Football great Joe Namath played himself in an episode of "The Brady Bunch" back in 1973.Later today, he'll be performing another role: helping to preside over the Super Bowl coin toss.It's just one of the many roles, humble and grand, he has played in his career, as Rita Braver will now show us: It's an unexpected sight: "Broadway Joe" Namath as doting Grandpa!
I’ve been humming it all week with Stevie crooning in my head . Most of the big hitters are featured: Lance Armstrong, Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, Barry Bonds, Brett Favre, Mike Tyson, Shaquille O’Neal, OJ Simpson, but the one I most wanted to read was an interview with Joe Namath from December 1969. ’Cause I Get Better Looking Every Day), played golf with Arnold Palmer and would shortly be heading for an Elvis Presley concert in Vegas, where the King would laud him from the stage: “Ladies and gentlemen, I have a good friend here tonight.
Namath: I’d say at least 300, but that’s a conservative estimate. For instance, when I was younger, the aim of making love was simply to reach a climax, achieve your own satisfaction and not even worry about your partner’s.
Probably too conservative, because when I was in boring classes at Alabama (university), I used to start making out lists to see how well I was doing and I guess I was pretty close to 300 by the time I graduated. Well, as you grow up, you start understanding that sex is a two-way street and that it’s much better for both of you to be sexually satisfied.
He played for the New York Jets (1965–1976) and Los Angeles Rams (1977).
Youngest of three brothers and a sister and small for his age, his senior year of high school, 1960, he shot to 6'2." Playing superbly that season, he was offered 52 college scholarships and a professional baseball contract with Kansas City.