Elway did not go to a single college bowl game.
Elway was Stanford's QB in the legendary "The Band is on the Field!" game against Cal.
Elway was the 1st QB drafted in the legendary 1983 QB class which included 24 QB's with names such as Dan Marino and Jim Kelly.
Elway holds the record for most wins by a starting QB (148).
Elway was the oldest player to score a Super Bowl touchdown (37 years old).
Elway was chosen by the New York Yankees in the second round of the 1981 baseball draft and he batted .319 for the Oneonta team in the New York-Pennsylvania League in 1982.
The Baltimore Colts made him the first player picked in the 1983 NFL draft.
In 1982 Elway finished 2nd in the Heisman Trophy voting.
Elway had a NCAA career total of 9,349 passing and 77 touchdown passes.
Elway set NCAA Division I career records for passing attempts, 1,246, completions, and most games with more than 200 yards passing, 30.
Elway led 47 game winning 4th quarter drives.
Elway guided the Broncos to 148 victories.
Drafted by the Kansas City Royals out of high school.
Ranks 3rd on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (3,785).
Uniform number 7 retired by the Broncos.
He along with Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen and Colorado Avalanche owner Stanley Kroenke are part owners of the Arena Football League's Colorado Crush, he is the CEO of the franchise.
Super Bowl XXXIII MVP
Ranks 4th on NFL All-Time Touchdown Passes List (300).
Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (51,475).
Ranks 3rd on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (4,123).
John ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Pass Attempts List (7,250).
John ranks 44th on NFL All-Time Rushing Average List (4.402).
In over 256 games, he was sacked 559 times - more than any quarterback ever.
John was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.
John is the Denver Broncos All-Time Passing Yards Leader with 51,475 yards.
John was drafted 1st overall by the former Baltimore Colts, and was traded to the Denver Broncos in exchange for Chris Hinton shortly afterwards.
John Elway: I've experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. I think to really appreciate anything you have to be at both ends of the spectrum.
John Elway: I've always joked about Joe Montana not appreciating his Super Bowls nearly as much as I do because he never lost one. We lost three before we got one.