|Date of birth||April 25, 1876|
|Place of birth||Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, German Empire|
|Date of death||July 29, 1931(aged 55)|
|Place of death||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
John Nesser (April 25, 1876 - July 29, 1931) was a professional American football player in the "Ohio League" and the early National Football League for the Columbus Panhandles. He was also a member of the Nesser Brothers, a group consisting of seven brothers who made-up the most famous football family in the United States from 1907 until the mid-1920s.
Only weighing a mere 195 pounds, John was the smallest brother in the family. He usually played quarterback, a position that called primarily for blocking and tackling ability in the 1920s, and on the offensive line. He was an all-around athlete who even won a medal as all-around champion athlete of the Pennsylvania Railroad. His main competition during those events, was his own brothers.
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