Ten fun facts about John Elway
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He retired in 1999 and statistically was the second most prolific passer in NFL history.
Elway was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004 in his first year of eligibility.
Elway was named the greatest athlete wearing the #7 by Sports Illustrated.
Since his retirement, Elway has owned several businesses, including being a co-owner of the inactive Colorado Crush, an arena football team.Fact 5
Elway is the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl, winning his last at the age of 38.Fact 6
Elway joined Denver as one of the most highly anticipated athletes in the history of the NFL. The local newspapers ran a section that was called “The Elway Watch”.Fact 7
On May 2, 1999, at the age of 38, Elway announced his retirement from pro football.Fact 8
Elway appeared on commercials for the foam Vortex football in the 1990s.Fact 9
In 1994, Elway appeared in an episode of Home Improvement, along with Grant Hill and Evander Holyfield.Fact 10
Elway appeared in the ABC reality television series Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, in 2007, featuring a dozen celebrities in a stock car racing competition. Elway won the competition. Go to more people facts ❯
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