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List of Famous Football Offensive Linemans

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

This list contains items like Jerry Jones and John Madden.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the greatest offensive lineman of all time?" and "Who are the best offensive linemans of all time?"
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  • 1
    Nick Buoniconti

    Nick Buoniconti

    Offensive Lineman, Guard

    BirthplaceSpringfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Age75

    Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti (December 15, 1940 – July 30, 2019) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Dan Dierdorf

    Dan Dierdorf

    Tackle, Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    Age71

    TeamsMichigan Wolverines football, St. Louis Cardinals

    Daniel Lee Dierdorf (born June 29, 1949) is an American sportscaster and former football... more on Wikipedia

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    #14 of 87 The Best Michigan Football Players of All Time#8 of 35 Undeserving Members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • 3
    George Connor

    George Connor

    Tackle, Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    AgeDied at 78 (1925-2003)

    George Leo Connor (January 21, 1925 – March 31, 2003) was an American football player for the... more on Wikipedia

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    #55 of 144 The Greatest Chicago Bears of All Time#97 of 154 The Greatest Linebackers of All Time

  • 4
    Tom Nalen

    Tom Nalen

    Offensive Lineman, Center

    BirthplaceFoxborough, Massachusetts

    Age49

    TeamsDenver Broncos

    Thomas Andrew Nalen (born May 13, 1971) is a former American football center who played for... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Randy Cross

    Randy Cross

    Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Age66

    Randall Laureat Cross (born April 25, 1954) is an American football analyst and former player.... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Chris Myers

    Chris Myers

    Offensive Lineman, Guard

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    Age39

    TeamsDenver Broncos, Houston Texans

    Christopher Myers Jr. (born September 15, 1981) is a former American football center. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    John Madden

    John Madden

    Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceAustin, Minnesota, United States of America

    Age84

    TeamsCal Poly Mustangs football, Oregon Ducks football, Philadelphia Eagles

    John Earl Madden is a former American football player in the National Football League, a... more on Wikipedia

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    #10 of 61 The Best NFL Coaches of All Time#3 of 47 Athletes With the Coolest Post-Sports Careers

  • 8
    Steve Wisniewski

    Steve Wisniewski

    Offensive Lineman, Guard

    BirthplaceRutland City, Vermont

    Age53

    Steve Wisniewski (born April 7, 1967), nicknamed "The Wiz", is a former offensive guard who... more on Wikipedia

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    #38 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#20 of 94 The Best Penn State Football Players of All Time

  • 9
    Kevin Mawae

    Kevin Mawae

    Offensive Lineman, Center

    BirthplaceSavannah, Georgia

    Age49

    TeamsSeattle Seahawks, LSU Tigers football, New York Jets, Tennessee Titans

    Kevin James Mawae (; born January 23, 1971) is a former American football center who played in... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Harris Barton

    Harris Barton

    Tackle, Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceSandy Springs, Georgia

    Age56

    Harris Scott Barton (born April 19, 1964) is a fund manager and a former All-Pro American... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Joe Jacoby

    Joe Jacoby

    Tackle, Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky

    Age61

    Joseph Erwin Jacoby (born July 6, 1959) is a former American football offensive lineman for... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Aaron Taylor

    Aaron Taylor

    Offensive Lineman, Guard

    BirthplaceCalifornia

    Age45

    Aaron Matthew Taylor (born November 14, 1972) is a former professional American football... more on Wikipedia

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    #30 of 82 The Best Notre Dame Football Players of All Time#26 of 69 The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time

  • 13
    Joe Thomas

    Joe Thomas

    Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceBrookfield, Wisconsin

    Age35

    TeamsWisconsin Badgers football, Cleveland Browns

    Joseph Hayden Thomas (born December 4, 1984) is a retired American football offensive tackle... more on Wikipedia

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    #2 of 52 The Best NFL Players From Wisconsin#2 of 150 The Best Cleveland Browns of All Time

  • 14
    Chester Pitts

    Chester Pitts

    Offensive Lineman, Guard

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, Inglewood, California

    Age41

    TeamsHouston Texans

    Chester Morise Pitts II (born June 26, 1979) is a former American football offensive lineman... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Jay Hilgenberg

    Jay Hilgenberg

    Offensive Lineman, Center

    BirthplaceIowa City, Iowa

    Age56

    Jay Walter Hilgenberg (born March 21, 1959) is a former American football player in the NFL.... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Randall McDaniel

    Randall McDaniel

    Offensive Lineman, Guard

    BirthplacePhoenix, Arizona

    Age55

    Randall Cornell McDaniel (born December 19, 1964) is an American former football player who... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Joe DeLamielleure

    Joe DeLamielleure

    Offensive Lineman, Guard

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Age69

    Joseph Michael DeLamielleure ( də-LAH-mə-LOR; born March 16, 1951) is a former American... more on Wikipedia

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    #761 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#35 of 54 The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time

  • 18
    Mark Tuinei

    Mark Tuinei

    Tackle, Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceOceanside, California

    AgeDied at 39 (1960-1999)

    Mark Pulemau Tuinei (March 31, 1960 – May 6, 1999) was an American football offensive tackle... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Bulldog Turner

    Bulldog Turner

    Offensive Lineman, Linebacker

    BirthplacePlains, Texas

    AgeDied at 79 (1919-1998)

    Clyde Douglas "Bulldog" Turner (March 10, 1919 – October 30, 1998) was an American football... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Bob Vogel

    Bob Vogel

    Tackle, Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

    Age79

    Robert Louis Vogel (born September 23, 1941) is a former professional American football... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Kevin Gogan

    Kevin Gogan

    Offensive Lineman, Guard

    BirthplacePacifica, California

    Age55

    Kevin Patrick Gogan (born November 2, 1964 in Pacifica, California) is a former American... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Mike Kenn

    Mike Kenn

    Tackle, Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceEvanston, Illinois

    Age64

    Michael Lee "Mike" Kenn (born February 9, 1956) is a former American football player who was... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Mark Stepnoski

    Mark Stepnoski

    Offensive Lineman, Center

    BirthplaceErie, Pennsylvania

    Age53

    Mark Matthew Stepnoski (born January 20, 1967) is a former American football offensive lineman... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Dominic Raiola

    Dominic Raiola

    Offensive Lineman, Center

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii

    Age41

    TeamsDetroit Lions

    Dominic Raiola (; born December 30, 1978) is a former American football center. He was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Keith Van Horne

    Keith Van Horne

    Tackle, Offensive Lineman

    BirthplaceMt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania

    Age62

    Keith Van Horne (born November 6, 1957) is a former American college and professional football... more on Wikipedia