Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Air McNair. "Broadway Joe" Namath and Kordell "Slash" Stewart were both NFL quarterbacks. The nickname came for his ability to throw the ball.
31,304. At the time of his retirement, this total placed McNair 28th on the all-time list of quarterbacks, ahead of Hall of Famers Len Dawson, Terry Bradshaw, and Joe Namath. The other numbers listed belonged to Dan Marino (61,361), John Elway (51,475), and Jack Kemp (21,218).
3. McNair was selected based on his performance in the 2000, 2003, and 2005 seasons. He didn't actually play the first of those games due to a shoulder injury.
|For which season was McNair named co-MVP of the NFL, and who did he share the award with?||Steve McNair Memories
2003 - Peyton Manning. The others listed did win the MVP in the season indicated. Manning shared it with McNair for the 2003 season.
Baseball. The Seattle Mariners drafted McNair in the 1991 amateur draft (in the 35th round). He also played basketball and ran track in high school.
3rd. McNair was drafted behind Ki-Jana Carter and Tony Boselli. Carter had a disappointing NFL career. Boselli was named to the Pro Bowl team 5 times during his career.
3rd. McNair came in third, behind running backs Rashaan Salaam of Colorado and Ki-Jana Carter of Penn State.
|What award did McNair win in his senior year of college, which recognized him as the outstanding offensive player in Division 1-AA that season?||Steve McNair Memories
Walter Payton Award. The Walter Payton Award is the only one of these 4 awarded specifically to a division 1-AA player. The Heisman Trophy and Walter Camp Award both go to the outstanding player across all of college football. The Sullivan Award goes to the outstanding amateur athlete across all sports.
Alcorn State University. Alcorn State is a historically black college located near Lorman, Mississippi. In addition to McNair, its notable alumni include NFL wide receiver Donald Driver, actor Michael Clarke Duncan, civil rights activist Medgar Evers, and author Alex Haley.
Safety. McNair intercepted 30 passes during his high school career. 15 of them came during his senior year.