Have you ever wondered who all the greats of football are? I do and I think everyone else should too. Because Joe Montana had such a great impact on the game of football, true fans should know his early life, his college experience, and NFL start. Joe was born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania on june 11, 1956.
Walter Payton also known as “Sweetness” Destiny Basten Walter Payton was born on July 25, 1954. Walter was born and raised in Columbia, Mississippi. Walter Payton went to school at Skyway Elementary, Payton went to high school at Columbia High School, and He also went to college at Jackson State University. Walter Payton’s Parents are his Mom Alyne Payton and his Dad Peter Payton.
Cam Newton Cam Newton is a football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers in the National Football League. He attended The University of Florida, Blinn College, and Auburn University for college. He has won many awards so far in his career, as a passer and a runner. He won the Heisman Trophy in college at Auburn and also won a National Championship while in college. He has broken four NFL rookie records, and has also broken 44 NFL player records.
Kenny Washington explored the world of the National Football League by becoming the first black NFL player.He encountered prejudice however he did not let this stop him from achieving his goal to play professional football. His dream was to play in the NFL.
Said in one instance that “i love to teach children discipline and how to have fun on the football field”. John hudson 's lasting impact on our society gives him great respect there isn 't to ,anny parisians who can say the won a superbowl or got drafted to the NFL at all. That 's why a bunch of people look up to him including myself.
Tom Brady is a quarterback in the National Football League for the New England Patriots. This skilled man has 4 super bowl rings which ties for the most in NFL history. Tom is a pretty interesting person, and has had an interesting early life, has great accomplishments, and some interesting facts that some people do not know.
Sammy Baugh was the greatest QB but even though he was great other players were just like him in other areas. College Football was also excelling at this time. “U of A finished second in the whole country in 1933, with a 79-11-15”(Lawrence 3). All NFL football players had to come from somewhere and a lot of them came from the U of A college. College football was being excelled at this time but the NFL still needed players to play.
Ironically, Tittle is remembered best for a gimmick: the “alley-oop” play, where he would team up with the 6-foot-3 acrobatic receiver R.C. Owens on a pass play born by accident, and became a calculated pass play. Tittle would loft a high, usually high wobbly 35-45-yard pass, and Owens would out- leap his defenders, just as he did as a hoopster in college. But for Tittle, the 1957 season was one of triumph and agony. Last second victories became a 49ers trademark. “We won five games in the last couple of minutes,” said Tittle.
at the time he was the number 13 on the list of the nations best cornerbacks. Mathieu’s sophomore year was one to remember. Mathieu had 77 tackles (60 solo and 17 assisted) 1.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 4 fumble recoveries (2 for touchdowns) and 2 interceptions. After a remarkable sophomore season Tyrann Mathieu was on the list to win the Heisman trophy, given to the best college athlete in the nation, and also was on the list to win the Chuck Bednarik award, given to the top defensive player in the country. As award day arrived Mathieu was very nervous with hopes of winning both awards.
However things were not going to remain the same. Because having won both Prizes in 1968, in the NFL, in the 1968 regular season, his team lost 12 games, it won only one and had one tied something that made him fight to take this team forward. At that moment he just could mark an average of 622 yards per season. That was "The Buffalo Bills", which was very bad at that time; also the team was a member of the
Troy Aikman was born and raised in the suburbs of Covina, California. As an infant Troy had congenital problems with his feet causing him to have to wear braces up to his knees until he was 14 months old. That didn’t stop him from being an athlete. At age 12 he moved to Oklahoma where he fell in love with football. He was the quarterback for his team and continued to get all-state honors his senior year.
Richard Dent played as a Defensive End for The Bears who had 2 quarterback sacks, forced two fumbles, and blocked a pass, was named the game's Most Valuable Player. (MVP) The Bears used to be the best, the greatest. Winning the 1985 Super Bowl and have great seasons. They had great players enter into the Hall of Fame.
Joe Montana is one of the most influential quarterbacks of the late twentieth century. Joe Montana, or Joe Cool as some called him, won four superbowl rings. He received the nickname for always being calm under pressure. He was the king of fourth quarter comebacks, leading over thirty game winning drives in his career, including a famous one in the superbowl of 1989. On that drive, he spotted the actor John Candy in the stands and decided to point it out in the huddle, right before leading his team 92 yards and throwing the game winner with thirty four seconds left in the game. Most quarterbacks, at any level, would have been nervous, but what Montana did, in the biggest game of the year, really shows how he earned the nickname Joe Cool.
Demaryius Thomas lost his mom and grandma to drug dealing and fought through it, and made it to the NFL. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos. While growing up he stayed with lots of other people. Demaryius Thomas demonstrated strength by overcoming his rough childhood and going to the NFL and becoming a great athlete.
The NFL is one of the most popular sports down south. In the NFL there are lots of player that don’t succeed. Players in college play very hard to make it to the NFL. The NFL draft is a great thing they have come up with now so the sorry teams that are in the NFL can get some talent now. These are three NFL players that are known for their abilities on and off the football field.