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Pro-Football Hall of Fame Members

Congratulations to the Pro-Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The seven new members are: Kurt Warner, Kenny Easley, LaDainian Tomlinson, Jerry Jones (Owner), Morten Andersen, Terrell Davis & Jason Taylor

 

This page lists the living Pro-Football Hall of Fame members sorted by age, oldest first.

 

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Pro-Football Hall of Fame Members

Name Team Debut Birth Date Other Information Age
1 Charley Trippi 1947 Chicago Cardinals 12/14/21 HOF 1968 95
2 Marv Levy 1978 Kansas City Chiefs  08/03/25 HOF 2001 92
3 Gino Marchetti 1952 Dallas Texans 01/02/27 HOF 1972 90
4 Bud Grant 1951 Philadelphia Eagles 05/20/27 HOF 1994 90
5 Hugh McElhenny 1952 San Francisco 49ers 12/31/28 HOF 1970 88
6 Don Shula 1951 Cleveland Browns 01/04/30 HOF 1997 87
7 Joe Schmidt 1953 Detroit Lions 01/18/32 HOF 1973 85
8 Raymond Berry 1955 Baltimore Colts 02/27/33 HOF 1973 84
9 Forrest Gregg 1956 Green Bay Packers 10/18/33 HOF 1977 84
10 Lenny Moore 1956 Baltimore Colts 11/25/33 HOF 1975 83
11 Bart Starr 1956 Green Bay Packers 01/09/34 HOF 1977 83
12 Willie Davis 1958 Cleveland Browns 07/24/34 HOF 1981 83
13 Tommy McDonald 1957 Philadelphia Eagles 07/26/34 HOF 1998 83
14 Sonny Jurgensen 1957 Philadelphia Eagles 08/23/34 HOF 1983 83
15 Sam Huff 1956 New York Giants 10/04/34 HOF 1982 83
16 Don Maynard 1958 New York Giants 01/25/35 HOF 1987 82
17 Bobby Mitchell 1958 Cleveland Browns 06/06/35 HOF 1983 82
18 Len Dawson 1957 Pittsburgh Steelers 06/20/35 HOF 1987 82
19 Jim Taylor 1958 Green Bay Packers 09/20/35 HOF 1976 82
20 Paul Hornung 1957 Green Bay Packers 12/23/35 HOF 1986 81
21 Jim Brown 1957 Cleveland Browns 02/17/36 HOF 1971 81
22 John Madden 1969 Oakland Raiders 04/10/36 HOF 2006 81
23 Willie Wood 1960 Green Bay Packers 12/23/36 HOF 1989 80
24 Dick LeBeau 1959 Detroit Lions 09/09/37 HOF 2010 80
25 Jim Otto 1960 Oakland Raiders 01/05/38 HOF 1980 79
26 Ron Mix 1960 Los Angeles Chargers 03/10/38 HOF 1979 79
27 Larry Wilson 1960 St. Louis Cardinals 03/24/38 HOF 1978 79
28 Jimmy Johnson 1961 San Francisco 49ers 03/31/38 HOF 1994 79
29 Billy Shaw 1961 Buffalo Bills 12/15/38 HOF 1999 78
30 Ron Wolf 1963 Oakland Raiders 12/30/38 HOF 2015 78
31 Herb Adderley 1961 Green Bay Packers 06/08/39 HOF 1980 78
32 Bob Lilly 1961 Dallas Cowboys 07/26/39 HOF 1980 78
33 Mike Ditka 1961 Chicago Bears 10/18/39 HOF 1988 78
34 Fran Tarkenton 1961 Minnesota Vikings 02/03/40 HOF 1986 77
35 Jackie Smith 1963 St. Louis Cardinals 02/23/40 HOF 1994 77
36 Mick Tingelhoff 1962 Minnesota Vikings 05/22/40 HOF 2015 77
37 Bobby Bell 1963 Kansas City Chiefs 06/17/40 HOF 1983 77
38 Lance Alworth 1962 San Diego Chargers 08/03/40 HOF 1978 77
