Johnny Unitas

Quarterback

“Johnny U”

Johnny Unitas

18 seasons
10 Pro Bowls
6 All-NFL
40,239 passing yards
290 touchdown passes

18

seasons

10

Pro Bowls

6

All-NFL

40,239

passing yards

290

touchdown passes
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"I came into the league without any fuss. I’d just as soon leave it that way. There’s no difference I can see in retiring from pro football, or quitting a job at the Pennsy Railroad. I did something I wanted to do and went as far as I could go.”

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(Louisville)...6'1'', 194...John Constantine Unitas ... Cut by 1955 Steelers, free agent with 1956 Colts, soon became legendary hero ... Exceptional field leader, thrived on pressure ... Led Colts to 1958, 1959 NFL crowns, Super Bowl V victory ... All-NFL six seasons, Player of Year three times ... MVP three times in 10 Pro Bowls ... Completed 2,830 passes for 40,239 yards, 290 TDs ...Threw at least one TD pass in 47 straight games ... Had 26 games over 300 yards passing ... Born May 7, 1933, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ... Died September 11, 2002, at age of 69.