John Hannah is a former National Football League star guard for the New England Patriots. He was born on April 4, 1951 in Canton, Georgia. In his NFL career he was named an All-Pro player ten straight years from 1976 to 1985 and was voted to the Pro Bowl nine times. He played with the Patriots from 1973 through 1985 and played in 169 games (all starts). As one of the best players ever at his position, he was inducted into the National Football League Hall of Fame in 1991.