Talk about a fun locker room! One of the NFL’s most legendary stars not only hung out with Farrah Fawcett, he made football history when he said:
“We’re going to win Sunday. I guarantee it.”
It is the boldest prediction in Super Bowl history! And it was true…launching the legend of “Broadway Joe” Namath, one of the NFL’s most colorful stars…need proof? How about his choice of wardrobe when on the sideline?
Football And Fur Coats!
Yes, he wore a fur coat on the sideline! That, my friends, is how legends are born!
It’s time to look at the legend of “Broadway Joe” Namath, one of football’s wildest stars!
These pics say it all: he was a legendary ladies’ man who enjoyed all of the perks of a successful football career!
It’s a legend that re-emerged in a recent N.Y. Times article, “Does Celibacy Help Your Game?”, discussing how Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has taken a public vow of celibacy [for Biblical reasons]. The article asks one person if that will help his game…and they asked, of course, Broadway Joe Namath, who replied:
“If some players don’t keep themselves from having sex before big games, it remains a favorite tactic of coaches!”
Time To Celebrate The Sexy Legend Of Broadway Joe Namath!
He will always be one of football’s most colorful players, a Super Bowl-winning Quarterback who played and partied in America’s biggest city – and he lived up to every one of his legends! Who else would get ALL three of these Sports Illustrated covers!
From Superstar on the rise to NY party boy – and Super Bowl legend, the story of Joe Namath was, at the beginning, a traditional one…
Namath played college football for the legendary Paul “Bear” Bryant at the University of Alabama from 1962 to 1964, before becoming a superstar NFL Quarterback for the New York Jets, becoming the legendary “Broadway Joe” Namath.
He wore white fur coats on the sidelines when not suited up to play, and he lived “larger-than-life” in a city that not only embraced him, they made him the toast of the town!
“Broadway Joe’s” Super Bowl Guarantee!
Namath’s legendary status was sealed when he boldly predicted that his New York Jets, from the upstart American Football League, would beat the legendary Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl 3.
“We’re going to win Sunday. I guarantee it.”
The conservative minds at the NFL were shocked by such a bold proclamation!
The Biggest Upset In NFL History!
Namath backed up his bold guarantee by leading a shocking Jets victory over Don Shula’s NFL Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III, 16-7. Many feel it led the NFL to move faster to merge with the AFL…it was one of the NFL’s most shocking upsets of all time.
After conquering the world of sports, where else was there for “Broadway Joe” to go than, of course, Hollywood!
“Broadway Joe Meets Sex Symbol Ann-Margret!
Namath went to Hollywood and starred in the cult classic action film “C.C. and Company”, with sex symbol Ann-Margret…check out the trailer!
Namath ended up on some of the 70’s and 80’s biggest TV shows such as “The Love Boat” , “Married… with Children”, “The Brady Bunch”, and “The A-Team!”
He’s one of sport’s most entertaining stars…and The NFL Network captured it all with a terrific show about his career:
Here is a link to that great episode:
And Joe Namath has his own website with great content as well…check it out here:
How can you note become a legend when you co-star alongside Hollywood’s sexiest bombshell?
Ann-Margret has had an amazing career, from co-starring with Joe Namath and Elvis, to starring in the cult classic “Tommy” – with an outrageous baked bean scene!
Read all about this iconic Actress by clicking on my story here:
And Joe Namath wasn’t the only sports star of the 70’s to end up in the movies: don’t forget this appearance by Joe Bouton in “The Long Goodbye”:
Jim Bouton was a pitcher for the New York Yankees who wrote the greatest book about baseball ever written:
Read all about this classic book by clicking on my story here:
And of course, if you want to enjoy some of the greatest movies ABOUT the NFL, well, time to suit up!
From Al Pacino to Tom Cruise, here are the best movies about the NFL!
And let me know your favorite Broadway Joe story!
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