Fran Tarkenton

Quarterback Fran Tarkenton Full Name: Fran Tarkenton [Francis Asbury Tarkenton]
Nationality: American

Profession: Quarterback
Why Famous: Best known for playing with the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants, as well as serving as a commentator on Monday Night Football and a co-host of "That's Incredible!".

At the time of his retirement he owned every major quarterback record. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986.

Born: February 3, 1940 (76 years old)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA

Married Life

  • 1960-12-22 NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton (20) weds Anna Elaine Merrell at First Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia

Historical Events in the Life of Fran Tarkenton

  • 1961-09-17 Fran Tarkenton plays his first NFL Game against the Chicago Bears, coming off the bench to lead the Vikings to a 37-13 victory, also becoming the only QB to throw four touchdown passes in his first career game

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