Oldest Living Pro Football Players

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Ebert 'Red' Van Buren


Ebert Van Buren

Date of Birth: December 6, 1924, in Tela, Honduras ( years old)


He is one of the Oldest Living Professional football players

His brother, Hall of Famer Steve Van Buren, attended LSU and played for the

Philadelphia Eagles from 1944 to 1951.

Did you know?

Ebert Van Buren served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.



1951 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1952 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1953 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)


Louisiana State University (LSU)