How many NFL Players are Latino

Tom Fear

Thomas Jesse Fears was a Mexican-American professional football player for the Los Angeles Rams. he played as a split end from 1948 to 1956. Later, he was an NFL assistant coach and head coach of the New Orleans Saints. He is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Danny Villanueva

Daniel Dario Villanueva was born on November 5, 1937, in New Mexico. He was an American football professional for the Los Angeles Rams and the Dallas Cowboys. Villanueva, of Mexican American descent, played college football at New Mexico State University.  

Gene Brito

Gene Herman Brito was born on November 23, 1925, to a Spanish-American father and Mexican-American mother. He was an American football defensive end in the National Football League who played nine seasons for the Washington Redskins and the Los Angeles Rams from 1951 to 1960. 

Gabe Rivera

Adrian Gabriel Rivera, nicknamed “Señor Sack,” was an American college and professional football player for a single season in 1983 with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rivera played college football for Texas Tech. 

Efren Herrera

Efren Herrera was born on July 30, 1951. The Mexican-American placekicker played for the Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks, and Buffalo Bills. He played college football at the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Luis Sharpe

Luis Ernesto Sharpe is a former professional American football tackle for St. Louis/Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals. He played from 1982 through 1994. Sharpe graduated from UCLA with a degree in political science. 

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