Bart Starr-Super Bowl I
What led Bart Starr to his first Super Bowl victory?
How did Bart Starr become the starting quarterback of the Green Bay Packers?
Who was head coach for the Green Bay Packers during Bart Stars career?
Lisle Blackbourn was the coach of the Green Bay Packers from 1954-1957 (Bart Starr was drafted in 1956)
Ray Mclean was the coach of the Green Bay Packers for the 1958 season then resigned
Vince Lombardi coached the Green Bay Packers from 1959-1967
What was Bart Starr's individual statistics in Super Bowl I?
Bart Starr completed 16 of 23 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns and was chosen the most valuable player of Super Bowl I. His first touchdown pass of the game was a 37 yard strike to Max McGee in the first quarter. His second touchdown pass of the game was a 13 yard strike to Max McGee in the third quarter.
Super Bowl I final score
Green Bay 35
Kansas City 10
Bart Starr was a 17th round draft choice of the Green Bay Packers in 1956. His playing time was limited during his first few years on the team, but the arrival of Vince Lombardi as Packers coach changed his football career. Lombardi found Starr an intelligent and capable player. With his encouragement, Starr acquired the self-confidence to become one of the NFL's great field leaders.
By 1960, Starr led Green Bay to the Western Division championship, the first in a long run of successes for the Packers. Starr ended up playing for 15 years as a quarterback and rose to become one the greatest players the team has seen. He held several NFL passing records, including the lifetime record of completing 57.4 percent of his passes over a 16-year period. He led the league in passing three times. Starr used his astuteness and skill to lead the Packers to five NFL titles and two Super Bowl Championships. He was honored three times as Most Valuable Player- once as a Green Bay Packer MVP in 1966 and MVP of Super Bowls I and II. After his playing career ended, Starr remained with the team he built and took on the role of head coach from 1975 to 1983.In 1977 he was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame. Starr has won a number of awards, including NFL Award for Citizenship and the Byron White Award. Bart Starr was the man who made the Packers click and he will always be respected for his hardworking attitude and perseverance. Today, he runs Healthcare Realty Management and is Co-Founder of the Rawhide Boys Ranch, a place which assists boys in trouble.