Jerry Rice

American football player (born 1962)

Jerry Lee Rice (born October 13, 1962 in Starkville, Mississippi)[2] is an American retired football player. He was a wide receiver in the NFL, and is widely considered the greatest to ever play this position. He is often thought of as one of the best players in the history of the game.[3] Most of his success was with the San Francisco 49ers.

Jerry Rice Sr
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Rice in 2006
No. 80
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1962-10-13) October 13, 1962 (age 61)
Starkville, Mississippi
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Moor (Oktoc, Mississippi)
College:Mississippi Valley State
NFL Draft:1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
NFL records
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:22,895
Yards per reception:14.8
Receiving touchdowns:197
Player stats at


  1. "NFL Career Touchdowns Leaders". Retrieved September 23, 2015.
  2. "Jerry Rice Biography". Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  3. Michael Silver (January 30, 2013). "Best wide receiver ever: Jerry Rice vs. Randy Moss". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 5 February 2013.