Chris Godfrey
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Personal information
Born: (1958-05-17) May 17, 1958 (age 64)
Detroit, Michigan
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:263 lb (119 kg)
Career information
High school:De La Salle (MI)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

Christopher J Godfrey (born May 17, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former American football guard in the National Football League, primarily for the New York Giants. He started in Super Bowl XXI and honored as the New York Giants Alumni Man of the Year. Godfrey played college football at the University of Michigan. He also played with the Michigan Panthers of the USFL.[1] His daughters Mary Grace, top international childrenswear designer and couture dressmaker,[2] and Anastassia were members of the Michigan Wolverines swim team,[3] his son Michael played football at Saint Joseph High School, and his son John was a defensive lineman for the Ball State Cardinals football team.[4]

Godfrey founded the organization Life Athletes. He has visited schools in throughout the United States and internationally promoting Christianity and pro-marriage family values.[5] New York Archbishop John Cardinal O'Connor, New York Giants owners Wellington and Ann Mara and the Knights of Columbus were key supporters of his work.[6]

He is the owner of Godfrey Law offices, a full service estate planning and elder law firm, located in South Bend, Indiana. [7]


  1. ^ "Godfrey Took the Long Way to Super Bowl". Los Angeles Times. 22 January 1987. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Sustainable Fashion Designer & Couture Dressmaker". A N A G R A S S I A.
  3. ^ "Women's Swimming & Diving". University of Michigan Athletics.
  4. ^ "John Godfrey - Football". Ball State University Athletics.
  5. ^ "Life Athletes". lifeathletesorg.
  6. ^ Golway, Terry (20 March 2002). Full of Grace: An Oral Biography of John Cardinal O'Connor. ISBN 9780743448147.
  7. ^ "Estate Planning South Bend". Retrieved 8 November 2021.