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  John Elway Biography
John was such a strong and accurate passer in his Pop Warner league and elementary school days that, when he was ready for high school, his father moved the Elway family to the greater Los Angeles area, so John could play in the pass-oriented offense of the Granada Hills High School Highlanders football team.
John Elway, who also starred in baseball at Stanford, was drafted by both the Baltimore Colts and the New York Yankees in 1983.
John Elway was named the AFC Most Valuable Player in 1993-94 and started his fifth Pro Bowl.
www.johnelway.com /bio.aspx   (1951 words)

 John Elway - Wikipedia Light!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Elway was born in Port Angeles, Washington of Irish descent.
In the 1983 NFL Draft, Elway was selected as the 1st overall pick by the Baltimore Colts, but he threatened to quit football and play professional baseball if he was not traded (he had by then played two summers in the New York Yankees organization).
Elway was sacked in the end zone for a safety on the Broncos ensuing possession, cutting their lead to 10-9.
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 ESPN Classic - Elway excelled in final minutes
Elway was a consensus All-American as a senior in 1982, when he passed for 3,242 yards and 24 touchdowns and finished second to Herschel Walker in the Heisman Trophy voting.
Elway's play improved, perhaps because he was reunited with quarterback coach Mike Shanahan at midseason, and the Broncos made their third Super Bowl appearance in four years.
Elway led Denver to a 13-3 record and the second round of the playoffs in 1996, then got his chance the next season when a 12-4 Broncos team (with Elway throwing for a career-best 27 touchdown passes) rode to the Super Bowl as a wild card.
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 DenverBroncos.com — Official Web Site of the Denver Broncos
Elway, the NFL's all-time winningest starting quarterback (148-82-1;.643), was voted to a franchise-record nine Pro Bowl appearances (1986 season, '87, '89, '91, '93, '94, '96, '97 and '98), tied for the most ever by a quarterback (Marino, Moon), and as a starter six times ('87, '89, '93, '96, '97 and '98).
Elway also had 50 carries for 218 yards rushing (4.4 avg.) on the season, posted a quarterback rating of 87.5 (4th-best in the AFC, 7th in the NFL), and was 10th in the AFC in completion percentage.
John was 129 of 200 for 1,837 yards and 19 TDs as a senior, while leading the baseball team to the Los Angeles City championship with a.491 batting average and a 4-2 pitching record.
www.denverbroncos.com /page.php?id=834   (3667 words)

 John Elway becomes the Denver Broncos first Pro Football Hall Of Fame Inductee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
John Elway has now become the first Denver Bronco's player to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame.
John's unique ability and competitive drive is the heart of his Hall of Fame career in the NFL.
John Elway's induction into the Football Hall of Fame has greatly increased the collector value of these sculptures.A copy of this sculpture was auctioned the first week of April 2005 at a charity benefit for Craig Hospital in Denver for $100,000.00.
www.artsales.com /ARTstudio/highland_studios/john_elway.html   (633 words)

 John Elway Biography
John Albert Elway (born June 28, 1960) was a quarterback in the National Football League for the Denver Broncos from 1983 through 1998.
Surprisingly often, if John Elway had the ball late in the fourth quarter and was within a touchdown, he would tie or win the game.
John Elway had many comeback opportunities because, for most of his career, the Broncos were a good team, but not a dominant team: Elway holds the record for most times sacked (516).
www.biographybase.com /biography/Elway_John.html   (783 words)

 ESPN.com - NFL - Elway nervous about HOF announcement
Elway, a nine-time Pro Bowler, is still the only player in NFL history to pass for more than 3,000 yards and rush for more than 200 yards each season for seven straight years (1985-91).
Elway wept when he quit at age 38, blaming the wear and tear of the NFL for taking him away from the game he loved.
Elway is perhaps best remembered for "The Drive," when he engineered a 98-yard, fourth-quarter scoring drive en route to a 23-20 overtime win over Cleveland in the AFC championship game in 1987.
sports.espn.go.com /nfl/news/story?id=1723347   (815 words)

