Former American football player, Frank Gifford is also a famous American sports commentator. He was born on August 16, 1930 in Santa Monica, California. Gifford also became a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity in 1952.
When he graduated at the Bakersfield High School, he played football at the Bakersfield College. He was able to study at the University of South Carolina and had gained the All-America where he started his National Football League career with the famous New York Giants. Gifford played both offense and defense. He made it eight times in the Pro Bowl and had five memorable trips to the National Football League Championship Game. He had his best season in 1956 where he was hailed as the Most Valuable Player award of the NFL. Gifford also led the Giants to the National Football League title winning over the Chicago Bears leading to the recognition of Frank Gifford autographed NY Giants throwback helmet.
He changed his position from running back to wide receiver in 1962. He had seven selections in the Pro Bowl where he played as a defensive back, running back, and wide receiver. It was in 1964 when Gifford retired as a player and was then officially elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on July 1977 and made the Frank Gifford autographed NY Giants throwback helmet a significant item to collect. In his playing career, he was able to accomplish 3,609 rushing yards, 34 touchdowns in 840 carries, 367 receptions for 5,434 yards and 43 blazing touchdowns.