Brett Favre Celebrity LifeBorn on the 10th of October, Brett Lorenzo Favre, primarily known as Brett Favre, is a former American Football Player. He spent most of his career with the Green Bay Packers in the National Football League as a quarterback.
He was also the first quarterback in NFL to make 500 touchdowns, throw 70,000 yards, achieve 6,000 passes and try for 10,000 passes. Favre is a graduate from the University of Southern Mississippi, where he played football for four years, breaking many records.
This lead to Favre receiving a football scholarship from the Southern Mississippi.
In the college football team, Favre started as a seventh-string quarterback and steadily gained the starting position within a short time. On the 14th of July, 1990, Favre was involved in a car accident. He made a miraculous recovery, and in six weeks, he led Southern Mississippi to a comeback triumph over Alabama.
By the end of his college, Favre played 15 games, ranking him fourth in the school history of all-time list. He graduated with a teaching degree, focusing on special education.
In the 1991 NFL Draft, Atlanta Falcons drafted Favre for a three-year contract involving $1.4 million, plus a signing bonus of $350,000. His career with the Atlanta Falcons wasn't as enchanting as expected, and soon, Ron Wolf, General Manager of Green Bay Packers, exchanged Tony Smith for Favre with the Atlanta Falcons, leading to Favre playing 16 seasons for them.
Favre is married to American Author Deanna Favre and has two daughters Brittany and Breleigh. Favre was assigned as an offensive coordinator in 2012 for Oak Grove High School, leading to many wins. In 2014, he was discharged from the position but continued to help Oak Grove.
Along with sports career, Favre is also known for his cameo appearance as Cameron Diaz's love interest in the rom-com, There's Something About Mary. Favre has also done endorsements for big companies, including MasterCard, Nike, Wrangler, Hyundai, Sensodyne, and Snapper, to name a few.
Favre worked with Dale Jarrett in 1999 for Jarrett/Favre Motorsports lasting for two seasons. His family operates and owns a steakhouse in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He is also known to get involved in charity works extensively and is managed by his mother, Bonita Favre. His charity foundation is also known to have donated $2 million to his home state as well as Wisconsin.
Even after a decade of his retirement, Favre still holds many of the records in the NFL. In 2016, Favre was enlisted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He won the Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player Award three consecutive times and is the only player to do so. Even though his achievements far high from being surpassed, his vigor and spirit are looked up to by many. Brett Favre is an ultimate inspiration and living example of how passion and effort can drive us to the top of the world.
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