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List of the most famous (American) football cornerbacks in the history of the sport, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. There have been many legendary cornerbacks in the NFL and NCAA, and you'll find all of them on this list below. Some of these men are considered to be the best cornerbacks to ever play the game, and if you're looking for a specific football player you can look for them by using the "search" function on this list. These amazing cornerbacks may currently be active while others have been retired for quite sometime. This list of the top cornerbacks in American football includes all the greats from both the NFL and college football.

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Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Deion Sanders Cornerback, Punt returner, Kickoff returner

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Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Ronnie Lott Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Charles Woodson Cornerback, Return specialist, Safety

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Champ Bailey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Champ Bailey Cornerback

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Dick Lane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Dick Lane Cornerback

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Darrelle Revis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Darrelle Revis Cornerback

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Mel Blount is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Mel Blount Cornerback, Defensive back

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Darrell Green is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Darrell Green Cornerback

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Lem Barney is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Lem Barney Cornerback, Return specialist

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Mel Renfro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Mel Renfro Cornerback, Safety

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Nnamdi Asomugha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Nnamdi Asomugha Cornerback

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Willie Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Willie Brown Cornerback

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Herb Adderley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Herb Adderley Cornerback, Return specialist

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Mike Haynes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Mike Haynes Cornerback

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Ty Law is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Ty Law Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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Ronde Barber is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Ronde Barber Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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Troy Brown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Troy Brown Cornerback, Return specialist, Punt returner

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Cortland Finnegan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Cortland Finnegan Cornerback, Defensive back

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Everson Walls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Everson Walls Cornerback, Safety

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Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Frank Gifford Running back, Cornerback, Halfback

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Tom Landry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Tom Landry Cornerback, Kickoff returner, Punter

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George Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
George Atkinson Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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Antrel Rolle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Antrel Rolle Cornerback, Safety

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Merton Hanks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Merton Hanks Cornerback, Safety

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Morris Claiborne is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Morris Claiborne Cornerback

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Asante Samuel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Asante Samuel Cornerback

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Richard Sherman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Richard Sherman Cornerback, Wide receiver

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Antoine Winfield is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Antoine Winfield Cornerback

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Emmitt Thomas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Emmitt Thomas Cornerback

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Danieal Manning is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Danieal Manning Cornerback, Return specialist, Safety

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Eric Berry is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Eric Berry Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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Lester Hayes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Lester Hayes Cornerback, Safety

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Alfonzo Dennard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Alfonzo Dennard Cornerback

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LeRoy Butler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
LeRoy Butler Cornerback, Safety

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Ken Riley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Ken Riley Cornerback, Quarterback

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Marcus Trufant is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Marcus Trufant Cornerback

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Shawn Springs is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Shawn Springs Cornerback

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Jimmy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Jimmy Johnson Cornerback

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Johnathan Joseph is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Johnathan Joseph Cornerback

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Roger Wehrli is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Roger Wehrli Cornerback

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Chad Johnson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Chad Johnson Cornerback

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Aeneas Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Aeneas Williams Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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Carnell Lake is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Carnell Lake Cornerback, Safety, Defensive back

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Tramon Williams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Tramon Williams Cornerback, Return specialist

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Rashean Mathis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Rashean Mathis Cornerback, Safety

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Aaron Glenn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Aaron Glenn Cornerback, Safety

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Chris Gamble is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Chris Gamble Cornerback

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Quentin Jammer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Quentin Jammer Cornerback

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Janoris Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Janoris Jenkins Cornerback

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Patrick Peterson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Football Cornerbacks
Patrick Peterson Cornerback