Shreveport’s Bradshaw Chosen Top No. 1 Draft Pick In NFL History
Shreveport’s Terry Bradshaw has been selected as the greatest first overall draft pick in NFL history.
In a recent foxsports.com poll, the four time Super Bowl champion and Hall of Famer won out over 31 other current and former players listed. In the “final four”, Bradshaw beat out Broncos great John Elway with 79% of the votes. In the final showdown, Bradshaw went up against Peyton Manning, topping the NFL’s all time leader in TD passes by a 59% to 41% margin.
Bradshaw, who graduated from Woodlawn High prior to a record setting career at Louisiana Tech, played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1970 to 1983. While with the Steelers, Bradshaw led the team to Super Bowl wins in 1974, 75, 78 and 79. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989.