John Madden Biography
John Madden is a former American Sportscaster and Football Coach. John won a Super Bowl as head mentor of the Oakland Raiders, and subsequent to resigning from instructing turned into an outstanding shading observer for NFL broadcasts. In 2006, he was accepted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in acknowledgment of his training profession. He is additionally generally known for the long-running Madden NFL computer game arrangement he has supported and fronted since 1988. Madden functioned as a shading examiner for every one of the four noteworthy systems: CBS (1979–1993), Fox (1994–2001), ABC (2002–2005), and NBC (2006–2008).
Madden has additionally composed a few books and has filled in as a business pitchman for different items and retailers. He resigned from broadcasting on April 16, 2009, to invest more energy with his family.
John Madden Age
John was born on April 10, 1936, in Austin, Minnesota. John is 84 years old as of 2019.
John Madden Family
Madden is a son of Earl Russell Madden and Mary Margaret Flaherty. Russell worked as an auto mechanic. He went to Catholic parochial school with John Robinson at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, graduating in 1950, and after that Jefferson High School, graduating in 1954.
John Madden Wife
Madden married Virginia Fields on December 26, 1959.
John Madden Children
Madden has two sons with Virginia: John Madden and Joseph Madden.
Is John Madden Still Alive or Dead?
Yes, Madden is still alive and has retired from his career.
John Madden Health
Madden was looking and feeling good after a year of health problems. He was hospitalized multiple times and had surgeries on his heart, a hip, a knee and, just this week, his esophagus.
John Madden Career
A football star in secondary school, Madden at first played one season at the College of San Mateo, in 1954, preceding he was given a football grant to the University of Oregon, examining pre-law, and playing football with childhood companion John Robinson. He was redshirted on account of knee damage and had a knee task. At that point he went to the College of San Mateo in 1955, at that point Grays Harbor College playing in the fall of 1956, preceding moving to Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, where he played both offense and guard for the Mustangs in 1957 and 1958 while procuring a BS in Education in 1959 and a MA in Education in 1961. He won all-gathering respects at the hostile handle and was a catcher on Cal Poly’s baseball crew. Madden was drafted in the 21st round (244th generally speaking) by the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles in 1958, however, in his first preparing camp, damage on his other knee finished his playing vocation before he at any point got an opportunity to play expertly.
Madden recounted how he wound up included with instructing: “I got injured in my freshman year with the Philadelphia Eagles – knee damage – and I couldn’t play. While I was rehabbing, Norm Van Brocklin would watch films and would clarify what was occurring. I wound up with a degree in instructing, and my affection for football fit with educating.”
In 1960, he turned into an associate mentor at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria and was elevated to head mentor in 1962. Following the 1963 season, he was employed as a protective collaborator mentor at San Diego State, where he served through 1966.
During that last battle, the Aztecs were positioned among the top little schools in the nation. While at SDSU, Madden trained under Don Coryell, whom Madden credits just like an effect on his instructing and who he feels will one day be incorporated into the Hall of Fame.
Professional Coaching With the Oakland Raiders
Building on that achievement, Madden was contracted by Al Davis as a linebacker mentor for the AFL’s Oakland Raiders in 1967, placing him in the Sid Gillman training tree. He helped the group achieve Super Bowl II that season. After a year, after Raiders head mentor John Rauch surrendered to take a similar position with the Buffalo Bills, Madden was named the Raiders’ head mentor on February 4, 1969, getting to be, at 32 years old, proficient football’s most youthful head mentor to that time. As indicated by previous Raiders mentor Dennis Allen, John Madden was seemingly the best Oakland Raiders mentor ever of the group.
Madden’s Raiders came to and lost five AFC Title diversions in seven years, which left the Raiders with a similar picture that the Dallas Cowboys had recently had—as a group unfit to “win the huge one.” Despite a 12–1–1 mark in 1969, the group lost 17–7 to the Kansas City Chiefs in the last American Football League title game. After three years, what had all the earmarks of being a very late triumph over the Steelers rather turned into a piece of football legend when Franco Harris’ “Impeccable Reception” gave Pittsburgh a 13–7 win. At that point, in 1974, subsequent to vanquishing the double cross, and shielding Super Bowl champion Miami Dolphins in sensational design, the Raiders lost again to the Steelers in the AFC Championship game. In the 1975 NFL season, the Raiders went 11–3 and lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship game by a score of 16–10.
1976 – 1978 Coaching
In 1976, the Raiders went 13–1 in the normal season and got away from the first round of the playoffs with an emotional and questionable triumph over the New England Patriots. In the second round of the playoffs, they crushed the Steelers for the AFC Championship. On January 9, 1977, Madden’s Raiders at long last caught their first Super Bowl with a persuading 32–14 prevail upon the Minnesota Vikings. The Raiders lost the AFC Championship Game in 1977 to the Denver Broncos. Madden resigned after the 1978 season when the Raiders neglected to make the playoffs.
Among Madden’s achievements as a head mentor were winning a Super Bowl, and turning into the most youthful mentor to achieve 100 vocation customary season triumphs, a record he aggregated in just ten full periods of instructing at 42 years old. Madden is as yet the mentor with the most successes in Raiders history.
