WINNING SUPER BOWL TEAMS

Quarterbacks

Winning Super Bowl quarterbacks have been drafted in the first round 55.3 percent of the time (29.8 percent with the first overall pick). Of the 45 quarterbacks taken in the traditional NFL draft, the average selection spot is 54.9.

NOTES & ANALYSIS

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Draft Position


• The lowest-drafted quarterback to win a Super Bowl was Buccaneers QB Brad Johnson (227th overall by Vikings in 1992, ninth round).

• Two Super Bowl winning quarterbacks were not drafted in the conventional NFL draft; 49ers QB Steve Young (XXIX) and Rams QB Kurt Warner (XXXIV).

• The Steelers have drafted quarterbacks that have combined to win eight of the 47 Super Bowls; Chiefs’ Len Dawson (1), Colts’ Johnny Unitas (1), Terry Bradshaw (4) and Ben Roethlisberger (2).


Playing Experience


• A rookie quarterback has never led a team to a Super Bowl win.