1) Where was
Terry Paxton Bradshaw born on September 2, 1948?
2) He attended Woodlawn
High School and led the Knights to the 1965 AAA High School
Championship game where they lost to the Sulphur Tors 12-9.
While at Woodlawn, he set a national record for throwing the
javelin 245 feet.
3) Where did Bradshaw play his
University of Alabama
Louisiana State University
Louisiana Tech University
Bradshaw was the first player selected in the 1970 NFL Draft
by the Pittsburgh Steelers; the Steelers drew the first pick
in the draft after winning a coin flip tiebreaker with the due
to both teams having identical 1-13 records in 1969.
Who did the Steelers beat in the coin flip?
St. Louis Cardinals
New Orleans Saints
5) Bradshaw became a
starter one year after he was drafted in 1970. During his
first several seasons, the 6'3", 215 lb. quarterback was
erratic, threw many interceptions (he threw 210 interceptions
over the course of his career) and was widely ridiculed by the
media for his rural roots and perceived lack of intelligence.
6) Bradshaw temporarily
lost the starting job to in 1974, but Bradshaw took over again
during the regular season and in the 1974 AFC Championship
Game against the Oakland Raiders, his fourth-quarter touchdown
pass to Lynn Swann proved to be the winning score in a 24-13
Who did he lose the starting job to?
7) After undergoing
off-season elbow surgery, Bradshaw was idle for the first 14
games of the 1983 NFL season. Then on December 10
against the New York Jets, he felt a pop in his elbow while
throwing his final pass, a ten yard touchdown to in the second
quarter of the Steelers' 34-7 win. Bradshaw later left
the game and never played again.
Bradshaw’s last pass?
Bradshaw retired from football in 1983, and quickly signed a
television contract with CBS to become an NFL game analyst in
1984, where he and the play-by-play announcer had the top
Who was the play-by-play announcer?
During Bradshaw's early part of his career with the Steelers,
he had a off-season job to supplement his income, as this was
still during the days when most NFL players didn't make enough
money to focus solely on football.
What was his off-season job?
Peanut butter maker
Used car salesman
In 1976, Bradshaw had a hit single that made it number 17 on
the US Country chart.
Can you name the tune?
Here in My Heart
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry