Brett Favre is a former professional quarterback, spending the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers. Favre played college football for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles for four years, setting many school records.
He was selected in the second round of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Falcons, with whom he spent one season as a backup before being traded to Green Bay for the Packers' first-round pick in the 1992 NFL Draft. Favre became the Packers' starting quarterback in the fourth game of the 1992 NFL season and started every game through the 2007 season. In his career, he made an NFL-record 297 consecutive starts, 321 including the playoffs. Favre was the first NFL quarterback to pass for 500 touchdowns, throw for 70,000 yards, complete 6,000 passes, and attempt 10,000 passes. Favre has 11 Pro Bowl's and he won the Associated Press NFL MVP Award three consecutive times. He led his teams to eight division championships, five NFC Championship Games, and two Super Bowl appearances: Super Bowl XXXI and Super Bowl XXXII.
Favre was the analyst for his alma mater, Southern Miss, when they played the Rice Owls on October 1, 2011. He later joined the NFL Network for pregame coverage of Super Bowl XLVII.