 John Elway
Elway is the first breast cancer survivor who had her metastatic liver tumors reduce and calcify on a new experimental treatment.
I want Elway to see her two young daughters grow into women, and I selfishly want Elway to continue to be at bc forum for me and all of the other bc survivors who need her.
Elway is going through a rough time now and it would mean alot to her if you would visit her.
www.bcforum.org /JohnElway.html   (1937 words)

 John Elway - Uncyclopedia
John Elway was a general for the Denver Broncos military squad.
General John Elway won a lot of awards in his military career, from the medal of honor he earned when he was a general, to the MVP (Murderer of Vandals in Pittsburgh).
Elway instantly died from the shot, but earned a Medal of Honor for his courageous acts there.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/John_Elway   (503 words)

 John Elway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elway was born in Port Angeles, Washington, the son of football coach Jack Elway.
Elway was a natural fit for either the Colts or the Broncos, because he resembles a horse.
Elway has a daughter, Jessica (full name Jessica Gwen Elway) who is currently a student-athlete at Stanford.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Elway   (2858 words)

 The Book of John (Elway)
Elway went up in the air like a propeller and came down, feet forward, as he absorbed another shot from S Mike Prior.
Elway trotted onto the field, into the huddle and shouted to his teammates, loud enough to be heard over the barks coming from the Dawg Pound, "We got ’em right where we want ’em." Apparently, he did.
Elway drove the Broncos 98 yards, throwing a five-yard touchdown pass to Mark Jackson with 39 seconds left.
archive.profootballweekly.com /content/archives/features_1998/elway_122198.asp   (1689 words)

 TSN Presents - Football's 100 Greatest Players
It seemed to be that way forever, from John Elway's early days as a record-setting Stanford quarterback to his selection as the No. 1 overall draft pick of 1983 and his career as the unflappable field general of the Denver Broncos.
Elway's other skills were overshadowed but no less feared.
Elway finished the 1998 season ranked second all time in passing yards (51,475) and third in touchdown passes (300), but his career probably will be measured more by the consecutive Super Bowl wins he delivered after the 1997 and 1998 seasons.
tsn.sportingnews.com /nfl/100/16.html   (398 words)

 John Elway Portrait
From an all-American at Stanford University to MVP in the NFL, John Elway's leadership on the field has been legendary.
Elway is the only NFL quarterback ever to start in five Super Bowls.
Elway shed that classification forever by winning Super Bowl XXXII in 1998 and and going on to not only win his last game, Super Bowl XXXIII in 1999, but being named MVP as well.
www.encorecelebrities.com /john_elway.asp   (136 words)

 USATODAY.com - Elway, Bush trade football compliments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Elway, the former Denver Broncos quarterback revered in Colorado for Super Bowl victories in 1998 and 1999, praised Bush in football terms.
Elway had his knee checked by doctors that day and then played a round of golf.
Now, Elway is most often in the public eye in television commercials for the auto dealerships that bear his name.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/nation/2004-09-14-elway-bush_x.htm   (424 words)

 John Elway Official Website
On Sunday, August 8, 2004, in Fawcett Stadium at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, John Elway accepted his induction into the Hall with a heartfelt speech given to a crowd of 21,900 composed mostly of his adoring fans.
John Elway, who passed and ran his way into the National Football League record books with the Denver Broncos and crowned a 16-year career with back-to-back Super Bowl victories, will be enshrined in the NFL Hall of Fame during ceremonies held Sunday in Canton Ohio.
With his playing days five years behind him and his official induction into the NFL Hall of Fame just five weeks ahead, we asked John Elway seven questions about life, football, and what it means to be enshrined at Canton.
www.johnelway.com   (199 words)

 John Elway
Elway is drafted by the Baltimore Colts and forces the Colts to trade him by threatening to quit football and play baseball for the New York Yankees.
The Colts trade him to the Broncos, and Elway is accused of subverting the entire draft process and becomes, for a time, a symbol of selfishness and the greatest villain in American sports.
Elway is given the right to call his own plays, which only seems to add to the conflict between him and Reeves.
www.sportsjones.com /elway.htm   (966 words)

