Joe Namath

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Birthday
31, 1943
Birthplace
Bever Falls, PA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1943 (age 73)
Birthplace
Bever Falls, PA

About

Quarterback for the New York Jets from 1964 to 1975 who was known as "Broadway Joe." His signature win in Super Bowl III, which he'd publicly guaranteed a few days earlier, was a defining moment that helped shape the modern NFL.

Before Fame

He was a standout in basketball and baseball growing up, in addition to football. He played college football at the University of Alabama.

Trivia

In 1967, he became the first quarterback to throw for over 4,000 yards in a single season. He was named MVP of Super Bowl III in 1969.

Family Life

He had two daughters, Jessica Grace and Olivia Rose, with Deborah Lynn Mays, whom he was married to from 1984 to 2000.

Associated With

Although Namath is most associated with the Jets' Super Bowl III-winning team, the defense played a major part in the victory, interception Earl Morrall and Johnny Unitas four times.

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