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John Elway

John Albert Elway Jr. is an American football executive and former quarterback who is the president of football operations for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. Elway played college football at Stanford and his entire 16-year professional career with the Denver Broncos. At the time of his retirement in early 1999, Elway had recorded the most victories by a starting quarterback and statistically was the second most prolific passer in NFL history. He was also a prolific rusher of the ball, being one of only two players ever to score a rushing touchdown in four different Super Bowls and the only quarterback to do so. Elway is also only one of two quarterbacks to retire after a Super Bowl victory. Elway set several career records for passing attempts and completions while at Stanford and also received All-American honors.

Position President of football operations
Date of birth June 28, 1960
Place of birth Port Angeles, Washington
High school Granada Hills (Granada Hills, California)
College Stanford
NFL Draft 1983 / Round: 1/ Pick: 1

About John Elway

Legendary Denver Broncos quarterback who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004. He was selected first overall by the Baltimore Colts in 1983, then traded to the Broncos. He led the Broncos to Super Bowl victories in 1998 and 1999.

John Elway before fame

He was a two-sport star in football and baseball at Stanford University, where he earned his degree in economics.

Achievement of John Elway

He became the Denver Broncos' Executive Vice President of Football Operations in 2011 and the team's General Manager in 2014, playing a key role in bringing the great Peyton Manning to Denver in 2012.

John Elway family life

He had four children, Jack, Jordan, Jessica and Juliana, with his former wife Janet Buchan. He married his second wife, Paige Green, in 2009.

Associations of John Elway

He starred with Terrell Davis and Shannon Sharpe in leading the Broncos to back-to-back Super Bowl wins.

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Latest information about John Elway updated on July 28 2021.