Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton is a former professional football player, TV personality, and serial entrepreneur.
He is 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.
Tarkenton also founded
Tarkenton Companies which operates today in Atlanta, GA. Companies under
the Tarkenton Companies
umbrella include Tarkenton Financial
9× Pro Bowl selection (1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1975, 1976); 2× First-team All-Pro selection (1973, 1975); 1× Second-team All-Pro selection (1970); 1975 NFL MVP; 3× NFC Champion (1973, 1974, 1976); 1975 NFL Offensive Player of the Year; 1975 UPI NFC Player of the Year; 1975 Bert Bell Award; 1964 Pro Bowl MVP; Minnesota Vikings #10 Retired, Ring of Honor; Minnesota Vikings 25th Anniversary Team; Minnesota Vikings 40th Anniversary Team; 50 Greatest Vikings