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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 28 June 1960Port Angeles, Washington, USA
Birth NameJohn Albert Elway
Nicknames Duke
Wood
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John Elway was born on June 28, 1960 in Port Angeles, Washington, USA as John Albert Elway. He is known for his work on Resurrecting the Champ (2007), Gleason (2016) and NFL Monday Night Football (1970). He has been married to Paige Green since August 29, 2009. He was previously married to Janet Elway.

Spouse (2)

Paige Green (29 August 2009 - present)
Janet Elway (3 March 1984 - 29 December 2003) (divorced) (4 children)

Trivia (26)

Quarterback for the NFL's Denver Broncos (1983-1999).
Known for 4th quarter comebacks
Led the Broncos to 5 Super Bowl appearances, then a record for a quarterback; surpassed by the New England Patriots' _Tom Brady (III)_ when he played in Super Bowl XLIX in 2015.
Led the Denver Broncos to 2 Super Bowl titles in 97 and 98
Super Bowl XXXIII MVP, which was his final game
He along with Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen and Colorado Avalanche owner Stanley Kroenke are part owners of the Arena Football League's Colorado Crush, he is the CEO of the franchise
He and his ex-wife, Janet Elway, have four children: daughters Jessica, Jordan, Juliana (JuJu) and a son, Jack.
Was drafted 1st overall by the Baltimore Colts, then traded to the Denver Broncos for Chris Hinton.
Member of 1987 and 1989 AFC Champion Denver Broncos teams. Member of 1984, 1986 and 1991 AFC Western Division Division Champion Denver Broncos teams.
Denver Broncos All-Time Passing Yards Leader (51,475 yards).
Part of the 1983 NFL "Quaterback Class", which saw six QBs drafted in the first round: Elway, Todd Blackledge, Jim Kelly, Tony Eason, Ken O'Brien, and Dan Marino.
Final game was Super Bowl 33, in which his Broncos defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-19. He was crowned MVP of the game.
Uniform number 7 retired by the Broncos.
Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.
Born 11 minutes before his twin sister, Jana, who died in 2002.
Has a football field named for him at Granada (California) Hills High School.
Over 256 games, he was sacked 559 times - more than any quarterback ever.
Both his mother's and ex-wife's name is Janet.
Attended Stanford University
Drafted by the Kansas City Royals out of high school, he opted to attend Stanford on a football scholarship. He spent 1982 playing in the Class A New York-Penn League with the Oneonta Yankees before deciding to play in the NFL.
Has a star on the Pullman [Washington] Walk of Fame. Was a quarterback on the Pullman High School football team when his father was coaching at Washington State University.
Shares graduation from Granada Hills High School with actor 'Ossie beck' and Robert Englund
Engaged to former Oaklands Raiders cheerleader Paige Green [September 28, 2008].
Son of Jack Elway.
Commentator for NBC Sports (Arena Football) [2003]
Named Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos. [January 2011]

Personal Quotes (1)

On Art Modell moving the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore, "It was actually a good thing for me because I was no longer the most hated person by the city of Cleveland."

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