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Top 60 Football Inspired Dog Names For Your Active Puppies

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If you’re a football fan, you might be looking for the perfect name for your new pup.

Well, look no further! We’ve got some great football inspired names to choose from.

Whether your team is playing in the Super Bowl or not, these names are sure to score points with everyone.

So without further ado, here are our top picks for football inspired dog names. Enjoy!

Male Football Dog Names

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Names Notes
Manning For brothers Eli and Peyton Manning
Packer
For the Green Bay Packers
Kicker
The player who kicks field goals and extra points, for a dog who loves to play ball
Touchdown
Bringing the ball across the goal line of one’s opponent, leading to six points
Heisman
An award given every year to the best college football player in the United States who also shows integrity
Titan
As in the Tennessee Titans
Unitas
For Johnny Unitas, Quarterback for the Baltimore Colts from 1956-1972 and the San Diego Chargers in 1973
Bill
The Buffalo Bills or for Bill Belichick, the coach of the New England Patriots since 2000
Raider
For the Oakland Raiders
Ford
The stadium where the Detroit Lions play their home games
Tiger
As in Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium
Brett
For Brett Favre, a quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992-2007
Charger
Inspired by the San Diego Chargers
Buccaneer
For the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, suits a Rottweiler
Jet
Referring to the New York Jets team
Bronco
For the Denver Broncos and a name that suits a sturdy pup
QB
For the position of quarterback, typically the leader of the offense and caller of plays
Rice
Jerry Rice, a wide receiver who played for 20 seasons in the NFL, most of which with the San Francisco 49ers
Tackle
For the positions of offensive tackle and defensive tackle
Sack
Term for when the quarterback is tackled while he is behind the line of scrimmage
Tiger
For the Clemson Tigers, the number 1 ranked college football team in December 2017
Walter
Known as the “Refrigerator”, Walter Perry was a defensive lineman in the NFL for 10 seasons
Lincoln
For Lincoln Financial Field, where the Philadelphia Eagles play
Sanford
For the University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia
Steeler
As in the Pittsburgh Steelers, great name for a sleek dog
Hike
The term for passing the ball backwards; also called a snap
Soldier
For Soldier Field, the home stadium of the Chicago Bears
Chief
For the Kansas City Chiefs and seems to suit a German Shepherd
Lawrence
Lawrence Taylor, linebacker for the New York Giants from 1981-1993
Butkus
For Dick Butkus, who was a Linebacker for the Chicago Bears from 1965-1973

Female Football Dog Names

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Names Notes
Brady
Tom Brady, quarterback for the New England Patriots; one of only two players to win five Super Bowls
Regina
For Reggie White, a Defensive Lineman for the Philadelphia Eagles
Sugar
For the Sugar Bowl, the annual college football bowl game played in New Orleans
Bear
For the Chicago Bears as well as Paul “Bear” Bryant a college coach who won 323 games
Kathryn
Kathryn Smith was the first full-time female NFL coach as the Special Teams Quality Control Coach of the Buffalo Bills in 2016
Liz
Liz Heaston was the first woman to play and score in a college football game, having kicked for two extra points
Ray
Raymond James stadium is where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers play
Nicky
Nick Saban is the Alabama head coach
Fiesta
For the Fiesta Bowl, the college football bowl game played in Glendale, Arizona
Colt
For the Indianapolis Colts
Uga
For the University of Georgia’s mascot
Brittanee
The first female football coach in college football is Brittanee Jacobs
Niner
As in the San Francisco 49ers
Ray
Ray Lewis, a former linebacker who played 17 years for the Baltimore Ravens
Blitz
Happens when the defense sends players that are not defensive linemen to rush the quarterback
Katie
Katie Hnida was the first female to score in a Division I-A bowl game in 2003
Gale
For Gale Sayers, a former NFL player with the Chicago Bears 1965-1971
Carolina
Inspired by the Carolina Panthers NFL team
Carroll
For Pete Carroll, coach of the Seattle Seahawks and former college coach at USC
Patricia
For Patricia Palinkas, the first woman to play pro football (in the Atlantic Coast Football League)
Peyton
Peyton Manning, who played quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos
Raven
For the Baltimore Ravens and the perfect name for a jet black dog
KaLena
For KaLena Barnes who was the first woman to play on a top ten Division 1A school when she was a punter for the University of Nebraska
Bobbie
For Bobby Bowden the Florida State coach with 346 wins
Gillette
The name of the home stadium of the New England Patriots
Rose
For the Rose Bowl, the college football bowl game played in Pasadena, California
Montana
Joe Montana played quarterback in the NFL for 16 seasons and known to remain calm in pressure situations
LaVell
For LaVell Edwards, the Brigham Young coach with 257 wins
Georgia
For the University of Georgia Bulldogs and a lovely name for a female of the breed
Zone
A type of defense where the defensive players take responsibility for a particular area on the field to provide coverage for passing

We hope you’ve enjoyed this list of football inspired dog names as much as we have.

If you’re still looking for a perfect name for your new pup, be sure to check out our other posts on the sport inspired dog names!

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