William Ernest "Bill" Walsh (November 30, 1931 – July 30, 2007) was an American head football coach of the San Francisco 49ers and Stanford University, during which time he popularized the West Coast offense. Walsh went 102–63–1 with the 49ers, winning ten of his fourteen postseason games along with six division titles, three NFC Championship titles, and three Super Bowls. He was named the NFL's Coach of the Year in 1981 and 1984.
Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948), also known by the nickname "Mr. Steel Arm", is a former American football quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL). He played 14 seasons. He is a football analyst and co-host of Fox NFL Sunday. In a six-year span, he won an unprecedented four Super Bowl titles with Pittsburgh, becoming the first quarterback to do so, and led the Steelers to eight AFC Central championships.
Edward Nathan George, Jr. (born September 24, 1973) is a former American football running back in the National Football League. He played for the Tennessee Titans both in Tennessee and in Houston when the franchise was known as the Houston Oilers, and spent his final season with the Dallas Cowboys. He is best known for his career with the Titans and as a Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State University in 1995.
Douglas Richard "Doug" Flutie (born October 23, 1962) is a retired American and Canadian football quarterback. Flutie played college football at Boston College, and played professionally in the National Football League, Canadian Football League, and United States Football League. He first rose to prominence during his career at Boston College, where he received the prestigious Heisman Trophy and the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award in 1984.
James "Jim" Lampley (born April 8, 1949) is an American sportscaster, news anchor, movie producer, and restaurant owner. He has been in several television shows, but is better known for his participation in the HBO Boxing series (officially HBO World Championship Boxing). He currently works alongside Larry Merchant and Emanuel Steward in that series. Lampley has anchored a record 14 Olympic Games U.S. television broadcasts, most recently the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.
Joseph William "Joe" Namath (born May 31, 1943), also known as Broadway Joe or Joe Willie, is a former American football quarterback. He played college football for the University of Alabama under coach Paul "Bear" Bryant and his assistant, Howard Schnellenberger, from 1962–1964, and professional football in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) during the 1960s and 1970s.
Michael Keller Ditka, Jr. (born October 18, 1939 in Carnegie, Pennsylvania), also known as "Iron Mike", is a former American football NFL player, television commentator, and coach. Ditka coached the Chicago Bears for 11 years and New Orleans Saints for 3 years. Ditka and Tom Flores are the only two people to win Super Bowls as a player, an assistant coach and a head coach.
Harry Christopher "Chip" Caray III (born 1965) is a television broadcaster for Fox Sports South and SportSouth's coverage of the Atlanta Braves, and is an occasional radio broadcaster and co-host of the pre-game and post-game shows on the Atlanta Braves Radio Network. Chip is also known from his time as a broadcaster for the Fox Saturday Game of the Week and as the television play-by-play broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs from 1998 to 2004.
Harry Christopher "Skip" Caray, Jr. (August 12, 1939 – August 3, 2008) was an American sportscaster, best known for his long career as a radio and television play-by-play announcer for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball. He was the son of baseball announcer Harry Caray, and the father of fellow Braves broadcaster Chip Caray; another son, Josh Caray, is an announcer for the Gwinnett Braves.
James William "Jimmy" Johnson (born July 16, 1943) is a former American football coach who currently appears on Fox NFL Sunday, the Fox network's NFL pregame show. He was the first football coach whose teams won both an NCAA Division 1A National Championship and a Super Bowl. In 1993, Johnson wrote Turning The Thing Around: My Life in Football. Johnson currently lives in Islamorada in the Florida Keys where he spends most of his time fishing.
Henry Louis "Hank" Stram (January 3, 1923–July 4, 2005), was an American college and Professional Football coach. He is best known for his fifteen-year tenure with the American Football League's Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs and the Chiefs of the NFL. Stram won three AFL Championships (more than any other coach in the league's history) and Super Bowl IV with the Chiefs.
Hannah Storm (born Hannah Storen June 13, 1962) is an American television sports journalist, and co-anchor along with Josh Elliott of ESPN's SportsCenter. From 2002 until 2007, Storm was one of the hosts of CBS' The Early Show.
Robert Allen "Bob" Griese (born February 3, 1945) is a former American football quarterback who earned All-American honors with the Purdue Boilermakers before being drafted in 1967 by the American Football League's Miami Dolphins. Griese led the Dolphins to three consecutive Super Bowl appearances, including two Super Bowl victories.
Alan Richard "Al" Michaels (born November 12, 1944) is an American television sportscaster. Now employed by NBC Sports after nearly three decades (1977–2006) with ABC Sports, Michaels is one of the most prominent members of his profession. He is perhaps best known for his many years of calling play-by-play of National Football League games, including nearly two decades with Monday Night Football.
William Lawrence Francis "Bill" Cullen (February 18, 1920 – July 7, 1990) was an American radio and television personality whose career spanned five decades. He was best known for television game shows, where he hosted multiple series and served as a panelist for over 20 years combined on I've Got a Secret and To Tell the Truth.
Paul Vernon Hornung (born December 23, 1935 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former professional football player, playing for the Green Bay Packers from 1957- 66. Hornung, one of the most versatile players ever to play the game, was halfback, quarterback, and placekicker. Hornung is one of the greatest all-purpose backs to ever play the game. Not only could Hornung run, he was an excellent passer, receiver, and blocker.
George Allen "Pat" Summerall is a former American football player and television sportscaster, having worked at CBS, Fox, and ESPN. Summerall is best known for his work with John Madden on NFL telecasts for CBS and Fox.
Edward Britt (Ted) Husing (November 27, 1901 - August 10, 1962) was an American sportscaster and was among the first to lay the groundwork for the structure and pace of modern sports reporting on television and radio.