Madden never had a losing season as a head mentor. His general winning rate, including playoff diversions, positions second allied history. Madden accomplished his record during a period that included head mentors Tom Landry, Don Shula, Chuck Noll, and Bud Grant, who are by and large viewed as the top mentors of that time.
John Madden Television
In the wake of working lower-profile challenges for CBS during his initial two years, he was raised to the system’s top football broadcasting pair with Pat Summerall in 1981, supplanting Tom Brookshier. Preceding collaborating with Summerall on CBS, Madden was combined with an assortment of hosts, for example, Dick Stockton, Frank Glieber and Gary Bender. The group of Madden and Summerall would proceed to assemble eight Super Bowls (five for CBS and three for Fox). On events in which Summerall was inaccessible (during the CBS years, Summerall was typically planned to commentate on U.S. Open tennis competition during the early long stretches of the NFL season), Madden would group with any semblance of Vin Scully and along these lines, Verne Lundquist. On their last CBS broadcast together (the NFC Championship Game on January 23, 1994).
Madden disclosed to Summerall that while CBS may never again have the NFL (for the present, as CBS would, in the long run, recover NFL rights in 1998 by outbidding NBC for the rights to AFC broadcasts), in any event, they have the recollections. On ABC’s last Monday Night Football broadcast in 2005, Madden utilized a comparable selection of words.
At the point when the Fox Network picked up the rights to NFC amusements in 1994, CBS workers turned out to be free operators. Madden was the greatest star in football broadcasting, and Fox, ABC, and NBC made offers higher than the $2 million per year most extreme for sportscaster compensations; NBC’s proprietor General Electric offered to make Madden its “overall representative”, and GE Rail would work for him an extravagance train.
After he nearly joined ABC, Madden and Summerall joined Fox’s NFL inclusion, giving the system validity to communicate what Rupert Murdoch called “the crown gem of all game programming on the planet”. Madden’s agreement paid him more every year than any NFL player. In any case, Fox was apparently losing an expected $4.4 billion on its NFL contract for the eight-year bargain it marked in 1998, and it had been attempting to cut programming costs subsequently. Madden’s Fox contract would have been worth $8 million for 2003. Following his appearance during Super Bowl XXXVI in February 2002, Madden left Fox.
In 2005, Dick Ebersol, leader of NBC Sports, declared that Madden would do shading critique for NBC’s Sunday night NFL amusements starting with the 2006 season, making him the main sportscaster to have worked for the majority of the “Huge Four” U.S. communicate broadcasting companies. Madden likewise achieved the achievement of calling the Super Bowl on the majority of the “Huge Four” communicate systems when he showed up on 2009 communicate of Super Bowl XLVII. On October 13, 2008, NBC reported that Madden would not be venturing out to the October 19 Sunday Night Football Tampa Bay Buccaneers–Seattle Seahawks game in Tampa, Florida, denoting the finish of Madden’s 476-end of the week dash of successive communicate appearances.
Madden, who goes by transport, chose to take the week off on the grounds that he had headed out from Jacksonville to San Diego, and would have needed to return to Florida before coming back to his Northern California home. Madden was supplanted by Football Night in America studio examiner Cris Collinsworth for the game, and returned for the accompanying broadcast on November 2, 2008, in Indianapolis (until 2010 the NFL did not plan Sunday night recreations for multi-week in October, so as not to cover with the World Series occurring generally around a similar time). Madden resigned from the communicate stall in April 2009. He was supplanted by previous Cincinnati Bengals wide recipient Cris Collinsworth
John Madden Super Bowl
John Madden lends his voice, personality name and provides creative input to the series, which is so popular that he is better known as the face of Madden than as a Super Bowl-winning coach and broadcaster
John Madden Impersonator
Frank Caliendo does hilarious impressions of Madden.
John Madden Company
Madden has a Company that offers completely integrated real estate services, including land acquisition, asset management, project management, brokerage and leasing, tenant finish, construction management, and property management.
Who Did John Madden Play For?
In 1958 Madden was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 21st round of the NFL Draft, but a serious knee injury ended his playing career during his rookie year, and he returned to Cal Poly to earn a bachelor’s degree in education in 1959 and his master’s in 1961.
John Madden Quotes
- Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.
- The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
- Don’t worry about the horse being blind, just load the wagon.
John Madden’s Retirement
Madden retired as a broadcaster in 2009, but he still continues to lend his name and provide creative input to the series
John Madden NFL video games
- Series – Madden NFL
- Platform(s)- Commodore 64/Commodore 128, Apple II, MS-DOS
- Release – Apple II: June 1, 1988 MS-DOS, Commodore 64/128: 1989
- Genre(s)- Sports
John Madden Awards and Honors
- Super Bowl XI winner (as head coach of the Oakland Raiders)
- 2002 Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award winner.
- Pro Football Hall of Fame (class of 2006)
- Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (class of 1991).
- Yahoo! Sports Top 50 All-Time Network Television Sports Announcers (#2).
- California Hall of Fame (class of 2009)
- 1984 NSSA National Sportscaster of the Year
- 2010 NSSA Hall of Fame inductee
- 16-time Emmy Award winner
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