Former Super Bowl Champion Quarterback
Career Highlights: Joe Theismann, the former Washington Redskins star quarterback, led the team to two consecutive Super Bowls, winning the 1983 Super Bowl title. A 12-year NFL veteran, Theismann played 163 consecutive games for the Redskins from 1974 to 1985, and was the league’s MVP in 1983. He holds Redskins records for passing yardage, completions and attempts. A two-time Pro Bowler, Theismann was the 1983 Pro Bowl MVP and was also the AP Offensive Player of the Year. Theismann was the 1982 Walter Payton Man of the Year for his community service. Prior to the NFL, he was a Canadian Football League star for the Toronto Argonauts (1971-73). An All-American at Notre Dame, Theismann led the Fighting Irish to consecutive Cotton Bowls and still holds the Irish school record for most passing yards (526) in a single game. Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003, Theismann spent two seasons as an NFL analyst for CBS Sports before moving to ESPN. At ESPN he served as an NFL analyst and Sunday Night Football commentator for many years and also as an analyst for the NFL Network.