John Elway Speaker Profile
Hall of Fame Quarterback for the Denver Broncos
John Elway Biography
Hall of Fame quarterback, John Elway was born June 28, 1960and is a former American football quarterback and currently is the executivevice president of football operations for the Denver Broncos of the NationalFootball League (NFL). He played college football at Stanford and his entireprofessional career with the Denver Broncos. Elway recorded the most victoriesby a starting quarterback at the time of his retirement. He retired in 1999 andstatistically was the second most prolific passer in NFL history. Elway led histeams to six AFC Championship Games and five Super Bowls, winning his last two.
Elway set several career records for passing attempts andcompletions while at Stanford. He also received All-American honors. Elway wasdrafted #1 overall in the 1983 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Colts before beingtraded to the Denver Broncos. In 1987, he embarked on what is considered to beone of the most clutch and iconic performances in sports and in NFL history,helping engineer the Broncos on a 98-yard, game-tying touchdown drive in theAFC Championship Game against the Cleveland Browns. The moment is known inNational Football League lore as "The Drive". Following the AFCChampionship Game, Elway and the Broncos lost in Super Bowl XXI to the New YorkGiants. It would be the first of a record five Super Bowl starts at quarterbackin Elway's career, a record that he solely held until 2012 when Tom Brady earnedhis fifth Super Bowl start.
After two more Super Bowl losses, the Broncos entered aperiod of decline; however, that would end during the 1997 season, as Elway andDenver won their first Super Bowl title by defeating the Green Bay Packers,31-24, in Super Bowl XXXII. The Broncos repeated as champions the followingseason in Super Bowl XXXIII by defeating the Atlanta Falcons, 34-19. Elway wasvoted MVP of that Super Bowl, which would prove to be the last game of hiscareer.
Elway was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in2004 in his first year of eligibility. Since his retirement, Elway has ownedseveral businesses, including currently being a co-owner of the currentlyinactive Colorado Crush, an arena football team.
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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:45 am
Retired Denver Broncos' quarterback John Elway will be featured in the Dove Men+Care “Journey to Comfort” Television Commercial campaign for deodorant, antiperspirant, face wash and body wash for men. Elway is current the executive vice president of football operations for his former Denver team, with the three spots featuring him talk about how his dancing horrifies his...[Read More]
Posted on 7 August 2013 | 6:14 pm
Hall of Fame quarterback, John Elway, will soon be recognized for his amazing achievements at Stanford University as they will be retiring his No. 7 jersey. The former No. 1 overall pick of the 1983 NFL draft will have his jersey retired during halftime of Stanford's home game against Oregon on Nov. 7. Elway will be only the third player to have his jersey enshrined by the school,...[Read More]
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