Steve McNair

Steve McNair


2/14/1973, Mount Olive, MS

Birth Name



Also Known As

Steve Air McNair
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Mcnair plays on the tennesee titans and is one of the best quarterbacks


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Steve McNair is ranked #47 in greatest Quarterbacks according to Sporting News Selects Pro Football's Greatest Quarterbacks< /i >

    • Steve is one of only three players to have his jersey number retired for Alcorn State University.

    • Steve made his first career NFL start on December 17, 1995, against the New York Jets.

    • Steve has an older brother, Fred, who played in the Arena Football League for 10 years.

    • Steve has 200 head of cattle and 20 horses on his 643-acre ranch in Mount Olive.

    • After winning the NFL's MVP award in 2003, Steve bought each one of his offensive lineman a 42-inch plasma television and a Cartier watch.

    • A few of Steve's favorite TV shows are "The Price is Right", "Matlock", and "Walker, Texas Ranger."

    • Steve has a collection of rare swords. He even has a sword that was used by The Rock in the movie "The Scorpion King."

    • One of Steve's pre-game rituals is to take a nap in the locker room before warm-ups begin.

    • Steve was the third overall pick in the 1995 NFL Draft. He was selected by the
      Houston Oilers.

    • In December 2002, Steve was suffering from three bad injuries: turf toe, strained ribs and a sore back. But, he still helped the Titans win their five games that month and he was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month.

    • In February 2004, Steve was third on the USA Today's list of "The 10 Toughest Athletes in Sports."

    • In 1999, Steve became the first African-American quarterback to lead an AFC team to the Super Bowl.

    • Steve rushed for eight touchdowns in 1997 and in 1999. He was the first quarterback since the 1970 NFL merger to do this.

    • In 2002, Steve threw a least one touchdown pass in 23 consecutive games, this broke the Titans previous team record of 21 consecutive games.

    • In 2003, Steve had a 100.4 passer rating which was the best in the league and it was also the best in Titans history.

    • In 2003, Steve McNair and Peyton Manning shared the NFL's Most Valuable Player Award.

    • Steve is one of five players in NFL history who have passed for 20,000 yards and rushed for 3,000 yards in their careers.

    • Steve played college football for Alcorn State University.

    • Steve has become very close friends with fellow quarterback Vince Young, even though Young was drafted by the Titans to replace Steve.

    • Steve is 6'2" tall and he weighs 230 lbs.

  • Quotes

    • Steve McNair: I came in this morning and was still sore. I would've liked to have been able to go out and compete. As a competitor, especially against Jacksonville, it was tough to watch from the sideline.

    • Steve McNair: It's very frustrating when you come out and you do 90 percent of the things right and 10 percent costs you the ball game. That's just how the season's been all season.

    • Steve McNair: I think we're in the same boat. It's all about jelling and competing every Sunday and doing the things that it takes to get the chemistry down. I think that's the difference in being a great team and being an average team. You've got to have a chemistry.