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  1. Eric Johnson
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    Eric Johnson

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    Eric Maxwell Johnson (born September 15, 1979) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Yale.


  2. Jeremy Shockey
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    Jeremy Shockey

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    Jeremy Charles Shockey (/ˈʃɒki/; born August 18, 1980) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the New York Giants 14th overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Miami.


  3. Vernon Davis
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    Vernon Davis

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    Vernon Leonard Davis (born January 31, 1984) is an American football tight end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Maryland, and was drafted in the first round (6th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft by the 49ers. Upon entering the league, Davis signed to a five-year, $23 million deal that made him the highest paid tight end at the time. In 2009 Davis, co-led the NFL in touchdown receptions. In the 2011–12 NFL playoffs, Davis caught the game winning touchdown pass from Alex Smith against the New Orleans Saints, now referred to as "The Catch III," in regards to "The Catch" by Dwight Clark in 1982, and "The Catch II" by Terrell Owens in 1999. Davis is considered one of the top tight ends in the NFL.


  4. Aaron Hernandez
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    Aaron Hernandez

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    Aaron Josef Hernandez (born November 6, 1989) is a former American football tight end and convicted murderer. Hernandez played college football for the University of Florida, where he was a member of a BCS National Championship team and was recognized as an All-American. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Hernandez was released by the Patriots in June 2013 immediately after his arrest for the murder of Odin Lloyd.


  5. Woody Strode
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    Woody Strode

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    Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode (July 25, 1914 – December 31, 1994) was an African American decathlete and football star who went on to become a film actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Spartacus in 1960. He served in the United States Army during World War II.


  6. Tony Gonzalez
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    Tony Gonzalez

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    Anthony David Gonzalez (born February 27, 1976) is a former American football tight end who played in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of California, Berkeley, and was recognized as a consensus All-American. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft. Gonzalez, a fourteen-time Pro Bowl selection, currently holds the NFL records for receptions (1,325), touchdown receptions (111) and total receiving yards (15,127) by a tight end. Gonzalez was also known for his durability, missing only two games in his seventeen-year career. Since the start of the 2000 season Gonzalez had 1,145 receptions and only six fumbles, making him one of the most sure handed players of all time. He is currently a studio analyst for The NFL Today.


  7. Rob Gronkowski
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    Rob Gronkowski

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    Robert James Gronkowski (born May 14, 1989), nicknamed "Gronk," is an American football tight end for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). Raised in Williamsville, New York, he played college football at Arizona, winning several awards, including being named The Sporting News freshman All-American, Rivals.com freshman All-American, The Sporting News freshman Pac-10, as well as being named to the watchlist for the Lombardi Award.


  8. Paul Robeson
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    Paul Robeson

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    Paul Leroy Robeson (/ˈrbsən/; April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an American singer and actor who became involved with the Civil Rights Movement. At Rutgers College, he was an outstanding football player, then had an international career in singing, with a distinctive, powerful, deep bass voice, as well as acting in theater and movies. He became politically involved in response to the Spanish Civil War, fascism, and social injustices. His advocacy of anti-imperialism, affiliation with communism, and criticism of the United States government caused him to be blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Ill health forced him into retirement from his career.


  9. Antonio Gates
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    Antonio Gates

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    Antonio Ethan Gates, Jr. (born June 18, 1980) is an American football tight end for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He has been selected onto the Pro Bowl nine times and is a five-time All-Pro.


  10. Jordan Cameron
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    Jordan Cameron

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    Jordan Cravens Cameron (born August 7, 1988) is an American football tight end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at USC.


  11. Mike Ditka
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    Mike Ditka

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    Michael Keller Ditka (born Michael Dyczko; 18 October 1939) is a former American football player, coach, and television commentator. A member of both the College Football and Pro Football Hall of Fames, he was the 1961 UPI NFL Rookie of Year, a five-time Pro Bowl selection and five-time All-Pro tight end with the Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, and Dallas Cowboys. Sure-handed and tenacious running with the ball, he led the transformation of the tight end position into today's modern offensive threat.


