Bart Starr is a former American football quarterback who played in the NFL from 1956 to 1971. He was born on January 9, 1934, in Montgomery, Alabama, and played college football at the University of Alabama. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 17th round of the 1956 NFL Draft and played for the team for 16 seasons.
Starr is widely considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was a five-time Pro Bowler and led the Green Bay Packers to five NFL championships and two Super Bowl victories in 1966 and 1967. He was known for his ability to lead the team and his accuracy as a passer. He was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl I and Super Bowl II.
Bart Starr as Coach of the Green Bay Packers
Bart Starr was a head coach in the NFL for nine seasons, from 1975 to 1983. After retiring as a player, he became the head coach of the Green Bay Packers. During his time as head coach, Starr led the team to three consecutive playoff appearances and two division titles. Despite his success, he struggled to maintain the level of success that the team had experienced during his playing career, and he was eventually replaced as head coach in 1983.