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BACKGROUND
Jerry Rice is renowned as the best wide receiver to ever play in the NFL. He focused on keeping his body in the best shape possible for the yearly grind that is the NFL. This dedication to his craft led him to being able to play in the NFL for 20 seasons. It has also led to his success as demonstrated by his many accolades.

Rice attended Mississippi Valley State University from 1981 to 1984. His junior year he set NCAA marks for receptions (102) and receiving yards (1,450). He went on to break his own records the next season with 112 catches for 1,845 yards.

He started his career in San Francisco, who selected him 16th overall in 1985. He earned offensive Rookie of the Year honors. In 1987 Rice earned Player of the Year honors with a then record 22 TD catches for only 1,078 yards, in only 12 games. In Super Bowl XXIV, Rice had 7 catches for 148 yards, including a Super Bowl record 3 touchdowns. After his tenure with the 49ers, Rice went on to play for the Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks where he continued to pile onto his career stats that are going to be tough to break. At the time of his retirement, Rice held 38 NFL records. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010. He was named to the All-Decade Teams of the 1980s and 1990s as well as the league's 75th Anniversary Team.

Rice was selected to NFL Network's Top 100 NFL Greatest Players. He was selected to 13 Pro Bowls and is the leader in many wide receiver statistical categories including receptions, touchdown receptions, and yards. His career accolades include 3 Super Bowl rings with the San Francisco 49ers.

Rice has co-authored 2 books about his life: Rice (with Michael Silver, 1996) and Go Long: My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame (with Brian Curtis, 2007). He is a co-host for Sports Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area, with NBC sportscaster Raj Mathai. In 2014, Rice was a captain for one of the Pro Bowl teams.

Jerry also has his own charitable foundation called Jerry Rice 127 Foundation which provides financial support Bay Area organizations dedicated to helping children and their families. He also is in collaboration with Steve Young in the 8 to 80 Zones that provides youth living in undeserved communities the skills necessary to pursue a career in technology and media. He also served as Honorary Chairman for the Greater Bay Area Walk America Campaign for three years, which is an event by the March of Dimes organization.
ABOUT
PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS
Business Development
Entertainment
Media
Nonprofit
Recreation
Sports Marketing
Sports/Recreation/Fitness
PERSONAL INTERESTS
Football
NFL
San Francisco 49ers
Writing
CURRENT ATHLETIC PURSUITS
MY FAVORITE FITNESS APPS
MY TOP TRAITS
Competitive
Fearless
Handles Pressure
Positive
Strong Work Ethic
GROUPS
ACTIVITIES & SOCIETIES
Jerry Rice 127 Foundation

8 to 80 Zones

March of Dimes

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area

Omega Boy's Club/Street Soldiers
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