Joseph C. Montana on June 11, 1956, in Monongahela, Pennsylvania.
A former Notre Dame quarterback, he led the San Francisco
49ers to victories in four Super Bowls during the 1980s and
was selected Most Valuable Player (MVP) in three (XVI, XIX,
his illustrious career with both the 49ers and Kansas City
Chiefs, Montana led his teams to 31 fourth quarter come-from-behind
wins, including a 92-yard drive in the closing seconds of
Super Bowl XXIII. He won the NFL's passing title in 1987
and 1989, and topped the NFC in passing five times (1981,
1984, 1985, 1987, and 1989). He also owns the career playoff
record for attempts, completions, touchdowns, and yards
inspirational leader and talented passer, he was named All-NFL
three times and All-NFC on five occasions.