39 Joe Gibbs 1981 Washington Redskins 11/25/40 HOF 1996 76
40 Willie Brown 1963 Denver Broncos 12/02/40 HOF 1984 76
41 Nick Buoniconti 1962 Boston Patriots 12/15/40 HOF 2001 76
42 Dave Robinson 1963 Green Bay Packers 05/03/41 HOF 2013 76
43 Chris Hanburger 1965 Washington Redskins 08/13/41 HOF 2011 76
44 Bill Parcells 1983 New York Giants 08/22/41 HOF 2013 76
45 Charley Taylor 1964 Washington Redskins 09/28/41 HOF 1984 76
46 Bob Brown 1964 Philadelphia Eagles 12/08/41 HOF 2004 75
47 Mel Renfro 1964 Dallas Cowboys 12/30/41 HOF 1996 75
48 Roger Staubach 1969 Dallas Cowboys 02/05/42 HOF 1985 75
49 Paul Krause 1964 Washington Redskins 02/19/42 HOF 1998 75
50 Carl Eller 1964 Minnesota Vikings 02/25/42 HOF 2004 75
51 Leroy Kelly 1964 Cleveland Browns 05/20/42 HOF 1994 75
52 Floyd Little 1967 Denver Broncos 07/04/42 HOF 2010 75
53 Dave Wilcox 1964 San Francisco 49ers 09/29/42 HOF 2000 75
54 Jerry Jones 1989 Dallas Cowboys 10/13/42 HOF 2017 75
55 Jan Stenerud 1967 Kansas City Chiefs 11/26/42 HOF 1991 74
56 Paul Warfield 1964 Cleveland Browns 11/28/42 HOF 1983 74
57 Bill Polian 1978 Kansas City Chiefs  12/08/42 HOF 2015 74
58 Dick Butkus 1965 Chicago Bears 12/09/42 HOF 1979 74
59 Fred Biletnikoff 1965 Oakland Raiders 02/23/43 HOF 1988 74
60 Gale Sayers 1965 Chicago Bears 05/30/43 HOF 1977 74
61 Joe Namath 1965 New York Jets 05/31/43 HOF 1985 74
62 Emmitt Thomas 1966 Kansas City Chiefs 06/03/43 HOF 2008 74
63 Tom Mack 1966 Los Angeles Rams 11/01/43 HOF 1999 73
64 Claude Humphrey 1968 Atlanta Falcons 06/29/44 HOF 2014 73
65 Ken Houston 1967 Houston Oilers 11/12/44 HOF 1986 72
66 Bob Griese 1967 Miami Dolphins 02/03/45 HOF 1990 72
67 Alan Page 1967 Minnesota Vikings 08/07/45 HOF 1988 72
68 Willie Lanier 1967 Kansas City Chiefs 08/21/45 HOF 1986 72
69 Rayfield Wright 1967 Dallas Cowboys 08/23/45 HOF 2006 72
70 Lem Barney 1967 Detroit Lions  09/08/45 HOF 1992 72
71 Larry Little 1967 San Diego Chargers 11/02/45 HOF 1993 71
72 Elvin Bethea 1968 Houston Oilers 03/01/46 HOF 2003 71
73 Curley Culp 1968 Kansas City Chiefs 03/10/46 HOF 2013 71
74 Ron Yary 1968 Minnesota Vikings 08/16/46 HOF 2001 71
75 Joe Greene 1969 Pittsburgh Steelers 09/24/46 HOF 1987 71
76 Edward J. DeBartolo Jr. 1977 San Francisco 49ers 11/06/46 HOF 2016 70
77 Art Shell 1968 Oakland Raiders 11/26/46 HOF 1989 70
78 Larry Csonka 1968 Miami Dolphins 12/25/46 HOF 1987 70
79 O.J. Simpson 1969 Buffalo Bills 07/09/47 HOF 1985 70
80 Charlie Joiner 1969 Houston Oilers 10/14/47 HOF 1996 70
81 Ted Hendricks 1969 Baltimore Colts 11/01/47 HOF 1990 69
82 Roger Wehril 1969 St. Louis Cardinals 11/26/47 HOF 2007 69
83 Mel Blount 1970 Pittsburgh Steelers 04/10/48 HOF 1989 69
84 Jim Langer 1970 Miami Dolphins 05/16/48 HOF 1987 69
85 Terry Bradshaw 1970 Pittsburgh Steelers 09/02/48 HOF 1989 69
