On the field, he helped turn the Jets into Super Bowl Champions by leading the Jets to victory againt the heavilly favored Baltimore Colts. He told the media that the Jets would win Super Bowl III, with the famous gaurantee prior to the big game. He would leave the NFL with lots of awards and have his jersey number 12 retired by the Jets organization. He is an NFL Hall of Famer.
Off the field, Namath was fashionable and somewhat excentric who had a penchant for unconventional and loud clothing and decorating styles. He loved and dated beautiful women throughout and after his playing career. Namath loved to drink; though sometimes this would become a problem. Namath said he wanted to kiss tv commentator Suzy Kolber during a nationally televised football game.
His nicknames are Broadway Joe and Joe Willie Namath.
"Why Broadway Joe?"
"Cause he was my favorite quarterback and he made the Jets Super Bowl Champions!"