Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton MP

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Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Richmond, VA, USA
Occupation: NFL football player, author, software executive
Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran_Tarkenton

Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is a former professional football player, TV personality, and computer software executive.

He is best known for playing quarterback with the Minnesota Vikings, where he was voted NFL MVP in 1975 and led his team to three Super Bowl appearances. Following his retirement he worked as a commentator on Monday Night Football and as a co-host of That's Incredible!.

Tarkenton also founded Tarkenton Software, a computer-program generator company, and he toured the U.S. promoting CASE (computer-aided software engineering) with Albert F. Case, Jr. of Nastec Corporation. Tarkenton Software later merged with KnowledgeWare (with Tarkenton as president), until selling the company to Sterling Software in 1994.

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Fran Tarkenton's Timeline

1940
February 3, 1940
Richmond, VA, USA
1960
December 22, 1960
Age 20
Decatur, GA, USA
1982
March, 1982
Age 42
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