Fran Tarkenton Speaker Profile
Hall of Fame Quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings
Fran Tarkenton Biography
Fran Tarkenton was born February 3, 1940 and is a formerprofessional football player, TV personality, and computer software executive.
In his 18 NFL seasons, Tarkenton completed 3,686 of 6,467 passes for 47,003yards and 342 touchdowns, with 266 interceptions. Tarkenton's 47,003 career passingyards rank him 6th all time, while his 342 career passing touchdowns is 4th alltime in NFL history. He also is fifth on the all-time list of wins by astarting quarterback with 124 regular season victories. He also used hisimpressive scrambling ability to rack up 3,674 rushing yards and 32 touchdownson 675 carries. During his career, Tarkenton ran for a touchdown in 15different seasons, an NFL record among quarterbacks.
He is best known for playing with the Minnesota Vikings andNew York Giants, as well as serving as a commentator on Monday Night Footballand a co-host of That's Incredible!. At the time of his retirement he owned everymajor quarterback record.
Tarkenton also founded Tarkenton Software, acomputer-program generator company, and he toured the U.S. promoting CASE(computer-aided software engineering) with Albert F. Case, Jr. of NastecCorporation. Tarkenton Software later merged with KnowledgeWare (with Tarkentonas president), until selling the company to Sterling Software in 1994.
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Posted on 10 June 2013 | 11:37 pm
Hall of Fame quarterback and entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton will be the featured speaker during the Phoenix Award and Procurement breakfast awards ceremony on June 21 at 9 a.m. EDT during the Washington, D.C. portion of National Small Business Week. The event will recognize the achievement of small business' contribution to the national economy and local communities, honoring one business...[Read More]
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