86 Jack Ham 1971 Pittsburgh Steelers 12/23/48 HOF 1988 68
87 Dan Dierdorf 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 06/29/49 HOF 1996 68
88 John Riggins 1971 New York Jets 08/04/49 HOF 1992 68
89 Ray Guy 1973 Oakland Raiders 12/22/49 HOF 2014 67
90 Jack Youngblood 1971 Los Angeles Rams 01/26/50 HOF 2001 67
91 Franco Harris 1972 Pittsburgh Steelers 03/07/50 HOF 1990 67
92 Joe Delamielleure 1973 Buffalo Bills 03/16/51 HOF 2003 66
93 John Hannah 1973 New England Patriots 04/04/51 HOF 1991 66
94 Dan Fouts 1973 San Diego Chargers 06/10/51 HOF 1993 66
95 Dave Casper 1974 Oakland Raiders 02/02/52 HOF 2002 65
96 Fred Dean 1975 San Diego Chargers 02/24/52 HOF 2008 65
97 Lynn Swann 1974 Pittsburgh Steelers 03/07/52 HOF 2001 65
98 Jack Lambert 1974 Pittsburgh Steelers 07/08/52 HOF 1990 65
99 John Stallworth 1974 Pittsburgh Steelers 07/15/52 HOF 2002 65
100 Randy White 1975 Dallas Cowboys 01/15/53 HOF 1994 64
101 Mike Haynes 1976 New England Patriots 07/01/53 HOF 1997 64
102 Harry Carson 1976 New York Giants 11/26/53 HOF 2006 63
103 Tony Dorsett 1977 Dallas Cowboys 04/07/54 HOF 1994 63
104 Jackie Slater 1976 Los Angeles Rams 05/27/54 HOF 2001 63
105 Steve Largent 1976 Seattle Seahawks 09/28/54 HOF 1995 63
106 Earl Campbell 1978 Houston Oilers 03/29/55 HOF 1991 62
107 Tony Dungy 1977 Pittsburgh Steelers 10/06/55 HOF 2016 62
108 Ozzie Newsome 1978 Cleveland Browns 03/16/56 HOF 1999 61
109 Joe Montana 1979 San Francisco 49ers 06/11/56 HOF 2000 61
110 James Lofton 1978 Green Bay Packers 07/05/56 HOF 2003 61
111 Warren Moon 1984 Houston Oilers 11/18/56 HOF 2006 60
112 Dan Hampton 1979 Chicago Bears 09/19/57 HOF 2002 60
113 Kellen Winslow 1979 San Diego Chargers 11/05/57 HOF 1995 59
114 Dwight Stephenson 1980 Miami Dolphins 11/20/57 HOF 1998 59
115 Art Monk 1980 Washington Redskins 12/05/57 HOF 2008 59
116 Rickey Jackson 1981 New Orleans Saints 03/20/58 HOF 2010 59
117 Anthony Muñoz 1980 Cincinnati Bengals 08/19/58 HOF 1998 59
118 Mike Singletary 1981 Chicago Bears 10/09/58 HOF 1998 59
119 Kenny Easley 1981 Seattle Seahawks 01/15/59 HOF 2017 58
120 Lawrence Taylor 1981 New York Giants 02/04/59 HOF 1999 58
121 Russ Grimm 1981 Washington Redskins 05/02/59 HOF 2010 58
122 Ronnie Lott 1981 San Francisco 49ers 05/08/59 HOF 2000 58
123 Andre Tippett 1982 New England Patriots 12/27/59 HOF 2008 57
124 Howie Long 1981 Oakland Raiders 01/06/60 HOF 2000 57
125 Jim Kelly 1986 Buffalo Bills 02/14/60 HOF 2002 57
126 Darrell Green 1983 Washington Redskins 02/15/60 HOF 2008 57
127 Mike Munchak 1982 Houston Oilers 03/05/60 HOF 2001 57
128 Marcus Allen 1982 Los Angeles Raiders 03/26/60 HOF 2003 57
129 John Elway 1983 Denver Broncos 06/28/60 HOF 2004 57
130 Morten Andersen 1982 New Orleans Saints 08/19/60 HOF 2017 57
