Testaverde with the Carolina Panthers in 2007
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|Date of birth:||November 13, 1963|
|Place of birth:||Brooklyn, New York|
|High school:||Floral Park (NY) Sewanhaka|
|NFL Draft:||1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987–1992) Cleveland Browns (1993–1995) Baltimore Ravens (1996–1997) New York Jets (1998–2003) Dallas Cowboys (2004) New York Jets (2005) New England Patriots (2006) Carolina Panthers (2007)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|2× Pro Bowl (1996, 1998) Heisman Trophy (1986) Maxwell Award (1986) Davey O'Brien Award (1986) Walter Camp Award (1986) Sammy Baugh Trophy (1986) Sporting News Player of the Year (1986) UPI Player of the Year (1986) Consensus All-American (1986)|
|Career NFL statistics|
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When you're on the road, you have to be louder and you have to communicate. That's really the bottom line.
My biggest hobby is playing golf, which I really enjoy. Now when I am lying in bed at night, unable to sleep, I find myself thinking about my golf swing. I'm also involved in the Tampa Bay chapter of First Tee.
Football is about winning; it's that simple. You have to love what you do. If you're here for the money, than you don't belong here.
When I came back, I wasn't looking past this year. This is a bonus for me. I just wish it would have turned out a little better, but we all don't get what we want all the time.
I'm excited, happy, nervous, anxious, all those feelings about playing for the Jets again. If I didn't have high expectations, I wouldn't come back here.
I think you have regrets when you didn't give it everything you had, and I always felt like I did. Whether it was good enough or not, that has nothing to do with the fact that I tried my best to give my team a chance to win, year in and year out.
Back in the '80s and '90s, you could hit the quarterback low, you could hit the quarterback high. You could hit him pretty much late.