Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Factoids of football from Grade 6 students

Aaron Rodgers is the Quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. He is well known for his touchdown celebration. He puts on an imaginary belt on his waste, copying a famous championship wrestler, Triple H. Fans imitate this movement too. Rodgers is the only player in NFL history to throw for over 4,000 yards in each of the first two seasons as a starting QB.He is also the only player in NFL history to throw 45+ touchdowns, and 6 or less interceptions in a single season. He was the Super Bowl champion in 2011 and the Superbowl MVP. He also went to multiple colleges.

Thank you, Henry G!

Larry Fitzgerald is a wide receiver. He played for the University of Pittsburgh. He also earned All-American honors. Larry was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 2004. His shirt number is number 11. THe only NFL team he has played for is the Cardinals. He has been selected six times for the pro bowl.

Thank you, Francesca B!

Peyton Manning is the quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the NFL. He was playing for the Indianapolis Colts from 1998-2011. In May, 2011 he got neck surgery because of neck pains and arm weaknesses. He played college football at the University of Tennessee. He was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts with the first overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft.

Thank you, Madeline K!

Person: Larry Fitzgerald
1. He played wide receiver.
2. He was born in Minnesota, on Aug 31, 1983.
3. He plays for the Arizona Cardinals.
4. His high school was called Academy of Holy Angels.
5. He joined the Arizona Cardinals in 2004.

Thank you, Sophia S!

Fact one: Joe Montana is in the hall of fame
Fact 2: Joe Montana played for 16 seasons
Fact 3: Joe Montana got 139 interceptions in his 16 seasons and 273 touchdowns 
Fact 4: Joe Montana got 40,551 yards passed and run in his 16 seasons
Fact 5: Joe Montana went to notre dame college and got into the hall of fame in 2000  
Fact 6: Joe Montana played for the 49ers his first year in professional football
Thank you, Steven S! 

Tom Brady is on the New England Patriots Team. He is a quarterback and is number 12. He started his career in 1998 and is still playing now. Tom Brady was picked as a backup quarterback by the New England Patriots in 2000. After Drew Bledsoe, the starting quarterback, was hurt, Tom Brady took over. In the 14 games that Tom Brady started, the team got 11 wins to 3 losses.

Thank you, Ryan C!

5 facts about Shaun Hill (football player on the Detroit Lions team.)
1.He was born on January 9 1980.
2.Other than the Lions he also played for the Amsterdam Admirals and San Francisco 49ers.
3. His position is quarterback.
4.He joined the Lions during 2010.
5. He is from  Parsons, Kansas.

Thank you, Logan P!


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