June 11, 1956, in New Eagle, Pennsylvania.
Drafted: Joe Montana was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 1979 NFL Draft.
Position Played: Quarterback
Played For: San Francisco 49ers (1979-92), Kansas City Chiefs (1993-94)
Alma Mater: Notre Dame
Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: 2000
Uniform Number: 16
Joe Montana orchestrated a 92-yard game-winning drive in the closing seconds of Super Bowl XXIII.
• Won a National Championship with Notre Dame (1977)
NFL Career Totals:
• Passing - 3,409 Completions on 5,391 Attempts for 40,551 Yards and 273 Touchdowns
• Rushing - 457 Carries for 1,676 Yards and 20 Touchdowns
• Two-Time NFL MVP (1989-90)
• Won Four Super Bowls (XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV)
• Only player Named Super Bowl MVP Three Times (XVI, XIX, XXIV)
• All-NFL Three Times
• All-NFC Five Times
• Selected to Eight Pro Bowls
• Orchestrated 31 Fourth Quarter Comebacks
• Led NFL in Passing 5 Times (1981,84,85,87,89)
• Set NFL record with six 300-yard passing performances in the post-season
• Set career playoff record for attempts, completions, touchdowns, and yards gained passing
• Became just the fifth quarterback to pass for more than 40,000 yards in a career
• Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (2000)