 Amazon.com: Elway: Books: John Elway,Marc Serota,Elise Glading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
An intriguing hybrid, Elway, a coffee-table tribute to one of football's most exciting quarterbacks, is part autobiography, part photographic celebration, and all MTV packaging; like an Elway comeback drive, it moves quickly and is filled with exuberance.
Elway himself at one point confuses the sequence of plays when recalling "The Drive" in the 1987 AFC Championship.
Despite being brief, the text is written entirely by John Elway himself (making the book unique, in that no other book offers a wholly first-person perspective of Elway), and does cover his entire life up until the publishing date.
www.amazon.com /Elway-John/dp/1892049007   (1400 words)

 NFL.com - NFL News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
That was the advice Elway received from his late father and coach, Jack, and shared with a Denver-dominated, record crowd of 21,900 and a national television audience during his acceptance speech at the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.
Elway did that, but not merely because of those Super Bowl victories … or the fact in 16 seasons he guided the Denver Broncos to more victories than any quarterback in NFL history … or those 47 game-winning or game-saving drives.
Elway mended his fences with Reeves by inviting him to the ceremony and telling him from the stage, "Dan, I regret we couldn't win the Super Bowl, but went down fighting, that's for darn sure.
www.nfl.com /news/story/7560361   (1202 words)

 CNN/SI - John Elway: Master of the Drive - -
ATLANTA (CNN/SI) -- Early in the fourth quarter of what is now finally, fittingly, John Elway's last game, the future Hall of Fame quarterback slipped under a block from his offensive line, leaned his aging frame into the end zone and scored the touchdown that would sink the Atlanta Falcons.
If John Elway had never won his final two Super Bowls, if he had never made the postseason during the last years of his glorious career, he still would have been remembered as a winner, a player who could pull victory out of sure defeat.
What has separated Elway, though -- from his early, scrambling years to his final years where he leaned on running back Terrell Davis -- is his competitiveness.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /football/nfl/1999/elway/retire   (542 words)

 Super Bowl News - SuperBowl.com - Official website of Super Bowl XLI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
HOUSTON (Jan. 31, 2004) -- The John Wayne swagger across the big stage was still evident, though it was somewhat softened by the humbling news that former NFL gunslinger John Elway was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
Elway's first thoughts were of Jack Elway, his father and former coach who died almost three years ago.
Elway's most memorable come-from-behind effort was a late 98-yard touchdown march that tied the Cleveland Browns and sent the game into overtime.
www.superbowl.com /news/story/7051589   (706 words)

 John Elway Dealerships - Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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 Member - Pro Football Hall of Fame
Elway would go on to lead his team to a second Super Bowl win a year later, capturing game Most Valuable Player honors in the process.
The versatile Elway is the only player in National Football League history to pass for more than 3,000 yards and rush for more than 200 yards in the same season seven consecutive times.
Indicative of his versatility, Elway was responsible for 334 touchdowns(300 passing; 33 rushing and one receiving) generating 4,771 of the 5,806 points (82.2%) scored by the Broncos during his 16-year tenure with the club.
www.profootballhof.com /hof/member.jsp?PLAYER_ID=64   (2037 words)

 Amazon.com: John Elway: Books: Beckett Publications,Bob Rosato,Clay Latimer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
John Elway's 10 chapters are built on the testimony of 10 witnesses--Bronco players and opponents--to the future Hall of Famer quarterback's excellence, longevity, creativity, and coolness: the lineup includes Denver coaches Dan Reeves and Mike Shanahan; teammates Terrell Davis, Shannon Sharpe, and Ed McCaffrey; and opposition field marshalls Brett Favre and Jim Kelly.
Still, Elway offers its perspectives, none more cogent than that of defensive lineman Neil Smith, who spent nine seasons as a Chief huffing and puffing after Elway before ultimately joining him in Denver.
This book (Biography of John Elway) shows not only History of John Elway, but also of his Teamates and other Players around the NFL.
www.amazon.com /John-Elway-Beckett-Publications/dp/1887432744   (1202 words)

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