Ronald Jack Mix (born on March 10, 1938), in Los Angeles, California was an American football player. Mix attended USC, and upon graduation played right tackle and guard for the American Football League's Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers (1960-1969) and the NFL Oakland Raiders (1971& 1972)(taxi squad during 1972).
Michael Deshaun Williams (born January 11, 1980 in The Colony, Texas) is an American football offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas. Williams has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
James Robert "Bob" Kalsu (April 13, 1945–July 21, 1970) was an All-American tackle at the University of Oklahoma and an eighth-round draft pick by the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League in 1968. Kalsu was a starting guard in 1968. He played the entire season and was the Bills' team rookie-of-the-year.
Edward Joseph King (May 11, 1925 – September 18, 2006) was the 66th Governor of the U.S. state of Massachusetts from 1979 to 1983. Born in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Boston College and Bentley College, King played professional football as a guard with the All-America Football Conference Buffalo Bisons from 1948 to 1949 and the National Football League's Baltimore Colts in 1950.
Charles Henry Noll (born January 5, 1932) is a former professional American football player and coach. He served most notably as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League from 1969 to 1991. Noll has more Super Bowl wins (4) than any other head coach in NFL history, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.
Edward Leon Budde (born November 2, 1940), a product of Denby High School in Detroit, Michigan and later Michigan State University, was the number one draft pick of the American Football League's Kansas City Chiefs (then the Dallas Texans) in 1963.
Wes Hamilton is a former American football offensive lineman who played for the Minnesota Vikings in the National Football League. He played college football at Tulsa University. One of Wes's sons, Ben Hamilton is an offensive lineman for the Denver Broncos. His life after football includes his successful career as a small business owner of an Allegra Print & Imaging franchise in the Minneapolis suburbs. His resides nearby with his college sweetheart Linda.
Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti (born December 15, 1940) is a former American Football League and NFL Hall of Fame middle linebacker, who played for the Boston Patriots and Miami Dolphins. Born on December 15, 1940 in Springfield, Massachusetts, Buoniconti graduated from Notre Dame, and was drafted by the American Football League's Patriots in the thirteenth round of the 1962 AFL draft.
Larry Christopher Allen, Sr. (born on November 27, 1971 in Los Angeles, California) is a former American football guard of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Sonoma State. An 11-time Pro Bowl selection, Allen played 12 seasons with the Cowboys and earned a Super Bowl ring with the team after a 27-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XXX.
Jonas D. Jennings (born November 21, 1977 in College Park, Georgia) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia. Jennings has also played for the San Francisco 49ers.
Harry Galbreath (born January 1, 1965 in Clarksville, Tennessee) is a retired American football player. The 6-foot 1-inch 295-pound Galbreath attended the University of Tennessee and starred as an offensive guard for the Volunteers. Galbreath played in every game of his four-year career as a Volunteer (1984-87), which included being in the starting lineup his last three years. Volunteers' coach Johnny Majors once said that Galbreath was the best run blocker he had ever coached.
Alan Joseph Faneca, Jr. (born December 7, 1976) is an American football guard for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers 26th overall in the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football for Louisiana State. A six-time All-Pro and nine-time Pro Bowl selection, Faneca won a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL. He is widely considered one of the greatest offensive linemen in NFL history.
Gerald Louis "Jerry" Kramer (born January 23, 1936, in Jordan, Montana) is a former professional football player, author and sports commentator, best remembered for his 11-year NFL career with the Green Bay Packers as an offensive lineman. As a 6'3", 250 pound right guard, #64 was an integral part of the famous "Packer Sweep", a signature play in which both guards rapidly pull out from their normal positions and lead-block for the running back going around the end.
Nathaniel Newton (born December 20, 1961 in Orlando, Florida) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League who played for the Dallas Cowboys (1986–1998) and the Carolina Panthers (1999). He also played for the Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League, in 1984 and 1985. Newton played college football at Florida A&M University. Newton was a six time Pro Bowler, attending the game from 1992 through 1996 and once again in 1998.
Michael Anthony Munchak (born March 6, 1960 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is a former American football guard who played for the Houston Oilers of the NFL. Munchak was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001. He is currently the Tennessee Titans offensive line coach. Munchak played college football for Penn State University, earning his Bachelor of Science in business logistics in 1982. The street running in front of Scranton High School is named for him.
John Allen "Hog" Hannah (born April 4, 1951) is a former American football left guard who played for the New England Patriots (1973–1985) in the National Football League. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1991, and Sports Illustrated dubbed him, on its August 3, 1981, cover, "The Best Offensive Lineman of All Time."
Eugene Thurman Upshaw, Jr. (a.k.a. Uptown Gene) (August 15, 1945 – August 20, 2008) was an American football player for the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League and the NFL, later and executive director of the National Football League Players' Association (NFLPA). In 1987, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Alvis Forrest Gregg (born October 18, 1933 in Birthright, Texas) is a former American football player and coach in the National Football League. During a Pro Football Hall of Fame playing career, he was a part of six championships, five of them with the Green Bay Packers before closing out his tenure with the Dallas Cowboys with a win in Super Bowl VI. He went on to serve as head coach of three teams: the Cleveland Browns, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Green Bay Packers.
Lawrence Chatmon Little is a former guard in college and professional American football. He has been elected to the National Football League's Hall of Fame. Larry Little played collegiately at Bethune-Cookman College. Undrafted out of college, Little began his professional career as a free agent with the American Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1967 and 1968, and was traded to the AFL's Miami Dolphins for the 1969 season, when he was named an AFL All-Star.
Stephen Matthew Neal (born October 9, 1976 in San Diego, California) is an American football guard for the New England Patriots of the National Football League and former national champion amateur wrestler. He was signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2001. He attended Cal State-Bakersfield. Neal has earned three Super Bowl rings with the Patriots. He has also been a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Bennie Tyron Lamar Anderson (born February 17, 1977) is an American football offensive guard who currently is a free agent. He most recently played for the Miami Dolphins, and collegiately at Tennessee State University.
Ruben Parnell Brown (born February 13, 1972 in Englewood, New Jersey) is a former American football guard of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills 14th overall in the 1995 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pittsburgh. Brown played nine seasons for the Bills and four more for the Chicago Bears, starting all 181 games in which he played.
Daniel John Fortmann (April 11, 1916 – May 23, 1995) was a professional American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears. He played college football at Colgate University and was drafted in the ninth round of the 1936 NFL Draft. Fortmann was also the team physician for the Los Angeles Rams from 1947-1963. Fortmann was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1965.
Thomas Henry Nobis, Jr. (born September 20, 1943 in San Antonio, Texas) is a former American football player. He attended San Antonio Jefferson High School where he was an all-state offensive end and middle linebacker. He played college football for the University of Texas at Austin and professionally, in the National Football League, for the Atlanta Falcons.