John Constantine Unitas (/ j uː ˈ n aɪ t ə s /; May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002) was an American professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for 18 seasons, primarily with the Baltimore Colts. Following a career that spanned from 1956 to 1973, he has been consistently listed as one of the ...
- St. Justin's, (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
- Louisville (1951–1954)
Johnny Unitas John Constantine Unitas (Johnny U) Position: QB Throws: Right 6-1 , 194lb (185cm, 87kg) Born: May 7 in Pittsburgh, PA More bio, uniform, draft, salary info Hall of Fame 10x Pro Bowl 5x All-Pro 1x SB Champ 3x NFL Champ 3x AP MVP 3x UPI MVP 2x NEA MVP HOF All-1960s Team 3x Bert Bell Award (Player of the Year) 3x SN PoY
- May 7, 1933
Feb 22, 2023 · Johnny Unitas, byname of John Constantine Unitas, also called Johnny U, (born May 7, 1933, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died September 11, 2002, Timonium, Maryland), American professional gridiron football player who is considered to be one of the all-time greatest National Football League (NFL) quarterbacks.
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Full Name: John Constantine Unitas. Birthdate: May 7, 1933. Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. High School: St. Justin’s (Pittsburgh, PA) Died: September 11, 2002 in Timonium, Maryland. Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 20, 1979. Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: July 28, 1979. Presenter: Frank Gitschier, Unitas’s QB ...
Jun 29, 2020 · Johnny Unitas’ NFL career. Johnny Unitas began his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers as the 102nd overall pick in the ninth round of the 1955 draft. That saw him spend his first year with the franchise, where he was the fourth quarterback on the roster that led to his release.