131 Eric Dickerson 1983 Los Angeles Rams 09/02/60 HOF 1999 57
132 Richard Dent 1983 Chicago Bears 12/13/60 HOF 2011 56
133 Bruce Matthews 1983 Houston Oilers 08/08/61 HOF 2007 56
134 Dan Marino 1983 Miami Dolphins 09/15/61 HOF 2005 56
135 Steve Young 1985 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10/11/61 HOF 2005 56
136 Chris Doleman 1985 Minnesota Vikings 10/16/61 HOF 2012 56
137 Gary Zimmerman 1986 Minnesota Vikings 12/13/61 HOF 2008 55
138 Kevin Greene 1985 Los Angeles Rams 07/31/62 HOF 2016 55
139 Jerry Rice 1985 San Francisco 49ers 10/13/62 HOF 2010 55
140 Bruce Smith 1985 Buffalo Bills 06/18/63 HOF 2009 54
141 Charles Haley 1986 San Francisco 49ers 01/06/64 HOF 2015 53
142 Andre Reed 1985 Buffalo Bills 01/29/64 HOF 2014 53
143 Randall McDaniel 1988 Minnesota Vikings 02/19/64 HOF 2009 53
144 Rod Woodson 1987 Pittsburgh Steelers 03/10/65 HOF 2009 52
145 Dermontti Dawson 1988 Pittsburgh Steelers 06/17/65 HOF 2012 52
146 Chris Carter 1987 Philadelphia Eagles 11/25/65 HOF 2013 51
147 Michael Irvin 1988 Dallas Cowboys 03/05/66 HOF 2007 51
148 Thurman Thomas 1988 Buffalo Bills 05/16/66 HOF 2007 51
149 Tim Brown 1988 Los Angeles Raiders 07/22/66 HOF 2015 51
150 Troy Aikman 1989 Dallas Cowboys 11/21/66 HOF 2006 50
151 Deion Sanders 1989 Atlanta Falcons 08/09/67 HOF 2011 50
152 John Randle 1990 Minnesota Vikings 12/12/67 HOF 2010 49
153 Aeneas Williams 1991 Phoenix Cardinals 01/29/68 HOF 2014 49
154 Shannon Sharpe 1990 Denver Broncos 06/28/68 HOF 2011 49
155 Barry Sanders 1989 Detroit Lions 07/16/68 HOF 2004 49
156 Emmitt Smith 1990 Dallas Cowboys 05/15/69 HOF 2010 48
157 Brett Favre 1991 Atlanta Falcons 10/10/69 HOF 2016 48
158 Willie Roaf 1993 New Orleans Saints 04/18/70 HOF 2012 47
159 Kurt Warner 1998 St. Louis Rams 06/22/71 HOF 2017 46
160 Will Shields 1993 Kansas City Chiefs 09/15/71 HOF 2015 46
161 Michael Strahan 1993 New York Giants 11/21/71 HOF 2014 45
162 Larry Allen 1994 Dallas Cowboys 11/27/71 HOF 2013 45
163 Jerome Bettis 1993 Los Angeles Rams 02/16/72 HOF 2015 45
164 Marvin Harrison 1996 Indianapolis Colts 08/25/72 HOF 2016 45
165 Terrell Davis 1995 Denver Broncos 10/28/72 HOF 2017 44
166 Warren Sapp 1995 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12/19/72 HOF 2013 44
167 Marshall Faulk 1994 Indianapolis Colts 02/26/73 HOF 2011 44
168 Derrick Brooks 1995 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 04/18/73 HOF 2014 44
169 Curtis Martin 1995 New England Patriots 05/01/73 HOF 2012 44
170 Walter Jones 1997 Seattle Seahawks 01/19/74 HOF 2014 43
171 Jonathan Ogden 1996 Baltimore Ravens 07/31/74 HOF 2013 43
172 Jason Taylor 1997 Miami Dolphins 09/01/74 HOF 2017 43
173 Orlando Pace 1997 St. Louis Rams 11/04/75 HOF 2016 41
174 LaDainian Tomlinson 2001 San Diego Chargers 06/23/79 HOF 2017 38