  12. Greg Olsen
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    Greg Olsen

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    Greg Olsen (born 1958 in Idaho) is a prolific artist of the late 20th and early 21st century, famous for his paintings, "O Jerusalem", "The Spirit of Christmas" and "Worlds Without End". Many major corporations have his work, including The Pentagon. While his portfolio is quite diverse (Western, Childhood, Christmas, Americana, and Landscapes), he is most famous for his paintings of Jesus Christ.


  13. Travis Beckum
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    Travis Beckum

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    Travis Tyrell Beckum (born January 24, 1987) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wisconsin.


  14. George Halas
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    George Halas

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    George Stanley Halas, Sr. (/ˈhæləs/; February 2, 1895 – October 31, 1983), nicknamed "Papa Bear" and "Mr. Everything", was a player, coach, owner, and pioneer in professional American football. He was the iconic founder and owner of the National Football League's Chicago Bears. He was also lesser known as an inventor, jurist, radio producer, philanthropist, philatelist, and Major League Baseball player. Most notably, he is considered one of the original co-founders of the National Football League (NFL) in 1922.


  15. Jerramy Stevens
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    Jerramy Stevens

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    Jerramy Ryan Stevens (born November 13, 1979) is a former American football tight end.


  16. Knute Rockne
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    Knute Rockne

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    Knute Kenneth Rockne (/kəˈnt/ kə-NOOT; March 4, 1888 – March 31, 1931) was a Norwegian-American football player and coach, at the University of Notre Dame.


  17. Bill Belichick
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    Bill Belichick

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    William Stephen "Bill" Belichick (/ˈbɛlɨɪk/; born April 16, 1952) is the head coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He also has extensive authority over the Patriots' football operations, effectively making him the team's general manager as well. Belichick was previously the head coach of the Cleveland Browns.


  18. A. D. Williams
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    A. D. Williams

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    Dr. A. D. Williams (November 21, 1933) Originally from St.Louis, MO, Mr. Williams, a former Marine and educator resides in Waukegan, IL where he retired as the Deputy to the Director of Naval Education and Training. He has four children and five grandchildren and one great grand son. He was also an American football end in the National Football League who played for the Green Bay Packers, the Cleveland Browns, and the Minnesota Vikings. Williams was drafted in the third round of the 1956 NFL Draft out of University of the Pacific. He played for 3 years in the NFL, and retired in 1961.


  19. Derrick Jensen
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    Derrick Jensen

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    Derrick Jensen (born April 27, 1956 in Waukegan, Illinois) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League. He played eight seasons for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. He scored a touchdown after blocking a punt in Super Bowl XVIII. He is currently a scout for the Seattle Seahawks and has been with the team since 1991. He currently lives in Panama City Beach, Florida.


  20. Jason Witten
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    Jason Witten

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    Christopher Jason Witten (born May 6, 1982) is an American football tight end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Tennessee, and was drafted by the Cowboys in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Witten ranks second all-time in career receptions and receiving yards by an NFL tight end, trailing only Tony Gonzalez.


  21. Shannon Sharpe
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    Shannon Sharpe

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    Shannon Sharpe (born June 26, 1968) is a former American football tight end who played for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL), as well as a former analyst for CBS Sports on its NFL telecasts.


  22. Jimmy Graham
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    Jimmy Graham

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    Jimmy Graham (born November 24, 1986) is an American football tight end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played only one year of college football at the University of Miami, after playing four years of basketball, and was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.


  23. Jermaine Wiggins
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    Jermaine Wiggins

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    Jermaine Wiggins (born January 18, 1975) is a former American football tight end. He played college football at Georgia, and signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 1999.


  24. Duane Allen
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    Duane Allen

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    Duane Douglas Allen (October 21, 1937 – May 7, 2003 in Alhambra, California) was a professional American football tight end in the National Football League.


  25. John Bronson
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    John Bronson

    465 views

    Johnathon Lee Bronson (born July 8, 1982) is a former American football tight end who played three games in the National Football League.


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