Joe Namet is a football player, born May 31, 1943 in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Best known as a professional footballer nicknamed “Broadway Joe.”
Quarterback Joe Namen played American football from 1965 to 1977. An important fact in Joe Namet’s biography was his participation in the Super Bowl III. So Joe firmly entrenched in the history of sports.
At the University of Alabama, Namet was a quarterback in the student team. There, the athlete played under the guidance of the famous coach Paul Beer Bryant. After the loss of Alabama in the match “Orange Bowl”, the team showed a good game, and Namet in 1965 received the title of the most valuable player.
He signed a contract with the New York Jets of the American Football League. However, at
In 1969, the “Jets” team met with “Baltimore Colts” in the Super Bowl, having won. It was believed that the “Colts” were favorites, could easily defeat the “Jets”. Namet publicly stated that it was he who helped the team win. The football player really controlled the whole game. Then the athlete was given the title of the best player.
Because of Namet’s rampant life outside the field, the athlete was nicknamed “Broadway Joe.” He also became one of the first professional football players, whose name was famous far beyond sports. Joe advertised various products on television. He was often invited as a guest to various shows. In addition, in the biography of Joe Namet, several attempts were made to film. The athlete was also famous for his pompous sense of style, he was often seen wearing fur garments.
In the later years of Nämet’s career, the athlete had a chronic knee disease, but he did not quit. Namet spent 13 years in the league. One season in 1977 Joe played for “Los Angeles Rams”.
Additional information: Namet always wore number 12. In 1965 he was named the beginner of the year. In the third Super Bowl, Joe made 17 of 28 passes for 206 yards. In total for the career the sportsman has passed with a ball about 27.000 yards. In 1985, Joe Namet was elected to the hall of fame of professional football.