Bart Starr

Born Jan 9, 1934
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Bart

Bryan Bartlett Starr is a retired professional American football player in the National Football League (NFL). He held the quarterback position for the Green Bay Packers from 1956 to 1971. Starr is a two-time Super Bowl Champion, a two-time Super Bowl MVP, a five-time NFL champion, and four-time Pro Bowler.

Born on January 9, 1934 in Alabama, he played football for Montgomery Sidney Lanier High School where he was named All-State and All-American. He then went on to the University of Alabama. In the 1956 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the 17th round.

During his rookie season, Starr was a backup quarterback. He was named the starting quarterback in the next season and the team was able to reach the NFL Championship Game in 1960. They won the Championship games in 1961 and 1962 consecutively.

Starr was also instrumental in the victory of the Packers against the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl II. He retired in June 1972. Starr also coached the Green Bay Packers in 1972 and again in 1975 until 1983.

His career player statistics are 3,149 pass attempts, 1,808 pass completions, 57.4 percentage, 152–138 touchdowns-interceptions, 24,718 passing yards, and 80.5 passer rating. Bart Starr is a Pro Football Hall of Famer.

Achievements:

• 2-time Super Bowl champion (I, II)• 2-time Super Bowl MVP (I, II)• 5-time NFL champion (1961, 1962, 1965–1967)• 4-time Pro Bowl (1960–1962, 1966)• First-team All-Pro (1966)• 3-time Second-team All-Pro (1961, 1962, 1964)• NFL Most Valuable Player (1966)• 5-time NFL passer rating leader (1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1969)• NFL 1960s All-Decade Team• Packers Hall of Fame• Green Bay Packers No. 15 retired

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