Awards & Winners

Johnny Unitas

Date of Birth 07-May-1933
Place of Birth Pittsburgh
(United States of America, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Area code 412, Area code 878)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Johnny U, The Golden Arm, John Constantine Unitas
Profession American football player, Actor
John Constantine Unitas, known as Johnny Unitas or "Johnny U", and nicknamed "The Golden Arm", was an American professional American football player in the 1950s through the 1970s. He spent the majority of his career playing for the Baltimore Colts. He was a record-setting quarterback, and the National Football League's most valuable player in 1959, 1964 and 1967. For 52 years he held the record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass, until New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke his long standing record on October 7, 2012. Unitas was the prototype of the modern era marquee quarterback with a strong passing game, media fanfare, and widespread popularity. He has been consistently listed as one of the greatest NFL players of all time.

Awards by Johnny Unitas

Check all the awards nominated and won by Johnny Unitas.


Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award

Nominations 1970 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award