Jack Shapiro at 5 ft 1/2 inch is the shortest white player ( and shortest player) in NFL history
Back in 1929, Jack "Soapy" Shapiro played fullback for the Staten Island Stapletons. He was listed at 5-2, 126 pounds and is believed to have been the shortest player in NFL history. Of course, the way program heights and weights are supersized, he might have been 4-11.
The average height for an NFL player is approximately 5'11. The tallest NFL player was 6'9, while the shortest NFL player was 5'3.
What about Tridon Holliday who is 5'5".
antione mkylos is the record shortest player in the history of MLB
The shortest game in NFL history came on November 3rd, 1996 when the Chargers beat the Colts 26-19. The game was only 2 hours and 29 minutes long.
Kansas city cheifs, November, 2011
Trinton Holliday 5'5 165lbs
Aidan Raychel Christine Wright
Darren Sproles at 5"6"
Darren Sproles is 5'6
he was 5'4 but he retired
Jack Shapiro - 5'1″ he was by far the shortest player in the NFL and more than 80 years later, he is the still the shortest player to ever play in the league. He weighed only 119 pounds, which is less than half the weight of most kickers in the current NFL.
Currently, Joao Plata (Forward - Real Salt Lake) is the shortest player in the MLS. He is officially listed as 5'2". He is the shortest player in MLS history, and the shortest of any player in the USA's five "major sports".
The shortest person is actually Trinton Holliday at 5'5 165lbs for the Houston Texans
That statistic is not kept by the NFL.
Ed Too Tall Jones
Darren Sproles #43 for the San Diego Chargers