Brett Favre

Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre leaves the field during ther win over the San Diego Chargers Sunday, September 15, 1996 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo by Tom Lynn) Clock runs out / Retirement surprises Packers, fans

Played high school football for his father, Irv Favre at Hancock North Central before signing with Southern Miss.

  • There, he started as a 17-year-old freshman and became one of school’s all-time greatest players, leading the Golden Eagles to road victories over the likes of Alabama, Auburn and Florida State.
  • Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons, he was traded to the Green Bay Packers after one season and became one of the all-time legends of the NFL.
  • Favre is the only quarterback in NFL history to throw for over 70,000 yards, over 500 touchdowns, over 6,000 completions and over 10,000 passing attempts.
  • He is the league’s all-time iron man, having started a record 297 games (321 including playoffs.)
  • He won three straight NFL MVP honors from 1995-1997.
  • Since his retirement, he has spent time helping coach the Oak Grove High School football team and helped the 2013 Warriors win the State 6A championship.