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Famous Hispanics
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A List of Famous Hispanic football players, with photos! These are some of the most well known Mexican Americans in the United States. Currently, over 10% of the population of the United States is Hispanic. The NFL has a large number of famous hispanic football players. Mexican American culture is robust and full of history, with a focus on family. The people on this list vary, from Mexican American heroes, famous Latino football players and famous black Hispanics football players, They are all simple sources of pride within America's Mexican community. These lists include as many famous hispanics as possible, that said, finding all of them would be a very difficult task. Mexican immigrants are an important part of the fabric that is the great American melting pot. They include many important, distinguished, and notable people within the USA.
Tony Romo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hispanic Football Players
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Antonio Ramiro "Tony" Romo is an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He played college football for Eastern Illinois University, an NCAA Division I-AA school. At Eastern Illinois, Romo won the Walter Payton Award in 2002, and led the Panthers football team to an Ohio Valley Conference championship in 2001. Not selected in the 2003 NFL Draft, Romo signed as a free agent with the Dallas Cowboys. After two seasons as a holder, Romo replaced the Cowboys' previous starting quarterback Drew Bledsoe during a game against the New York Giants in the 2006 season. Romo was a Pro Bowl selection for the 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2014 seasons, all seasons in ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Quarterback

Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA

Age: 37

Teams: Dallas Cowboys

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#48 on The Best Quarterbacks of All Time

#14 on The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

#63 on The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

#23 on Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

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Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hispanic Football Players
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Michael Anthony Muñoz, is an American Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle who played 13 seasons for the National Football League's Cincinnati Bengals. Muñoz is considered "one of the greatest offensive linemen in the history of the National Football League." ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Ontario, California, United States of America

Age: 59

Teams: USC Trojans football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals

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#7 on The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hispanic Football Players
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Jim Plunkett is a football player. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America

Age: 70

Teams: Stanford Cardinal football, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers

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#32 on The Best Quarterbacks of All Time

#13 on The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

#22 on The Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time

#16 on The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

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Mark Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hispanic Football Players
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Mark Travis John Sanchez is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was drafted in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft as the fifth overall pick by the New York Jets. He played college football at the University of Southern California. Sanchez grew up in a well-disciplined and athletic family. In the eighth grade, he began to play football and learn the intricacies of the quarterback position, training with his father, Nick. A well-regarded prospect, Sanchez committed to Southern California following his successful high school career in which he led his team to a championship title during his final season. At USC, Sanchez was ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Quarterback

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Age: 29

Teams: USC Trojans football, New York Jets

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#55 on The Biggest First Round NFL Draft Pick Busts

#98 on The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s

#49 on The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now

#60 on The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

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