List of the most famous (American) football defensive backs in the history of the sport, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. There have been many legendary defensive backs 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 defensive backs 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 defensive backs may currently be active while others have been retired for quite sometime. This list of the top defensive backs in American football includes all the greats from both the NFL and college football.
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