Ten fun facts about Jerry Rice


Fact 1
He is widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in NFL history and among the greatest NFL players at any position.

Fact 2
He is the all-time leader in most major statistical categories for wide receivers and the all-time NFL leader in receptions, touchdown receptions, and yards.

Fact 3
On Nov. 4, 2010, Rice was chosen by NFL Network's NFL Films production The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players as the greatest player in NFL history.


Fact 4
He won three Super Bowl rings playing for the San Francisco 49ers and an AFC Championship with the Oakland Raiders.

Fact 5
Rice was selected to the Pro Bowl 13 times (1986–1996, 1998, 2002) and named All-Pro 12 times in his 20 NFL seasons.

Fact 6
Rice has co-authored two books about his life.

Fact 7
He co-hosts Sports Sunday with NBC sportscaster Raj Mathai, a prime time sports show shown in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Fact 8
During the 2005–2006 broadcasting season, Rice competed in the reality show Dancing with the Stars.

Fact 9
Jerry Rice is the NFL record holder in a number of statistics for receivers.

Fact 10
Rice is remembered for his work ethic and dedication to the game.


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is a former American football wide receiver who played twenty seasons in the National Football League (NFL).