June 22, 1971 (51)
Kurt Warner is an American former football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons. After playing college football at Northern Iowa, he spent four years without being named to an NFL roster. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers in 1994 but released before the regular season and instead played three seasons for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League (AFL). In 1998, he landed his first NFL roster spot with the St. Louis Rams, holding a backup position until he thrust into becoming St. Louis’s starter the following season. During his first season as an NFL starting quarterback, Warner led The Greatest Show on Turf offense to the Rams’ first Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XXXIV over the Tennessee Titans, earning him league and Super Bowl MVP honors. He went on to win his second league MVP award in 2001, en route to a Super Bowl XXXVI appearance, and also appeared in Super Bowl XLIII with the Cardinals.