Dan Marino

American football player, quarterback, Pro Football Hall of Fame member

Daniel Constantine Marino, Jr. (born September 15, 1961) is a Hall of Fame quarterback[1] who played for the Miami Dolphins in the National Football League.[2]

Dan Marino
Color head-and-shoulders shot of Marino, in jacket and tie, wearing broadcaster's headset.
Marino preparing for 2005 ESPN interview
No. 13
Personal information
Born: (1961-09-15) September 15, 1961 (age 61)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school:Central Catholic
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
NFL Draft:1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Pass attempts:8,358
Pass completions:4,967
Passing yards:61,361
Passer rating:86.4
Player stats at NFL.com

Marino started his career playing for University of Pittsburgh as a quarterback. Marino finished his career with the university having thrown 74 touchdown passes. In 2002 he was voted into the College Football Hall of Fame.[3] He had a long and successful career as a quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, breaking many passing records but never leading his team to win the NFL Super Bowl.


  1. "2005 Hall of Fame Class". ESPN. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
  2. "NFL Draft: Dan Marino still considered Dolphins' best all-time selection". Fox Sports. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
  3. "Dan Marino". National Football Foundation. Retrieved 2021-02-07.