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Francis Asbury Tarkenton

professional , commentator , executive , football player , management consultant

Francis Asbury Tarkenton, computer comany executive, sports commentator, management consultant, former professional football player. Named Most Valuable Player in NFL, 1975; inducted National Football of Fame, 1986, College Football Hall of Fame, 1987.


Tarkenton, Francis Asbury was born on February 3, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia, United States.


Graduate, University Georgia, 1961.


Quarterback Minnesota Vikings National Football League team, 1961-1967, 72-79, New York Giants, 1967-1972. Former football commentator ABC Sports. President, founder Tarkenton Productivity Group, Atlanta, 1984-1986.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer KnowledgeWare, since 1986. Founder, chairman board Tarkenton & Company, since 1969. Host ABC's That's Incredible, 1980-1983.

Member National Football Conference championship team, 1973.


book Tarkenton book Playing to Win: Fran Tarkenton's Strategies for Business Success book American Military Forces Prior to and During the Revolution by Tarkenton James C. (2012-12-10) Paperback book Every Day is Game Day First Edition by Tarkenton, Fran, Bruton, Jim (2009) Hardcover book Fran Tarkenton No Time for Losing book Fran Tarkenton No Time for Losing book Sports Illustrated Magazine July 17, 1967 (Fran Tarkenton cover) (Buck Roger's Erin Gray modeling feature inside) book Tarkenton book [(What Losing Taught ME about Winning: The Ultimate Guide for Success in Small and Home-Based Businesses )] [Author: Fran Tarkenton] [Apr-1999]


God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.


Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.


Active Diabetes Foundation, Minneapolis, Viking Children's Fund. Chairman major gift campaign Henrietta Egleston Children's Hospital, Atlanta. Member national board advisors Fiscal Policy Council, Inc.

Chairman national steering committee bicentennial fund capital campaign University Georgia. Member Fellowship Christian Athletes.


3 children.


A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.