Steve McNair

High School

• Three-sport star at Mount Olive.

• Led Mount Olive to state championship as a 16-year-old junior.

• All-State quarterback, safety who chose Alcorn tate over numerous Division I-A offers and Major League baseball.

College

• Finished third in the Heisman voting after putting up more than 6,000 yards of total offense and 53 touchdowns in a single season (1994).

• Set all-tiome NCAA record for total offense with 16,283 yards.

• Won Walter Payton Trophy as the top player in Division I-AA (1994).

Professional

• Third overall pick in the NFL draft by the Houston Oiler (1995).

• Three-time Pro Bowler and co-NFL MVP with Peyton Manning (2003).

• NFL Man of the Year (2005).

• 31,034 passing yards and 174 touchdowns over 13-year NFL career.

 

Did You Know?

• Steve “Air II” McNair was nicknamed after his older brother Fred, who was the original Air McNair.