Life Biography of Brett Favre
Birth Place: Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/10/1969, Libra
Profession: Football player
Brett Favre Fast Facts:
- Second-round pick of the Atlanta Falcons, 33rd overall, in the 1991 NFL draft; traded to Green Bay the next year.
- Played 16 seasons in Green Bay and led the Packers to 11 post-season appearances, 7 division titles and two Super Bowls; won Super Bowl XXXI over the New England Patriots 35-21.
- Won 3 successive NFL MVP awards (1995, '96, '97), the first player in the league's history to do so.
- Debatably his most game was a Monday night match against the Oakland Raiders on Dec. 22, 2003, the day after his father died; led Green Bay to a 41-7 victory; finished 4 TD passes in the first half and 399 total passing yards for the game.Named 2007 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.
- Traded to the New York Jets in 2008 after he tearfully announced his retirement earlier that year, and engaged in a much-publicized tiff with the Packers prior to his trade to the Jets.
- Joined the Minnesota Vikings in 2009, after more talk of retirement. That season, one of Favre's best, included a victory over his old team, the Packers that made him the first quarterback to beat all 32 NFL teams.
- Had ankle surgery in May, 2010.
- Brett Favre Relationships:
- Deanna Favre - Wife
- Brandi Favre - Sister
- Brittany Favre - Daughter
- Bonita Favre - Mother
- Breleigh Favre - Daughter
- Irvin Favre - Father
- Myah - Niece
- Dylan Favre - Nephew
- Benny French - Grandfather
- Jeff Favre - Brother
- Scott Favre - Brother
- University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS (BA in Special Education, 1990)