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Raiders with Presidential Names

Posted Feb 17, 2014

As much of the country observes President's Day, we highlight some Raiders players whose names contain a presidential surname.

Lincoln Kennedy bears the surnames of two former U.S. presidents. AP Photo.

As much of the country observes President's Day, we highlight some Raiders players whose names contain a presidential surname.

George Washington 1789-1797

Fabian Washington – 2005-2007
Lionel Washington – 1987-1994, 1997
Ronnie Washington - 1987
Ted Washington – 2004-2005

John Adams 1797-1801, John Quincy Adams 1825-1829

Phillip Adams – 2012-
Sam Adams - 2002
Stanley Adams - 1984
Stefon Adams – 1986-1989

Andrew Jackson 1829-1837

Bo Jackson – 1987-1990
Bobby Jackson - 1964
Grady Jackson – 1997-2001
Leonard Jackson - 1987
Monte Jackson – 1978-1982
Richard Jackson - 1966
Steve Jackson - 1977
Victor Jackson - 1987

William Henry Harrison 1841

Dwight Harrison - 1980
Nolan Harrison – 1991-1996
Rob Harrison - 1987

Zachary Taylor 1849-1850

Billy Taylor - 1982
Malcolm Taylor – 1987-1988
Travis Taylor - 2007

James Buchanan 1857-1861

Ray Buchanan - 2004

Andrew Johnson 1865-1869, Lyndon B. Johnson 1963-1969

Chris Johnson – 2007-2011
Eric Johnson – 2000-2003
Kevin Johnson - 1997
Monte Johnson – 1973-1980
Rob Johnson – 2003
Shelton Johnson – 2013-
Teyo Johnson – 2003-2004
Tim Johnson – 2002-2005

Ulysses S. Grant 1869-1877

DeLawrence Grant – 2001-2005

Rutherford B. Hayes 1877-1881

Lester Hayes – 1977-1986

Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921

Gibril Wilson - 2008
Marc Wilson – 1980-1987
Marcus Wilson - 1991
Nemiah Wilson – 1968-1974
Otis Wilson - 1989
Tyler Wilson - 2013
Wade Wilson – 1998-1999

Abraham Lincoln 1861-1865 / John F. Kennedy 1961-1963

Lincoln Kennedy – 1996-2003

Richard Nixon 1969-1974

David Nixon - 2009

Gerald Ford 1974-1977

Cole Ford – 1995-1997
Jacoby Ford – 2010-

Jimmy Carter 1977-1981

Andre Carter – 2012
Louis Carter - 1975
Perry Carter – 1996-1998
Russell Carter – 1988-1989

George H.W. Bush 1989-1993, George W. Bush 2001-2009

Michael Bush – 2007-2011