Joe Namath, football superstar, actor, TV show host, restauranteur, author, philanthropist, pulls up in a gold Cadillac SUV with a Save the Seas shark license plate, and strides into the Jupiter Beach Resort. He’s wearing a smile, a greeting for everyone there he knows by name, and his Super Bowl ring.
You can’t really miss the ring – it’s gold and huge with lettering and big sparkly diamonds. On the 50th Anniversary of his team the New York Jets winning the 1969 Super Bowl against the Colts after a brash statement “guaranteeing it” – and the 100th Anniversary of the NFL, he has a lot of thoughts on football today.
“My 50 anniversary of the Super Bowl win? That’s a big scary number!” he says, sitting in the resorts lounge, sipping coffee (with milk, no sugar).
Joe Namath’s Life after Football: Restaurants, Books, Grandkids