Joe Namath

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Joseph William Namath (; NAY-meth; born May 31, 1943) is a former American football quarterback who played in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons, primarily with the New York Jets. He played college football at Alabama, where he led the team to a national championship title, and was selected by the Jets first overall in the 1965 AFL Draft. During his five AFL seasons, he was a two-time MVP and twice led the league in passing yards while guiding the Jets to victory in one AFL championship and one Super Bowl. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Namath has received more than 7,494,627 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Joe Namath is the 7th most popular american football player (up from 9th in 2019), the 9,611th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,993rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular American American Football Player.

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Among american football players, Joe Namath ranks 7 out of 55Before him are O. J. Simpson, Jim Brown, Joe Montana, Tom Brady, Ernie Davis, and Dan Marino. After him are Michael Oher, Peyton Manning, Cam Newton, Lawrence Taylor, Dick Butkus, and Jerry Rice.

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Among people born in 1943, Joe Namath ranks 508Before him are Lothar Kobluhn, Csaba Fenyvesi, Norman Thagard, Bob Kerrey, Al Foster, and Elaine Pagels. After him are Tony Trimmer, Bertil Roos, Nancy Greene Raine, Jim Risch, James L. Jones, and Mary Woronov.

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Among people born in United States, Joe Namath ranks 9,611 out of 15,968Before him are Hiro Yamamoto (1961), Michael Michele (1966), Darren Star (1961), Dave Chappelle (1973), Clifford Jordan (1931), and Dale Robertson (1923). After him are Virginia Valli (1895), Marjorie Rambeau (1889), Oscar Olson (1878), Rebecca Solnit (1961), Tress MacNeille (1951), and Josiah Bartlett (1729).


Among american football players born in United States, Joe Namath ranks 7Before him are O. J. Simpson (1947), Jim Brown (1936), Joe Montana (1956), Tom Brady (1977), Ernie Davis (1939), and Dan Marino (1961). After him are Michael Oher (1986), Peyton Manning (1976), Cam Newton (1989), Lawrence Taylor (1959), Dick Butkus (1942), and Jerry Rice (1962).