Brett Favre Biography Print
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 NAME: Brett Lorenzo Favre.
AGE: 38.
BORN: Oct. 10, 1969, Gulfport, Miss.
RAISED: Kiln, Miss.
RESIDES: Hattiesburg, Miss.
FAMILY: Wife, Deanna; children, Brittany and Breleigh.
COLLEGE: Southern Mississippi.
NFL DEBUT: Atlanta Falcons, Oct. 27, 1991 vs. L.A. Rams.
CAME TO PACKERS: Traded to Packers Feb. 10, 1992, for 17th overall pick in 1992 draft. Falcons trade the pick to Dallas, which selects cornerback Kevin Smith. Falcons acquire two picks from Dallas, selecting running back Tony Smith and cornerback Frankie Smith.
PACKERS CAREER: Favre led the Packers to a 35-21 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI, the team's first championship in 29 years.
Favre and the Packers returned to the Super Bowl the following season, but lost to the Denver Broncos 31-24.
Favre set several records during the 2007 season, including most career touchdown passes, most career victories by a starting quarterback and most career yards passing.
Favre has started 253 consecutive games, a record for NFL quarterbacks. Including playoff games, the streak stands at 275.
His career has been marked by some off-the-field troubles.
He battled an addiction to painkillers, spending time in the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kan., in 1996. His father, Irvin, died suddenly in December 2003 - and Favre memorably threw for 399 yards and four touchdowns in a victory over the Raiders the following day.
His wife, Deanna, has survived breast cancer and mourned the death of her brother in an all-terrain vehicle accident. And several members of Favre's family in Mississippi were displaced in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
AWARDS: Favre has won a record three league MVP awards, in 1995, '96 and '97; shared the '97 award with Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders. He is a nine-time Pro Bowl selection.
PERSONAL: Owns a 460-acre ranch in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Made a cameo appearance in the 1998 hit movie ``There's Something About Mary.'' ... Served as a pallbearer at the funeral for former teammate Reggie White, Dec. 30, 2004. ... Avid golfer and fisherman. ... The Brett Favre Fourward Foundation raises money for disabled or disadvantaged children.
 

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