have left their mark on their teams and the league itself.  

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

  • Christopher Ken "Chris" Cooley (born July 11, 1982) is a former American football tight end who played for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Utah State University, and was drafted by the Redskins in the third round of the 2004 NFL draft. Cooley holds the Redskins' franchise record for most receptions at tight end.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Powell, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America
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  • Marlin McKeever
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    Marlin Thomas McKeever (January 1, 1940 – October 27, 2006) was an American football defensive end, fullback and punter at the University of Southern California (USC) and a tight end and linebacker during his 13-year National Football League (NFL) career. He was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Cheyenne, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America
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    Brady Poppinga

    Brady Paul Poppinga (born September 21, 1979) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Rams and the Dallas Cowboys. With the Packers, he won Super Bowl XLV over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Brigham Young University.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Grant Village, Evanston, Wyoming
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    Zane Beadles

    Zane Beadles
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    Zane Dae Beadles (born November 19, 1986) is a former American football guard who played nine seasons in the NFL. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, San Francisco 49ers, and Atlanta Falcons. He played college football for the University of Utah and received All-American honors.... more on Wikipedia
    • Birthplace: Casper, Grant Village, Wyoming
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