He has broken four NFL rookie records, and has also broken 44 NFL player records. Cam Newton has had an amazing football career, but he has had to face multiple problems throughout his life. His perseverance to solve those problems and become an amazing football player is why many people not only think of him as a great player, but also a great person. Cameron Jerrell Newton was born on May 11th, 1989, in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Westlake High School in Atlanta, Georgia.
After the most incredible start a rookie could have, Franco Harris and the Steelers went on the win four Super Bowls during the '70s. Although he has terrific stats, Harris ' best games consisted of 11 touchdowns, rushing 1,246 yards (from the scrimmage line). After rolling the Minnesota Vikings in a Super Bowl, Franco Harris was named MVP. This came after a touchdown and 158 yards. Franco remained with Pittsburgh until he signed with the Seattle Seahawks in 1984.
In 1960 he was signed by the Los Angeles Rams to serve as the team 's punter and place kicker. As a Ram, Danny became one of the first players of Hispanic descent to play in the National Football League. Villanueva was also one of the last straight on kickers in the NFL. His athletic background was in football, the American version, unlike many of his fellow Latin American placekickers who were originally soccer players. Danny set a Rams franchise record for kicking the highest punting average (45.5 yards).
Besides being a great military hero, Jack Lummus was an outstanding athlete. He attended Ennis High School, but he was forced to leave due to a bad illness. Later on, he finished his high school education at Texas Military College. At both schools, Jack Lummus was stand-out performer in his sports. He played football and baseball.
That leads me to wonder, why compare these two? Both Tom and Peyton are the most important player for their respected franchises. Luckily for the Patriots and Colts/Broncos, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are two of the most durable players in NFL history. Although Tom Brady did miss the 2008 season due to an ACL tear, prior to the injury he held a 111 consecutive start streak; that is the fifth longest streak in NFL history (Sports Illustrated). With Tom Brady holding the fifth longest streak, Peyton is not far ahead holding the second longest streak with 208 consecutive starts (Sports illustrated).
That season Brady led the Patriots victory in Super Bowl XXXVIII over the Rams. After that Tom Brady went to 5 other Super Bowls, and won 3 of them. Tom Brady also holds many records like most wins in a season, most touchdowns, and etc. That’s why Tom Brady is the greatest player in NFL history. Tom Brady has led his to
He is also to be considered the best quarterback of all time because if look from what round and number pick he was to who went before him and he had to fight for a position the entire time he took nothing lightly. If he wanted something he would not stop until he got it. Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr is the best quarterback to ever play the sport of football. He was born on August 3,1977 in San Mateo, California. He first started to play football his freshman in high school.
He signed in 1915 and in 1920, helped organize The American Professional Football Association, which would evolve into today 's National Football League, or NFL. He would eventually become the president of the group, making him the first president of the NFL. In 1950 two awards were bestowed on Thorpe. He was named “Greatest American Football Player” and “Greatest Male Overall Athlete”. Thorpe died March 28, 1953 of a heart attack, leaving 8 children and his wife.
The Steelers would come 5th or 6th every year in the east division, only being 2 divisions in the NFL, and also being the AFL for some reason two seperate things back then with 2 seperate superbowls (pro football reference). The first time the Steelers were the playoffs was on January 6 1963, they lost to the detroit lions 17-10 and have not made another apperence until 1972, thats 9 years. In the 1960s the Pittsburgh Steelers were not the six time superbowl champions we know today. Side note we would be seven time superbowl champions if it was not for the Patriots. Also the Steelers would always have a recrod of 5-6 or 4-7 or even 6-5 not the amazing considering how great they are now.
Jackie was born January 31, 1919, to a family of sharecroppers in Georgia. Jackie was the baby of the family and always wanted to do something with his life. “He attended John Muir High School and Pasadena Junior College, where he was an excellent athlete and played four sports: football, basketball, track, and baseball. He was named the region 's Most Valuable Player in baseball in 1938.” (Biography.com Editors). Jackie started really excelling at sports in high school, where he lettered in football, basketball, track, and baseball.